| Feb 18, 2015

Intel’s Futurist, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy’s Secretary General and US Olympic Committee’s CMO join the line-up of speakers at The Leaders Sport Business Summit, New York

Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy; Lisa Baird, Chief Marketing Officer, US Olympic Committee; and Brian David Johnson, Futurist and Principal Engineer, Intel will add to an already diverse agenda of topics set to inspire the future of the industry by considering critical questions in sport right now: ‘What does the road to Qatar 2022 look like?’, ‘What does it take to grow one of the biggest sporting events in the world?’, and ‘How can you predict the future of sport?’.

They join a world-class speaker line-up taking to the stage at The TimesCenter in two weeks, featuring: Ian Ayre, CEO, Liverpool FC; Keith Dawkins, SVP and General Manager,Nicktoons, TeenNick and Nick Jr., Nickelodeon; Paul McGinley, Captain, Europe Ryder Cup Team; Billy King, General Manager, Brooklyn Nets; Jens Christensen, CEO, Jaunt VR; Eric Shanks, President, Fox Sports Media Group; David Blitzer, Co-Owner, Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils; Denise Karkos, CMO, TD Ameritrade; Ivan Gazidis, CEO, Arsenal FC; Brett Yormark, CEO, Brooklyn Nets; Mark Waller, EVP International, NFL; David Zaslav, President, Discovery Communications; Guy-Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director, UEFA; Sal LaRocca, President, Global Operations & Merchandising, NBA; Wyc Grousbeck, Co-Owner, Managing Partner & Governor, Boston Celtics; Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman, Hublot; and Brent Dewar, COO, NASCAR.

In its second US edition, The Leaders Sport Business Summit has a new home at one of the most prestigious venues in New York, The TimesCenter, has added a second day of thought-provoking content and welcomes 500 of the most senior individuals in global sport.

Senior global representatives from over 40 countries and 30 sportsare confirmed to attend, including leading executives from over 40 brands. Attendees can expect to be joined by senior representatives from the likes of Coca-Cola, Brooklyn Nets, BMW Motorsport, Atlanta Falcons, NFL, Arsenal FC, Sacramento Kings, Microsoft, The FA, Twitter, UFC, FC Barcelona, Ernst & Young, AS Roma, NBA, Fox Sports, Citigroup, Mastercard, Discovery, DC United and CONCACAF amongst many more.

Leaders CEO James Worrall commented: “We’re delighted to announce that Hassan, Lisa and Brian will be joining us in New York for the Leaders Sport Business Summit as I know they will make the audience stop and think, innovate and shape their future strategy. With only two weeks to go until the event, we’re excited to open the doors to the global sports community.”

The Leaders Sport Business Summit, New York will be operating a strict invitation process with only 500 places available to Director level executives in sport worldwide. If you are interested in attending please click the button below:

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