October 12-14, 2016 | St. Regis Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

ATTENDEE BIOS

Be sure to add your own bio when you register for 2016. Learn more about Summit speakers and participants, and those from previous years.

Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Terence Keenan

Security, ESPN Global Security

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Michele Roberts

Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association

Alicia McMachan

Financial advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Karen Dry

Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Sharon Lancu

Director, Initiative

Julia Pine

Asst. Director, Communications, SCGA

Courtney Hamilton

Director, Fox Networks Group

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Marketing, ESPN

Dima Alardah

Youth Team Leader, Social Entrepreneur

Rebecca Hudson

Senior Editor, espnW

Kerry Ruggieri

SVP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Dr. Henry Friedman

Co Founder, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Isaac Hinds

Senior Brand Manager - Specialty, CYTOSPORT

Libby Geist

Vice President and Executive Producer, ESPN Films

Judith Sweet

Consultant, Gender Equity

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Lizzie Velasquez

Motivational Speaker, Author

Paulina Kelly

Product Marketing Manager, New Balance

Julie Paterson

Paterson, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Adriana Becerra

Director, FOX Media Services

Qunnie Lin

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Monica Diaz

VP Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness, ESPN

Sandy Nunez

Coordinating Producer, SportsCenter, ESPN

Tambra Bonatti

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Bright Spot Creative

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Gwen Conley

Group Media Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

David Williams

Corporate Communications, ESPN

Miraj Parikh

Director Partnerships & Activations, Northwestern Mutual

Emilie Bydwell

Head of Rugby Programming, ATAVUS / USA Rugby

Johann Koss

Founder, Right To Play International

Amy Huchthausen

Commissioner, America East Conference

Tanya Prewitt-White

Dr., Adler University

Louise Cornetta

ESPN Radio Program Director II, ESPN Radio

Amy Van Deusen

Editor, espnW

Andrea Berry

Broadcast Media Consultant, Fox Networks Group

Sonja Henning

Sports Marketing, NIKE

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Jesse Lichtenberg

Marketing, BDA Sports Management

Tara Roberts

Founder, Girltank

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Katie Montiel Vidaillet

Senior Manager, Gatorade

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Linda Shetina Logan

Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Xavi Cortadellas

Cortadellas, Gatorade

Julian Newman

Athlete, Basketball

John Wildhack

EVP Programming & Production, ESPN

Stephanie Rudnick

SVP, Communications, MKTG & The Players Tribune

Delena Turman

Producer/Associate Producer, ESPN (espnW presents: Be Honest with Cari Champion & First Take)

Kara Linse

Director, Global Sponsorship Marketing, Olympic Games, Visa

Edward Erhardt

President, Global Sales and MarketingPresident, ESPN

Najat Alsayegh

Youth Development Specialist, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Debbie Hesse

Executive Director, USA Swimming Foundation

Ali Bronson

Assoc Producer II, ESPN Radio

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Tonya Cornileus

VP, Learning & Org Development, ESPN Human Resources

Sarah Hillyer

Dr., University of Tennessee

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Lisa Murray

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Worldwide

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing, FOX Sports Networks

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Julie Sobieski

VP, ESPN Programming

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Amanda Shalala

Sports Broadcaster, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Monica Fee

Agent, CAA Sports

Tiffany Shine

Director of Marketing, Relativity Sports

Sofia Lombardo-Ramos

VP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Patrick Stiegman

VP / Editor Director, ESPN Digital & Print Media, ESPN

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Sereita Cobbs

Director, Content Integration & Strategy, espnW

Justin Connolly

ESPN, Disney and ESPN Affiliate Sales and Marketing

Lauren Loberg

Sport Psychology Consultant, Pyramid Performance Consulting

Lynn Olszowy

Feature Reporter/Producer, espnW

Jessica Shobar

Segment Producer, ESPN

Renee Wilson

Chief Client Officer, MSLGROUP

Maureen Huff

VP, Time Warner Cable

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, SC & News, ESPN

Carolyn Desai

Desai, Time Warner Cable Sports

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Carla Bustamante

PR Director, Baseball Team Naranjeros of Hermosillo, GSMP

Ashley Adam

Producer, ESPN

Larissa de Leon

AMD, Mediavest

Tara Chozet

Senior Publicist, ESPN

Crystal Yang Edwards

Assoc. Director, Publicity, ESPN Communications

Suzanne Paxton

Olympian; Executive Producer, Point Studio, Inc., Point Studio TV - Television/Video Production

