Panels

Panels

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When?

15-16 February

Where?

Online – zoom

Connecting Fan to Franchise

16 February, 1pm – 2pm (GMT)

Panelists

Gymshark, Founder

Ben Francis

Gymshark, Founder
ArsenalFanTV

Robbie Lyle

ArsenalFanTV
Ospreys Rugby, Corporate Brand Director

Paul Whapham

Ospreys Rugby, Corporate Brand Director

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Dr. Guillaume Yon

Academic Chair

Dr. Guillaume Yon
Michael Shapland

Student Host

Michael Shapland

Rise of US Sports in Europe

15 February, 5pm – 6pm (GMT)

Panelists

Spikeball, Founder

Chris Ruder

Spikeball, Founder
Director, Global Partnerships at NBA

Nick Cowell

Director, Global Partnerships at NBA
UFC, ex-Chief Global Brand Officer

Garry Cook

UFC, ex-Chief Global Brand Officer

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Prof. Chris Anderson

Academic Chair

Prof. Chris Anderson
Jack Dalessio

Student Host

Jack Dalessio

Rise of Asian Sports Business

16 February, 11am – 12pm (GMT)

Panelists

NBA China, ex-CEO

Derek Chang

NBA China, ex-CEO
Professor

Simon Chadwick

Professor & Director of Eurasian Sport
Borussia Dortmund, Head of China

Benjamin Wahl

Borussia Dortmund, Head of China
East Asia Super League, CEO

Matt Beyer

East Asia Super League, CEO

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Dr. Xiaoran Hu

Academic Chair

Dr. Xiaoran Hu
Yuyang Cao

Student Host

Yuyang Cao

Rise of e-Sports

15 February, 5pm – 6pm (GMT)

Panelists

Founder and CEO, Team Envy

Mike Rufail

Founder and CEO, Team Envy
Head of Partnerships, Team Vitality

Julien Dupont

Head of Partnerships, Team Vitality
Director of Esports, Guild Esports

Grant Rousseau

Director of Esports, Guild Esports
Co-founder and CEO, Learn2Esport

Rasmus Sandström

Co-founder and CEO, Learn2Esport

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Dr. William Bosworth

Academic Chair

Dr. William Bosworth
Amin Usman Shafi

Student Host

Amin Usman Shafi

Mental Health in Sports Business

15 February, 2pm – 3pm (GMT)

Panelists

Footballer, Antalyaspor

Steven Caulker

Footballer, Antalyaspor
Psychotherapist

Alessandro Carmelita

Psychotherapist
Mental Skills Coach

Nicholas Dann

Mental Skills Coach

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Dr Joan Costa-Font

Academic Chair

Dr Joan Costa-Font
Adedamola Fashina

Student Host

Adedamola Fashina

Women’s Representation in Sports Business

16 February, 3pm – 4pm (GMT)

Panelists

CEO, Women in Sport

Stephanie Hilborne OBE

CEO, Women in Sport
Talent Acquisition Specialist, Synergy Sport

Axelle Legout

Talent Acquisition Specialist, Synergy Sport
Elected Director, Lewes Town FC

Karen Dobres

Elected Director, Lewes Town FC

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Dr. Stephanie Lambert

Academic Chair

Dr. Stephanie Lambert
Kara Jessup

Student Host

Kara Jessup

Increasing Access in Sports Business

15 February, 12pm – 1pm (GMT)

Panelists

Head of Advisory, Savannah Advisory

Tony Simpson

Head of Advisory, Savannah Advisory
Equality and Diversity executive, Fulham FC

Jamie Dapaah

Equality and Diversity executive, Fulham FC
Head of Global Inclusion/Diversity at Adidas

Asif Sadiq

Head of Global Inclusion/Diversity at Adidas

Academic Chair and Student Host

Key Questions

Dr Kitty Stewart

Academic Chair

Dr Kitty Stewart
Meido Nkontchou

Student Host

Meido Nkontchou