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Kate Johnson, VP, Head of Global Sponsorship Marketing, Visa (USA) will be joining us as a speaker at the Business of Sport Summit 2017!(about 4 days ago)
Delivered by sports executives, for sports executives, BOSS is globally recognised as the largest and most significant meeting for the sports industry in the region.
The continued impact of technology, the rise of e-sports and new sports businesses, changing media platforms and the evolution of sponsorship have challenged existing business models – whilst also providing a wealth of opportunities for revenue growth and fan engagement.
Annually this unparalleled discussion examines the industry trends ahead, determining the strategies and tactics for sports executives to innovate, grow and succeed off the field.
An exclusive event, where the best minds in local and international sport combine, BOSS is your guide to the business of sport in 2017.
Delivered by sports executives, for sports executives, the 6th annual Business of Sport Summit is a powerful opportunity to uncover the latest trends and tactics fuelling the business of sport.
// 6+ keynotes
// 2 Powerful days
// Executive learning agenda
// 35+ industry speakers
// 300+ executives
// 5 Star networking environment
Vice-President, Head of Global Sponsorship Marketing
Deputy Director, Head of Women's Football
Deputy Director Competitions Division, Head of Women’s Competitions, FIFA, Zurich.
Tatjana Haenni started her amateur football playing career in Switzerland in 1979 with FC Bern, later for a short time she played for Rapid Lugano and in 1991 for Coquitlam Strikers Vancouver. She came back to Switzerland in 1992 to continue her player’s career until 1998 for SV Seebach (Zurich). Between 1984 and 1996 she played 23 international women’s matches for the Swiss Women’s National Team. She acted for some years as a football coach (she owns the UEFA A Coaching Licence), before actively getting involved in 2000 in organisational and administrational matters with her club team SV Seebach (which since 2008 is called FC Zürich Frauen, after the cooperation with FC Zurich). She is since 2005 on a voluntary basis the President of this club, which is the most successful women’s football club team in Switzerland.
In her professional life, she started to work for UEFA in 1994 where she was the first employee fully dedicated to women’s football. In this position she was involved in the organisation of the UEFA European Women’s Football Championships, as well as the introduction of the U18 European Women’s Championship in 1998. After that she worked for a year for SAT.1 Switzerland TV (live football show), in 1999 she joined FIFA. In her first role, she was again the first person fully dedicated to women’s football and involved in all women’s football development matters and in charge of the Technical Study Groups at the FIFA Women’s World Cups, women and youth events. In 2008 she moved from the Development to the Competitions Division where she is in her actual role as the Deputy Director of the Division and the Head of Women’s Competitions. In this role she is in charge of the organisational aspects and the project leader for all FIFA Women’s World Cups, women and youth. She was also part of the team in charge of the organisation of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011, including conducting the official draw and the being in the co-lead of the preparation of the FIFA Women’s Football Symposium (15- 17 July 2011) with representatives from the 208 FIFA Member Associations. After that, she was within the administration from FIFA the project leader for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM, the FIFA Women’s Football Symposium 2015, the FIFA Women’s Football Task Force, the FIFA Women’s International Match Calendar and the three FIFA Women’s Football Committees.
Her dream and her objectives are to continue to develop women’s football, to make sure that women’s football is well structured, respected and integrated in all football organisations, most importantly in the decision making bodies and that there are more women involved in football, in all areas.
If we talk about women’s football, then we talk about a sport discipline, but we should also take about gender issues and the role of women in football. Both aspects need much more focus attention, respect and support.
Chief Commercial Officer
Arsenal F.C (UK)
As Arsenal Football Club’s Chief Commercial Officer Vinai Venkatesham is responsible for all of the Premier League Club’s commercial and marketing operations on a global basis. This includes Arsenal’s sponsorship, ticketing, hospitality, catering, retail, marketing, media, business strategy, fan services, pre-season tour and CRM businesses. In total Vinai leads a team of over 200 permanent staff.
Formerly at the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), Vinai was part of a record breaking team raising more than £700m from the UK sponsorship market. At LOCOG, as well as working in sponsorship, Vinai worked on a broad range of deals across hospitality, broadcast and licensing. This included appointing Channel 4 as the broadcast partner of the Paralympic Games, helping to further raise the profile and commercial value of the Paralympic movement.
