The Business of Sports Industry Night aspires to give current Harvard student athletes, and those interested in the pursuit of a career in sports, an opportunity to learn from a spectrum of Harvard alumni and administration who have achieved success in related careers. The Harvard Varsity Club and Harvard Sports Marketing Club (Undergraduate body) have collaborated to bring a board of panelists to the Harvard Athletic Department to discuss common processes, requirements, and strategies to breaking into various roles within the Sports Industry. This event will include both formal Q&A and informal networking components.


Jessica Gelman '97: VP of Customer Marketing and Strategy, The Kraft Sports Group
Shira Springer '97: Sports Reporter, The Boston Globe
Chris Nowinski '00: Founding Executive Director, Concussion Legacy Foundation

Ben Crockett '02: Director of Player Development, Boston Red Sox
Sophie Legros '12: Monitoring and Evaluation/Curriculum Strategist, Coaches Across Continents

Katie Lantz '15: Global Brand Strategy Apprentice, Reebok
Nathan Fry: Senior Associate Athletic Director, Harvard University

Schedule (tentative)
6:30-6:40: Settle in
6:40-7:10: Moderated panel discussion
7:10-7:25: Q&A
7:25-8:00 pm: Informal networking

Food will be provided. The dress code for this event is casual.

Event Info


11:30AM - 1:00PM Tue 9 Feb 2016 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Murr Lounge
65 North Harvard St
Boston, MA 02163 USA

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Samuel Beren
  Harvard Men's Tennis
Andrew Puopolo
  Varsity Sailing
Blake Lee
  Harvard College
Alexander Leondis
  Harvard College
Nikki Kallenberg
  Harvard Women's Tennis
Annika Ringblom
  Harvard Women's Tennis
Corie Bain
  Womens Volleyball
Brian Eskildsen
  Harvard Men's Basketball
Paul Stanton
  Harvard student
Harry Tafur
Leah Mohammadi
  Women's soccer
Jeff Ott
  Harvard wrestling
Marissa Segala
  Women's soccer
Marisa Romeo
  Harvard Women's Lacrosse
Joe Viviano
  Harvard college
Stuart Johnson
  Harvard College
Genevieve Mulligan
  Women's Rowing
Casey Colucci
  Harvard University
Savannah Wieser
Matthew Jones
  Harvard Football
Alex Simon
Jonathan Butler
  Harvard Lacrosse
Will Shih
  Harvard College
Oliver White
  harvard mens soccer - harvard sports marketing club
Elizabeth Jacobson
  harvard field hockey
Colin Chiapello
  Men's Water Polo
Caroline Weaver
  Harvard College
Stephen Stanton
  Harvard Medical School
Andrew Gewercman
  NYU Stern
Merry Batter
  Harvard University
Matt Fraschilla
Davon Robertson
  Harvard Football
Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu
DJ Link
  Harvard Baseball
Matt Hink
  Harvard Baseball
Chase Aldridge
  Harvard Baseball class of 2019
Noah Zavolas
  Harvard College, Harvard Baseball
Miles McCollum
  Harvard Football
Matthew Perry
  Harvard Football
Colby Stapleton
  Women's Water Polo
Michael Piana
  Harvard Sports Marketing Club
Jason Light
  Harvard Sports Marketing Club
Alex Simon
  Harvard Men's Soccer
Caroline Chagares
  Women's soccer
Zayne Matulis
  Women's Soccer
Kayley Leonard
  Women's Squash
Max Rich
  Harvard Football
Daniel Alpert
  Track & Field
Annika Ringblom
  Harvard Women's Tennis
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