Sweeney '88, Gelman '97, Maneikis '07 & Scales '03 Highlight Sports Industry Night
The Harvard Varsity Club hosted its third-annual Sports Industry Night on February 8, featuring a panel of Harvard alumni who shared their experiences and advice for navigating the sports industry. Panelists included Don Sweeney '88, General Manager of the Boston Bruins, Jessica Gelman '97, CEO of Kraft Analytics Group, Stephanie Maneikis '07, Senior Director of Fan Services & Entertainment for the Boston Red Sox, and Treavor Scales '13, an ESPN SportsCenter anchor. The panel was moderated by Rachel Brown '12, the HVC's Assistant Director of Career Services.
Topics of conversation included how their experiences at Harvard led them to their current roles, advice for individuals looking to break into the industry, and what they themselves are passionate about within the industry. Following the panel students spent time chatting with each of the panelists during an informal networking opportunity.