October 14-16, 2015 | St. Regis Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

ATTENDEE BIOS

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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers

Julie Foudy

espnW Talent, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host

Leah LaPlaca

VP Talent Planning & Negotiations, ESPN

Kathleen Francis

Women in Sports and Events - WISE

Patricia Betron

SVP, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Luz Amuchastegui

El Desafio

Julie Eddleman

Director-Client Service, Google

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Ashley Koff, RD

dietitian, author, health & lifestyle contributor

Heather Scheer

Sr Director Business Affairs, ESPN

Julie Juarez

Morgan Flatley

Gatorade

Hilary Knight

Athlete

Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief ExecuBve Officer, 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Vice President, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury

Glenna Patton

SICKSPORTS

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

WISE

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Katie Mundell

Oakley

Katie Kotkins

Cycle for Survival

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Kathleen Behrens

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

Hilary Shaev

WNBA

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Amanda Carmichael

Scoutware LLC & WISE Director of Mentorship

Julie McGlone

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

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Gretchen Bleiler

Athlete

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Commissioner

Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury

Maria Shriver

MOS Enterprises

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Jill Brooks

Head to Head Consultants

Michelle Kwan

Analyst, Fox Sports, reBred figure skater, Olympic medalist

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Nickole Raymond

IMG

Janet Evans

Olympian

Christina King

Adriana Rizzo

Sr Director Mobile & Broadband Marketing, ESPN

Terri Burke

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Mary O'Connor

SVP, The Marketing Arm

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

Allison Leahy

Diane Cummins

Lindsay Amstutz

FOX Sports Networks

John Lisko

Executive Communications Director, Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Lisa Stokes

Manager Talent Planning, ESPN

Jane McManus

Writer, espnW

Donna Carpenter

Burton Snowboards

Nefertiti Walker

Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Lindsay Colas

Wasserman Media Group

Russell Wolff

ESPN International

Tonya Antonucci

Chief Marketing Officer, Playworks

Laurie Orlando

Sr VP Talent Planning and Development, ESPN

Stephanie Druley

Sr VP Production College Networks, ESPN

Cindy Freed

VP Sales Communications, ESPN

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby

Alana Glass

Contributor, Forbes SportsMoney

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Kat Kirsch Alford

Andy Walshe

Red Bull

Kristine Lilly

Retired soccer player, World Cup and Olympic gold medalist

Mehman Karimov

CEO, Sport For Development Public Union, Republic of Azerbaijan

Lindsey Jacobellis

Olympic snowboarder

Kate Johnson

IMG Olympic Consulting

Molly Barker

Founder, Girls on the Run

Lauren Stevenson

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

Peg Moline

Sue Rodin

Stars & Strategies, Inc.

Chris McKendry

SportsCenter anchor, ESPN

Sanya Richards-Ross

EAG Sports Management

Andrea Chu

WTA

Cindy Timchal

Naval Academy

Christine Plonsky

University of Texas

Grace Kiraguri

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

Liesl Holtz

Oakley

Mo'ne Davis

Athlete

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

John Skipper

Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Shamila Kohestani

Former captain, Afghan women's naBonal soccer team

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Alicia McConnell

USOC

Jackie Stasi

Ignited

Marie Donoghue

EVP Global Business Strategy & Original Content, ESPN

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Kathleen DeBoer

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Jenna Mielnicki

NBA/WNBA

Christine Godleski

COO, WNBA

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Michele Promaulayko

Yahoo

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Danielle Summers

espnW

Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Beth Bass

WBCA

Summer Sanders

Blackline Media

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

PRESIDENT, EQUINOX

Kerin Hempel

NYRR

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Anucha Browne

Vice President of Women's Basketball Championships, NCAA

Mary Wittenberg

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

Hannah Storm

Host, SportsCenter/Tennis/Face to Face with Hannah Storm, ESPN

Lakey Peterson

Association of Surfing Professionals

Jessica Cassity

Lauren Loberg

Pyramid Performance Consulting / U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Carmelita Jeter

Track & field athlete, three-­?Bme Olympic medalist

Jessica Long

Paralympic swimmer and gold medalist

Michele Foley

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier

Keli Lee

ABC Entertainment Group

James Maas

Sleep to Win!