Before his career in sport Vinai worked at Deloitte’s London office as a strategy consultant focused on the media sector, where he also qualified as a management accountant. He started is his career as an oil trader at the Japanese investment bank Mitsui. Vinai holds an MA from Oxford University where he studied Economics and Management and is also a Non-Executive Director of the London 2017 World Athletics Championships.
Head of Global Brand Partnerships
Director, Global Sponsorships
Tony Shepherd AO|
Tony Shepherd AO was President of the Business Council of Australia from November 2011 to March 2014 and Chairman of the National Commission of Audit from 22nd October 2013 to 2nd May 2014.
Tony was appointed Chairman of the WestConnex Delivery Authority in NSW in October 2013. WestConnex is Australia’s largest infrastructure project involving over 33km of tunnels.
On 10 September 2014 Tony was appointed Chairman of Macquarie Specialised Asset Management Limited. MSAM is Manager of unlisted Funds investing in largely offshore infrastructure. The only Australian asset is Hobart Airport.
Tony was Chairman of listed company Transfield Services from 2005-2013. Tony’s career in Transfield began in 1979. He pioneered private sector development and ownership of infrastructure.
Tony’s early career was as a Federal Public Servant working in defence procurement and research and development, including a three year posting to Washington DC.
Tony oversaw the public listing of Transfield Services Limited and the listings of Transurban Limited and the ConnectEast Group. He was Chairman of ConnectEast.
He has been involved in nation building for most of his career with a portfolio of roles and projects that includes NASA tracking stations, the Moomba to Sydney Gas Pipeline, the Anzac Warships, the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, the CityLink and EastLink toll ways in Victoria, the Walsh Bay Redevelopment in Sydney and a range of water treatment plants, power stations, roads, railways and tramways.
He is a Director of Virgin Australia International Holdings Pty Ltd, Chairman of the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust, Chairman of ASTRA and an adviser to Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
Head of Brand & Marketing Comms
Head of Sponsorship, Asia Pacific
The Hon. Peter Beattie AC|
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Chairman, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation; Director of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund; Ambassador for Life Sciences Queensland.
The Honourable Peter Beattie AC served as the 36th Premier of Queensland. He also served as Queensland’s Trade Commissioner to North and South America based in Los Angeles from 2008 to 2010. Mr Beattie is Director of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund, Ambassador for Life Sciences Queensland, joint adjunct professor at the University of Queensland’s Australia Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Institute for Molecular Bioscience, and a national media commentator.
The Hon. Stuart Ayres MP|
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events
Minister for Sport NSW
Chief Executive Officer
Craig Tiley was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Tennis Australia in October 2013 and maintained his position as the Australian Open Tournament Director. Prior to this appointment, Craig was Tennis Australia’s Director of Tennis and the Tournament Director of the Australian Open, a position he has held since 2006.
As CEO, Craig is responsible for all aspects of the sport of tennis in Australia. Craig leads a team of over 400 staff during the year, with a temporary staff of 8,500 during the Australian Open.
Throughout his tenure, Craig has championed a regeneration of the sport in Australia. This is evidenced by the significant growth of the Australian Open, now regarded as one of the most innovative and successful global sporting events in the world, in addition to substantial innovations made to the sport at a grassroots level.
Over the past two years, Tennis Australia’s revenue has almost doubled from $174 million to $300 million. Other key successes include: the introduction to tennis program for young children, Hot Shots, has 196,000 registered players; the launch of the shortened version of tennis, Fast4; Tennis Australia diversifying to become a production company; expansion into Asia; and the Australian Open awarded the players favourite for the seventh straight year.
Born in South Africa to a sport-loving family, Craig played professional tennis for three years, before spending the next 18 years working in the United States.
Previously, he earned international recognition as a coach and developer of talent. Craig’s extensive coaching experience ranges from captaining the South African Davis Cup Team, to developing collegiate champions and professional players. Craig led the fastest program turnaround in US collegiate history, breaking a 100 year-old record for most consecutive wins in the process. Results such as these twice earned him the US National Coach of the Year award, which was presented by the President of the United States during a White House Ceremony.
As a Lieutenant in the South African Army, Craig was the 6th ever recipient of the Army’s Meritorious Award.
He holds academic degrees in kinesiology, economics and business, has produced two best-selling tennis videos and has served as a keynote speaker and leadership consultant.
