Driving Innovation in Sports Business

9 Jan 2017 - By TW Staff

This post originally appeared on the Turner website.

At the CES Conference in Las Vegas last week, Turner Sports presented a series of panels with leading executives and personalities to discuss innovations that are driving the continued evolution of the sports industry. Also covered were the ever-changing consumption habits of sports fans across an increasing number of screens and devices and the dramatic growth of eSports as a global business.

View the panels now on Turner's Facebook page.

The New Era of League Innovation - Moderated by Ernie Johnson (Host, Turner Sports) with panelists Mark Emmert (President, NCAA), Adam Silver (Commissioner, NBA), Grant Hill (NBA veteran & Turner Sports analyst), Sue Bird (WNBA star).

Life Off the Court - Moderated by Maverick Carter with panelists Chris Bosh (11-time NBA All-Star), Dexter Fowler (2016 World Series Champion and MLB veteran) and Draymond Green.

Evolution of Consumer Engagement - Moderated by Neha Gandhi (SVP Content Strategy & Innovation, Refinery29) with panelists Larry Scott (Commissioner, Pac-12), Dave Finocchio (Founder & CEO, Bleacher Report), Mark LaNeve (Vice President, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford), Brad Allen (Executive Chairman, NextVR).

eSports - Christina Alejandre (General Manager of ELEAGUE & VP of eSports, Turner Sports), Dennis Fong (professional gamer), Nick Allen (Director of eSports Operations, Twitch), Bryan DeZayas (Director, Dell Gaming), Imari Oliver (VP of eSports Sales and Global Partnerships, IMG).