Forty executives across sports selected for Game Changers class of 2019
Forty women in senior leadership roles across sports business have been selected for recognition next month as part of Sports Business Journal’s ninth annual class of Game Changers.
They will be featured in the Sept. 16 issue of SBJ and honored on Sept. 17 in New York at the Game Changers: Women in Sports Business conference.
The conference will include a “From the C-Suite” series featuring new WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert; Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynthia Marshall; Nancy Lieberman, head coach of the Big3 Power team and founder and CEO of Nancy Lieberman Charities; Kim Davis, NHL executive vice president of social impact, growth initiatives and legislative affairs; and Loretta Claiborne, chief inspiration officer for the Special Olympics. The art of negotiation will be the topic of a one-on-one interview with Mori Taheripour, a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, Sept. 17
Marriott Marquis Times Square
Visit www.game-changers-conference.com to register.
Also, the conference will feature the fourth year of the CSM Mentoring Challenge, which will match 15 previous Game Changers honorees with 15 women early in their careers in sports business seeking guidance and a network of women.
The daylong conference will conclude with special recognition for the Game Changers class of 2019.
For more information about the conference and to read about previous Game Changers, visit www.game-changers-conference.com.
Game Changers Class of 2019
Megan Hughes Allison
Genesco Sports Enterprises
POV Sports Marketing
New York Road Runners
National Hockey League
The Montag Group
Big Ten Conference
Women’s National Basketball Players Association
Major League Baseball
The Madison Square Garden Company
Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx
West Coast Conference
Soldier Field – SMG
NBC Sports Group
New York Red Bulls
Ana Shapiro Queenan
Evolution Media Capital
National Football League
Tara Gutkowski Schwartz
National Basketball Association
Scout Sports & Entertainment
Minnesota United FC
San Jose Sharks
Seattle Storm and Force 10 Management
Warsaw Sports Marketing Center at the University of Oregon