Adam Deutsch

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

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Erin Leyden

ESPN Films

John Kosner

EVP Digital and Print Media, ESPN

Karen Brodkin

IMG Worldwide

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Kerri Walsh

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Kay Moore

Katie Raymond

JBL/Harman International

Isaac Hinds

HARDBODY

Greta Gaines

ARTIST

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Paul Hertel

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Gabby Reece

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Olympic sabre fencer

Jeremy Schaap

Bureau Reporter, ESPN

Allison Kallish

SMG

Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Global Consumer & Brand Marketing, Facebook

Ruthie Bolton

Don McPherson

Activist, Educator, College Football Hall of Famer

Stefanie Dolson

Washington Mystics

Amy Fuchs

Time Warner Cable

Britt Kahn

Talent ExecuBve, CONAN

Alana Nichols

Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier

Nishima Chudasama

Girl Rising

Chelsie Stegemiller

Red Bull

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Enterprise Holdings

Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner Consulting

Emily Greener

Co-­Founder & Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Sarah Reinertsen

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Nancy Major

Orthopedic Radiology

Leslie Gittess

CEO/Blue Sky Media

Lee Ann Daly

@leeanndaly

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Faith Popcorn

Founder & CEO, Brain Reserve, Author

Natara Holloway

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

Sage Steele

NBA Countdown Host, Sports Center Co-Host

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer II, ESPN

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Alex Mallen

WISE

Minda Santiago Garvens

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Caroline Andrew

MFA

Langely McNeal

Pro Skier

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky

Michael Bayle

Winter Vinecki

Athlete

Barb Lazarus

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

Lori LeBas

Sr VP Strategy & Business Operations, ESPN

Amy Huchthausen

America East Conference

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Tonya Cornileus

ESPN Human Resources

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Taylor Townsend

Professional tennis player

Megan Eisenhard

Learfield Sports

Amy Purdy

US Paralympic snowboarder, spokesperson

Carol Stiff

Vice President Content Program & Integration, espnW

Julie Moeller

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Elena Hight

Pro Snowboarder

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Laura Desmond

CEO, Starcom MediaVest Group

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Nicole Castrale

LPGA

Cindy Whitehead

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

Rob King

Sr VP SportsCenter & News, ESPN

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Mimi Griffin

MSG Promotions

Susan Cohig

National Hockey League

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Sheryl Swoopes

Head coach, Loyola University Chicago, Olympian, retired professional basketball player

Rosalyn Durant

VP College Sports Programming, ESPN

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Judy Sweet

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

Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist Coaching, LLC/UCLA

Kate Fagan

Writer, espnW

Tina Thornton

VP Production & Multimedia Intergration & Management Ops, ESPN

Amy Stanton

, Stanton & Company

Holly Campbell

Enterprise

Dana Allen

Competitor Group

Adriana Becerra

, Director, FOX Media Services

Ashley Smeltzer

Red Bull

Amy Jo Martin

Digital Royalty Inc.

Megan Porteous

Digital Rotalty

EAG Sports Management

Amanda Heaton

Columbia Sportswear

Chloe Kim

Snowboarder, Snowboarder from the US

Kerry D. Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour

Lisa Strasman

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Tiana B. Holt

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports

Sharon Byers

SVP Coca-Cola North America

Jessica Mendoza

Olympic Gold Medalist & ESPN Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Elysa Walk

Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Henry Friedman

, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center

Chris Talbott

Microsoft

Sasha DiGiulian

Athlete

Sloane Stephens

Professional tennis player

PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS

Robin Layton

hoop the american dream/Robin Layton Photography

@robinlayton
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.