Global Conference 2017
Commissioners of Sport: Agile Leadership in a Competitive World
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 / 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
On any given Sunday--or any other day of the week--global sports garner the intense scrutiny of millions of fans, media, fantasy-league enthusiasts, and many others. In today's interconnected world, the leaders who oversee these sports face more challenges than ever.
- How do commissioners balance allowing players to express themselves--often unfiltered, directly to fans--while upholding their leagues' reputations?
- As fans increasingly opt for new forms of media, how are business models changing?
- What role do sports play--and should play--in fostering global communities and expressing shared values?
- What will the internationalization of North American leagues look like on a broader scale?