Driving the new era of sports
Leading experts across the sports ecosystem will gather to discuss the most disruptive and challenging topics facing the industry today.
Attendees will hear from and connect with the most innovative brands, rights holders and technologies from all corners of the globe.
Founded on six key pillars – everything from AI to data to sustainability to digital transformation will be tackled head-on by the event’s pioneering speakers and thought leaders.
Virtual summit in numbers
New Speakers Announced!
Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
CEO of Media
Chief Marketing Officer
Los Angeles Chargers
Chief Strategy Officer
San Francisco 49ers
Chief Strategy Officer
SVP & Chief Information Officer
SVP, Corporate Partnerships & Business Development
Head of Sustainability
|Hattie is the Sustainability Manager for The All England Lawn Tennis Club, which stages The Wimbledon Championships. There she is responsible for developing and supporting the environmental sustainability agenda for the organisation across climate impacts, resource use and biodiversity. She joined the AELTC in February 2019 following nine years as Sustainability Manager for the BBC. Hattie holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. Hattie will share the AELTC’s approach to protecting the environment for 50 weeks of the year as a club and how this is magnified during the Wimbledon Championships.|
Advisory Board shaping the agenda
SportsPro has developed a comprehensive Advisory Board balancing international rights holders, broadcasters and technology leaders to shape the format and strategic direction of the event. The support and participation of these industry innovators ensures that we create the content, environment and ultimate value for each and every attendee.
Chief Marketing Officer
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Chief Technology Officer
Michael was appointed as the CTO for the PGA European Tour in November 2017, with the responsibilities extending across Digital Systems, Scoring Systems, Technology Infrastructure and Data Management including Official World Golf Rankings.
Formerly, Michael was CEO And Co-founder for TrueGold Communications, a sports marketing agency specialising in technology-based global sport sponsorship, supporting the number of Olympic Games and sponsors for Rio2016, Pyeongchang 2018 and Tokyo2020, as well as the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru.
Chief Finance and Commercial Officer
Alexander (Sasha) Ryazantsev joined the Board of Directors of Everton Football Club in March 2016 following a successful career in finance and investment banking spanning more than 20 years.
He became the Club’s first Chief Finance and Commercial Officer in June 2018.
Sasha graduated from the Russian Plekhanov University of Economics in 1995 with a BSc in Economics and Commercial Management, later working as an investment analyst at Global Natural Energy PLC, where Everton major shareholder Farhad Moshiri was CEO.
After completing his Masters in Finance from the London Business School in 2002, Sasha joined ABN AMRO Bank, where he led a team advising European consumer brands on their capital structures and corporate financing. Sasha was then invited to join the corporate financing and risk solutions team at RBS in 2007, where he was responsible for bond issues and mergers and acquisitions across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2016, Sasha advised Mr Moshiri on the acquisition of a significant stake in Everton and the strategy of the football club going forward.
Born into a footballing family, Sasha’s father was a goalkeeper at a number of clubs across the former USSR in the 1960s and 1970s and he himself played at right-back for Dynamo Moscow boys until the age of 16 but then turned his focus towards his studies.
In 2018, Sasha completed the Business of Entertainment, Media and Sport programme at Harvard Business School to further enhance his commitment to the business of sport and finance.
Head of Digital Projects
FC Bayern Munich
Benjamin is a native from Munich, Germany that studied Media Management and Sports Marketing. Steen has worked for over 15 years now in Germany’s largest and most successful soccer club, FC Bayern Munich. Since 2010 Benjamin has been responsible for the operations, marketing and development of digital projects. In 2014 Benjamin was put in charge of customer care, digital licensing as well as the digitalization of the Allianz Arena.
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This event is designed for C-levels, senior vice presidents, directors and heads of departments from international rights holders, broadcasters and digital innovators. Download the sample delegate list to see who will be attending this year.
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