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Moderator: Abraham Madkour

Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal / Daily / Global

Abraham Madkour brings more than 20 years of experience covering the business of sports and serves as Executive Editor of Sports Business Journal, Sports Business Daily/Global.  He is responsible for shaping the editorial direction of the publications while managing the entire editorial staff.  He also oversees the editorial content for the various conferences produced by the Sports Business Group, including the prestigious World Congress of Sports, Sports Business Awards and Forty Under 40 awards. Madkour writes weekly editorials and profile features of the management and leadership strategies of leading industry executives. He is a frequent industry speaker and serves as the lead moderator and editorial spokesman at all of the company’s events. 

Tuesday, October 16

ROUNDTABLE SESSION

Looking Ahead to the Next Generation of Media

Sarah Crennan, Head, Content, Yahoo Sports
Matt Hong, COO, Turner Sports
Peter Hutton, Head, Global Live Sports Programming, Facebook
Deepen Parikh, Partner, Courtside VC
Bill Squadron, Special Counsel, Genius Sports
Moderator: Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal / Daily / Global

FEATURED SESSION

Media Trends, Storytelling and Programming Around Big Events

Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production & Programming; Executive Producer, Telemundo World Cup
Moderator: Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal / Daily / Global

FEATURED INTERVIEW

Reimagining the Game:Launching the Fan-centric XFL in 2020 and Governing the League Through its Inaugural Year and Beyond

Oliver Luck, CEO & Commissioner, XFL Football League
Moderator: Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal / Daily / Global