INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADORS

The following 68 globally-renowned Sport Business executives  have delivered Keynote presentations at previous Sports Fan Summits.These International Ambassadors are typically very active supporters of the Sports Fan Summit; hosting visiting delegates and nominating suitable future speakers.   

Ted Johnson (Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx)

Ted delivered Keynote presentations at the 2010 Sports Fan Summit and at the 2016 Championing Women in Sport conference.

Brad Sims (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Brad delivered the Membership and Commercial keynotes in 2016 and was that year's Senior International Speaker.

Peter Sorckoff (Atlanta Hawks)

Peter delivered the Branding keynote in 2016.

George Scott (NFL)

George delivered the Digital keynote in 2016.

Mitch Helgerson (Minnesota Wild)

Mitch delivered the Rewards keynote in 2016.

Paul Turner (Dallas Cowboys and AT&T Stadium)

Paul delivered the Customer Service keynote in 2014 and the Venue keynote in 2016.

Russell Scibetti (KORE Software)

Russell delivered the CRM keynote in 2016.

Jack Elkins (Orlando Magic)

Jack delivered the Innovation keynote in 2016.

Jay Riola (Orlando Magic)

Jay delivered the Analytics keynote in 2016.

JW Cannon (UPS)

JW delivered Digital and Sponsorship keynotes in 2016.

Wade Martin (PCG)

Wade presented a Activation breakout in 2016.

Michael McCullough (Miami HEAT)

Michael delivered the Branding & Merchandise keynotes in 2015 and was that year's Senior International Speaker.

Seth Rabinowitz (New York Jets)

Seth was the guest in the Fan Engagement Keynote Interview in 2015.

Brad Mayne (MetLife Stadium)

Brad delivered the Venues Keynote in 2015

Roger Curtis (Michigan International Speedway)

Roger delivered the Events keynote in 2015.

Bart Wiley (Seattle Sounders FC)

Bart delivered the Fan Engagement and Supporter Empowerment keynotes in 2012 and Fan Engagement & Commercial keynotes in 2015.

Julian Jenkins (Fanalyse)

Julian delivered the Organisational Focus & Partnership keynotes in 2015.

Priya Narasimhan (Yinzcam)

Priya delivered the Technology keynote in 2015.

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Josh Lukin (MLBAM)

Josh co-delivered the Social Media keynote in 2015.

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Andrew Patterson (MLBAM)

Andrew co-delivered the Social Media keynote in 2015.

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Ben Philyaw (Lightmaker USA)

Ben delivered a Technology presentation in 2015. Lightmaker USA were a Silver Sponsor of the 2015 Sports Fan Summit.

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Bob Latham (USA Rugby)

Bob was the Rugby Keynote Interview in 2015.

Austin Lally (Clobal Braun, Gillette, Procter & Gamble)

Austin delivered the Sponsorship keynote in 2014 and was that year's Senior International Speaker.

Paul Turner (Dallas Cowboys)

Paul delivered the Events keynote in 2014 and is delivering the Events keynote in 2016.

Julie Perlish (National Football League - NFL)

Julie delivered the Fan Engagement keynote in 2014.

John Clark (Fenway Sports Management)

John delivered the Commercial keynote in 2014.

Mark Tamar (Seattle Seahawks)

Mark delivered the Events keynote in 2014.

Jeramie McPeek (Phoenix Suns)

Jeramie delivered the Digital Keynote in 2014.

Andrew Silverman (American Airlines Center)

Andrew delivered the Sales keynote in 2014.

Charlie Sung Shin (Major League Soccer - MLS)

Charlie delivered the CRM keynote in 2014.

Martin Jarmond (Ohio State University)

Martin delivered the Fund-raising keynote in 2014.

AJ Maestas (Navigate Research)

AJ delivered the Research keynote in 2013 and also presented in 2014.

Troy Kirby (The Tao of Sports)

Troy delivered the Ticketing keynote in 2014.

