Meet the industry leaders and pioneers presenting at The World Virtual & Augmented Reality Innovation In Sports Summit 2017

James Williams

Vice President: Olympic Assets & Experiential Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

James Williams

Vice President: Olympic Assets & Experiential Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

Appointed at the outset of Coca-Cola’s operational engagement with the 2020 Olympics Games. Reports to Olympic GM & Global Sports Marketing Team in A ...



Mandy Rutledge

Director, Sports Partnerships, Microsoft

Mandy Rutledge

Director, Sports Partnerships, Microsoft

Mandy is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Business Communications. She started her career in Business with the ...



David Young

Vice President of Operations for the Seattle Seahawks and General Manager of CenturyLink Field

David Young

Vice President of Operations for the Seattle Seahawks and General Manager of CenturyLink Field

David Young is the Vice President of Operations for the Seattle Seahawks and the General Manager of CenturyLink Field, CenturyLink Field Event Center ...



Russell Stopford

Director of Digital, FC Barcelona

Russell Stopford

Director of Digital, FC Barcelona

Russell leads strategy, execution and commercial for FC Barcelona’s digital output serving the club’s global fanbase. This includes the largest social ...



Michael Davies

SVP Technical & Field Operations, FOX Sports

Michael Davies

SVP Technical & Field Operations, FOX Sports

Michael Davies oversees manages all day-to-day aspects of live broadcast operations and oversees integration of new and emerging technologies for Fox ...



Mounir Zok

Director of Technology & Innovation, US Olympic Committee

Mounir Zok

Director of Technology & Innovation, US Olympic Committee

Mounir Zok brings a unique set of expertise, combining technical knowledge, with business and entrepreneurial acumen. He is one the very few people on ...



Betsy Grider

Nascar, Managing Director of Technology Development

Betsy Grider

Nascar, Managing Director of Technology Development

Betsy Grider is NASCAR's Managing Director of Technology Development, currently leading NASCAR's Technology Development and Software Development teams ...



Rod A. Nenner

Vice President, Washington Redskins

Rod A. Nenner

Vice President, Washington Redskins

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Tom Sahara

VP Operations & Technology, Turner Sports

Tom Sahara

VP Operations & Technology, Turner Sports

Tom Sahara serves as vice president of operations and technology for Turner Sports. A seasoned veteran of the broadcast industry, Sahara has been with ...



Alex Jacques

Director of Events, The Madison Square Garden Company

Alex Jacques

Director of Events, The Madison Square Garden Company

Alex Jacques is an event director and experiential marketer who has partnered with sports, entertainment, and lifestyle brands to help them generate ...



Meg Ryan

Vice President Marketing Strategy, Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena

Meg Ryan

Vice President Marketing Strategy, Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena

Meg Ryan is the Senior Director, Marketing Strategy for the Atlanta Hawks. In this role, she is responsible for advertising, promotions, digital, soci ...



Costa Kladianos

Director of Information Technology, Tennis Canada

Costa Kladianos

Director of Information Technology, Tennis Canada

Costa has over 17 years’ experience in technology focusing on the sports and entertainment business. As Director of Technology for Tennis Canada, Cost ...



Jesse Nunez

Corporate Partnerships Director, Los Angeles Dodgers

Jesse Nunez

Corporate Partnerships Director, Los Angeles Dodgers

Jesse Nunez, Director, Spanish Language Media & Latino Initiatives; Corporate Partnerships at Los Angeles Dodgers A native Angeleno, Jesse is an extr ...



Brian Killingsworth

Former Chief Marketing Officer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Brian Killingsworth

Former Chief Marketing Officer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Brian is currently the President of The Killer Brand, a sports marketing company, focusing on explosive brand building, revenue generation and innovat ...



Aaron Lane

Director Digital & New Media, Atlanta Hawks

Aaron Lane

Director Digital & New Media, Atlanta Hawks

Aaron Lane oversees the interactive marketing division of the Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena as Director of Digital & New Media. His eclectic career ha ...



