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Jon M. Huntsman Hall

3730 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Join us on Friday, November 3rd for the inaugural Wharton Sports Business Summit, a collaboration between the Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club and the Wharton Sports Business Initiative. The Summit consists of keynotes, panels, workshops, research presentations, a career fair and more. It is to be a full day of learning and networking designed to bring students from the University of Pennsylvania and other schools together with industry leaders. Dress code is business formal; breakfast and lunch will be served.

Confirmed Speakers:

Below, find a list of our confirmed speakers. We expect to announce many more over the coming weeks.

  • Josh Harris W '86 - Principal Owner, 76ers & Devils, Founder, Apollo Management
  • David Abrams W '80 - Inner Circle Sports
  • TJ Adeshola - Head of US League Partnerships, Twitter
  • Brandon Bagley W '11 - Senior Associate, Victus Advisors
  • Melissa Brenner C '96 - SVP of Digital Media, NBA
  • Ryan Donovan - VP of Marketing, Fanatics
  • Jessica Frey, VP of Strategy & Technology, Virgin Sport
  • Andy Galdi - Director of Baseball Research & Development, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Alec Halaby - VP of Football Operations and Strategy, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Akshay Khanna WG '15 - VP of Strategy, 76ers/Devils/Prudential Center
  • Vasu Kulkarni ENG '08 - Founder, Krossover & CourtsideVC
  • Bruce Lefkowitz C '87 - EVP, Fox
  • Cade Massey - Practice Professor, The Wharton School
  • Sam Mondry-Cohen C '10 - Director of Baseball Research & Development, Washington Nationals
  • Mike Palisi - EVP, Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment
  • Irwin Raij - Partner/Co-Chair, Sport Industry Group, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Scott Rosner - Practice Professor, The Wharton School
  • Zack Weiner C '14 - CoFounder, Overtime

Tentative Schedule of Events:

  • 8:00 AM: Check In & Breakfast Begin
  • 9:00 AM: Opening Remarks
  • 9:05 AM: Morning Keynote
  • 10:05 AM: Panels: "The Future of Sports Consumption" and "Sports Analytics: Changing the Game"
  • 11:05 AM: Career Fair Begins
  • 11:05 AM: Two workshops and Two Research Presentation Sessions
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch
  • 12:30 PM: Two workshops and Two Research Presentation Sessions
  • 1:30 PM: Career Fair Ends
  • 1:40 PM: Panels: "Investment Opportunities in Sport" and "Collegiate Athletics Presented by Victus Advisors"
  • 3:00 PM: Afternoon Keynote
  • 3:50 PM: Closing Remarks

Present Your Sports Analytics Research at the Summit

As part of the Wharton Sports Business Summit, we will be hosting four research presentation sessions representing tracks for baseball, football, basketball, and hockey/other sports respectively. If you are interested in presenting your research, send an email with a write up of your study to whartonsbsummit@gmail.com with "Research Submission" in the subject line. Please include your name, affiliated university, phone number, and graduation year in the body. The best projects will get to present at the Summit and receive free admission to the event. Thank you to our sponsors: Victus Advisors, Fox Sports, & Complete Sports Management.

Interested in Sponsoring the Wharton Sports Business Summit?

Email the planning committe at usbcupenn@gmail.com to learn the benefits of a sponsorship package.

Media Requests?

Email whartonsbsummit@gmail.com

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Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club

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twitter.com/usbcjournal

Wharton Sports Business Initiative

facebook.com/whartonsbi

twitter.com/whartonsb

Contact event organizers at whartonsbsummit@gmail.com with any questions regarding the event or ticketing policies


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