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

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Chris Talbott

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Michelle Kwan

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

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Glenna Patton

Kate Fagan

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

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Jackie Stasi

Nefertiti Walker

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Cindy Whitehead

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

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Andrea Chu

Alana Glass

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Donald McPherson

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

Kacy Catanzaro

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Mary Wittenberg

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

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Diane Penny

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Dana Allen

Henry Friedman

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

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Nancy Major

Sasha DiGiulian

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Lauren Loberg

Grace Kiraguri

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

Elena Hight

Katie Mundell

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Rose Smith

Katie Raymond

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Porter Littlepage

Peg Moline

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Leslie Gittess

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Jessica Cassity

Jenna Mielnicki

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Adam Deutsch

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

Ruthie Bolton

Leah LaPlaca

Patricia Betron

SVP, ESPN, ESPN

Christine Plonsky

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Jessica Long

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Paul Hertel

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Elena Delle Donne

Tonya Antonucci

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Anucha Browne

Adriana Rizzo

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Megan Eisenhard

Sloane Stephens

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Mary O'Connor

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

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Sue Rodin

Isaac Hinds

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Laura Desmond

Kathleen Francis

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

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Tina Thornton

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Michael Millay

Adriana Becerra

Beth Bass

WBCA

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Amy Fuchs

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Julie Foudy

, ESPN/ABC

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Brittney Griner

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Judy Sweet

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

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Diane Cummins

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Heather Scheer

Amanda Carmichael

Julie McGlone

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

Elly Deutch

Barb Lazarus

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

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Keli Lee

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Lee Ann Daly

Julie Juarez

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Julie Moeller

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Mehman Karimov

Jill Brooks

Tiana B. Holt

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Gabby Reece

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Langely McNeal

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Matthew Weeks

Carmelita Jeter

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

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Michele Foley

Lindsay Colas

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Kerin Hempel

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

Larry Scott

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Minda Santiago Garvens

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Natara Holloway

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

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Christina King

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Sarah Hirshland

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX, KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Amanda Heaton

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Winter Vinecki

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Joy Russo

Maria Shriver

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Allison Leahy

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Hilary Knight

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Alicia McConnell

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

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Joanna Rice

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

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Nickole Raymond

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Patrick McClenahan

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

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Lauren Stevenson

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

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Kerri Walsh

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Kate Johnson

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Sue Enquist

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Rosalyn Durant

Greta Gaines

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Tracey Black

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Chelsie Stegemiller

John Skipper

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

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Katie Kotkins

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Michael Bayle

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Stefanie Dolson

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Terri Burke

Kathleen Behrens

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

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Gretchen Bleiler

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Kay Moore

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Jane McManus

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Amy Huchthausen

Allison Kallish

Jeremy Schaap

Kat Kirsch Alford

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

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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.