Carmelita Jeter

Track & Field Athlete

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Alana Nichols

Paralympian, Wheelchair Basketball and Alpine Skiing

Nancy Lough

President / Professor, Sport Marketing Association & UNLV

Andrea Young

President, Experiential Marketing, INMarketing Services (a division of Advantage Sales and Marketing)

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Christopher Eames

VP, Customer Marketing & Sales, ESPN

Julie Shumaker

Vice President, PLAY, Zynga

Louis Roloff

VP, Group Director, Mediavest

Hanna Fauzie

Managing Editor, GSMP

Jennifer Minogue

ESPN Digital Account Executive, Sales

Lynn Holzman

Commissioner, West Coast Conference

Rob Koch

Dir. of Communications, USA Hockey

Brent Gordon

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

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Meg Aronowitz

Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Matt Eisenberg

Editor, espnW

Dr. Ashleigh Huffman

University of Tennessee

Alison Overholt

Editor-in-Chief, espnW

Jacqueline Orellana

Marketing, Toyota

Jay Jay Nesheim

Sr. Director, Communications, ESPN

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Nicole M. LaVoi

The Tucker Center

Claressa Shields

2012 women's boxing Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Boxer

Veronica Osogo

Tennis Player, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Chrissy Summers

Founder, Beyond Sticks

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Christa Riepe

Owner and Founder, Elite Symmetry

Ann Francis

VP Production Operations, ESPN Charlotte

Wanda Young

VP Media and Digital Marketing, Walmart

Kelly Pena

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

Barb Lazarus

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

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Pearl Davenport

Director - Marketing Production, Disney XD Marketing

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman, Basketball Coach

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Laura Ramirez

Associate Producer, ESPN- Los Angeles Production Office

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Cecilia Vales

Gonzo Soccer Executive Director Mexico and Latin America, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Batoul Arnaout

Influencer, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Jill Hotchkiss

VP Marketing + Creative, Disney

Mike Denzler

Account Executive, ESPN

Sean T Hanrahan

SVP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Heather Spears

PR Consultant, The Brand Amp

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Robert LeGrand

Account Executive, ESPN CMS

Nickolas Restivo

Social Media Marketing Manager, Muscle Milk

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Jenn Holmes

Deputy editor, espnW

Melissa Isaacson

Writer, espnW

Meredith Walker

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Sara Johnson

Studio Director, ESPN

Erin Leyden

Sr Producer, ESPN Films

Katie Myers

Executive, CAA Sports Consulting

Carrie Drinkwater

SVP, Mediahub

Sue Wicks

Hall of Fame Member, WNBA Legend /Fight 2B Fit

Cynthia Coredo

Program Manager, GSMP

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Lori Fuglestad

Director, Global Sports Partners

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Sydney Davis

Director, Global Diveristy & Inclusion, AEG

Heidi Boynton

Executive Director, Mini Mermaid Running Club

Emily Hughes

Business Consultant, Google

Kathryn Schloessman

President, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Gretchen Bleiler

Olympic Snowboarder, Athlete

Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, The Vocal Awareness Institute

Yasmian Alsharshani

Founder, Qatar Golf Ladies and Yasmian Events, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Deidra Maddock

