50 Most Influential: Casey Wasserman
Chairman & CEO
Wasserman Media Group
CHANGE FROM 2012: +4Wasserman’s clout continues to grow, with trusted friendships and connections at the highest levels in sports. His power base was also evident by glowing profiles on both coasts in The New York Times and Hollywood Reporter. We’ve talked about his advocacy for sports and strong philanthropy and social responsibility initiatives, but don’t overlook the fact that his agency continues to be behind many of the most innovative deals in sports, including Verizon’s billion-dollar extension with the NFL.