Matthew O'Neil

CEO of Ichi Go

Matthew O'Neil

CEO of Ichi Go

Matt is the founder and CEO of Ichi Go, a content, branding, and marketing agency based in New York, serving brands, teams, and leagues in the sports ...



Chris Baker

Senior Director Partnership Sales, Boston Celtics

Chris Baker

Senior Director Partnership Sales, Boston Celtics

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Morgan Drake

Co-founder, CEO, Fanboard

Morgan Drake

Co-founder, CEO, Fanboard

After graduating from Georgia State University Morgan leaped into sports tech and startups by joining SportZcast, a two man army revolutionizing live ...



William Deng

Director Media Strategy & Business Development, NFL

William Deng

Director Media Strategy & Business Development, NFL

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Allan Cook

Managing Director: Media & Entertainment, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Allan Cook

Managing Director: Media & Entertainment, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Global Sector Lead for Technology/Media/Telecommunications for the Ops Transformation Practice. Responsible for end-to-end performance of the sector ...



Scott Gutterman

Vice President Digital Operations, PGA TOUR

Scott Gutterman

Vice President Digital Operations, PGA TOUR

Responsible for generating interest in the PGA TOUR, our players and events by providing fans with exciting digital experiences across a variety of ex ...



Mike Downey

Director Sports Technology Engineering, Microsoft

Mike Downey

Director Sports Technology Engineering, Microsoft

I work in Microsoft's DX (technical evangelism) group with professional sports leagues, teams, and media companies to build scalable, cloud-based, con ...



Bijan Khezri

US Advisory Board Chairman, Sportradar

Bijan Khezri

US Advisory Board Chairman, Sportradar

Bijan Khezri is an international private equity investor and governance partner in sports and media. He is a board director of Sportradar AG in Switze ...



Larry Tiscornia

Vice President, Broadcasting, Major League Soccer

Larry Tiscornia

Vice President, Broadcasting, Major League Soccer

Currently in his 18th season at Major League Soccer, Larry Tiscornia oversees the production and broadcast operations for the League office, overseein ...



Johannes Holzmueller

Head of Football Technology & Innovation, FIFA

Johannes Holzmueller

Head of Football Technology & Innovation, FIFA

Johannes Holzmueller joined FIFA in 2008 and is the Head of Football Technology & Innovation. The department was established after the successful impl ...



Wes Engram

Vice President Corporate Partnerships, New York Mets

Wes Engram

Vice President Corporate Partnerships, New York Mets

• Joined the Mets organization in June 2014 as Vice President, Corporate Partnerships Sales & Services. • Prior to joining the Mets, Wes was the Seni ...



Nicolas Jungkind

Head of Technology Lab, German National Soccer Team (DFB)

Nicolas Jungkind

Head of Technology Lab, German National Soccer Team (DFB)

The DFB Academy is an investment in the future of the entire German football system. The goal is to ensure that the entire spectrum of German football ...



Robert G. Alberino Jr.

Vice President/Executive Producer, San Francisco 49ers

Robert G. Alberino Jr.

Vice President/Executive Producer, San Francisco 49ers

Robert Alberino is in his fifth season as the team’s vice president and executive producer. He oversees all marketing, creative and design as well as ...



Kevin Naylor

Director of Technology, Indiana Pacers

Kevin Naylor

Director of Technology, Indiana Pacers

Kevin has been with the Indiana Pacers for 17 and a half years and is an accomplished VP of Technology / Innovation with success guiding IT operations ...



Sloane Kelley

Senior Director of Content, PGA Tour

Sloane Kelley

Senior Director of Content, PGA Tour

Sloane leads the content team at PGA TOUR Digital where she's responsible for the strategic direction of digital content across PGATOUR.COM, the TOUR’ ...



Doug Tatum

Executive Director Digital Media, New Orleans Pelicans & New Orleans Saints

Doug Tatum

Executive Director Digital Media, New Orleans Pelicans & New Orleans Saints

Doug Tatum enters his fifth season with the New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints as the executive director of digital media. Tatum oversees the ...