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The Sports Entrepreneurs Podcast by Marcus Luer

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The Sports Entrepreneurs Podcast is an “audio biography” series with the leading Entrepreneurs and Movers & Shakers in the business of Sports & Esports of the past 40 years. Marcus drills deep into the career of his guests, what worked and what didn’t, the learning from the good, bad and ugly. Through his wide network, Marcus is able to host top guests from across the industry and from around the world. As a western Sports Entrepreneur operating in Asia for the past 25 years, it has a certain East-West flavour.

The Sports Entrepreneurs Podcast is an “audio biography” series with the leading Entrepreneurs and Movers & Shakers in the business of Sports & Esports of the past 40 years. Marcus drills deep into the career of his guests, what worked and what didn’t, the learning from the good, bad and ugly. Through his wide network, Marcus is able to host top guests from across the industry and from around the world. As a western Sports Entrepreneur operating in Asia for the past 25 years, it has a certain East-West flavour.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Sports Entrepreneurs Podcast is an “audio biography” series with the leading Entrepreneurs and Movers & Shakers in the business of Sports & Esports of the past 40 years. Marcus drills deep into the career of his guests, what worked and what didn’t, the learning from the good, bad and ugly. Through his wide network, Marcus is able to host top guests from across the industry and from around the world. As a western Sports Entrepreneur operating in Asia for the past 25 years, it has a certain East-West flavour.

Twitter:

@MarcusLuer

Language:

English


Episodes

Oli Slipper, ”Streaming Pioneer”

4/13/2022
Oliver Slipper, a true British Sports Entrepreneur, best known for his role building PERFORM (now Stats Perform) and now the Executive Chairman of Pitch International. Lots of great insights into Perform’s business model and his follow up moves as an Entrepreneur with Head Ball and PickGuru to his current role at Pitch International, a leading sports media rights agency in the UK. Key Highlights www.headball2.comAbout Oli Slipper, is the Executive Chairman of Pitch International, the...

Duration:01:09:42

Philipp Grothe, ”Football Focus”

3/23/2022
Philipp Grothe, best known as the co-founder and driving force behind the KENTARO agency in the UK, a true pioneer and entrepreneur in the sports business over the past 20+ years. Great stories from Philipp’s career across UFA, IMG, KENTARO and what he is doing now. Key Highlights About Philipp started his career after his law degree at University in Hamburg at Bertelsmann’s Ufa Sports in 1994. He was responsible for the international football division of the company dealing with...

Duration:01:25:08

Patrick Mouratoglou, ”The Coach - Going NFT”

3/16/2022
Special Edition with Patrick Mouratoglou, the #1 Tennis Coach on his new NFT project – “The Coach” Key Highlights www.thecoachnft.ioHope you enjoyed this short episode and introduction of an exciting new NFT project. Check it out and let us know what you think. We have no direct affiliation and/or stake in the project and this is not investment advice. Please do your own research and homework before you invest in any NFTs. About THE COACH will see the merging of the NFT and sports...

Duration:00:17:30

Ralf Reichert, ”Gaming/Esports Made in Germany”

12/31/2021
Ralf Reichert, is considered a founding father of the Gaming/Esports industry, having shaped the industry for the past 20 years as an Entrepreneur. We are unpacking the early days of ESL Gaming and off course the current state of play and plans for the future. Recording from my hometown in Koeln (Cologne), Germany. Happy holidays everyone. Key Highlights About Ralf Reichert Ralf is Managing Director / CEO of Turtle Entertainment the world’s largest eSports company leading the industry...

Duration:01:07:25

Ben Smith, ”Wealth Management for Athletes”

12/8/2021
Ben Smith, a chartered financial planner for the past 10 years, is on a mission to educate young athletes about wealth management, proper financial planning and goal setting. Very important messages for anyone dealing with young athletes and of course for athletes themselves. Listen and learn. (The Podcast was NOT sponsored by FLM) Disclaimer: No financial advise or recommendations are given. The Podcast is purely highlighting options available. Key Highlights www.Flmltd.com About Ben...

