50 Most Influential: No. 18 — Don Garber
Major League SoccerCHANGE FROM 2014: +1
MLS’s 20th season was perhaps its best one yet, further proving the merits of Garber’s long-term approach and growth strategy. With more global sponsors in the fold, a successful first year for its media rights deals and the addition of new international TV agreements, Garber’s plan to make MLS one of the world’s top soccer leagues by 2020 doesn’t seem far off.