October 14-16, 2015 | St. Regis Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California


Be sure to add your own bio when you register for 2015. Learn more about Summit speakers and participants, and those from previous years.

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Dawn Scott

Fitness and Performance Coach, Fitness Coach and Performance Coach, U.S. Women's National Team

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Katie Myers

, CAA Sports Consulting

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Molly Finnerty

Director, Investment, Initiative

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Carrie Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Agency/Client

Jamie Newman

Basketball Coach and Founder of Hoops of America

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Lisa Murray

Murray, Octagon

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Meredith Walker

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman & Basketball Coach

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Melisa Brenner

Brenner, NBA

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Kathryn Schloessman

Schloessman, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Tambra Bonatti

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Bright Spot Creative

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Vice President, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury

Brent Gordon

Co-Founder Utah Girls Tackle Football League, Father of Sam Gordon

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Linda Shetina Logan

Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Hilary Shaev


John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Merritt Paulson

Owner Portland Thorns & Timbers

Monica Fee

Fee, CAA Sports

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Julia Pine


Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Kelly Pena

Senior Vice President, Disney Channels Worldwide - The Walt Disney Company

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Heather Spears

Global Communications Manager, TaylorMade Golf Company

John Honerkamp

Senior Manager - Runner Products & Services, New York Road Runners

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Liz Arky

Principal, Arky Group Consulting LLC

Sheryl Swoopes

Head coach, Loyola University Chicago, Olympian, retired professional basketball player

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Sydney Leroux

US Women's National Soccer Team

Sheree Waterson


Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi

, The Tucker Center

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Kerri Walsh

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Mary Wittenberg

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

Hannah Storm

Host, SportsCenter/Tennis/Face to Face with Hannah Storm, ESPN

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Jacqui Spence

Chair, TPT Partners

Judith Sweet


Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Henry Friedman

Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Abby Wambach

US Soccer

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Julian Newman

Basketball Player

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Allyson Felix


Ruthie Bolton

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Gretchen Bleiler


Justine Siegal

Baseball For All

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports


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