2009 Annual Recap

Building on its past success, the 2009 conference transitioned to a featured panel format and again grew dramatically with 550 in attendance. The first featured panel was Evolution of the Fan Experience, which was moderated by Bill Simmons and included Jeff Van Gundy and Brian Burke looking at how new technology, stadium design, game innovations, and customer initiatives are taking the fan experience to the next level.

The second featured panel, Value of Icon Players, included Carla Christofferson and all-star guard Ray Allen discussing how to quantify the value icon players bring to a team or city. Other featured speakers included Adam Silver talking about the evolving value of new media and sports, Jonathan Kraft speaking on the globalization of sports, and Mark Cuban debating basketball analytics with some of the leagues top analytics users.

Video

  • Baseball Analytics – 2009
    Shiraz Rehman, Tim Purpura, Christina Kahrl, David Pinto, John Dewan,
  • Buzzient: Improving Sports Franchise Success Through Social Media Analytics
    Tim Jones,
  • The Parthenon Group: Adding Hot Profits to Sports Franchises in a Cold Economy
    Dr. Roger Brinner, Robert Leib,
  • Team Chemistry: Real Value or Urban Legend?
    Andre Tippett, David Griffin, Dr. Steven Julius, Armond Hill, Henry Abbott,
  • Talent Identification
    Michael Forde, Kris Homsi, Phil de Picciotto, Aaron Schatz, Jack Mula, Kate Fagan,
  • Sport 2.0: The Evolution of Technology and Sports
    Dick Rugge, Steve Solomon, Dr. Mike Caine, Mike Leigh, Dr. Kim Blair,
  • Careers in Sports – 2009
    Chris Wallace, Dan Zimmer, Buffy Gordon Filippell, Bill Allard, Kristin Lane,
  • Business of College Sports: Implications for Student Athletes
    Sonny Vaccaro, Michael McCann, Chris Wallace, Bob Scalise, Bob Ryan,
  • Evolution of the Fan Experience
    Mark Donovan, Sean O’Brien, Bill Simmons, Evolution of the Fan Experience, Brian Burke,
  • Globalization of Sports
    David Baxter, Mike Gorman, Steve Pagliuca, Tim Romani, Jonathan Kraft,
  • Sports in a Recession
    Dr. Roger Brinner, Lou DePaoli, Kathy Goodman, Rich Gotham, Tim McDermott,
  • Basketball Analytics – 2009
    Mark Cuban, John Hollinger, Dean Oliver, Marc Stein, Mike Zarren,
  • The Media and the Fanatic: The Evolving Value of New Media and Sports
    John Collins, David Levy, Adam Silver, Shira Springer, John Walsh,
  • The Value of Icon Players
    Ray Allen, Ric Bucher, Carla Christofferson, Brian Jennings, Greg Via,
  • Conference Year

  • The Parthenon Group: Professional Sports Revenues – Recovering with the Economy, or Not?
    Dr. Roger Brinner, Robert Leib,
  • Baseball Analytics – 2009
    Shiraz Rehman, Tim Purpura, Christina Kahrl, David Pinto, John Dewan,
  • Buzzient: Improving Sports Franchise Success Through Social Media Analytics
    Tim Jones,
  • The Parthenon Group: Adding Hot Profits to Sports Franchises in a Cold Economy
    Dr. Roger Brinner, Robert Leib,
  • Team Chemistry: Real Value or Urban Legend?
    Andre Tippett, David Griffin, Dr. Steven Julius, Armond Hill, Henry Abbott,
  • Talent Identification
    Michael Forde, Kris Homsi, Phil de Picciotto, Aaron Schatz, Jack Mula, Kate Fagan,
  • Sport 2.0: The Evolution of Technology and Sports
    Dick Rugge, Steve Solomon, Dr. Mike Caine, Mike Leigh, Dr. Kim Blair,
  • Careers in Sports – 2009
    Chris Wallace, Dan Zimmer, Buffy Gordon Filippell, Bill Allard, Kristin Lane,
  • Business of College Sports: Implications for Student Athletes
    Sonny Vaccaro, Michael McCann, Chris Wallace, Bob Scalise, Bob Ryan,
  • Evolution of the Fan Experience
    Mark Donovan, Sean O’Brien, Bill Simmons, Evolution of the Fan Experience, Brian Burke,
  • Globalization of Sports
    David Baxter, Mike Gorman, Steve Pagliuca, Tim Romani, Jonathan Kraft,
  • Sports in a Recession
    Dr. Roger Brinner, Lou DePaoli, Kathy Goodman, Rich Gotham, Tim McDermott,
  • Basketball Analytics – 2009
    Mark Cuban, John Hollinger, Dean Oliver, Marc Stein, Mike Zarren,
  • The Media and the Fanatic: The Evolving Value of New Media and Sports
    John Collins, David Levy, Adam Silver, Shira Springer, John Walsh,
  • The Value of Icon Players
    Ray Allen, Ric Bucher, Carla Christofferson, Brian Jennings, Greg Via,