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


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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers


Christina King

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Kate Johnson

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Jane McManus

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Grace Kiraguri

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

Allison Kallish

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Jessica Cassity

Lauren Loberg

Donald McPherson

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

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Jill Brooks

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Diane Cummins

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Nickole Raymond

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Sasha DiGiulian

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Julie McGlone

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

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Heather Scheer

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Glenna Patton

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Elena Hight

Julie Moeller

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Keli Lee

Winter Vinecki

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Sue Enquist

Alicia McConnell

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

Katie Mundell

Gabby Reece

Langely McNeal

Patricia Phillips


Joanna Rice

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

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Larry Scott

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Tonya Antonucci

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Mary Wittenberg

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

Nancy Hubbell


James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Hilary Knight

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

John Skipper

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

Kate Fagan

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

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Joy Russo

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Lee Ann Daly

Sloane Stephens

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Rosalyn Durant

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Elena Delle Donne

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Rose Smith

Amanda Carmichael

Katie Raymond

Barb Lazarus

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

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Amy Huchthausen

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Gretchen Bleiler

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Isaac Hinds

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Anucha Browne

Stefanie Dolson

Jackie Stasi

Porter Littlepage

Russell Wolff


Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Chris LaPlaca


Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Sarah Hirshland

Kacy Catanzaro

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Tina Thornton

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Maria Shriver

Mehman Karimov

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Amanda Heaton

Patricia Betron


Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Henry Friedman

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

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Greta Gaines

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Nefertiti Walker

Chris Talbott

Carol Stiff


Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Andrea Chu

Leah LaPlaca

Tracey Black

John Kosner


Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Cindy Whitehead

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

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Minda Santiago Garvens

Michael Millay

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Sue Rodin

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Kerri Walsh

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Tiana B. Holt

Kathleen Francis

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

Jenna Mielnicki

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Kerin Hempel

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

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Laura Desmond

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Julie Foudy


Kay Moore

Allison Leahy

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Adriana Rizzo

Kathleen Behrens

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

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Alana Glass

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Leslie Gittess

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team


Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Nancy Major

Michael Bayle

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Adriana Becerra

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Megan Eisenhard

Lauren Stevenson

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

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Matthew Weeks

Lindsay Colas

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Elly Deutch

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Christine Plonsky

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Katie Kotkins

Dana Allen

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Adam Deutsch

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

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Brittney Griner

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Mary O'Connor

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

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Julie Juarez

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Ruthie Bolton

Jessica Long

Peg Moline

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Kat Kirsch Alford

Michele Foley

Carmelita Jeter


Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Chelsie Stegemiller

Jeremy Schaap

Michelle Kwan

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

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Paul Hertel

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Diane Penny

Natara Holloway

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

Patrick McClenahan

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

Terri Burke

Judy Sweet

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

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Beth Bass


Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Christine Godleski


Amy Fuchs

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program


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