Craig and his wife, Chicago-born Ali, have three children – Marlowe (3 ½ years) and twin boys, Archer and Weston (2 years).
General Manager, Finance, Corporate & Special Projects
Ray currently holds the position of General Manager- Finance, Corporate and Major Projects with the Australian Football League. In this role he is responsible for finance, accounting, treasury, insurance and risk management, technology and procurement. Ray’s current priority is to establish the AFL Industry Funding Model following the Media Rights arrangement entered into last year.
Ray has had extensive experience as a senior executive and a company director in a variety of industries and would be well known to many of you through his time as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Essendon Football Club and before that as Chief Financial Officer of the Tatts Group.
In addition to the Tatts Group, Ray has had executive roles with Westpac, Price Waterhouse, Aluminium Smelters of Victoria, Southern Cross Austereo and the Victorian Government. He is a non-executive director of Sigma Pharmaceuticals and Hotel Property Investments. Ray has also previously held non-executive director roles with AFL Victoria and the Melbourne Renegades.
Ray played a leading role in the transformation of the privately owned Tattersall’s into the publicly listed Tatts Group as an ASX 100 listed national and global company followed by initiating and implementing the $4 billion merger of Tatts and UNITAB. He also played a lead executive role in acquisitions for the Tatts Group.
Chief Executive Officer
Raelene is the Chief Executive of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL. Raelene is the first female Chief Executive in the NRL for 15 years and joined the Bulldogs from Netball New Zealand where she was the Chief Executive for 6 years.
Raelene was also a member of the ANZ Championship Board and played a key role in bringing the competition to market.
Raelene has previously worked in the marketing, sales, sponsorship and communications areas for a number of leading New Zealand companies including Telecom, BNZ, Southern Cross Healthcare and Fuji Xerox.
Raelene is a Board Member of the International Netball Federation and is a Trustee of The Rising – a not for profit organisation helping to unlock to potential of South Auckland Youth. She was recognised with a Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leader Award in 2011 and was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in 2015.
Graeme Samuel AC|
Australian Rugby League Commission
Graeme Samuel AC is a Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow in Monash University’s Business School, Chair of the Monash Business School Business Advisory Board and co-director of the Monash Business Policy Forum. He is also a Commissioner of the Australian Rugby League Commission, a Councillor of the Australian National University, President of Alzheimer’s Australia, Chair of the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network, Member of CEDA’s Council of Economic Policy, Council member of the National Health and Medical Research Council and Chair of its Health Innovation Advisory Committee and the National Institute for Dementia Research and a Member of the Aged Care Financing Authority.
Prof Samuel has held a number of roles in public life including former Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Associate Member of the Australian Communications and Media Authority and President of the National Competition Council.
He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1998. In 2010 he was elevated to a Companion of the Order of Australia “for eminent service to public administration through contributions in the area of economic reform and competition law, and to the community through leadership roles with sporting and cultural organisations”.
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Grand Prix Corporation
Andrew Westacott is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC). He commenced at AGPC in 2006 as the General Manager, Operations before later being appointed Deputy CEO and then Acting CEO. Andrew is also a Board Member of the CAMS Foundation (formerly known as the Australian Motor Sport Foundation) and an Ambassador for SecondBite.
Prior to commencing at the AGPC, Andrew started his professional life as a chemical engineering project manager before taking up senior positions in logistics, procurement and supply chain management with MasterFoods Australia New Zealand and Uncle Ben’s of Australia. He then moved into major events in 2005 and played a key part in the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games as Group Manager for venue delivery and capital projects.
He has a love of sport and sporting events and is committed to showcasing Melbourne and Victoria to the world through the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix and the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.
Richmond Tigers FC
Peggy joined the board on 12 November 2005 and was elected president in 2013.
Peggy is a lawyer and acts as a consultant to Lander & Rogers law firm, having stepped down as a partner of Freehills in 2009.
She is also on the board of a number of entities in the financial services sector and was a consultant to the federal government during its review of the superannuation system. Peggy became a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2008.
Peggy became a Life Member of the Richmond Football Club in 2015.
National Basketball League
Jeremy Loeliger was appointed General Manager of the National Basketball League from 1 July 2015.
Since that time Mr Loeliger has overseen the League’s commercial transformation, establishing the foundations for a successful and sustainable future for professional basketball in Australia.
