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


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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers


Sarah Robb O'Hagan

President, Equinox

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Rose Smith

Katie Raymond

Patrick McClenahan

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

Amy Fuchs

Chris LaPlaca


Marcia Keegan


Andrea Chu

Sue Rodin

Alana Glass

Julie McGlone

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

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

John Skipper

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

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Kay Moore

Heather Scheer

Jenna Mielnicki

Christina King

Dana Allen

Winter Vinecki

Michele Foley

Leslie Gittess

Lisa Strasman

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Tiana B. Holt

Kerin Hempel

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

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Chelsie Stegemiller

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Isaac Hinds

Nefertiti Walker

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Mehman Karimov

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Donald McPherson

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

Tonya Cornileus


Alicia McConnell

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

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Melanne Verveer

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Sasha DiGiulian

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Amanda Heaton

Adriana Rizzo

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Judy Sweet

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

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Peg Moline

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Michael Bayle

Michael Whan

John Kosner


Amanda Carmichael

Langely McNeal

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Porter Littlepage

Megan Eisenhard

Allison Kallish

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Diane Cummins

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Gretchen Bleiler

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Terri Burke

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Patricia Phillips


Julie Moeller

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Diane Penny

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Adam Deutsch

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

Jessica Long

Jodi Markley


Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Carrie A Brzezinski

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Kelly Hampton

Jessica Cassity

Hilary Knight

Greta Gaines

Adriana Becerra

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Andrea Berry


Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Mary Wittenberg

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

Kathleen Behrens

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

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Beth Bass


Sloane Stephens

Paul Hertel

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Rosalyn Durant

Elena Hight

Kate Fagan

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

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Joanna Rice

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

Kate Johnson

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Natara Holloway

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

Katie Mundell

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Keli Lee

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Christine Plonsky

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Sue Enquist

Mary O'Connor

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

Minda Santiago Garvens

Russell Wolff


Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

Michael Millay

Lee Ann Daly

Katie Kotkins

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Laurel Richie

Lauren Stevenson

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

Jill Brooks

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Karen Poole

Glenna Patton

Kerri Walsh

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Grace Kiraguri

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

Tina Thornton

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Marie Donoghue

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

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Lauren Loberg

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Nickole Raymond

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Karen Brodkin

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

Sarah Hirshland

Chris Talbott

Sarah Spain

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

Cindy Whitehead

Jackie Stasi

Carmelita Jeter


Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Elly Deutch

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Katie Richman

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Larry Scott

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Allison Leahy

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Tonya Antonucci

Amy Huchthausen

Michelle Kwan

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

Joy Russo

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Henry Friedman

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

Kat Kirsch Alford

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Laura Desmond

Nancy Hubbell


Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

John Walsh


Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Tracey Black

Nancy Major

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

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

Julie Juarez

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Jane McManus

Matthew Weeks

Carol Stiff


Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Gabby Reece

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Anucha Browne

Julie Foudy

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


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.