Duration:00:47:19

Chris Lencheski, “Motorsports in the Blood”

11/26/2021
Chris Lencheski, also better known as “SKI” in the industry is a true serial sports Entrepreneur from his early days around the Atlanta Olympics to his very successful years across global motorsports. SKI & Company left its mark on the industry on many levels and Chris till today continues to shape the industry. Great insights and learning from his own businesses to the various groups he worked with over the decades (Comcast Spectacor, TPG Speciality Lending, MyyTake India), including an...

Duration:01:41:28

Michel Masquelier, ”From Intern to Chairman - 35 years at IMG”

11/10/2021
Michel Masquelier had an incredible career with IMG over 35 years starting as an Intern and finishing as the Chairman of IMG Media and SNTV. Over that time he had the privilege to work with and learn from the charismatic owners from Mark McCormack, Ted Forstmann to Ari Emanuel at the end. Pioneering a variety of new innovations and setting up new business units over his tenure. Fascinating stories of an amazing career. Also check out Michel’s new book “This is not a Dress Rehearsal” for...

Duration:01:17:24

Hide Arai, ”Japanese Influence in Sports”

10/27/2021
From his two decades with DENTSU Sports to now 17 years with FIFA, Hide Arai has been at the heart of the Japanese presence in sports marketing globally for decades. Great stories and insights into the Japanese Advertising Giant’s influence in global sports for the last 40 years, driven by the emergence of Japanese super brands. And a short discussion about FIFA’s state of play, with several sensitive topics appropriately edited. Key Highlights Loss of CEO may put on brakes at ISL...

Duration:01:04:26

Murray Barnett, ”Media & Sponsorship Unpacked”

10/7/2021
Great stories and learning from Murray Barnett’s illustrious career across NBA, ISL, World Rugby and F1 to turning entrepreneur with his own boutique consulting agency during the pandemic. Lots of wisdom and great sharing from his journey over the past 2 decades. Key Highlights About Murray Barnett Murray Barnett is a Sports Marketing professional with over 20 years’ experience in Media, Marketing & Sponsorship worldwide. He has uniquely worked for sports leagues, governing bodies,...

Duration:01:10:23

Stephane Schindler, ”Game Changer”

9/24/2021
Stephane Schindler, another French industry veteran who has left his mark across the sports world and in particular with CAA Eleven which changed the face of UEFA’s National Team competitions and commercial structures. Lot’s of great stories and details in our discussion. Enjoy. Key Highlights About Stephane Schindler Stéphane Schindler started his career in 1996 at Eurosport as Operational Marketing Manager. In 1998, he joined Canal+ and became Head of Sports Acquisitions. In 2000,...

Duration:01:24:31

Andrew Croker, ”Mr Chairman”

9/11/2021
Andrew Croker, Chairman of multiple enterprises and one of the most outspoken sports Entrepreneurs hailing from the UK. Fun and colorful deep dive into Andrew’s 40+ years in the industry from his days following his dad around Football club board rooms to successfully launching Perform, the Global Cycling Network and getting Hawk-Eye into Football. Key Highlights About Andrew Croker Andrew Croker is a very well-known figure in the sports management and media business, with over forty...

Duration:01:10:00

John West, "Power of Influencer Content"

8/19/2021
John West, a serial entrepreneur across multiple businesses before getting into the exciting world of Sports content, influencers and social media platforms. Started Team Whistle in 2009 after several years of figuring out his next move. Recently partnered and merged with Eleven Sports. Learn about his entrepreneurial journey and amazing stories of how he build a company that now has over 4 billion impressions per months across over 1,600 “Channels” of influencers and online...

