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


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Meet Fellow Innovators & Influencers


Winter Vinecki

Katie Mundell

Tonya Cornileus

, ESPN Human Resources

Kacy Catanzaro

Andy Walshe

Director of High Performance, Red Bull

Alana Glass

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Darren Rovell

Sports Business Reporter, ESPN

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Laura Gentile

Team W, espnW

Rosalyn Durant

Katie Kotkins

Jessica Mendoza

ESPN Sideline Reporter and Studio Analyst, ESPN | Athlete

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

sara gotfredson

VP West Coast Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Carolyn Feinstein

SVP, Global Marketing, Electronic Arts

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Kate Fagan

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

Elena Delle Donne

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Katie Raymond

Laura Desmond

Jackie Stasi

Donald McPherson

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

Patricia Phillips


Jane McManus

Hilary Knight

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Adam Deutsch

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

Julie McGlone

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

Jessica Long

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Nicole Castrale

LPGA Tour Player

Karen Brodkin

President of Business Affairs, IMG


Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Tonya Antonucci

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Kathleen Behrens

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

Amanda Carmichael

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

James Maas

, Sleep to Win!

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President Phoenix Suns & Mercury, Phoenix Suns/Mercury

Minda Santiago Garvens

Michael Millay

Carol Stiff


Jennifer Martin

Sleep Psychologist

Megan Eisenhard

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Christine Plonsky

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

John Skipper

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

Laurel Richie

President, WNBA

Kerin Hempel

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

Elly Deutch

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Sarah Hirshland

Alicia McConnell

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

Nancy Major

Anucha Browne

Leslie Gittess

Matthew Weeks

Sue Rodin

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Porter Littlepage

Kat Kirsch Alford

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Keli Lee

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Henry Friedman

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

Heather Scheer

Melanne Verveer

Partner, Seneca Point Global

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Terri Burke

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

James Carter

Dr, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Judy Sweet

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

Michelle Kwan

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

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Sarah Robb O'Hagan


Chelsie Stegemiller

Joy Russo

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Glenna Patton

Tracey Black

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Mo'ne Davis

Pitcher, Philadelphia Taney Dragons

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Christine Godleski


Rebecca Van Dyck

Head of Consumer Marketing, Facebook

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Chris Talbott

Patrick McClenahan

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

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Mary O'Connor

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

John Kosner


Maria Shriver

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Carmelita Jeter


Mehman Karimov

Diane Penny

Tiana B. Holt

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Gretchen Bleiler

Lee Ann Daly

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Amanda Heaton

Sue Enquist

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Jill Frederickson

Senior Coordinating Producer, Bureaus, ESPN

Lindsay Colas

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Anita DeFrantz

President and Member of the Board of Directors, LA84 Foundation

Grace Kiraguri

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

Tina Thornton

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Kate Johnson

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Michael Whan

Commissioner, LPGA

Kelly Hampton

Kelly Hampton, Sick Sports

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Natara Holloway

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

Allison Leahy

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Lauren Stevenson

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

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair, EY

John Walsh

EVP & Executive Editor, ESPN

Allison Kallish

Brittney Griner

Kerri Walsh

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Andrea Berry

SVP, Broadcast Media Services, Fox Networks Group

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Russell Wolff


Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Leah LaPlaca

Kay Moore

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Katie Richman

Director, Social Strategy & Product Development, espnW

Gabby Reece

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Sloane Stephens

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Isaac Hinds

Nancy Hubbell


Whitney Williams

Founder + CEO, williamsworks

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Nefertiti Walker

Jodi Markley

SVP, Operations, ESPN

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Langely McNeal

Sasha DiGiulian

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO, WTA

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

Marcia Keegan

VP Production, ESPN

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Mary Wittenberg

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

Rose Smith

Greta Gaines

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Joanna Rice

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

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Michele Foley

Andrea Chu

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Chris LaPlaca


Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Karen Poole

Social Media Manager, W3Move & Fiterazzi

Adriana Becerra

Julie Foudy


Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Larry Scott

Julie Moeller

Carrie A Brzezinski

VP, Marketing Solutions, ESPN

Patricia Betron


Laurie Orlando

Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Planning

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Amy Fuchs

Janey Marks

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Getty Images

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Christina King

Lindsay Amstutz

, FOX Sports Networks

Dana Allen

Marie Donoghue

ESPN executive vice president, global strategy and original content

Lauren Loberg

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Cindy Whitehead

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

Ruthie Bolton

Chloe Kim

Professional American Snowboarder

Michael Bayle

Lisa Strasman

, NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Amy Huchthausen

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Jenna Mielnicki

Adriana Rizzo

Julie Juarez

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Nickole Raymond

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Heidi Sandreuter

VP Women's Marketing, Under Armour

Diane Cummins

Jessica Cassity

Jill Brooks

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Diane Lamb

VP, Communications, ESPN

Paul Hertel

Barb Lazarus

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

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Elena Hight

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Stefanie Dolson

Jeremy Schaap

Beth Bass


Eric Johnson

EVP, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Kathleen Francis

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

Peg Moline


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.