Who's Speaking at SEME?

First 50 Speakers Set for SEME 2023

  • David Aldridge – NBA
  • Angela Alfano – Tough Mudder
  • Joe Briggs – NFL Players Association (NFLPA)
  • Brian Burke – ESPN
  • Valerie Camillo – Washington Nationals (MLB)
  • Buffy Filippell – Teamwork Online
  • Matt Stanton – Under Armour
  • John Ourand – Sports Business Journal
  • Jimmy Lynn – Kiswe Mobile
  • Jen Gallagher – U.S. Olympic Committee
  • Gianina Thompson – ESPN
  • Abe Frank – NCAA
  • Alyssa Romano – Octagon
  • Tim Money – Fanatics
  • Jacque Skowvron – DICK’S Sporting Goods
  • Brooke Beyer – NASCAR
  • Arinze Emeagwali – Gatorade
  • Joe Schoenbauer – Director, U.S. Operations, James Grant Sports
  • Jamie Duguid – Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • Tony Wylie – Washington Redskins (NFL)
  • Grant Hastings – Monumental Sports Network (MSN)
  • Danielle Krachie – New York City FC (MLS)
  • John Fitzpatrick – NFL Players Association (NFLPA)
  • Britton S. Miller – Fortress
  • Brian Josephs – Sportradar US
  • Kirsten Seckler – Special Olympics International¬†
  • Adam Kilonsky – New England Revolution (MLS)
  • Amanda Zimmer – NBC Sports Washington
  • Jennifer Matthews – Monumental Sports Network (MSN)
  • Brett Sullivan – NBC Sports Regional Networks
  • LaRhonda Burley – NFL Players Association (NFLPA)
  • Letty Booth – MLS Players Association
  • Ryan Murphy – U.S. Sports Diplomacy
  • Chris Hudgins – Team Services LLC
  • Meredith Geisler – Tandem Sports + Entertainment
  • Scott Lewis – DC United (MLS)
  • Dan Kaufman – SportTechie
  • Alex Kerman – Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA)
  • Chris Weiner – Washington Redskins
  • Bram Weinstein – ESPN Radio / SportTechie Podcast
  • Greg Kershaw – Washington Wizards (NBA)
  • Marc Goldman – The Marine Corps Marathon
  • Steve Beck – Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grunman
  • Megan Rosburg – Under Armour
  • Connor Gregoire – SeatGeek
  • Scott Horner – Octagon
  • Brett Sulllivan – NBC Sports Regional Networks
  • Andy Zipfel – Everfi
  • Tony Korson – KOA Sports
  • Matt Sincaglia – RedPeg Marketing
  • Shawn McBride – Ketchum Sports & Entertainment
  • Jamey Sunshine – Nestl√©
  • Patrick Conroy – Revolution

Current and Previous Speakers

Alyse Toulotte

Account Director at Octagon

Andres Bernal

Sports Product Planner at NBC Sports Washington

Arinze Emeagwali

EKIN Brand Marketing at Nike

Ashley Forrester

Corporate Director Communications & Marketing at Events DC

Ben Slingerland

Sports Performance Manager at Catapult Sports

Billy Stone

Sports Speculator at CBS Sports Network

Bobby Goldwater

President of The Goldwater Group & Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Sports Industry Management Program

Bram Weinstein

Sports Center Anchor at ESPN

Brandon Putnam

Marketing Manager, Washington Wizards at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Brandon Sanchez

Marketing Development Associate at PepsiCo Gatorade & Athlete Manager at Athletes for Hope

Brett Sullivan

Director, National Digital Sales at NBC Sports Regional Networks

Brian Frederick

Executive Vice President, Communications & Development, The ALS Association

Brian Potter

Senior Director, Communications at Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic

Brian Straus

Writer at Sports Illustrated

Brooke Beyer

Senior Assistant General Counsel, Sponsorship & Licensing for NASCAR

Bryan Kaminski

Senior Manager, University Programs, Relations, and Recruiting at Under Armour

Buffy Filippell

Founder & President of Teamwork Online

Chartese Burnett

Senior National Director of National Partnerships at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Chase Hughes

Wizards Beat Writer at NBC Sports Washington

Chitta Mallik

Principal & Co-Founder at Dream Point Sports

Chris Browne

Managing Director at Capital Sports Ventures, LLC

Chris Hudgins

Vice President & General Manager at TEAM Services

Chris Weiner

Director, Business Operations & Executive Entertainment at Washington Redskins

Christine Brennan

Columnist and Author at USA Today and ABC News

Connor Gregiore

Manager, Inventory at SeatGeek

Cyrus Zloghadri

Founder & President of Formula Sports & Entertainment

Daina Lecuona

Director, Academy Operations and Administration at Philadelphia Union

Dan Shanoff

Content and Programming at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Danielle Cook

Visual/Marketing Associate Manager at Under Armour

David Bierwirth

Associate Director of Athletics at American University

David Oestreicher

President of REC*IT

Emily King

Director, Community and Charitable Programs at Washington Redskins

Erik Moses

Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Sports & Entertainment for Events DC

