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BigTeams Names Clay Walker CEO, Gains Funding For Major National Expansion

04 / 23 / 14

Website and software solutions firm BigTeams has hired CLAY WALKER as its CEO and “recently closed a venture capital funding round aimed at fueling a major national expansion,” according to Eric Fisher of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. Walker joins the company “after two years” a...

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08/26/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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08/23/96
SPORTS INDUSTRIALISTS

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/23/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: CBS, Fila USA, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Suns, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: NASCAR, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Wieden Kennedy

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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