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

ATTENDEE BIOS

Be sure to add your own bio when you register for 2014. Learn more about Summit speakers and participants, and those from previous years.

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Kat Kirsch Alford

Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

max eisenbud

Senior Vice President IMG Tennis, IMG

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Diane Cummins

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Mo'ne Davis

Athlete

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Andrea Chu

WTA

Winter Vinecki

Athlete

CEO, Step Up

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Tiana B. Holt

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Greta Gaines

ARTIST

Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Adam Deutsch

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

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Katie Mundell

Oakley

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Minda Santiago Garvens

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Natara Holloway

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

Beth Bass

WBCA

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Allison Leahy

Christina King

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

Mary Wittenberg

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

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Cindy Whitehead

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

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Lauren Loberg

Pyramid Performance Consulting / U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Holly Campbell

Enterprise

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Barb Lazarus

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

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Glenna Patton

SICKSPORTS

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Caroline Andrew

MFA

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Amy Stanton

, Stanton & Company

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Commissioner

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Nicole Castrale

LPGA

Michele Promaulayko

Yahoo

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Alicia McConnell

USOC

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Julie McGlone

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

Hannah Storm

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

Hilary Shaev

WNBA

Kerri Walsh

Kay Moore

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Paul Hertel

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

Judy Sweet

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

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Sasha DiGiulian

Athlete

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Chris Talbott

Microsoft

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Peg Moline

Michele Foley

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Julie Moeller

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

CEO, Step Up

Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Gabby Reece

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Julie Juarez

Henry Friedman

, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Lee Ann Daly

@leeanndaly

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

EAG Sports Management

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Isaac Hinds

HARDBODY

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Enterprise Holdings

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Jessica Cassity

Kerin Hempel

NYRR

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Grace Kiraguri

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

Michael Bayle

Jackie Stasi

Ignited

Allison Kallish

SMG

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Nickole Raymond

IMG

CEO, Step Up

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Gretchen Bleiler

Athlete

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

WISE

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Morgan Flatley

Gatorade

Danielle Summers

espnW

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Lauren Stevenson

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

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Jenna Mielnicki

NBA/WNBA

Ruthie Bolton

Alex Mallen

WISE

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Kathleen Behrens

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

Liesl Holtz

Oakley

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

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