Going Off The Grid: Execs Discuss Netflix Queues, Favorite Bowl Game Names
"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, panelists tell us their favorite college bowl game name and dish on recent NFL suspensions for in-game hits.
- OVG Arena Alliance co-Chair and NHL Panthers Exec Chair Peter Luukko
-- Is constantly trying to react to changes in pop culture in order to create great venues and live experiences.
- IBM Program Dir of Sports & Entertainment Partnerships Elizabeth O'Brien
-- Likes fidget spinners and thinks "Carpool Karaoke" never gets old.
- Under Armour Senior VP/Global Brand Management Adrienne Lofton
-- Is most interested in the culture of proximity.
- Marketing Evaluations (Q Scores) Exec VP Henry Schafer
-- Is intrigued by the ways technology is changing entertainment and sports for consumers.
|Going Off The Grid|
|Musician you want to be for a day?||Favorite bowl game name?||First Pet?||Number of items on your Netflix queue?||NFL suspensions for hits have been...|
|Jim Morrison. The Doors were visionary.||I always loved the Rose Bowl.||Beagle mix||"Ray Donovan" and "Sons of Anarchy."||Indicative of a changing culture in sports|
|Lin Manuel Miranda||Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl||A turtle that my brother liberated||Who needs a queue? Spontaneity!
||A long time coming|
|Beyoncé||Celebration -- the HBCU bowl. Proud Howard alum.||German Shepherd-Lab mix named Ebony||
|Warranted based on fear/data surrounding CTE|
|Carlos Santana||Rose Bowl||Beagle-Fox Terrier mix -- smartest dog ever!||
Too many to count
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