October 9-11, 2013 | St. Regist Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

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Nancy Major

Kacy Catanzaro

Tiana B. Holt

Tina Thornton

Cindy Whitehead

Pro Skateboarder & Founder of Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word, Sports Stylist

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Hilary Knight

Jeremy Schaap

Beth Bass

WBCA

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Luz Amuchastegui

Program Director, El Desafio Foundation (Argentina) 2013 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Langely McNeal

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Christina King

Michael Millay

Sasha DiGiulian

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Mehman Karimov

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Amanda Carmichael

Tonya Antonucci

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Allison Kallish

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Elena Delle Donne

Amanda Heaton

Larry Scott

Alicia McConnell

Director of Training Sites and Community Partnerships for the United States Olympic Committee

Andrea Chu

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Sue Enquist

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Brittney Griner

Sue Rodin

Sarah Hirshland

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Porter Littlepage

Nefertiti Walker

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Glenna Patton

Peg Moline

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Isaac Hinds

Patricia Betron

SVP, ESPN, ESPN

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Lee Ann Daly

Laura Desmond

Katie Mundell

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Sloane Stephens

Leslie Gittess

Grace Kiraguri

Founding Director and Managing Director, Icon Sports Marketing Ltd. 2012 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Adriana Becerra

Anucha Browne

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Rosalyn Durant

Sheryl Swoopes

Six time WNBA All Star and Three Time Defensive Player of the Year

Christine Plonsky

Ibtihaj Muhammad

U.S. Department of State, Sports Ambassador USA Fencing National Team

Stefanie Dolson

Kat Kirsch Alford

Jane McManus

Matthew Weeks

Elena Hight

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Diane Penny

Lindsay Colas

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Dana Allen

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Donald McPherson

Activist, Educator, Feminist, Entrepreneur College Football Hall of Famer

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Minda Santiago Garvens

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Michele Foley

Winter Vinecki

Joanna Rice

Director of Finance & Strategy for ESPN Publishing, Licensing & espnW

Adriana Rizzo

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Kathleen Francis

Chair/President, Women in Sports & Events (WISE)

Katie Raymond

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Greta Gaines

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Gabby Reece

Alana Glass

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Katie Kotkins

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Joy Russo

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Amy Huchthausen

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Kerin Hempel

Leads the Strategy & Planning department at New York Road Runners (NYRR)

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Gretchen Bleiler

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Mary O'Connor

Vice President of Olympic Marketing and Global Platforms for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm (TMA)

Julie Moeller

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Henry Friedman

Co-Director, Collegiate Athlete Premedical Experience (CAPE) Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Keli Lee

Jackie Stasi

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Michelle Kwan

Senior Advisor for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Dept. of State

Julie Juarez

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX, KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

John Skipper

President, ESPN, Inc. Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Jessica Cassity

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Leah LaPlaca

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Tracey Black

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Ruthie Bolton

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Julie McGlone

Coordinating Producer for the Creative Content Unit in ESPN's Production Department

Maria Shriver

Mary Wittenberg

NYRR President and CEO Race Director of the ING New York City Marathon

Heather Scheer

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Barb Lazarus

Owner, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls and Game On! Sports Foundation

Amy Fuchs

Kerri Walsh

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Julie Foudy

, ESPN/ABC

Carmelita Jeter

THREE-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST TRACK & FIELD WORLD CHAMPION FASTEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Lauren Stevenson

Senior Director of National Accounts, Disney and ESPN Media Networks.

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Terri Burke

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Kate Johnson

Lauren Loberg

Chelsie Stegemiller

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Judy Sweet

Co-Director, Alliance of Women Coaches NCAA Senior Vice President, Retired UC San Diego, Director of Athletics Emerita

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Rose Smith

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Jessica Long

Jill Brooks

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Kathleen Behrens

Executive Vice President, Social Responsibility & Player Programs National Basketball Association

Kay Moore

Megan Eisenhard

Michael Bayle

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Diane Cummins

Elly Deutch

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Jenna Mielnicki

Paul Hertel

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Natara Holloway

Vice President of Retail Development in the Consumer Products department of the NFL

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Allison Leahy

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Chris Talbott

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Kate Fagan

espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine columnist and feature writer

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Adam Deutsch

Sr. Director of Product Development for Global X Games, ESPN

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Nickole Raymond

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sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

@saragotfredson
Sara is the Vice President West Coast Multimedia Sales at ESPN. A 14-y ear industry veteran, Sara joined ESPN in 2005 as a Digital Account Executive in the Chicago office. In addition to managing more than 50 digital accounts, Sara cultivated key client relationships and overreached her goals in her first year. Additionally, Sara played an active leadership role in developing and implementing new processes and strategies for the digital and multimedia sales teams and led the integrated planning process with TV and Print counterparts. These new processes were then integrated into other sales teams within the organization. In 2007, ESPN recognized Sara as the Digital Account Executive of the Year. In her previous role as Senior Director, Sara led the San Francisco and Pacific Northwest teams and drove more than 70 % territory growth during her five-year tenure. Sara also created a new sales structure for the San Francisco office along with a companywide cross functional strategy team by optimizing communication and value from key national accounts.

Prior to joining ESPN, Gotfredson was digital account executive at CBS Sports Line, where she developed sports marketing tactics for top-tier clients. In 2002, the company recognized her as National Sales person of the Year.

Sara, a native of San Diego, CA, holds a bachelor’s degree in Science and Business Administration from the University of San Francisco. In 2002, she received a master’s degree in Arts and Sports Management also from the University of San Francisco. Sara currently resides in Brentwood, CA with her husband Casey and their lovely daughter (and future espnW enthusiast) Anna.