50 Most Influential: No. 20 — Casey Wasserman
Chairman & CEO
Wasserman Media GroupCHANGE FROM 2013: -1
Some wonder what the end game is for Wasserman’s sports interests — whether it’s NFL team ownership in Los Angeles or something else. But few have his Rolodex or connections, and leading Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics is another legacy driver in his hometown.
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