Angela Ruggiero

Chief Strategy Officer,
2024 Los Angeles Bidding

Angela currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for the 2024 Los Angeles Olympic Bidding Committee and is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Sports Innovation Lab, the leading independent market research and advisory firm delivering insights on the intersection of sports and technology.

A star player on the U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey Team and 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame Member (as just the 4th woman), Angela won a gold medal in 1998, silvers in 2002 and 2010, and bronze in 2006. During her 16-year career, she competed in more games than any other man or woman in USA Hockey history, playing in 10 world championships and earning the gold medal on four occasions.

Angela graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard University, where she was a four-time All-American, as well as an Academic All-American. She also holds an M.Ed. in Sports Management from the University of Minnesota and a MBA from Harvard Business School.