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Sports Business Awards: Judges panel

Independent, outside judges sat on various committees in helping determine the winners of the 2016 Sports Business Awards. Earlier this month, the committees met and deliberated on 15 of the 17 categories. The following are the judges and their respective committees. We want to thank them for their valuable insight during this process.

Two categories (Athletic Director and Sports Executive) were selected solely by a SportsBusiness Journal/Daily editorial committee.

Lee Berke, LHB Sports, Entertainment & Media (Breakthrough, Digital, Media, Sponsor)
Dockery Clark, BlueCap Marketing (Breakthrough, Digital, Media, Sponsor)
Eric Fernandez, SportsDesk Media (Corporate, Event Marketing, Property, Talent)
Derrick Heggans, Team Turnaround (Breakthrough, Digital, Media, Sponsor)
Steve Horowitz, Inner Circle Sports (Corporate, Event Marketing, Property, Talent)
Sue Hunt (Corporate, Event Marketing, Property, Talent)
Jeff Husvar, SportsPlus Properties (Mobile, Social, Technology)
Steve Lauletta, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (Corporate, Event Marketing, Property, Talent)
Ed O’Hara, SME (Event, Facility, League, Team)
Vicky Picca, Fanatics (Mobile, Technology)
Geoff Reiss, Flattery (Mobile, Social, Technology)
Shripal Shah, Moko Social Media (Mobile, Social, Technology)
Dan Shanoff, Monumental Sports Network/Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Breakthrough, Digital, Media, Sponsor)
Dan Singer, McKinsey & Co. (Mobile, Social, Technology)
Malcolm Turner, NBA D-League (Breakthrough, Digital, Media, Sponsor)
Glenn Wong, Arizona State University (Event, Facility, League, Team)
Dana Zimmer, Tribune Media (Event, Facility, League, Team)