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ACADEMY MEMBERS

Comprised of industry leaders, athletes, creators, and entertainers, the Engagement Academy plays a vital role in driving an engaging and inclusive future of sports content and experiences.

Jennifer Alvarez (1)

Jennifer Alvarez

VP Creative & Digital Marketing
Miami Heat
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Kazeem Famuyide

Host &
Content Creator
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Jessica Robertson

Chief Content Officer
& TOGETHXR
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Josh Hart

NBA Athlete & Podcast Host
LightHarted
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sarah crennan

VP, Head of Content
Yahoo Sports
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Tricia Clarke-Stone

CEO
WP Narrative_
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Ricardo Fort

Founder
Sport by Fort
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Holger Hansen

Managing Partner
Jung von Matt/SPORTS
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doug bernstein

GM
House of Highlights
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Selena Castillo

Creative Director
Duke Women's Basketball
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Dan Box

VP Strategy
EA Sports
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Rachel Jacobson

President
Drone Racing League
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michael bucklin

VP Digital Content
FOX Sports
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Sara Toussaint

VP, Sports Marketing
Wells Fargo
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Marcus Minifee

VP Global Partner Marketing
NBA
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matt hillman

Founding Partner
Cut + Sew
stephanie maes

Stephanie Maes

Director, Sports Partnerships
MGM Resorts International
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Ken Gibbs Jr

Global Head, Social Media Strategy
Spotify
marissa-mast

Marissa Mast

VP Social Media & Brand Marketing
Arizona Coyotes
pat-lacroix

Pat LaCroix

Global Mktg & Brand Partnerships
Bose
sean brown

Sean Brown

Head of Sports
Clubhouse
dianna kraus

Dianna Kraus

Global MD, Sports
FleishmanHillard
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chad easterling

Co-Founder & CEO
OBSIDIANWORKS
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Allyson Doker

Head of Social Media
UBS Americas
Shiz Suzuki

Shiz Suzuki

VP, Global Experiential Marketing
American Express
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Dev Sethi

Head of Sports
Instagram
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Elisa Padilla

Brand Builder
& CMO
patrick-wixted

patrick wixted

SVP
Ketchum
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anmol malhotra

Head of Sports Partnerships
Snap
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Josh Grunberg

Head of Partnerships
Team Whistle
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Jarvis Sam

VP, Global Diversity
Nike
alex-flanagan

Alex Flanagan

Sr. VP, Media Agent
The Familie
zach-leonsis

Zach Leonsis

SVP Strategic Initiatives
Monumental Sports & Ent
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Sandra Lopez

VP/GM
Intel
Blake Stuchin

Blake Stuchin

VP, Digital Media BD
NFL
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Taylor Rooks

Host & Content Creator
Bleacher Report
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Tyger Danger

Director, Communications
Bleacher Report
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TJ Adeshola

Head of Sports
Twitter
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Marissa Fernandez

Advisor
& Consultant
Evan Parker

Evan Parker

SVP, GM
The Athletic
Kelsey Taylor

Kelsey Taylor

Sports Partnerships
Twitter
Jennifer Van Dijk

Jennifer Van Dijk

CEO
Hoonigan
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Jimmy Spencer

VP Athlete Relations
SpringHill Company
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devon fox

Director, Digital Innovation
PGA Tour