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


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Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Sue Rodin

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Katie Richman

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Mary O'Connor

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

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Larry Scott

Karen Poole

Adriana Becerra

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

James Maas

CEO, Sleep for Success! & Sleep to Win!

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Jodi Markley


Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Patricia Phillips


Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Jackie Stasi

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Kelly Hampton

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Allison Leahy

Katie Raymond

Megan Eisenhard

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Peg Moline

Dana Allen

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Andrea Chu

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Jenna Mielnicki

Laura Desmond

Chris Talbott

Jeremy Schaap

Christina King

John Walsh


Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Kat Kirsch Alford

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Rosalyn Durant

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Terri Burke

Alana Glass

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Isaac Hinds

Elena Delle Donne

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Jessica Cassity

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Maria Shriver

Heather Scheer

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Langely McNeal

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Tracey Black

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Minda Santiago Garvens

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Katie Kotkins

Donald McPherson

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

Adam Deutsch

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

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Stefanie Dolson

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Kerri Walsh

Carol Stiff


Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Whitney Williams

Founder & CEO, williamsworks

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Natara Holloway

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

Rose Smith

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Greta Gaines

Amanda Carmichael

Matthew Weeks

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Jill Brooks

Julie Juarez

Julie Moeller

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Kate Fagan

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

Beth Bass


Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Joy Russo

Keli Lee

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Leah LaPlaca

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Michelle Kwan

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

Chris LaPlaca


Tiana B. Holt

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Jessica Long

Kathleen Behrens

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

Leslie Gittess

Julie Foudy

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

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Chelsie Stegemiller

Andrea Berry


Barb Lazarus

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

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful


Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Nickole Raymond

Katie Mundell

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Michele Foley

Lauren Loberg

Melanne Verveer

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Sue Enquist

Judy Sweet

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

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Sloane Stephens

Amy Huchthausen

Cindy Whitehead

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Marcia Keegan

John Skipper

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

Allison Kallish

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Carrie A Brzezinski

Adriana Rizzo

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Kerin Hempel

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

Nefertiti Walker

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Nancy Hubbell


Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Karen Brodkin

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

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Patrick McClenahan

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

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Kate Johnson

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Christine Plonsky

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Tina Thornton

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

John Kosner


Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Laurel Richie

Mary Wittenberg

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

Diane Penny

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Henry Friedman

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

Sasha DiGiulian

Gretchen Bleiler

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Julie McGlone

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

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Carmelita Jeter


Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Sarah Hirshland

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Porter Littlepage

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Amy Fuchs

Mehman Karimov

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Brittney Griner

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Michael Millay

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Lee Ann Daly

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Hilary Knight

Nancy Major

Winter Vinecki

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Lisa Strasman

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Tonya Cornileus


Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Amanda Heaton

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Paul Hertel

Lauren Stevenson

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

Gabby Reece

Kay Moore

Glenna Patton

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Elly Deutch

Russell Wolff


Tonya Antonucci

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Michael Bayle

Diane Cummins

Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Alicia McConnell

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

Eric Johnson

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

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Anucha Browne

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Grace Kiraguri

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

Jane McManus

Elena Hight

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Joanna Rice

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

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union


Robin Layton

Robin Layton is an award winning photojournalist, filmmaker and renowned artist.
Her newest coffee table book, hoop: the american dream, contains photographs of unique basketball hoops across America and the childhood hoops of some of the most revered players of our time. Thirty one players (15 women and 16 men) gave her quotes and stories to go with the photos and Jerry West wrote the forward. The book is dedicated to Pat Summitt and a portion of the proceeds are going to The Pat Summitt Foundation, supporting the fight against Alzheimer's. It's also dedicated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
At the age of 24, Life Magazine named Robin as one of the eight most talented photographers in America. Nikon calls her one of the best photographers in the world and recently selected her as a Nikon Ambassador, United States. Her work has been nominated for a Pulitzer prize and featured in the Smithsonian. Her client list includes; President Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, Dr. Phil, Sidney Poitier and many more.
Robin lives in Seattle with her partner and their four well loved rescue dogs.