Throughout November Leaders and Sports Business Journal broadcast live from four countries shaping the future of sports media.


The Media Innovators Series, brought to you by Sports Business Journal and Leaders, is the first comprehensive experience that provides a truly international sports media perspective. The series will examine the global media landscape while highlighting digital innovation and creative solutions seen across the globe.

Throughout November Leaders and Sports Business Journal will broadcast live from four key regions shaping the future of sports media.

  • North America // 29 October 
  • Europe // 4 November
  • Extended Global Programme // 10 November
  • Asia // 18 November
  • MENA // 25 November

Check out all the schedules here.

Watch it all on catch up, anywhere, anytime and connect with the global network throughout the month as you plan for the future of sports media. You can get full access to a month of content and connections for $149.

Explore the future of
sports media 

// Media Rights: Will Big Tech Make a Big Splash

// When Sports Return:  What Does a Great Broadcast Look Like?

// The Rise of Original Sports Content

// Effective Paywall and Subscription Models – Inside and Outside sport

// Changing Viewer Habits and What That Means for Sports Consumption

// The Making of a Global Media and Entertainment Property

In Numbers

600 Attendees
16 Hours of sports media content
40 Countries represented
1 Global Outlook


Paul Levesque

Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development WWE

Stephanie McMahon

Chief Brand Officer WWE

Molly Solomon

Executive Producer & President NBC Olympics Production

Marie Donoghue

VP, Global Sports Programming Amazon

Richard Anderson

Chief Media Officer PGA Tour

Rita Ferro

President The Walt Disney Company Advertising Sales and Partnerships

Victor Williams

Chief Executive Officer NBA Africa

Brian Herbst

Senior Vice President Broadcasting and Innovation NASCAR

Randy Freer

Chief Executive Officer The Freer Company

Rob Freeman

Partner and Co-Head, TMT Group; Member, Sports Law Group Proskauer

Krista Whitaker

Associate Proskauer

Geoff Reiss

General Manager Yahoo Sports

Mary Mazzio

Founder & CEO 50 Eggs

Paul Rabil

Professional Lacrosse Player & Co-Founder Premier Lacrosse League

Chris Marinak

Chief Operations and Strategy Officer MLB

Greg Economou

Co-CEO game1

Alex Green

Managing Director, Amazon Prime Video - Sport, Europe Amazon

Jérôme Parmentier

Head of Broadcast & Media Rights International Olympic Committee

Barry Hearn

Founder and Chairman Matchroom Sport

John Skipper

Executive Chairman DAZN

Simon Andrews

Founder Addictive

Boris Gartner

CEO, LaLiga North America LaLiga North America

Jeffrey Gerttula

Executive Vice President and General Manager CBS Sports Digital

Finn Bradshaw

Head of Digital ICC

Basil Iwanyk

Founder & Owner, Thunder Road Pictures Co-founded, game1

Zack Weiner

Co-Founder & President Overtime

Hans Schroeder


Omar Raja

Commentator, ESPN Founder, House of Highlights

Jack Settleman

Owner & Creator SnapBack Sports

Harish Sarma

Global Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development TikTok

Seth Rubinroit

Manager, Content Integrations and Audio NBC Sports

Lucas von Cranach

Chief Executive Officer & Founder OneFootball

Marissa Pace

Chief Marketing Officer World Rugby

Hua Fung Teh

Group President ONE Championship

Andrew Ryan

Managing Director FIBA Media

Robert Klein

Chief Executive Officer Bundesliga International

Alexander Lewin

Vice President, Distribution & Programming BLAST Pro Series

Nicolas Estrup

Director of Product & Experience BLAST Pro Series

Andy Oldknow

Chief Commercial Officer, Middle East Live Nation

Tracy Harmoush

Investor & Fitness Influencer

Ahmet Yavuz

Head of Content MENA Goal

Secure your pass today

Watch it all on catch up, anywhere, anytime and connect with the global network throughout the month as you plan for the future of sports media. You can get full access to a month of content and connections for $149.

Surely 2020 has expedited the need for clubs to think about how their entire business can be enhanced by the digital experience. Paul Rogers Chief Strategy Officer | AS Roma



If you would like to speak to one of the team to understand more about the agenda, key themes or who you'll find in the online network, then please get in touch.