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Volume 24 No. 157
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SportsBusiness Journal Unveils '11 Class of Forty Under 40

SportsBusiness Journal this week announced its annual Forty Under 40 class. Members of this year's class will be honored March 31 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami during the 10th annual IMG World Congress of Sports. The names of those selected are listed below.

NFL VP/Legal & Business Affairs Jay Bauman
Just Marketing Int'l Founder & CEO Zak Brown
Univ. of Arizona AD Greg Byrne
Nike Brand CFO Andrew Campion
Disney and ESPN Senior VP/National Accounts Justin Connolly
Kansas State Univ. AD John Currie
CAA Sports Marketing Exec Paul Danforth
Richards Sports & Entertainment Principal Kern Egan
Octagon Exec VP & Head of Marketing Solutions Group Jeff Ehrenkranz
Legends Premium Sales President and Cowboys Senior VP/Sales & Booking Chad Estis
Fox Broadcasting Co. VP/Fox Sports Sales Mark Evans
Red Sox Exec VP/Business Affairs Jonathan Gilula
NBA Europe Senior VP Sophie Goldschmidt
AEG Global Partnerships President Todd Goldstein
Comcast Sports Group Exec VP & Chief Digital Officer Eric Grilly
Jets Exec VP/Business Operations Matt Higgins
Qcue CEO Barry Kahn Founder & CEO David Katz Senior VP & GM Jason Kint
Saints co-Owner & Exec VP Rita Benson LeBlanc
ESPN VP/Programming & Acquisitions Leah Buhl LaPlaca
GMR Marketing VP & GM Adam Lippard
IMG College Senior VP/U.S. Business Development Lawton Logan
GroupM Entertainment & Sports Partnerships CEO Greg Luckman
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Managing Dir Scott Milleisen
WMG Managing Exec for Basketball Management Bob Myers
NASCAR VP/Strategic Development Eric Nyquist
Gatorade North America President Sarah Robb O'Hagan
MLS Timbers Owner & President Merritt Paulson
Foley & Lardner LLP Partner & Vice Chair Irwin Raij
AEG Facilities CFO Rob Reed
Helios Partners COO Chris Sanders
USOC Chief Communications Officer Patrick Sandusky
Coca-Cola Co. Group Dir for Worldwide Sports & Entertainment Marketing Emmanuel Seuge
MSG Sports Senior VP/Sales Ron Skotarczak
MLBPA Dir of Business Affairs & Licensing and Senior Counsel for Business Timothy Slavin
MetLife Dir of Sports Marketing Kim Taylor
MLB Rangers Exec VP/Ticket Sales & Marketing Todd Taylor
WTA Senior VP/Global Marketing & Communications Andrew Walker
NBA Digital VP/Content Albert Vertino