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Working in the sports industry or looking to get break into it? Join us for a panel at GameChanger's HQ which will cover the future of Sports Tech with leaders from Overtime, OpenSponsorship, and more.
Brandon Rhodes, Director of Brand Partnerships & Business Development, Overtime
Brandon was the second revenue hire at Overtime where he serves as the Director of Brand Partnerships. Overtime is a sports network for the next generation of fans that reaches 35 million unique viewers each month. Since joining, Brandon ushered in partnerships with top brands such as UA, Nike, and McDonald’s.
Previously, Brandon spent five years at Gatorade in various marketing roles. Most recently, Brandon worked in digital strategy producing several award-winning social media campaigns. You can follow him on social media @overtimebrandon
Ishveen Ananad, Founder & CEO of OpenSponsorship
Ishveen turned her experiences of being a sports agent and a management consultant into the world's smartest and largest marketplace connecting brands to athletes for marketing deals.
The platform boasts over 5000 athletes, brand clients like Anhueser Busch and Vitamin Shoppe and deals completed include Todd Gurley and Draymond Green. Ishveen is an Oxford University graduate, was included on the Forbes 30U30 sports list, and named on CIO's top female CEOs to watch.
Matt Wheeler, Co-Founder of SportsRecruits
Matt Wheeler Co-Founded SportsRecruits in 2008. SportsRecruits is a platform high school athletes use to market themselves to college coaches. Every college coach across every NCAA sport is a registered user of SportsRecruits.
Matt went to Wesleyan University where he was a four-year letter winner and captain of the 2015 squad that saw Wesleyan's first ever trip to the NCAAs.
Sean Salci, Sports & Entertainment Lawyer & Manager
Sean is a Sports & Entertainment lawyer and manager who specializes in getting Professional NBA, NFL Athletes, and Entertainers, "off the court" endorsements, brand partnerships, and strategic alliances. He has worked with athletes from the New York Giants, New York Jets, Boston Celtics, and more.
6:15 PM Mingling & Introductions; Light Snack & Refreshments
6:30 PM Feedback Pitch: 2 Early Stage Startups (e: [masked] to be Chosen)
7 PM Panel of Experts + Q & A
7:45 PM Business Development Networking
Thank you our awesome venue sponsor GameChanger for providing their space. Discover the apps that are empowering over 200,000 youth sports teams https://gc.com/.