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

ATTENDEE BIOS

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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Alexa Cook

Agent, CAA Sports

Katie Hnida

First Woman to play D1 Football

Victoria Duval

Tennis

Barb Lazarus

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

Tashi Malik

Vice-President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Lauren Robinson

Sponsorship Activation, ESPN

Tesfaye Negussie

Associate Producer, espnW

Kristin Malaspina

Vice President Partnership Marketing, Time Warner Cable

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Marketing, ESPN

Jennifer Minogue

ESPN Digital Account Executive, Sales

Vivian Newman

Mother of Jaden & Julian Newman, Basketball Coach

Dr. Ashleigh Huffman

University of Tennessee

Mike Denzler

Account Executive, ESPN

Sofia Lombardo-Ramos

VP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Megan Greenwell

Senior Editor, ESPN the Magazine

Miraj Parikh

Director Partnerships & Activations, Northwestern Mutual

Stephanie Rudnick

SVP, Communications, MKTG & The Players Tribune

Louis Roloff

VP, Group Director, Mediavest

Deborah Larkin

CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

Claressa Shields

2012 women's boxing Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Boxer

Nicole M. LaVoi

The Tucker Center

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Lizzie Velasquez

Motivational Speaker, Author

Therese Steiner

President & Founder, Therese Steiner Consulting

Kerry Ruggieri

SVP, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Amy Van Deusen

Editor, espnW

Jake Waxenberg

Director of Brand Strategy, Athos

Sofia Sanchez

Founder, Activate YA

Christopher Eames

VP, Customer Marketing & Sales, ESPN

Tara Roberts

Founder, Girltank

Jaden Newman

Womens Basketball Player

Nicole Branagh

UA Athlete, Beach Volleyball

Pavithra Chandra

Global Sports Mentoring Program

Cynthia Hogan

SVP for Public Policy, National Football League

Holly Humphrey

Director, Strategic Programs, EY

John Honerkamp

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

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Christa Riepe

Owner and Founder, Elite Symmetry

Andrea Young

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

Dani Rylan

Commissioner, National Women's Hockey League

Shellie Pfohl

Executive Director, Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

Rob Koch

Dir. of Communications, USA Hockey

Lynn Holzman

Commissioner, West Coast Conference

Julia Pine

Asst. Director, Communications, SCGA

Robert LeGrand

Account Executive, ESPN CMS

Tambra Bonatti

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Bright Spot Creative

Jamie Valvano

Cancer Survivor, The V Foundation

Sam Gordon

Athlete, Football, Soccer, Track

Kate Gustafson

Writer, ivivva by lululemon athletica

Erin Leyden

Sr Producer, ESPN Films

Kevin Martinez

VP, Corp Citizenship, ESPN

Emilie Bydwell

Head of Rugby Programming, ATAVUS / USA Rugby

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Delena Turman

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

Monica Diaz

VP Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness, ESPN

Carrie Bocian

VP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Meg Aronowitz

Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Lori Fuglestad

Director, Global Sports Partners

Kim Azzarelli

Co Founder, Seneca Women

Melanie Jackson

Senior Editor, espnW

Dr. Jill Brooks

Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head to Head Consultants

Jessica Shobar

Segment Producer, ESPN

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Crystal Yang Edwards

Assoc. Director, Publicity, ESPN Communications

Tara Chozet

Senior Publicist, ESPN

Sarah Spain

Columnist, Radio Host, SportsCenter Reporter, espnW

Johann Koss

Founder, Right To Play International

Sara Johnson

Studio Director, ESPN

Linda Driscoll

Founder & CEO, Dream Big!

