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


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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers


Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

John Kosner


Kate Johnson

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Matthew Weeks

Alicia McConnell

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

Sarah Hirshland

Beth Bass


Chris Talbott

Jackie Stasi

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

President, Equinox

Sloane Stephens

Joy Russo

Jenna Mielnicki

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Terri Burke

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Karen Poole

Amy Fuchs

Jodi Markley


Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Katie Kotkins

Sue Rodin

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Amanda Heaton

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Tracey Black

Julie Moeller

Tina Thornton

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager


Allison Kallish

Rose Smith

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Keli Lee

Julie Foudy

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

Carrie A Brzezinski

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Judy Sweet

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

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Jessica Long

Henry Friedman

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

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Diane Cummins

Tiana B. Holt

Elly Deutch

Jessica Cassity

Donald McPherson

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

Lauren Loberg

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Michelle Kwan

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

Kathleen Behrens

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

Kate Fagan

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

John Walsh


Patricia Phillips


Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Carmelita Jeter


Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Lauren Stevenson

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

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Lee Ann Daly

Chris LaPlaca


Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Rosalyn Durant

Kay Moore

Kerin Hempel

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

Langely McNeal

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Greta Gaines

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Sarah Spain

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

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Grace Kiraguri

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

Tonya Antonucci

Winter Vinecki

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Nancy Major

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Marie Donoghue

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

Michael Whan

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Katie Mundell

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Chelsie Stegemiller

Mary Wittenberg

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

Andrea Berry


Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Anucha Browne

Peg Moline

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Lisa Strasman

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Cindy Whitehead

Sasha DiGiulian

Michele Foley

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Russell Wolff


Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Laurel Richie

Sue Enquist

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Eric Johnson

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

Jane McManus

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Kat Kirsch Alford

John Skipper

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

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Mary O'Connor

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

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Kerri Walsh

Gabby Reece

Adriana Becerra

Nefertiti Walker

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Patrick McClenahan

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

Marcia Keegan

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Dana Allen

Alana Glass

Jill Brooks

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Allison Leahy

Minda Santiago Garvens

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Christina King

Christine Plonsky

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Julie McGlone

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

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Paul Hertel

Karen Brodkin

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

Leslie Gittess

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Kelly Hampton

Julie Juarez

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Katie Raymond

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Michael Millay

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Amanda Carmichael

Glenna Patton

Porter Littlepage

Michael Bayle

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Carol Stiff


Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Nickole Raymond

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Melanne Verveer

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Heather Scheer

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Elena Hight

Laura Desmond

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Natara Holloway

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

Hilary Knight

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Tonya Cornileus


Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Isaac Hinds

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Andrea Chu

Katie Richman

Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Amy Huchthausen

Diane Penny

Adriana Rizzo

Mehman Karimov

Megan Eisenhard

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Adam Deutsch

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

Larry Scott

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Gretchen Bleiler

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Joanna Rice

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

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Nancy Hubbell


Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel


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.