Geoff Bough

VP of Marketing and Partnerships at DRAFT (Paddy Power Betfair)

George Perry

Chief Revenue Officer at Penn Sports Properties (powered by JMI Sports)

Greg Bibb

CEO of Capital Sports Venture

Greg Sbardella

Strategic Partnerships at DraftKings

Honey Thalijeh

Corporate Communications Manager at FIFA

James Kimball

Vice President, Operations - UFC Performance Institute at Ultimate Fighting Championship

Jamey Sunshine

Vice President, Client Partnerships at LeadDog Marketing Group

Jamie Duguid

Senior Analysts, Business Development at Major League Soccer

Jennifer Moreau

Senior Director of Communications of DICK'S Sporting Goods

Jeremy Goldberg

President at LeagueApps

Jeron Smith

Chief Marketing Officer at Stephen Curry 30 Inc.

Jerry Casselano

Vice President, Corporate Hospitality at Proventures

Jerry Gigante

Manager, Premium Sales at New York Mets

Jimmy Lynn

Co-founder and Vice-President of Kiswe Mobile

Joe Briggs

Public Policy Counsel at NFLPA

Joe Schoenbauer

Director US Operations at James Grant Sports

John Brenkus

Sports Science Anchor at ESPN

John Ferguson

Director, People & Culture at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

John Fitzpatrick

Marketing Manager at NFL Players Association

John Guagliano

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications at Minnesota United FC

John Ourand

Media Reporter at Sports Business Journal

John Peters

Vice President of Business Development at Sports & Industry Association

John Simson

Executive in Residence. Kogod School of Business, American University

Josh Olerud

President at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Katina Lee

Senior Director, Operations at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

Keely O’Brien

Vice President of Events at Lagardere Unlimited and Tournament Director at Citi Open Tennis

Keith Scully

Director, Strategic Partnerships at US Lacrosse

Kelly O’Donnell

Military Adaptive Sports Subject Matter Expert at Tek Source USA

Kevin Lockland

GM of SB Nation at Vox Media

Kurt Kehl

Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications / Chief Communications Officer at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Lee Corrigan

President at Corrigan Sports

Lee Reed

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Georgetown University

Mandy Murphy

Head of Growth, Strategy and Development at PeacePlayers International

Mark Pesavento

Vice President, Digital Content at NFL Media

Mark Washo

Team Manager Washington DC DMA at Celebrity Cruises, Inc.

Mark Wysocki

COO at The Player Progression Academy

Matt Sincaglia

Senior Director of Strategy at RedPeg Marketing

Meredith Aronson

Director of Strategy & Partnerships, National Fitness Foundation

Meredith Geisler

Senior Vice President of Communications at Tandem Sports & Entertainment

Michael Kammarman

Press Officer, U.S. National Team, U.S. Soccer Federation

Michael Lorenzen

Senior Associate Athletic Director at University of California, Davis

Michelle Price

Director, Client Retention, Washington Nationals

Mike Schroenbrun

Chief Revenue Officer for DC United

Misha Kestler

Account Manager at Momentum Worldwide

Nathan Lindberg

Director, Esport Sponsorship Sales at Twitch

Neil Hofman

Director, Membership Services - Washington Wizards at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Nicola Murphy

Vice President at Octagon

Omari Faulkner

Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University

Patrick Wixted

VP, Client Services Director of Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Pete Kirschner

Director Marketing Communications, Sports and Entertainment Division at Events DC

Richard Brand

San Francisco Managing Partner; Partner in Sports and Real Estate Groups at Arent Fox

Richard Pinnick

Fortress GB

Rod Nenner

Vice President, Washington Redskins: Sports Marketing, Sponsorships, Naming Rights & Strategic Partnerships

Rusty Watkins

Manager, Client Marketing at Ticketmaster

Ryan Knapp

VP, Client Marketing at MGC Sports

Ryan Kuehl

Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing at Under Armour

Ryan Murphy

Program Officer, Sports Diplomacy Division (SportsUnited) at U.S. Department of State

Sarah Camhi

Marketing Manager at Under Armour

Scott Hall

Vice President of Communications at Washington Wizards

Scott Lewis

Vice President of Marketing at D.C. United

Shawn McBride

Executive Vice President, Sports at Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Steve Argeris

Associate General Counsel at Carolina Panthers

Steve Beck

President and Executive Director of the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grunman

Steve Goodman

Vice President of Arjun Solutions

Steve Lieberman

General Sales Manager at NBC Sports Washington

Ted Leonsis

Founder, Chairman, CEO at Monumental Sports & Entertainment; Co-Founder at Revolution Growth

Teddy Bloch

Director, Sales & Marketing at Octagon

Tony Korson

CEO at KOA Sports

Tony Wyllie

Senior Vice President of Washington Redskins

Trevin Jaggers

Team Sales Coordinator at Under Armour

Walker Fletcher

Managing Director, Americas, F.C. International Milan

Wylie Chen

Vice President, Programs & Grants at U.S. Soccer Foundation

Zachary Leonsis

Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & General Manager of Monumental Sports Network at Monumental Sports & Entertainment