Global

Sports Management Summit

May 31 - June 1, 2017

The Peninsula Chicago

Governing Body members are responsible for the strategic direction of the Global Sports Management Summit. The support and participation of franchise leaders from team operations and business operations ensures that each of the conference sessions, speakers and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value.

Chairs

Brian Burke
President, Hockey Operations
Calgary Flames
Umberto Gandini
CEO
A.S. Roma
Al Guido
President
San Francisco 49ers
Stan Kasten
Partner, President & CEO
Los Angeles Dodgers
Crane Kenney
President, Business Operations
Chicago Cubs
Alex Martins
CEO
Orlando Magic
Donnie Nelson
President of Basketball Operations and GM
Dallas Mavericks
Bill Polian
Former Vice Chairman & President
Indianapolis Colts
Luc Robitaille
President, Business Operations
Los Angeles Kings
Masai Ujiri
President & GM, Basketball Operations
Toronto Raptors
Rick Welts
President & COO
Golden State Warriors
Tom Wilson
President & CEO, Olympia Entertainment
Detroit Red Wings

Governing Body

John Angelos
President & COO, MASN; EVP & COO
Baltimore Orioles
George Barrios
Chief Strategy & Financial Officer
WWE
Amy Brooks
EVP, Team Marketing & Business Operations
National Basketball Association
Kerry Bubolz
President of Business Operations
Cleveland Cavaliers
R.C. Buford
President & GM
San Antonio Spurs
Chris Canetti
President, Business Operations
Houston Dynamo
Kevin Cheveldayoff
EVP & GM
Winnipeg Jets
Joie Chitwood
COO
International Speedway Corporation
Ned Colletti
Senior Adviser to the President
Los Angeles Dodgers
Kevin Demoff
COO & EVP/Football Operations
Los Angeles Rams
Thomas Dimitroff
GM
Atlanta Falcons
Mark Donovan
President
Kansas City Chiefs
Greg Economou
EVP & Chief Revenue Officer
Dick Clark Productions
Wayne Embry
Senior Basketball Advisor
Toronto Raptors
Greg Feasel
EVP/COO
Colorado Rockies
Mike Forde
CEO
Ingenio-Management
Tom Fox
Chief Executive
Aston Villa FC
Tom Garfinkel
President & CEO
Miami Dolphins
Mike Golub
President of Business Operations
Portland Timbers and Thorns
Chris Granger
President
Sacramento Kings
Robb Heineman
President, CEO & Co-Owner
Sporting Kansas City
Mike Helton
Vice Chairman
NASCAR
Sean Henry
President, CEO & Alternate Governor
Nashville Predators
Shawn Hunter
President & CEO
USA Pro Cycling Challenge
Neal Huntington
SVP & General Manager
Pittsburgh Pirates
Joe Januszewski
EVP, Business Partnerships & Development
Texas Rangers
Dave Kaval
President
San Jose Earthquakes
Atul Khosla
COO
Chicago Fire
Len Komoroski
CEO
Cleveland Cavaliers
Steve LaCroix
EVP & CMO
Minnesota Vikings
Mark Lamping
President
Jacksonville Jaguars
Bill Manning
President
Toronto FC
Jim Martin
President & CEO
Kroenke Sports Enterprises
John McDonough
President & CEO
Chicago Blackhawks
Geoff McGrath
Managing Director
McLaren Applied Technologies (Formula 1)
Peter McLoughlin
President
Seattle Seahawks
David Morehouse
CEO & President
Pittsburgh Penguins
Daryl Morey
GM & Managing Director Basketball Operations
Houston Rockets
Venky Mysore
CEO & Managing Director
Kolkata Knight Riders (Indian Cricket)
Scott O'Neil
CEO, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia 76ers, Prudential Center
Philadelphia 76ers
Neil Olshey
GM & President of Basketball Operations
Portland Trail Blazers
Elizabeth Parkinson
Executive Director for Marketing
University of Michigan
Irina Pavlova
President
Onexim Sports & Entertainment
Tom Penn
President & Owner
Los Angeles FC
Scott Pioli
Asst. GM
Atlanta Falcons
Sam Presti
EVP & GM
Oklahoma City Thunder
Kevin Pritchard
GM & EVP of Basketball Operations
Indiana Pacers
Brad Pursel
VP, Club Services
Major League Soccer
Jamey Rootes
President
Houston Texans
Howie Roseman
EVP of Football Operations
Philadelphia Eagles
Jose Angel Sanchez
CEO
Real Madrid, C.F.
John Schneider
EVP & GM
Seattle Seahawks
Rick Spielman
GM
Minnesota Vikings
Rick Sund
Senior Advisor, Basketball Operations
Atlanta Hawks
John Tortora
COO
San Jose Sharks
Rudolf Vidal
Managing Director
FC Bayern Munich
Pat Williams
SVP
Orlando Magic
Brett Yormark
CEO
Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center
Gillian Zucker
President of BusinessOperations
Los Angeles Clippers
Tim Zue
SVP, Finance, Strategy, and Analytics
Boston Red Sox