2011

2011

LEADERS IN DIGITAL SPORT 2011

On the 6th October 2011, the Leaders in Digital Sport conference was officially launched in front of a sell-out 250 audience of top digital and marketing executives in sport. This high-profile event offered a series of fascinating keynote presentations by industry leaders such as Bob Bowman, President of MLB Advanced Media, Ralph Rivera, Director of Future Media at the BBC and Andrew Wilson, Executive VP of EA Sports, and in-depth panel debates on topics including the impact of social media on sport, how the next generation of sports fans will access and interact with content, and commercialising digital assets.

Speakers
The conference brought together world leaders including Jessica Verilli, Business Development Director, Twitter; Roy Meredith, VP Strategy, Square Eniz; David Gibbs, Director of Mobile Applications and Services, BSkyB; Richard Ayers, Director of Digital Media, Manchester City FC; Bob Bowman, President and CEO, MLB Advanced Media; Andrew Wilson, Executive VP, EA Sports; Ralph Rivera, Director of Future Media, BBC; Steve Norris, Head of Sport, BT; Phil Sharpe, Senior VP, New Media and Strategy, Turner Broadcasting; Simon Denyer, Joint CEO, Perform; Richard Fitzgerald, CEO, Racecourse Media Group; Tom Gleeson, VP International Digital Media, ESPN