2017 Speakers


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Dawn Hudson

CMO

David Stern

Commissioner Emeritus & Investor

Jemele Hill

Co-Anchor, SportsCenter

Jill Gregory

CMO

Martellus Bennett

Super Bowl Champ & Founder

Keith Dawkins

EVP

Alison Overholt

Editor-in-Chief

Roger Mason Jr.

President & Commissioner

Dennis Crowley

Co-Founder & Team Owner

Heidi Browning

CMO

Chiney Ogwumike

WNBA All-Star

Ryan Mundy

Investor & Retired Athlete

Zach Leonsis

General Manager & VP

Patty Hirsch

GM & SVP of Digital

Matthew Futterman

Reporter

Nick Sakiewicz

Commissioner

Libby Geist

VP & Executive Producer

Richard Deitsch

Writer/Reporter

Ann Wool

Partner & President

Krystian Krycinski

Head of Product

Dan Porter

CEO

Noah Garden

EVP, Business

Bonnie Bernstein

Host & VP, Content

Jason George

CEO

Michael Thomas

Activist & Safety

Zack Sugarman

SVP, Properties

Lyndsay Signor

Sr. Director, Consumer Engagement

Milton Lee

CEO

Nate Ravitz

VP of Audience Development

John Seiler

Director, NBA & MLB Partnerships

David Samson

Team President

Malcolm Jenkins

Activist & Safety

Erica Minnihan

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Adam Gitlin

President

Kevin Merida

Editor-in-Chief

Stephen Plumlee

Global COO

Laura Froelich

Head of Sports Content Partnerships

Roy Meyeringh

VP, Business Development

Justin Faiber

Sports Marketing Sr. Mgr.

Rob Freeman

Partner

Joe Yanarella

Senior VP, Content

Anthony Morgante

Director of Sports Business Development

Shelley Pisarra

SVP, Research & Insights

Matt Cenedella

COO

Ashok Balakrishnan

SVP of Technology

ChuBoi

FIFA Esports Creator

Michael Shiffman

VP of Content Strategy

Paul Heitlinger

Venture Manager

Kyle McDoniel

Head of Yahoo! Sports Global Partnerships

Rich Routman

President

Terence Burke

SVP of Research, Editor-in-Chief

Sundance DiGiovanni

Co-Founder

Brian Gordon

Senior VP, Marketing & Media

David Chessler

Chief Investment Officer

Matt Hill

SVP, Global Sports & Entertainment

Lou Dubois

Executive Director of Digital Content

Marissa Fernandez

Director of Fan Marketing

Bill Melo

Chief Marketing Executive

Scott Parker

VP of Marketing

Dan Donnelly

EVP & MD

Marissa O'Connor

Social Media Strategy Manager

Ahmad Nassar

President

Mandy Antoniacci

Columnist

Brian Bedol

Founder & CEO

Randy Lewis

VP, Business Strategy & Analytics

Masooma Ali

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Nick Baker

SVP of Global Partnerships

Justin Pugh

Offensive Guard

Deirdre Lester

Global Head of Brand Partnerships

Leander Schaerlaeckens

Soccer Columnist

Martin Floreani

Co-Founder & CEO

Troy Ewanchyna

VP, Digital

Chad Millman

VP of Domestic Digital Content

Sohrob Farudi

Co-Founder & CEO

Brent Bennett

Video Producer

Rich Luker

Founder

Steve Fox

Principal Engineering Manager

Davyeon Ross

Co-Founder

Russell Okung

Investor & Left Tackle

Rick Barakat

SVP Sales Strategy & Operations

Max Zilberman

Principal Architect

Will McDonough

Head of Brand Strategy

Faizan Tahir

Digital Engagement Supervisor

Joanna Solowey

VP, Marketing & Communications

Jean Jimenez

Director, Digital Products

Keith Friedenberg

EVP, Global Insights Group

Heather Ritchie

CEO

Mike Valdes-Fauli

President & CEO

Jim Deeken

VP Marketing

Tyler Schrodt

CEO

Chris Klein

President

Jessica Smith

Sr Mgr, Digital & Social Strategy

Russell Silvers

SVP, Global Partnership

Jason Reid

Senior NFL Writer

Blake Stuchin

VP, Digital Media Business Development

Raphael Poplock

EVP, Partnerships

Anna Hu

CEO

Quinn Kilbury

Senior Brand Director

Jimmy Spencer

Head of Athlete Content

Chen Shachar

Founder & CEO

Josh Decker

CEO

Scott Kegley

Exec. Dir. of Digital & Innovation

Moritz Maurer

Head of Esports

Kathryn West

Advocacy Director

Issa Sawabini

Founder & CEO

Adam Cozens

VP & GM - Dew Tour

Jason Coyle

President

Brandon Costa

Director of Digital

Josh Walker

Co-Founder

Alfredo Bermejo

Head of Digital Strategy

Chris Schlosser

SVP, Digital

Imari Oliver

VP, Sales & Global Partnerships

Peter Gallagher

COO

Kevin Ashley

Sr. Architect Evangelist

Eben Novy-Williams

Writer

Moritz Baier

Sr. Associate

Will Ahmed

Founder & CEO

Ramamurthy Sivakumar

VP & Managing Director, Sports

Daniel Sillman

Director, Business Development

Brad Allen

Executive Chairman

Jeff Marsilio

VP, Global Media

Scott Carmichael

Founder & CEO

David Oestreicher

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Tom Richardson

Founder & President

Sheetal Saha

Customer Success Manager

Diamond Leung

Managing Editor

Grant Son

CEO

Fitz Tepper

Writer

David Denenberg

SVP, Global Media Distribution

Craig Levine

CEO

Hilary Knight

Hockey Legend & Influencer

Taylor Bellefeuille

Global Director of Sales

Jason Gay

Sports Columnist

Jeff Hansen

GM - Brand Strategy

Steven Goldfried

Digital Content Strategy Manager

Kyle O'Brien

Reporter

Tim Greenberg

‎Chief Community Officer

Chris Blumberg

East Coast Director

Dave Correa

Director, Sponsorship Sales

Hemal Jhaveri

Editor

Daniel Roberts

Writer

Dan Fennell

Director, Business Development

Alan Wolk

Lead Analyst

Damion Chatmon

Director, Emerging & Digital Technology Solutions

Neil Mandt

Founder & CEO

Chuck Salter

Editorial Director

Rohit Puri

Principal Program Manager

Kris Mathis

Founder

James Creech

Co-Founder & CEO

Joe Caporoso

VP, Social Media

Kerry Kellogg

Director

Jeffrey Roth

Partner

Rob Simmelkjaer

SVP, NBC Sports Ventures

Farzam Kamel

Partner

Deepen Parikh

‎Partner & Investor

Jason Feifer

Editor-in-Chief

Andrew Hawkins

Wide Receiver & Investor

Troy Dreier

‎Senior Associate Editor

Scott Goldman

‎Digital Video Product Manager

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Co-founder & Managing Director

Marques Colston

Investor & Retired Athlete

Jeff Volk

‎SVP Business Development

Seth Everett

‎Host & Announcer