CEO and Co-Founder Athletes Unlimited
Jon Patricof is CEO and Co-Founder of Athletes Unlimited, a new pro sports venture launching in 2020. He was most recently President of Major League Soccer’s New York City Football Club, co-owned by City Football Group and the New York Yankees, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors. Prior to NYCFC, Patricof spent 11 years as President and COO of Tribeca Enterprises, the owner and operator of the Tribeca Film Festival and related business ventures. He was the first employee at Tribeca and helped build the company into a multi-dimensional business with a globally recognized brand. Among his accomplishments was the creation of the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival as well as the company’s landmark branded content partnerships with Dick’s Sporting Goods and American Express. Patricof started his career at Disney where he worked as a member of the strategic planning department helping grow the Disney, ESPN and ABC brands across video, audio and digital platforms. Between these companies he has executed investments and strategic partnerships, launched multiple new businesses and overseen sales, marketing, digital and content, legal, finance and operations. Jon received an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College where he was a member of the baseball team.