| Jan 18, 2015 | 2 min read

Jaunt VR and Discovery Communications add a new dimension to Leaders Sport Business Summit in New York


Jens Christensen, Chief Executive Officer, Jaunt VR and David Zaslav, President & CEO, Discovery Communications, are the latest additions to the speaker line-up for the Leaders Sport Business Summit in New York.

Jaunt VR are experts in creating cinematic virtual reality experiences and Jens will provide a unique insight into how VR can bring a deeper, more immersive experience to sport. Heading up heavyweight media and entertainment company, Discovery Communications, David is perfectly placed to look ahead and explore the opportunities in sports media. Both will help us unearth upcoming trends and explore what fans might be looking for in five years’ time and beyond.

They join a world class panel of global speakers set to take to the stage in New York including Steve Easterbrook, Senior Executive Vice President & Global Chief Brand Officer, McDonalds, Ian Ayre, CEO, Liverpool FC, Ivan Gazidis, CEO, Arsenal FC, Mark Waller, EVP International, NFL, Guy-Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director, UEFA, Wyc Grousbeck, Co-Owner, Managing Partner & Governor, Boston Celtics, Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman, Hublot and Brent Dewar, COO, NASCAR.

The Leaders Sport Business Summit is taking place at The TimesCenter in New York on 4-5 March 2015. Last year the event brought together over 300 delegates across 20 different sports and 25 countries – this year the event is in a new home, has been extended to two days and will welcome over 500 international delegates.

James Worrall, CEO, Leaders commented: “The entertainment, sports and technology industries are all developing at a rapid rate and with that comes great opportunity to share inspirational learnings from across different sectors. We’re delighted that Jens Christensen and David Zaslav will be joining us as I know they will add invaluable insight into how digital, content and media can push boundaries in the future of sport.”

The Leaders Sport 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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