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Miheer Walavalkar

Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer
LiveLike

Miheer Walavalkar is the co-CEO and co-founder of LiveLike, a technology company delivering the best live sports social experiences to fans on any mobile platform. At LiveLike, Walavalkar is responsible for leading global strategy, business development and fundraising efforts.  He brings a strong background in sports business and technology to the LiveLike team where he has secured multiple partnerships with top networks to broadcast major sporting events from the Super Bowl to the World Cup.

Prior to his role at LiveLike, he served as chief business officer then later CEO, of YouFoot, a UK-based tech startup that works with soccer federations and teams around the world. Before this, he was the co-founder and head of business development for Zaya (formerly TeachAClass), an India-based education technology company for students in low-income schools. The company received multiple awards including NASSCOM’s Social Innovation Honor and the Global Education Challenge, and Miheer was subsequently recognized as one of CNBC’s India ‘Young Entrepreneurs.’ He was previously honored by Sports Business Journal as part of their annual “40 Under 40” list.

He graduated with a masters in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Wednesday, October 31

Fan Consumption: How Can Brands Capitalize on OTT?

The biggest players and stakeholders in the sports streaming space will discuss the rise of OTT, the opportunities currently available for brands and what the future of sports streaming looks like for fans.

Dan Cohen, Senior Vice President, Octagon
Geoff Reiss, General Manager & Vice President, Yahoo Sports, Oath
Jeff Volk, Senior Vice President, Head of Business and Revenue, deltatre
Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer, LiveLike
Moderator: John Ourand, Reporter, Sports Business Journal