October 9-11, 2013 | St. Regist Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California


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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers


Jenna Mielnicki

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Terri Burke

Lauren Loberg

Sheryl Swoopes

Six time WNBA All Star and Three Time Defensive Player of the Year

Julie Moeller

Elly Deutch

Alicia McConnell

Director of Training Sites and Community Partnerships for the United States Olympic Committee

Henry Friedman

Co-Director, Collegiate Athlete Premedical Experience (CAPE) Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Luz Amuchastegui

Program Director, El Desafio Foundation (Argentina) 2013 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Megan Eisenhard

Michael Bayle

Jackie Stasi

Diane Penny

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Christina King

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Carmelita Jeter


Leah LaPlaca

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Julie Juarez

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Brittney Griner

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Jill Brooks

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Michele Foley

Minda Santiago Garvens

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Nefertiti Walker

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Adam Deutsch

Sr. Director of Product Development for Global X Games, ESPN

Isaac Hinds

Sasha DiGiulian

Christine Plonsky

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Kay Moore

Heather Scheer

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association


Glenna Patton

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Christine Godleski


Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Tonya Antonucci

Patricia Phillips


Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Kerri Walsh

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Langely McNeal

Rosalyn Durant

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Jane McManus

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Jessica Cassity

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Russell Wolff


Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Mehman Karimov

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Lauren Stevenson

Senior Director of National Accounts, Disney and ESPN Media Networks.

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Julie McGlone

Coordinating Producer for the Creative Content Unit in ESPN's Production Department

Leslie Gittess

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Amy Fuchs

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Tracey Black

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Maria Shriver

Greta Gaines

Chris Talbott

Andrea Chu

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Judy Sweet

Co-Director, Alliance of Women Coaches NCAA Senior Vice President, Retired UC San Diego, Director of Athletics Emerita

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Kerin Hempel

Leads the Strategy & Planning department at New York Road Runners (NYRR)

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Dana Allen

Hilary Knight

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Jessica Long

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Mary O'Connor

Vice President of Olympic Marketing and Global Platforms for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm (TMA)

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Sloane Stephens

Carol Stiff


Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Sarah Hirshland

Nancy Hubbell


Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Kate Johnson

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Paul Hertel

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Stefanie Dolson

Jeremy Schaap

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Nancy Major

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Winter Vinecki

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Cindy Whitehead

Pro Skateboarder & Founder of Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word, Sports Stylist

Barb Lazarus

Owner, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls and Game On! Sports Foundation

Joanna Rice

Director of Finance & Strategy for ESPN Publishing, Licensing & espnW

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Joy Russo

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Ibtihaj Muhammad

U.S. Department of State, Sports Ambassador USA Fencing National Team

Tina Thornton

Amanda Heaton

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Diane Cummins

John Skipper

President, ESPN, Inc. Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Julie Foudy


Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Sue Enquist

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Beth Bass


John Kosner


Larry Scott

Mary Wittenberg

NYRR President and CEO Race Director of the ING New York City Marathon

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Michelle Kwan

Senior Advisor for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Dept. of State

Amanda Carmichael

Tiana B. Holt

Kacy Catanzaro

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Katie Mundell

Allison Leahy

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Chelsie Stegemiller

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Keli Lee

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Kathleen Francis

Chair/President, Women in Sports & Events (WISE)

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Adriana Becerra

Laura Desmond

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Kat Kirsch Alford

Amy Huchthausen

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Ruthie Bolton

Sue Rodin

Peg Moline

Porter Littlepage

Nickole Raymond

Matthew Weeks

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Elena Delle Donne

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Chris LaPlaca


Alana Glass

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Rose Smith

Gabby Reece

Elena Hight

Kate Fagan

espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine columnist and feature writer

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Patricia Betron


Lee Ann Daly

Adriana Rizzo

Gretchen Bleiler

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Grace Kiraguri

Founding Director and Managing Director, Icon Sports Marketing Ltd. 2012 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Natara Holloway

Vice President of Retail Development in the Consumer Products department of the NFL

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Kathleen Behrens

Executive Vice President, Social Responsibility & Player Programs National Basketball Association

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Lindsay Colas

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Allison Kallish

Katie Raymond

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Anucha Browne

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Michael Millay

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Katie Kotkins

Donald McPherson

Activist, Educator, Feminist, Entrepreneur College Football Hall of Famer

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach


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