Speakers 2019

CEO
Drake’s Organic Spirits

 
Director of Stadium Services
Green Bay Packers

 
Director of Service and Activation
Kansas City Chiefs

 
President
Indianapolis Motor Speedway

 
Managing Sports Principal
Russell S.P.A.C.E. Venues Group

 
Speaker, Author
“Why Can’t You’” Podcast Host

 
Assistant Athletics Director for Development, Operations
University of Illinois Athletics

 
President of Interactive Gaming
MGM Resorts International

 
Co-Founder and Head of Business Development
3D Digital Venue

 
Founder & CEO
Game Face, Inc.

 
Duane Cummings, Co-Founder, The Speakers Guild of America and CEO, The Sensational Group LLC
Co-Founder, The Speakers Guild of America
CEO, The Sensational Group

 
Sean Decker
Senior Vice President of Operations and Events
Texas Rangers

 
Senior Director of Ticketing & Business Intelligence
Chicago Fire Soccer Club

 
President, Sales and Marketing
MacKenzie Corporation

 
Senior Director, Guest and Culinary Experience
Pacers Sports & Entertainment

 
Principal, Sports Practice Leader
Johnson Consulting

 
Reporter
Crain’s Chicago Business

 
Paul Epstein, Director of Partnerships & Leadership Development, BW Leadership Institute 
Director of Partnerships & Leadership Development
BW Leadership Institute

 
Senior Vice President of Ticket Sales, Service, Marketing & Club Operations
Chicago Fire Soccer Club

 
Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Chicago Cubs

 
Assistant AD, Ticket Sales & Client Experience
University of Miami

 
President
Milwaukee Bucks

 
Co-Founder, Human Kind Holistic Consulting Firm;
Owner of Wolf Tribe a division of Philip Folsom Programs

 
Director of Premium Seating Services
Minnesota Vikings

 
Founder & CEO
WAVEWORK

 
VP, Premium Ticketing
Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment

 
President
Carolina Panthers

 
Vice President, Premium Partnerships
Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils

 
Director, Premium, Membership, and Suite Sales
San Diego Padres

 
Director, Premium Seating & Season Ticket Sales
Philadelphia Union

 
Product Manager
Ungerboeck

 
Chief Learning Officer and Co-Founder
Inspiration Sports Business Institute, LLC

 
Executive Director of Arena Operations
T-Mobile Arena

 
Vice President of Marketing
DialSource

 
Executive Vice President of Fan Engagement
Fund Raisers Sports

 
Founder, Chief of Experience
Holoscene

 
VP, Premium Seating and Group Sales
Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, Amalie Arena

 
Founder & CEO
OneMob

 
VP Commercial Operations
Arena Americas, Division of the Arena Group

 
CEO
Horrow Sports Ventures

 
Owner
Hunden Strategic Partners

 
Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer
Texas Rangers Baseball Club

 
Director of Premium Operations
Xcel Energy Center

 
Creative Director
Hornall Anderson

 
Senior Director, Premium Sales
Milwaukee Bucks

 
President
516 Business Solutions

 
Executive Director of Business Development & Premium Partnerships
The Detroit Lions - Ford Field

 
Founder + Chief Architect
Generator Studio

 
Senior Manager, NHL Club Business & Analytics
National Hockey League

 
Vice President, Premium Services
Levy

 
Head of Global Sports
Nepa

 
Partner
SPD/Chicago

 
Director of Sales
Chicago White Sox

 
Managing Director
Pitch Lab

 
Experience Technology Consultant
Electrosonic

 
Co-Founder, Senior Consultant
Southwestern Consulting

 
Founder
Power Body Language

 
President
Complex Sports & Entertainment

 
Fan Experience Expert
7 Star Service

 
Director of Sales
Tampa Bay Rays

 
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer,
Hickory Street Capital

 
General Manager, Club Wembley
The FA Group

 
Vice President
CAA ICON

 
Sr. Director of Ticket Sales and Premium Seating
San Francisco Giants

 
Founder & Design Director
Generator Studio

 
Director, Membership & Premium Sales
Canucks Sports & Entertainment

 
Vice President,
Wrigley Field Restoration and Expansion

 
Vice President of Global Sports and Events Sales
MGM Resorts International

 
Executive Vice President/COO
United Center

 
Principal
EwingCole

 
Vice President, Sales
Tyson Group

 
Premium Services Manager
Detroit Lions

 
Russ Simons
Chief Listening Officer, Managing Partner
Venue Solutions Group

 
Director
Populous Design Build

 
Director of Tickets - Premium Services & Events
Indianapolis Indians

 
Senior Director of Training and Development
Sports Business Solutions

 
Senior Director, Ticket Sales and Membership Services
San Diego Padres

 
Director of Luxury Sales & Services
Hornets Sports & Entertainment

 
Special Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP

 
Director of Athletics
University of Illinois

 
Director of Premium Sales
Orlando Magic

 
Executive Vice President of  Development
Levy

 
Sports Practice Director
Dimensional Innovations

 
Chief Executive Officer
Minnesota United FC

 
Founder
Empowerment of a Salesperson