Matt Eisenberg

Editor, espnW

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Carla Bustamante

PR Director, Baseball Team Naranjeros of Hermosillo, GSMP

Ali Krieger

US Soccer

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing, FOX Sports Networks

Najat Alsayegh

Youth Development Specialist, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Amy Rosenfeld

Senior Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Leslie Brandow

Global Marketing, TaylorMade Golf

Louise Cornetta

ESPN Radio Program Director II, ESPN Radio

Tanya Prewitt-White

Dr., Adler University

Lauren Loberg

Sport Psychology Consultant, Pyramid Performance Consulting

Debbie Spander

Vice President Broadcasting & Coaching, Wasserman Media Group

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Ann Francis

VP Production Operations, ESPN Charlotte

Jess Weiner

CEO, Talk to Jess

Libby Geist

Vice President and Executive Producer, ESPN Films

Rachel Frank

Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Nga Le

Business Operation Director, GSMP

Christopher Lin

Web Developer, espnW

Monica Fee

Agent, CAA Sports

Carrie Drinkwater

SVP, Mediahub

Nungshi Malik

President of NungshiTashi Foundation, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Chrissy Summers

Founder, Beyond Sticks

Rebecca Hudson

Senior Editor, espnW

Claire Lessinger

Sales and Events Manager, Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Edward Erhardt

President, Global Sales and MarketingPresident, ESPN

Katie Montiel Vidaillet

Senior Manager, Gatorade

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Sereita Cobbs

Director, Content Integration & Strategy, espnW

Jay Jay Nesheim

Sr. Director, Communications, ESPN

Jenni Luke

CEO, Step Up

Katina Arnold

VP, Corporate Communications, ESPN

Alison Overholt

Editor-in-Chief, espnW

Monica Gonzalez

Analyst, ESPN / Gonzo Soccer

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Jenn Holmes

Deputy editor, espnW

Gabrielle Dow

Vice President of Marketing & Fan Engagement, Green Bay Packers

Sandy Nunez

Coordinating Producer, SportsCenter, ESPN

Tiffany Shine

Director of Marketing, Relativity Sports

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Karen Cox

Women's Brand Director, Oakley, Oakley

Carolyn Desai

Desai, Time Warner Cable Sports

Jennifer Chun

SVP, Content Acquisition, Time Warner Cable

Paulina Kelly

Product Marketing Manager, New Balance

Jill Gregory

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Industry Services, NASCAR

Aleia Naylor

Vice President, Marketing, Women's Sports Foundation

Shanelle Barrett

Triathlon Athlete, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Liz Arky

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

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Andrea Berry

Broadcast Media Consultant, Fox Networks Group

Laura Ramirez

Associate Producer, ESPN- Los Angeles Production Office

Carrie Kabat

Public Relations Manager, New Balance

Dr. Henry Friedman

Co Founder, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Lisa Stokes

Manager of Booking & Talent Production, ESPN

Suzanne Paxton

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

Julie Sobieski

VP, ESPN Programming

Jessica Holtz

Agent, CAA Sports

Kelly Pena

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

Sheldon Spencer

Editor/Communications, ESPN

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, National Hockey League

Jill Hotchkiss

VP Marketing + Creative, Disney

Alyson Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Tina Thornton

SVP Production, Multimedia Sponsorship Integration & Management Ops, ESPN

Sonja Henning

Sports Marketing, NIKE

Jacqueline Orellana

Marketing, Toyota

Carmelita Jeter

Track & Field Athlete

Ken Boudreau

Sr. Director ESPN Media Technologies, ESPN

Katie Myers

Executive, CAA Sports Consulting

Susy Jackson

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

Batoul Arnaout

Influencer, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Maria Rodriguez

DLA Piper LLP

Kathryn Schloessman

President, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission

Michele Roberts

Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association

Amy Huchthausen

Commissioner, America East Conference

Amanda Shalala

Sports Broadcaster, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Deidra Maddock

Vice President, Sports Management, ESPN

Brittany Cranston

Director of Communications, CytoSport/Muscle Milk

Julian Newman

Athlete, Basketball

Kimberly Wilson

VP, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, ESPN

Morgan Flatley

CMO, Gatorade

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Terence Keenan

Security, ESPN Global Security

Sue Bird

Professional Athlete, WNBA

Cecilia Vales

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

Kaitee Daley

Senior Editor, Social/Viral Content, ESPN

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Sue Enquist

Owner, Sue Enquist Coaching

Jamie Newman

Founder of Hoops of America, Basketball Coach

Lis Moss

Agent, CAA Sports

Mark Gainey

CEO, Strava Inc.

