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Jimmy Spithill

Skipper & Helmsman

Erica Minnihan

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Alexi Lalas

Soccer Analyst & World Cup Athlete

Elana Myers Taylor

2x Olympic Medalist

Patrick Cassidy

Global Digital Brand Mgr.

Bryan Srabian

VP of Digital Media & Brand

Alison Haislip

TV Host & Media Personality

Tim Burke

Senior Editor

Priya Narasimhan

Co-Founder & CEO

Harrison Barnes

NBA Champion

Steve Messler

Olympic Gold Medalist & Co-Founder

David Aufhauser

GM & Vice President

Bob Morgan

Media Partnerships

Jan D'Alessandro

Head of Business Development

Dan Wade

Activation Lead

Dana Boone

Digital Media and Communications Representative

Chris White

GM of Sports and Entertainment Solutions

Mike Folgner


Gina Rotolo

Marketing & PR

Bryan McAleer

Director Sports Marketing

Amy Walsh

Communications Manager

Chris Schlosser

VP Digital

Jennifer Regan

Chief Sustainability Officer

Kash Razzaghi

CEO & Co-founder

Steve Cobb


Maura Cheeks

Head of Social Media

Dave Abbott

Head of Technology & Operations

Meghan Lyons

Sports Partnerships

Josh Decker

CEO & Founder

Tom Griffiths

CPO & Co-founder

Lisa Bregman

Social Media Consultant

Josh Rickel

VP Media & Entertainment

Elisa Padilla


Steve Berneman

CEO & Co-founder

Scarlett Sieber

SVP of Open Innovation

Bo Moon

Sports & Gaming

Shanan Delp

VP Product

Melissa Proctor


Ricardo Bilton

Publishing Reporter

Lauri Saft

VP Of IBM Watson Ecosystem

Carlos Diaz


Andrew Levine

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Sarah Davis

Sr. Director of Content Rights & Partnerships

Will Leitch

Senior Sports Writer

Nina Mandell

Assistant Managing Social News Editor

Jarian Kerekes

Director of Social Responsibility

Thayer Lavielle

SVP of Consulting

Sam Laird

Sports Writer

Peter Carlisle

MD of Olympics & Action Sports

Jaymee Messler


Kurt Svoboda

Sr. Assistant Athletic Director

Tricia Clarke-Stone

CEO & Co-founder

Richard Ayers


Matthew Cerrone

Director Digital Media

Priscilla Valls

VP of East

Spencer Hall


Jayne Bussman-Wise

Director of Digital

Jack Patterson

Business Development

Brooke Eaton

Director of Digital Media

Jamie Mottram

Content Director

Anthony Caponiti


Mary Spio

President & Founder

Paul Rabil

Lacrosse MVP

Jennifer van Dijk

VP of Team Marketing & Business Ops

Abel Cuskelly


Ben Davis


Anna Hu


Craig Howe

CEO & Chairman

Carole Diarra

VP of US Marketing

Denis Crushell

Sports Sponsorships

Meghan Ryan

Social Media Specialist

Zack Sugarman

VP Social & Digital

Chris Mike

VP Accounts

Brittany Howard

Team USA Athlete

Kevin Robinson

BMX Gold Medalist

Lyndsay Signor

Senior Director, Social Media Marketing

Kenton Olson

Director Digital Marketing

Sean Devlin

Director of Support

Erin Sharoni

Sports Television

Daniel Alston

Social Media Journalist

Esther Lofgren

Olympic Rower

Danny Keens

Head of Sports Partnerships

Nancy Bennett

Chief Content Officer

Rudolf Vidal

Managing Director

Alex Fitzpatrick

Deputy Tech Editor

Jenna Sobray

Digital Content Manager

Daniel Glantz

Global Head of Sponsorship

Leslie Saxon, MD

Clinical Scholar

Mark Wan

Founding Partner & Team Owner

Daniel Roberts


Valerie De La Rosa

Global Head of Social

Nicholas Cutsumpas

IBM Watson Sports Partnerships

Dave Nugent


Eric Herd

COO & Co-founder

Andre Lorenceau

CEO & Founder

George Baker Sr.

