Meet the industry leaders and pioneers who presented at the previous, Virtual & Augmented Reality Innovation In Sports Summit 2017 in San Francisco

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 ...



Aaron Luber

AR/VR Content Partnerships, Google

Aaron Luber

AR/VR Content Partnerships, Google

Leading content partnerships and business development for Google's AR/VR team - partnerships, content strategy and support of larger ecosystem opportu ...



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 ...



Adam Heintz

Vice President Business Intelligence, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Adam Heintz

Vice President Business Intelligence, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

- E-commerce executive across multiple verticals including entertainment, travel and restaurant SaaS technology - Profit and loss (P&L) management re ...



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 ...



Mike Ruddell

Head of Technology, SkySports

Mike Ruddell

Head of Technology, SkySports

Mike is responsible for Technology Strategy at Sky Sports UK and owns the Innovation roadmap for advanced TV production process and Technology. ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jon Fish

Director, ESPN

Jon Fish

Director, ESPN

Jon Fish is an Emmy award winning and multiple other award winning producer for ESPN. Fish has worked in all capacities as a storyteller for the netwo ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jack Patterson

VP, Digital & Social Media Learfield

Jack Patterson

VP, Digital & Social Media Learfield

Jack Patterson is the Vice President of Digital & Social Media for Learfield. He leads digital and social media for all 120 Learfield schools includin ...



William Deng

Director Media Strategy & Business Development, NFL

William Deng

Director Media Strategy & Business Development, NFL

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Tyler Wilson

Director Corporate Partnerships, BC Lions Football Club

Tyler Wilson

Director Corporate Partnerships, BC Lions Football Club

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Richard Oleff

CMO, Unofficial Cardboard

Richard Oleff

CMO, Unofficial Cardboard

Richard Oleff has over 30 years of experience in event production, promotions, marketing and sponsorship sales. During his career, he has worked with ...



Rosie Spaulding

GM, Rugby World Cup Sevens

Rosie Spaulding

GM, Rugby World Cup Sevens

Rosie has an established reputation for the strategic planning and delivery of world- class events and projects from start-up phase, scaling up to tea ...



Katie Hoffman

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Women Leaders in College Sports

Katie Hoffman

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Women Leaders in College Sports

I am responsible for finding and cultivating relationships with companies who share the passion of providing up and coming female leaders with the pro ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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’ ...



Jonathan Lowe

Senior Vice President Business Development & Brand Strategy, LA Kings/AEG Sports

Jonathan Lowe

Senior Vice President Business Development & Brand Strategy, LA Kings/AEG Sports

LA Kings 2012 and 2014 Stanley Cup Champions LA Galaxy 4-Time MLS Cup Champions Amgen Tour of California StubHub Center ...



Alex Hertel

CEO and Cofounder, Xperiel

Alex Hertel

CEO and Cofounder, Xperiel

Xperiel delivers first-of-its-kind mixed reality experiences to sports fans across any mobile or OS device in order to turn stadiums and arenas into d ...



Arun Shukla

Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group LLC

Arun Shukla

Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group LLC

Arun Shukla leads BRG’s Corporate Finance Strategy & Operations team, driving business transformation for clients through operationalizing strategy- a ...



Igor Ulis

CEO, Omnigon

Igor Ulis

CEO, Omnigon

Igor is the CEO and Co-Founder of Omnigon, a digital consulting firm that delivers strategic, technical and creative guidance and solutions to leaders ...



Beth Greaves

Chief Commercial Officer, World Surf League

Beth Greaves

Chief Commercial Officer, World Surf League

Before joining The World Surf League, Beth worked with Jaunt VR, a virtual reality company that builds cameras, software and owns a consumer app for v ...



Daniel Busilovsky

Digital Initiatives Lead, Golden State Warriors

Daniel Busilovsky

Digital Initiatives Lead, Golden State Warriors

Daniel Brusilovsky is the Digital Initiatives Lead for the Golden State Warriors, focused on digital & technology innovation and emerging technology. ...



James Giglio

Founder/CEO, MVP Interactive

James Giglio

Founder/CEO, MVP Interactive

Prior to founding MVP Interactive, James led a successful finance career achieving nearly a billion dollars in funding and acquisitions for independen ...



David Nachbar

Co-Owner, COO, Unofficial Cardboard

David Nachbar

Co-Owner, COO, Unofficial Cardboard

David is the executive overseeing sales and manufacturing at Unofficial Cardboard, the world’s premier company for virtual reality cardboard viewers. ...



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 ...



Everett Jacobs

Vice President Regional Partnerships, Rugby World Cup Sevens

Everett Jacobs

Vice President Regional Partnerships, Rugby World Cup Sevens

Responsible for leading the strategic development of Rugby World Cup Sevens corporate partnerships in the SF Bay Area as well as assisting Rugby Inter ...



Rick Qualliotine

Vice President Emerging Production Platforms & Systems, NFL Network

Rick Qualliotine

Vice President Emerging Production Platforms & Systems, NFL Network

Rick Qualliotine is VP, Emerging Production Platforms and Systems for NFL Media. He joined the NFL in 2015. He is the creative executive overseeing NF ...



Jon Cheney

CEO/Founder, Seek

Jon Cheney

CEO/Founder, Seek

Jon has always had a passion for adventure. His preferred method of transport is a whitewater kayak, but he'll settle for a mountain bike or a pair of ...



Dipak M. Patel

Co-Founder & CEO, Zeality, Inc

Dipak M. Patel

Co-Founder & CEO, Zeality, Inc

Dipak M. Patel is Co-Founder & CEO of Zeality, Inc. - the leading provider of innovative cloud solutions for delivering immersive media content across ...



Nick Franza

Senior Manager Technology Development, NASCAR

Nick Franza

Senior Manager Technology Development, NASCAR

Nicholas Franza serves as Manager, Technology Development and Integration at NASCAR and is responsible for evaluating and implementing technologies th ...



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 ...



Jeff Ridgeway

SVP Business Development, Zappar

Jeff Ridgeway

SVP Business Development, Zappar

Head of Zappar US. We connect the physical world to the digital world through mobile devices. Download our App and Zap my profile picture above for a ...