Vice President, Sports Management, ESPN

Dani Rylan

Commissioner, National Women's Hockey League

Ali Krieger

US Soccer

Lauren Klopmeyer

Brand Partnerships, WME | IMG

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Dawn Scott

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

Melanie Jackson

Senior Editor, espnW

Susy Jackson

Executive Editor, Women in the World/Tina Brown Live Media

Tashi Malik

Vice-President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Dr. Jill Brooks

Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head to Head Consultants

Josette Persson

Executive Producer, Point Studio/Women in the World

Liz Arky

Trustee, US Ski & Snowboard Assn, Arky Group Consulting LLC

Erin Hartman

COO, Beyond Sticks

Aly Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Therese Steiner

President & Founder, Therese Steiner Consulting

Mark Lewis

Executive Vice President of Championships & Alliances, NCAA

Nicole Branagh

UA Athlete, Beach Volleyball

Aaron LaBerge

EVP & Chief Technology Officer, ESPN

Lisa Stokes

Manager of Booking & Talent Production, ESPN

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, SportsCenter Co-Host

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Kevin Martinez

VP, Corp Citizenship, ESPN

Kate Gustafson

Writer, ivivva by lululemon athletica

Sofia Sanchez

Founder, Activate YA

Christopher Lin

Web Developer, espnW

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Monica Gonzalez

Analyst, ESPN / Gonzo Soccer

Sam Gordon

Athlete, Football, Soccer, Track

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Lauren Robinson

Sponsorship Activation, ESPN

Pavithra Chandra

Global Sports Mentoring Program

Katie Hnida

First Woman to play D1 Football

Mark Gainey

CEO, Strava Inc.

Sue Enquist

Owner, Sue Enquist Coaching

Julia Mancuso

Olympic Ski Racer

Nicole LaVoi

Associate Director, The Tucker Center

Tesfaye Negussie

Associate Producer, espnW

Cindy Whitehead

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

Kaitee Daley

Senior Editor, Social/Viral Content, ESPN

Nungshi Malik

President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Katina Arnold

VP, Corporate Communications, ESPN

Tina Thornton

SVP Production, Multimedia Sponsorship Integration & Management Ops, ESPN

Russell Wolff

EVP & Managing Director, ESPN International

Corinne Nevinny

Chief Fitness Officer, Fight 2B Fit

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Kevin Plank

Founder & CEO, Under Armour

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Sue Bird

Professional Athlete, WNBA

Morgan Flatley

CMO, Gatorade

Jill Gregory

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Industry Services, NASCAR

Carrie Kabat

Public Relations Manager, New Balance

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Marina Escobar

VP Visual Technology, ESPN

Jamie Valvano

Cancer Survivor, The V Foundation

Joan Coraggio

Group Communications Director - Brand Integration, Saatchi & Saatchi

Kimberly Wilson

VP, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, ESPN

Claire Lessinger

Sales and Events Manager, Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Jake Waxenberg

Director of Brand Strategy, Athos

Adrienne Lofton

SVP, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Jamie Newman

Founder of Hoops of America, Basketball Coach

Shanelle Barrett

Triathlon Athlete, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Jess Weiner

CEO, Talk to Jess

Amy Rosenfeld

Senior Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Ken Boudreau

Sr. Director ESPN Media Technologies, ESPN

Victoria Duval

Tennis

Kim Azzarelli

Co Founder, Seneca Women

Katie Bourner

President Nantes Derby Girls, GSMP

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Debbie Spander

Vice President Broadcasting & Coaching, Wasserman Media Group

Karen Cox

Women's Brand Director, Oakley, Oakley

Megan Greenwell

Senior Editor, ESPN the Magazine

Jacqui Spence

Board Director, TPT Partners

Nga Le

Business Operation Director, GSMP

Caroline Maher

Taekwondo Hall of Fame, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Holly Humphrey

Director, Strategic Programs, EY

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Sheldon Spencer

Editor/Communications, ESPN

Alyson Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Kimberly Jarvis

ESPN Images Photo Coordinator, ESPN Images

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

John Honerkamp

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

Shellie Pfohl

Executive Director, Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

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