John Wildhack

EVP Programming & Production, ESPN

Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, The Vocal Awareness Institute

Julie Paterson

Paterson, Global Sports Mentoring Programme

Heidi Boynton

Executive Director, Mini Mermaid Running Club

Julia Mancuso

Olympic Ski Racer

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Cindy Whitehead

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

Wanda Young

VP Media and Digital Marketing, Walmart

Aaron LaBerge

EVP & Chief Technology Officer, ESPN

Corinne Nevinny

Chief Fitness Officer, Fight 2B Fit

Kavitha Davidson

Sports Columnist, Bloomberg View

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Jacqui Spence

Board Director, TPT Partners

Tonya Cornileus

VP, Learning & Org Development, ESPN Human Resources

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Hanna Fauzie

Managing Editor, GSMP

Dawn Scott

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

Melissa Isaacson

Writer, espnW

Patrick Stiegman

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

Katie Bourner

President Nantes Derby Girls, GSMP

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Kara Linse

Director, Global Sponsorship Marketing, Olympic Games, Visa

Karen Brodkin

President, Business Affairs, WME|IMG Worldwide

Pearl Davenport

Director - Marketing Production, Disney XD Marketing

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Dr. Kevin Stone

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Kevin Plank

Founder & CEO, Under Armour

Lauren Klopmeyer

Brand Partnerships, WME | IMG

Julie Shumaker

Vice President, PLAY, Zynga

Adriana Becerra

Exec Director, FOX Media Services

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Gretchen Bleiler

Olympic Snowboarder, Athlete

Lynn Olszowy

Feature Reporter/Producer, espnW

Nickolas Restivo

Social Media Marketing Manager, Muscle Milk

Sharon Lancu

Director, Initiative

Marina Escobar

VP Visual Technology, ESPN

Sean T Hanrahan

SVP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Aly Furch

Director of Client and Corporate Communications, BDA Sports Management

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Ali Bronson

Assoc Producer II, ESPN Radio

Jesse Lichtenberg

Marketing, BDA Sports Management

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Alana Nichols

Paralympian, Wheelchair Basketball and Alpine Skiing

Gina Porretti

Vice President, Production, Fox Sports

Heather Spears

PR Consultant, The Brand Amp

Russell Wolff

EVP & Managing Director, ESPN International

Yasmian Alsharshani

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

Nicole LaVoi

Associate Director, The Tucker Center

Maureen Huff

VP, Time Warner Cable

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Ann Meyers Drysdale

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

Justin Connolly

ESPN, Disney and ESPN Affiliate Sales and Marketing

Caroline Maher

Taekwondo Hall of Fame, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Linda Shetina Logan

Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Renee Wilson

Chief Client Officer, MSLGROUP

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Brent Gordon

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

Josette Persson

Executive Producer, Point Studio/Women in the World

Amy Stanton

Stanton & Company

Judith Sweet

Consultant, Gender Equity

Dima Alardah

Youth Team Leader, Social Entrepreneur

Cynthia Coredo

Program Manager, GSMP

Gwen Conley

Group Media Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

Veronica Osogo

Tennis Player, Global Sports Mentoring Program

Ashley Adam

Producer, ESPN

Joan Coraggio

Group Communications Director - Brand Integration, Saatchi & Saatchi

Adrienne Lofton

SVP, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour

Larissa de Leon

AMD, Mediavest

Sydney Davis

Director, Global Diveristy & Inclusion, AEG

Nancy Lough

President / Professor, Sport Marketing Association & UNLV

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, SportsCenter Co-Host

Kimberly Jarvis

ESPN Images Photo Coordinator, ESPN Images

David Williams

Corporate Communications, ESPN

Xavi Cortadellas

Cortadellas, Gatorade

Isaac Hinds

Senior Brand Manager - Specialty, CYTOSPORT

Lisa Murray

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Worldwide

Sue Wicks

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

Debbie Hesse

Executive Director, USA Swimming Foundation

Courtney Hamilton

Director, Fox Networks Group

Christina Lance

Manager, Championship Communications, United States Golf Association

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, SC & News, ESPN

Emily Hughes

Business Consultant, Google

Alicia McMachan

Financial advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Sarah Hillyer

Dr., University of Tennessee

Erin Hartman

COO, Beyond Sticks

Qunnie Lin

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Karen Dry

Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Mark Lewis

Executive Vice President of Championships & Alliances, NCAA

Meredith Walker

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

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