Leadership Speaker Series: Sam McCleery presents 'ESPN as an Innovation'


TLSS Speaker Sam McCleery

Sam McCleery is an Emmy award winning executive who has been in the forefront of innovation for several popular sports brands. He founded a company that pioneered the First-and-Ten Yellow Line in football and has worked for Prince Tennis, Cablevision, Adidas, ESPN and most recently at Under Armour. At Under Armour he ran the Open Innovation teams and later served in Corporate Development.

Sam is an industry-recognized and proven executive specializing in forming product, markets and businesses around new and emerging technologies. He excels at bridging the gap between technology and business, providing unique management expertise when developing product strategies and go-to-market plans.

Sam will present 'ESPN as an Innovation,' which focuses on the founding of an All-American brand and delivers a case study on how it became a part of our entertainment, sports and social culture.