Duration:01:00:26

Harpreet Singh Rai, "Wearable Health And Wellness"

8/5/2021
Harpreet Singh Rai, the CEO of OURA Health Ltd, a Finish company which is making a huge splash in the wearable health and wellness space through its smart ring product. He shares his stories how he became involved in the business and where he is planning to take it. Great stories on how the product works and the benefits behind it, to the future growth and plans of the business. Key Highlights About Harpreet Singh Rai Harpreet Singh Rai is the chief executive officer of Oura and a...

Duration:00:50:20

Terrence Burns, "Olympic Marketing Unpacked"

7/28/2021
Terrence Burns is best known as the “Bidding Guy” (in his own words), having supported and worked on more successful Olympic bids than anyone else in the industry. Lots of great stories and learn from his incredible experiences at Delta Airlines (which inspired several books) to working with sponsors and brands across the world. Great insights into the Olympic Games, from bidding processes and how it has changed, to branding the Games, to emotions which describes what the Rings mean to...

Duration:01:31:20

Patrick Mouratoglou, "The Coach"

7/20/2021
Patrick Mouratoglou, also known as “The Coach”, currently the most influential coach in tennis, sharing his incredible journey with us, starting with his difficulties in his childhood to overcoming them and turning his passion for Tennis first into a business (Academy) and then into a profession (Coach). Amazing stories and incredible learning on multiple levels. Best warm up story ever on the Sports Entrepreneurs Podcast. I am certain you will enjoy it. Key Highlights About Patrick...

Duration:01:04:08

Giampiero Rinaudo, "Sports Tech, Made in Italy"

7/1/2021
Giampiero Rinaudo, a passionate Italian sports tech Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of Deltatre. Being the CEO for the past 35 years, managing the growth over three decades with now a team of over 1,000 technologists, designers, and innovators across the world who are driven by a passion to change the way the world consumes content. Key Highlights About Giampiero Rinaudo “When I was young, I wanted to be a timekeeper for alpine skiing,” says Deltatre’s Group CEO, Giampiero. Fascinated by...

Duration:01:23:46

Clive Bowen, "Racing Resorts"

6/17/2021
Clive Bowen is a man truly shaped by his early career experiences; from his days at Rolls Royce to his years working with a large Saudi group before entering into the world of motor racing and him emerging as a world leader in building Racing Resorts around the world: Key Highlights About Clive Bowen I established Apex Circuit Design Ltd in 1997 and developed it to become a world-leader in the field of motor race circuit design, engineering and master planning. My team and I design...

Duration:01:11:42

Joachim Hilke, "From Hamburg To The World"

6/2/2021
Joachim Hilke, is a German sports marketing Veteran with an colorful career across NFL Europe, UFA/Sportfive early growth story, HSV (Hamburg Football Club) and now with Fanatics in Europe. Lots of great stories on how the NFL started in Europe and the challenges around it, to an insider look into German Football Club thinking and off course a deep dive into Fanatics’ amazing online merchandise retail business globally. Enjoy. Key Highlights About 2017 – today, Fanatics International,...

Duration:01:17:16

Ricardo Fort, "Sport By Fort"

5/19/2021
Ricardo Fort spent his incredible career on the "brand side" of the business, deploying hundreds of millions of sponsorship and advertising dollars for the likes of Coca-Cola and VISA to name a few. Great deep discussion about his views on sports as a platform from the perspective of a true "Advertising Man" who has worked with some of the biggest sports sponsors in the world. Key Highlights About Ricardo Fort After 25 years working for some of the best companies in the world and...

Duration:01:17:39

Mark Pannes, "From Basketball To Football"

5/5/2021
Mark Pannes is a highly accomplished US sports executive with an incredible career across the US and Europe, from his early days at the New York Knicks, to leading a large European Football Club (AS Roma) on behalf of a US Owner and learning the inside workings of one of the largest Banks in the world (HSBC Private Bank). Mark has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and his views are well heard (through his own Podcast/Clubhouse talks) and respected in the industry. With the European Super...

Duration:01:18:08