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Power Players: Ed Desser, Desser Sports Media

Ed Desser and wife Eydie outside Staples Center
Photo by: LEA BARRY PORTER
ED DESSER

President
Desser Sports Media

Desser’s career spans the launch and growth of the RSN business in the United States. Over this time, he has worked at one time or another with almost every RSN in the business. As president of Desser Sports Media, he has negotiated more than 50 team deals worth around $27 billion, including Time Warner Cable’s transactions with both the Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers.