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


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Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Matthew Weeks

Carol Stiff


Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Karen Brodkin

Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs FOX Sports Media Group

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Diane Penny

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Jane McManus

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Rose Smith

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Sloane Stephens

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Kathleen Behrens

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

John Kosner


Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Sue Rodin

Megan Eisenhard

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Chris LaPlaca


Gabby Reece

Nickole Raymond

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Lauren Loberg

Nancy Hubbell


Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Allison Kallish

Laurel Richie

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Adriana Rizzo

Nefertiti Walker

Amanda Carmichael

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Lee Ann Daly

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Dana Allen

Lauren Stevenson

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

Tracey Black

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Jackie Stasi

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Adriana Becerra

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Laura Desmond

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Tina Thornton

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Kerin Hempel

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

Elly Deutch

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Michele Foley

Donald McPherson

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

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Minda Santiago Garvens

Alana Glass

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Nancy Major

Joy Russo

Patrick McClenahan

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

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Katie Kotkins

Lisa Strasman

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Natara Holloway

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

Henry Friedman

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

Keli Lee

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Maureen Lindsey

Kate Fagan

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

Sue Enquist

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications


Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Christine Plonsky

Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Langely McNeal

Chris Talbott

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Katie Richman

Michael Bayle

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Kerri Walsh

Sasha DiGiulian

Heather Scheer

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Rosalyn Durant

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Winter Vinecki

Russell Wolff


Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Mary Wittenberg

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

Mehman Karimov

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Beth Bass


Joanna Rice

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

Mary O'Connor

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

Marie Donoghue

Sr VP Global Strategy, Business Development and Business Affairs, ESPN

Amanda Heaton

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Jessica Long

Kate Johnson

Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Grace Kiraguri

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

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Leslie Gittess

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Tiana B. Holt

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Melanne Verveer

Alicia McConnell

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

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Elena Hight

Anucha Browne

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Glenna Patton

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Adam Deutsch

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

Carrie A Brzezinski

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Julie Foudy

Founder, Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy, Television Analyst and Reporter for ABC/ESPN

Peg Moline

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Michael Whan

Sarah Hirshland

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Michael Millay

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Marcia Keegan

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Women's Health

Julie McGlone

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

Jenna Mielnicki

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

John Skipper

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

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Porter Littlepage

Tonya Cornileus


Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Patricia Phillips


Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Julie Moeller

Cindy Whitehead

Larry Scott

Amy Fuchs

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Terri Burke

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Karen Poole

Kat Kirsch Alford

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

John Walsh


Julie Juarez

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Gretchen Bleiler

Andrea Berry


Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Carmelita Jeter


Katie Raymond

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Kay Moore

Andrea Chu

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Christina King

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Eric Johnson

Executive Vice President, Multimedia Sales for ESPN Customer Marketing and Sales

Amy Huchthausen

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

President, Equinox

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Judy Sweet

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

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Michelle Kwan

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

Diane Cummins

Katie Mundell

Allison Leahy

Greta Gaines

Tonya Antonucci

Jill Brooks

Paul Hertel

Jessica Cassity

Isaac Hinds

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Jodi Markley


Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW SportsCenter Anchor, Chicago's ESPN 1000 Reporter, ESPNChicago.com

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Hilary Knight

Kelly Hampton

Chelsie Stegemiller


Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Sara Gotfredson is Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales. In this role, Ms. Gotfredson oversees all national advertising sales in the Bay Area, Pacific Northwest and Mountain West region and oversees the day to day operation of the San Francisco ESPN office. Her responsibilities include leading a multimedia sales team that provides national advertisers such as Nike, Microsoft, Visa, Electronic Arts, adidas, Visa and the like access to ESPNs premier media and marketing platforms and content including: 6 domestic cable television networks, ESPN.com, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN 3 broadband channel, and ESPN Mobile.

Ms. Gotfredson joined ESPN in February 2005 as an account executive and within 3 years was promoted to her current role. Prior to joining ESPN, she was a digital account executive with CBS Sportsline and prior to that, an inside sales executive at Red Herring Communications. Ms. Gotfredson received a masters degree in sports and fitness management and her bachelors degree in marketing from the University of San Francisco.

Ms. Gotfredson resides in San Francisco and is a member of the National Sports Marketing Network and the American Marketing Association. She enjoys skiing, golfing and sailing in her free time.