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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.

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Lisa Murray

CMO
Octagon
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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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Stephanie Maes

Director, Sports Partnerships
MGM Resorts International
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Ken Gibbs Jr

Global Head, Social Media Strategy
Spotify
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Marissa Mast

Brand Marketing
DoorDash
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Phil Cook

CMO
WNBA
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Sean Brown

Head of Sports
Clubhouse
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Dianna Kraus

Global MD, Sports
FleishmanHillard
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chad easterling

Co-Founder & CEO
OBSIDIANWORKS
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Heidi Browning

CMO
NHL
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amy anderson

Managing Director, Content
NASCAR
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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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Anne Marie Gianutsos

CMO
Drone Racing League
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sarah crennan

VP, Head of Content, DTC
NBA
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Rachel Fleitell

COO
Thirty Five Ventures
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Ricardo Fort

Founder
Sport by Fort
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Holger Hansen

Executive Director, Sports
Accenture
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Gerard Littlejohn

Senior Director, Social Impact
GMR Marketing
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Abigail Weintraub

VP, Brand Strategy & Management
LA28
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Basia Wojcik

VP, Sports
The Marketing Arm
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Jared Kleinstein

Founder
Fresh Tape Media
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michael bucklin

VP Digital Content
FOX Sports
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Sara Toussaint

Partner & Managing Director
Underdog Ventures Team
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Marcus Minifee

VP Global Partner Marketing
NBA
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Tim Greenberg

EVP, Production & Branded Content
World Surf League
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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
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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
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Alex Flanagan

Sr. VP, Media Agent
The Familie
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Zach Leonsis

SVP Strategic Initiatives
Monumental Sports & Ent
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Jenna Fidellow

SVP, Content & Partnerships
Havas Sports & Entertainment
Blake Stuchin

Blake Stuchin

VP, Digital Media BD
NFL
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Mary Spio

CEO
CEEK
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Amy Choyne

CMO
USTA
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Noah Syken

VP, Sports & Ent Partnerships
IBM
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Jillian Frechette

SVP, Marketing
NJ Devils & Prudential Center
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MICK

DJ
Investor & Entrepreneur
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Melissa Proctor

CMO
Atlanta Hawks
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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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Director, Digital Innovation
PGA Tour
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Andrew Arnot

Group Account Director
FIG
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Bonnie Bernstein

Veteran Sports Journalist
Founder, Walk Swiftly Productions
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Alexander Michaelsen

Executive Creative Director
Jung von Matt SPORTS
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Ariel Johnson Lin

Exec Dir, Sports & Ent Marketing
JPMorgan Chase