50 Most Influential: No. 25 — Bob Bowman
President & CEO
MLB Advanced MediaCHANGE FROM 2013: +15
Already innovating across multiple areas of the sports media and entertainment landscape, Bowman has deepened his power within baseball and is poised to become the league’s chief revenue officer behind new Commissioner Rob Manfred. Nearly every on-field and fan experience advancement in the sport, from expanded instant replay to advanced analytics and seat upgrades, runs through Bowman’s shop in some fashion.
Media reporter John Ourand and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss Bob Bowman's position at No. 25 on our list as well as the other media members represented among this year's Most Influential sports business executives.