CEO & Founder

Mark Burns


Derek Belch

CEO & Founder

Martin Floreani

CEO & Co-founder

Michael Treon

COO & Co-founder

Joe Alicata

VP of Video Product

Tony Pirquet

CEO & Founder

Jason Ostheimer

Partner & Co-founder

Dan Porter

Head of Digital

Don Steele

Head of Audience Development

Ed Chang

VP of Business Development

Mike Cowan

SVP of Digital

Jason George


Brett Goldberg

CEO & Founder

Rory Brown

Chief Content Officer

Chad Hollingsworth

President & Co-founder

Tom Masterman


Will Yoder

Sr. Manager of Digital

Gareth Capon


Mike Memoli


Dorth Raphaely

General Manager

Tiki Barber

Chairman & Co-founder

Thomas Slowe


Lev Raslin

Director of Business Development

Ilya Tabakh

CEO & Co-founder

Brian Kopp

President, North America

Chris Russo

Managing Director

Ben Lyons

Chief Correspondent

Kyle Nelson

CMO & Co-founder

Rajiv Maheswaran

CEO & Co-founder

Andrew Wexler

CEO & Co-founder

Joey Levy

CEO & Co-founder

Vasu Kulkarni

CEO & Founder

John Paul

CEO & Founder

David Weiss

EVP of Multimedia Sales

Benjamin Levy

COO & President

John McCauley

VP of Content & Strategy

Wade Floyd

CEO & Co-founder

William Mao

VP Digital-Americas

James Yoder

CEO & Co-founder

Jake Waxenberg

EVP of Multimedia Sales

Joshua Manley

CEO & Founder

Alan Wolk


Scott Langerman


Chip Foley

VP of Sports & Entertainment

Tod Plotkin

CEO & Founder

Jeff Urban


Jason Xu

CEO & Chief Gamer

Adam Steinberg

SVP & Director of Research

Jeffrey Chapman


Jordan Fliegel

Founder, President & Chairman

Harry Demott


Brad Lindenberg

CEO & Founder

Dan Singer

Leader of Global Sports & Gaming Practice

Maurice Peebles

Deputy Editor

Nick Arcuri

Director of Sports Products

Dan Ciccone

Managing Director

Hector Rodriguez


Art Chou

Managing Director & Co-founder

Juan Delgado


Nick Gonzales

Global Marketing Director

Kerry Kellogg

Director of New Business

Jeremy Levine

CEO & Co-founder

Nick Schenck

VP of Marketing

Scott Kegley

Sr. Manager of Digital & Social Media

William Corbin

VP Digital

Fabian Mallant

Manager & Coach

Sean Callanan


Andre Iguodala

Small Forward

Peter Warman

CEO & Co-founder

Andrew Patterson

Director, New Media

John West

CEO & Co-founder

Kyle Chatterson

Managing Editor, eSports

William Dickinson


Tom Richardson

President and Founder

David Geller


John Turner

Editorial Director

Angus McNab

Head of Content Distribution

Hunter Hillenmeyer

President and Co-founder

Rashad Jennings

NFL Running Back

Kevin Blue

Senior Associate Director of Athletics

Bill Squadron

Executive Vice President

Theo Tabah

Head of Content

Joe Ross

VP of Content

Kevin DeShazo


Brian Dailey

VP of Sports Digital

Steve Olechowski


Devon Still

Defensive Tackle

Kevin Cote

Head of Content

Aaron LeValley

Vice President, Digital Strategy & Analytics

Mike Bolden

Account Executive

Nik Bonaddio

CEO & Founder

Matthew Baxter

Chief Media Officer

Cody Cheshier

Vice President, Audience Development

Marcus Elliott, MD

Founder & Director

Jeff Mirmelstein

Director of Sales and Finance

Philip Sharpe

SVP, Client Strategy and Engagement

Brendan Reilly

CEO & Co-founder

Sandy Khaund

Media Camp

Lili Thompson

NCAA Athlete

Marcus Allen

NCAA Athlete

Malcolm Allen

NCAA Athlete

Daniel Tublin

NCAA Athlete

Barry Sanders, Jr.

NCAA Athlete

Nate Loucks

Vice President, Original Content

Darren Heitner, Esq.


Joe Favorito


Brett Moore

Asst. Dir., Athletic Communications

Ben Goldhaber

Director of Content Marketing

Howard Kamen

Director/Content Acquisition & Distribution

Daren Trousdell


Mounir Zok

Director of Technology and Innovation

Brian Wilhite

CEO & Founder