Chicago Sports Commission Business of Sport Speaker Series

About the Business of Sport Speaker Series:

The Chicago Sports Commission Speaker Series showcases the business side of the sporting world by bringing together leaders of Chicago’s sports and professional communities. The series provides compelling content and invites knowledgeable panelist to discuss a variety of current business trends in the industry. Past topics include: Technology & Sports, Sports Medicine, Business of Soccer, Sports Media & Production, and many more. 

Previous Speakers Include:

Jay Blunk, Executive Vice President, Chicago Blackhawks
Stan Bowman, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Chicago Blackhawks
Kristin Fasbender, Director of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Eric Finkelstein, Director of Event Operations, National Football League
Marilynn Gardner, President & Chief Executive Officer, Navy Pier
Daniel Glantz, Global Head of Sponsorship, AIG
Julian Green, Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, Chicago Cubs
Michael Kelly, General Superintendent & Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Park District
Atul Khosla, Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Fire Club
Alyse LaHue, General Manger, Chicago Red Stars
George McCaskey, Chairman, Chicago Bears
Dan Payne, Chief Executive Officer, USA Rugby
Brian Remedi, Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. Soccer Federation
David Robbins, Project Administrator, Chicago Department of Aviation
Terry Savarise, Senior Vice President of Operations, Chicago White Sox and United Center
Kurt Summers, Treasurer, City of Chicago
Tanesha Wade, Director of Events & Entertainment, Chicago Bears

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