Benjamin Cauuse

Benjamin delivered a Mainstage Broadcasting presentation on 2014.

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Paul Barber (TOttenham Hotspur, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Brighton & Hove Albion FC)

Paul delivered the Membership keynote in 2010 and the Event Experience keynote in 2013. Paul was the Senior International Speaker in 2013.

Wayne Partello (then Miami Dolphins, now San Diego Padres)

Wayne delivered two Digital keynotes in 2013.

Jeremy Thum (then Chicago Bulls, now Golden State Warriors)

Jeremy delivered a Digital Keynote in 2013.

Pat Donahue (Los Angeles Kings)

Pat delivered the Social Media keynote in 2013.

Tom Gorringe (then Cardiff City FC, now Brighton & Hove Albion FC)

Tom delivered the Venue keynote in 2013. Tom also delivered Hospitality and Pricing breakout presentations

Michael Edwards (American Express)

Michael delivered the CSR keynote in 2013.

Dan Migala (Property Consulting Group)

Dan delivered the Commercial keynote in 2013.

Darrin Gross (then Oakland A's, now Sacremento Kings)

Darrin delivered a Commercial (Crowded Market) keynote in 2013.

Cathy Long (English Premier League - EPL)

Cathy provided a Event Experience keynote in 2013.

Stuart MacPhee (Scottish Profssional Football League)

Stuart delivered the Community keynote in 2013.

Danny Wilson (Manchester City FC)

Danny delivered the Event Experience keynote in 2012 and was that year's Senior International Speaker. Danny also delivered Hospitality and Digital presentations.

Mark Bradley (The Fan Experience Company)

Mark delivered the Fan Experience keynote in 2012.

Bill Fagan (The Aspire Group)

Bill delivered the Marketing keynote in 2012.

Brian Gainor (Partnership Activation)

Brian delivered the Sponsorship keynote in 2012.

Jonathan Dusing (Row 27 Studios)

Jonathan delivered the Digital keynote in 2012.

Andy Pawlowski (Nike)

Andy delivered the Sponsorship keynote in 2011.

Russ Stanley (Sn Francisco Giants)

Russ delivered the Ticketing keynote in 2011 and also delivered a breakout presentation on Digital Pricing. Russ was that year's Senior Internatinal peaker.

Jason Yeh (then MLBAM)

Jason delivered the Innovation keynote in 2011.

Peter Stringer (Boston Celtics)

Peter was the Social Media keynote in 2011.

Lewis Howes (The Sports Networker)

Lewis delivered the Social Networking keynote in 2011.

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Simon Collinson (Wigan Warriors)

Simon delivered the Community keynote in 2011.

Matt Owen (then Liverpool FC)

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Kirsten Corio (NBA)

Kirsten delivered the Marketing keynote in 2010.

Pedro Duarte (then Real Madrid)

Pedro delivered the Mobile keynote in 2010.

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Ted Johnson (MInnesota Timberwolves)

Ted delivered the Marketing keynote in 2010.

Eric Fernadez (now SportsDesk Media)

Eric presented the Sponsorship keynote in 2010.

Dennis Mills (Major Events International)

Dennis delivered a Events Keynote in 2010.

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Dan Harbison (then Portland Trailblazers)

Dan delivered the Social Media keynote in 2010.

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Bernie Mullin (the Aspre Group)

Bernie delivered the Branding keynote in 2009 and was that year's Senior International Speaker.

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David Legg (Canadian Paralympic Committee)

David delivered the Governing Body keynote in 2009.

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Craig Benzel (Green Bay Packers)

Craig delivered the Fan Engagement keynote in 2008 and was that year's Senior International Speaker.

Larry deGaris (Sponsorship Research & Strategy)

Larry delivered the Sponsorship keynote in 2008.

Mick Hogan (Newcastle Falcons)

Mick delivered the Community keynote in 2006.

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Bill Sutton (now University of South Florida)

Bill delivered the Sponsorship keynote in 2006 and was that year's Senior International Speaker.