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Faces and Places


Executives discussed the hot trends in sports media at the 15th annual Sports Media & Technology conference last week in New York City.

Photos by Marc Bryan-Brown

Michael White, DirecTV’s chairman, president and CEO, looked out on today’s media landscape.

Twitter COO Ali Rowghani talked about his company’s continued significance in sports media.

Ted Leonsis of Monumental Sports & Entertainment provided his take on content, distribution and opportunities in a multiplatform world.


Among the panelists were Brian Rolapp (above) of NFL Media and Bill Daly (below) of the NHL, part of “Sports Media Headlines of the Day: Perspectives from the Top,” and Don Cornwell (below Daly) of Morgan Stanley, who discussed “Investing in Sports Media: What’s Hot, What’s Not and What We Can Expect Down the Road.”



Rob Temple and Sean Hanrahan of ESPN and Rob Stecklow of DirecTV

Geoff Reiss and Lauren Fraser of Twitter and Scott Turken of ESPN


Mitchell Ziets of Tipping Point Sports with the NHL’s Bill Daly


David Paro of Deep Alliance Marketing and Keith Cutler of LockerDome


Matthew Lederer and Dustin Hayes of Comcast and Art Marquez of Pac-12 Enterprises

Chris Russo of CR Media Ventures, Doug Billman of Progress Partners, Bill Moses of Red Sea and Frank Hawkins of Scalar Media Partners


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