Before joining the NBL, Mr Loeliger was a partner of a national law firm, practising corporate and commercial law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, but also including a successful niche sports law practice.
Mr Loeliger also sits on the Executive Committee of the Victorian Chapter of the Australia China Business Council, and is a champion of Sino-Australian trade and the important role of sports diplomacy.
Head of Digital
Finn has been helping organisations with their digital strategy since the days of dial up. He currently leads Cricket Australia’s digital division, which includes an independent newsroom that covers cricket across the globe. Prior to CA, Finn headed News Corp’s national AFL (SuperFooty) and racing (SuperRacing) networks, before becoming its first National Digital Sports Editor. While there, he was a two-time Quill winner for best use of the online medium. In a varied career, Finn has been founding editor of Triple J’s magazine JMag, a sports reporter and the author of a pretty unsuccessful bar guide. He still pinches himself that he gets paid to watch, talk and argue about sport for a living.
Chief Digital Officer
Dr Stephanie Kovalchik|
Senior Sport Scientist
Stephanie’s research focuses on the use of statistical methods to understand performance, game strategy, and mentality in high-performance tennis. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute of Sport Exercise and Active Living at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia and is the lead data scientist in the Game Insight Group of Tennis Australia. She writes regularly on tennis and stats on her blog “On The T” and on twitter @StatsOnTheT.
Chief Analyst & Technical Scout
Central Coast Mariners
Big Bash League
Anthony Everard is a professional sports marketer with over 20 years in the industry. Anthony received his Bachelor of Business (Sports Marketing) from Deakin University, and has since undertaken a Graduate Diploma in Sport Law (Melbourne University).
Anthony has worked across a number of sports in marketing and commercial functions, in the capacity of rights holder, organising committee member and consulting agency.
Anthony’s current role is the Head of the Big Bash League, Australia’s fastest growing domestic sports league. Prior to his role at CA, Anthony was employed as General Manager of the ANZ Netball Championship. Both leagues were in the early years of their development, with significant growth opportunities.
Anthony has also worked in a sponsorship consulting capacity with the STW Group of companies, and as the Head of Marketing and Commercial with the 2007 World Swimming Championships in Melbourne.
Anthony currently resides in Melbourne with his young family, and is a regular traveller to Canada to visit his in-laws and broaden his knowledge of all things ice hockey.
Matt Braid is the Managing Director of Supercars, Australia’s third highest attended sport. He joined Supercars in January 2015 as Commercial Director before being appointed as Managing Director in February 2016.
Prior to joining Supercars, Matt was the Managing Director of Volvo Car Australia & NZ. He oversaw the re-positioning of Volvo’s brand and record sales in the Australian market through a product and marketing strategy that included sponsorship programs across Rugby Union, AFL, golf, and motorsport.
Karen is Twitter Australia’s first Managing Director, responsible for local operations including its advertising business and operations. Having been in the local market for almost two years, Twitter Australia has experienced strong growth under Karen’s leadership. Australia is part of the fastest growing region in the world for Twitter, which has more than three-quarters of its users outside the United States.
Karen was the 2014 Patron for Go Girl, an initiative to encourage more young women to consider study business/IT or IT at a tertiary level, and to appreciate the opportunities a career in IT can bring. She was an Ambassador for the World Netball Cup in 2015 and now sits on the Board of Netball Australia.
Karen was recently named one of the Most Influential Women in Australian Media by B&T magazine.
Prior to joining Twitter, Karen had a distinguished six year career at Google. In her most recent role she was the Managing Director, Mobile and Social Solutions, responsible for sales strategy and commercialisation for Google’s Mobile and Social Advertising products across Asia Pacific.
Before joining Google, Karen worked at Vodafone for 12 years, most recently as General Manager for Service Strategy.
Karen holds bachelor’s in Financial Administration, an MBA and is a member of CPA Australia with a passion of bringing new technologies to enhance the customer experience.
Karen loves competitive Netball and Formula1. When she’s not online, she’s walking on the beach or playing taxi to her family.
Electronic Sports League (ESL)
Head of Media Partnerships
General Manager, Commercial Operations
Group General Manager Strategy & Growth
Cronulla Sharks FC
Jonathan Prosser is the Group GM – Strategy & Growth at the Cronulla Sharks Group.
