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Kay Koplovitz

Founder, USA Networks, USA Networks International, and Sci-Fi Channel; Co-Founder & Chairman, Springboard Enterprise; Managing Partner, Springboard Growth Capital; Board Member, CA Technologies, ION Media

Tuesday, April 17

Champions Awards Presentation

Pioneers and Innovators in Sports Business

Paul Beeston, President Emeritus, Toronto Blue Jays
Sal Galatioto, President, Galatioto Sports Partners
Howard Ganz, Co-Head, Sports Law Group, Proskauer
Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Networks, USA Networks International, and Sci-Fi Channel; Co-Founder & Chairman, Springboard Enterprise; Managing Partner, Springboard Growth Capital; Board Member, CA Technologies, ION Media
Ben C. Sutton, Jr., Founder and Managing Partner, Teall Capital Partners
John Wooten, Chairman, Fritz Pollard Alliance

Champions Panel Discussion: Reflecting on a Career in Sports with an Eye on the Future

In one of World Congress’ most popular sessions, the recipients of SportsBusiness Journal’s prestigious honor, “Champions: Pioneers and Innovators in Sports Business,” will reflect on their years in sports. These industry veterans will share stories of their highlights — and challenges — of a career in sports. Offering a mix of anecdotes, humor and advice, while looking toward the future, these executives always give the audience a memorable ride. This year, you will hear from:

Sal Galatioto, President, Galatioto Sports Partners
Howard Ganz, Co-Head, Sports Law Group, Proskauer
Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Networks, USA Networks International, and Sci-Fi Channel; Co-Founder & Chairman, Springboard Enterprise; Managing Partner, Springboard Growth Capital; Board Member, CA Technologies, ION Media
Ben C. Sutton, Jr., Founder and Managing Partner, Teall Capital Partners
Moderator: Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor, SportsBusiness Daily/Journal