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Sports Business Journal Unveils Forty Under 40 Class Of '19

Sports Business Journal/Daily is pleased to announce our annual list of 40 execs who will be recognized for excellence and innovation in their careers, all before the age of 40. All 40 execs will be featured in the March 25 issue of Sports Business Journal, where the stories of their career paths and successes will be shared. They also will be honored at our annual Forty Under 40 gala, April 4, at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Calif.

NBA Senior VP/Direct To Consumer Christopher Benyarko
Octagon Senior VP/Media Rights Consulting Daniel Cohen
The Montag Group Senior VP/Talent Gideon Cohen
SeatGeek co-Founder Russ D'Souza
MLS Senior VP/Properties & Events Camilo Durana
NBPA Deputy General Counsel David Foster
CAA Sports Co-Head of Basketball Marketing Lloyd Frischer
ESPN VP & Exec Producer of ESPN Films & Original Content Libby Geist
Mastercard North America Head of Sponsorships Michael Goldstein
49ers/Elevate President & CEO Al Guido
NFL VP/Media Strategy & Business Development Amanda Herald
Wasserman VP/Brands Broderick Hicks
Genesco Sports Enterprises VP/Corporate Consulting Bill Hudock
Boston College AD Martin Jarmond
Legends Senior Project Manager Shelby Jordan
Intel Corp. Global Senior Dir of Olympics, Sports & New Technologies Stephanie Joukoff
Dodgers President of Dodgers Business Enterprise Tucker Kain
DraftKings CRO & co-Founder Matt Kalish
JPMorgan Chase Exec Dir & Head of Private Bank Sports Finance Group Brian Kantarian
YouTube Head of Sports Partnerships Tim Katz
U.S. Bank VP/Head of Sponsorships & Experiential Marketing Chris Lee
MS&E Senior VP/Strategic Initiatives & Monumental Sports Network GM Zach Leonsis
Facebook North America Live Sports Programming Lead Devi Mahadevia
Golf Channel Exec VP/Strategy Will McIntosh
Luker on Trends Senior Partner & Exec Dir of ESPN Sports Poll Chad Menefee
Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer (Blizzard Entertainment)
HBO Exec VP Peter Nelson
IMG College VP & Associate General Counsel Ashley Page
Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment CRO Jake Reynolds
Riot Games co-Head of Esports Whalen Rozelle
Eventellect co-Founder Patrick Ryan
Proskauer Partner Frank Saviano
Learfield Chief Strategy & Development Officer Rob Schneider
Relevent CEO Daniel Sillman
American Gaming Association Senior VP/Public Affairs Sara Slane
Bank of America Senior VP/Global Sponsorship Marketing Joseph Smith
Evolution Media Principal Fabian Stechel
Cowboys VP/Corporate Partnerships Sales & Service Eric Sudol
MLB Senior VP/League Economics & Operations Morgan Sword
Univ. of West Virginia Deputy AD & COO Keli Zinn
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