His remit is to build a financially sound organisation whilst strengthening the club’s position as the beating heart of the community, working on the Sharks Have Heart Foundation (the social-impact arm of the Group), the Football Club, the Licenced Club, and other entities relating to residential and retail developments, R&D and innovation.
His background spans three main areas: diplomacy and foreign affairs, business, and sport. From time working in an embassy, a research body and a think-tank, to consulting in businesses and charities big and small in the UK and Australia, to sport on and off the pitch. He brings a different perspective and operates as an in-house entrepreneur.
Chairman & Host
Head of Strategy
Director – Network Sport Sales
Seven West Media
Sponsorship & Events
Hyundai Motor Company Australia
A digital pioneer for over twenty-five years, Scott leads Accenture’s Media & Entertainment practice across Australia and New Zealand. An accomplished entrepreneur, musician and operating executive Scott has lead digital transformations at Sony, Bertelsmann, The Motion Picture Association of America and Merrill Lynch & Co as well as the iconic start-ups Data Broadcasting Corporation, Firstlook.com and Ruckus. Scott is a lecturer at The Australian Film, Radio & Television School and The University of Southern California, and a Senior Fellow at The Annenberg Center for the Digital Future.
In the fast-paced sports world, executives are blending solid business acumen with agile innovation in order to meet the demands of ever more influential consumers, players and commercial partners. How are sports executives being proactive rather than reactive in their planning, decision making, and change management initiatives? Given the growing public scrutiny of sports integrity, ethics and transparency, how are leaders promoting best practice and handling reputation? What more can be done to foster diverse talent and female participation across sports organisations and leadership roles?
Exciting and popular events have long been the lifeblood of many a sports business, and those organisations that can raise the bar for immersive event experiences look set for future success. How are consumer-driven pressures and company-driven innovation colliding to make events more convenient, relevant, unique and entertaining? In what ways can venues and stadiums enhance their infrastructure, technology and services to surprise and delight audiences? Given the rise of fantasy sports and other eSports, together with social media, how is the social side of events being redefined? How are organisations capitalising on the opportunities of virtual sports events and widespread digitisation?
In a more complex and connected sporting world, the proliferation of diverse sponsorship options is helping brands big and small to increase their lead conversion and public profile. What kinds of sports sponsorship offerings are delivering the most ROI and mutual value? To what extent are sponsors willing to embrace new platforms in the hope of enriching their experiences with players, fans and events? What factors may inform a sponsor’s decision to withdraw or maintain their support in the wake of media scrutiny surrounding a sponsored individual, group or organisation?
Technology and data solutions are impacting sport like never before. What business opportunities are emerging from the rise of big data, predictive and real-time analytics, connected stadiums, virtual reality, wearables and other tech trends? How is the data and technology boom impacting athletes, talent development programmes and sports competitions? In what ways can organisations use data to provide compelling evidence of internal and stakeholder ROI? How can data analytics help to get the right offer in front of the right fan at the right time?
As new markets arise from digital reach, partnerships, broadcast deals, and public pressures to achieve healthy and inclusive sports participation rates, sports executives are rediscovering how to grow and thrive in the saturated sporting landscape. In what ways are sports executives capitalising on growth opportunities such as the global fitness movement, eSports, and the rising demand for sports content, equipment and events in the Asia Pacific? How are sports businesses catering to the demands and expectations of the female half of Australia’s population? What can organisations do to re-energise traditional sports and create new audiences?
In an age of rampant consumer choice and diluted audience attention, attracting and retaining a loyal fan base requires more original – and meaningful – fan engagement strategies. What are the evolving expectations of sports fans who want better ways to interact with their favourite teams, players and events? How are sports organisations meeting these expectations through digital, social, marketing and promotions? How can organisations convert casual fans into avid fans? What more can be done to reward the support and advocacy of loyal fans?
The continued upheaval of media, content and advertising platforms is seeing digital start to become a major revenue stream for sport. In what ways can organisations big and small use digital to capture more market share? What differentiates a mediocre digital strategy from an outstanding one when it comes to sport? How are sports executives keeping pace with changes in digital media and updating their digital strategies accordingly? As more sports develop their own media products, how are broadcasters responding and digital rights models evolving?
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The Business of Sport Summit is exclusively crafted for – and delivered by – Australia’s most senior sports industry executives.
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