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Getting up close and personal with sports industry luminaries. In every podcast we get to know those working in the business of sport - and the reasons for their career successes to date - a little bit better.

Getting up close and personal with sports industry luminaries. In every podcast we get to know those working in the business of sport - and the reasons for their career successes to date - a little bit better.
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London, United Kingdom

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Getting up close and personal with sports industry luminaries. In every podcast we get to know those working in the business of sport - and the reasons for their career successes to date - a little bit better.

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English


Episodes

No Holds Barred - April 2017

4/4/2017
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No Holds Barred is the podcast from SB Weekly where three leading sports executives reveal their industry bugbears, question accepted wisdom, and try to make sense of the major developments currently impacting the global business of sport. Each guest comes armed with a view on an industry topic that’s been piquing their interest over recent weeks, and in a short and impassioned pitch will explain exactly why they feel strongly about it, who’s going wrong and where, and what the...

Duration: 01:23:37


Hussain Naqi

3/21/2017
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Hussain Naqi, Senior Vice-President at NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly podcast. Though based in Florida, the Jaguars have played one home regular season game in London every year since 2013 as part of the NFL International Series. Based in London, Hussain heads up International Development for the team, overseeing the growth of the brand and sponsorship sales efforts in the UK. On the podcast, Hussain discusses: - What British Jaguars...

Duration: 00:53:01


No Holds Barred - March 2017

3/14/2017
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No Holds Barred is the podcast from SB Weekly where three leading sports executives reveal their industry bugbears, question accepted wisdom, and try to make sense of the major developments currently impacting the global business of sport. Each guest comes armed with a view on an industry topic that’s been piquing their interest over recent weeks, and in a short and impassioned pitch will explain exactly why they feel strongly about it, who’s going wrong and where, and what the...

Duration: 00:57:29


Paul Samuels

3/7/2017
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Paul Samuels, Executive Vice-President at AEG Global Partnerships, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Part of sports and entertainment giant AEG - which owns numerous venues and sports teams across the world - AEG Global Partnerships is responsible for creating, selling and servicing marketing and other strategic opportunities for AEG assets. Paul manages the Global Partnerships division outside the United States and has negotiated deals with numerous blue-chip brands...

Duration: 00:55:31


Carsten Thode

2/21/2017
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Carsten Thode, Chief Strategy Officer at Synergy, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Part of the Engine Group, Synergy positions itself as a brand-facing, creatively-driven and digitally-native sports agency that focuses on delivering business value for its array of clients, which include Standard Life Investments, Canterbury and Beko. Carsten started out his career at management consultancy Marakon Associates - working with clients such as Diageo, Schweppes and Lloyds TSB....

Duration: 01:14:15


Nick Robinson

2/14/2017
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Nick Robinson, Managing Director of sports management and marketing agency ISC, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. ISC helps create partnerships for a variety of rights-holder and brand clients, but is perhaps best known for representing athletes and players across football, rugby and several Olympic and Paralympic sports. Nick cut his teeth at boutique talent agency AMI Sports and Entertainment before joining Octagon in 2009, where he was head of football and represented...

Duration: 00:54:37


No Holds Barred - February 2017

2/7/2017
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No Holds Barred is the podcast from SB Weekly where three leading sports executives reveal their industry bugbears, question accepted wisdom, and try to make sense of the major developments currently impacting the global business of sport. Each guest comes armed with a view on an industry topic that’s been piquing their interest over recent weeks, and in a 60-second spiel explains exactly why they feel strongly about it, who’s going wrong and where, and what the implications could be for...

Duration: 01:13:08


No Holds Barred - January 2017

1/24/2017
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No Holds Barred is the podcast from SB Weekly where three leading sports executives reveal their industry bugbears, question accepted wisdom, and try to make sense of the major developments currently impacting the global business of sport. Each guest comes armed with a view on an industry topic that’s been piquing their interest over recent weeks, and in a 60-second spiel explains exactly why they feel strongly about it, who’s going wrong and where, and what the implications could be for...

Duration: 01:36:09


Rob Mitchell

1/17/2017
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Rob Mitchell, commercial director at Premier League football club AFC Bournemouth, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Bournemouth are one of the extraordinary success stories of English football. Struggling in the fourth-tier less than a decade ago, the Cherries are now in their second Premier League season and thriving under manager Eddie Howe. Rob’s been with the club throughout that rollercoaster journey, joining in 2008 following stints at creative design agency the...

Duration: 00:46:51


Ben Morel

1/10/2017
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Ben Morel, SVP at the National Basketball Association and Managing Director for operations across EMEA, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Ben originally joined the NBA from cosmetics giant L'Oréal in 1998, and nearly 20 years later he’s still going strong, overseeing the basketball league’s media distribution, events, merchandising and sponsorship activities this side of the Atlantic. On the podcast, Ben discusses:

Duration: 00:46:15


Daniel Geey

12/27/2016
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Leading football lawyer Daniel Geey is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Currently a partner at sports and media law firm Sheridans, Daniel was involved in the recent American takeover of Swansea City, and is currently preparing for a busy winter football transfer window, opening after the Christmas break. On the podcast, Daniel discusses:

Duration: 00:35:16


Elliot Richardson

12/20/2016
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Elliot Richardson, ‎President and Co-Founder of digital football platform Dugout, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Launched officially at the end of November - following months of industry hype - Dugout publishes exclusive content featuring some of Europe’s biggest clubs and footballers, and is touted as a way for those same clubs and players to both grow their fanbases, and better monetise their digital footprints. To date, Dugout boasts an enviable portfolio of...

Duration: 00:46:37


Matt Stevenson

11/29/2016
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Matt Stevenson, ‎Head of Sports Sponsorship at mobile operator EE, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. EE has over 27 million customers in the UK, making it the region’s biggest mobile network, and last year it was acquired by BT for £12.5 billion, creating a formidable new telecoms giant for the UK market. In a career that’s included stints at Nike and O2, Matt has over 20 years of brand and communications experience - most of which has been dedicated to sponsorship and...

Duration: 00:46:11


Dan Roan

11/22/2016
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BBC News Sports Editor Dan Roan is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. A familiar face and voice to sports fans across the world, Dan covers a wide range of sports news and business stories for the public-service broadcaster's TV, radio and online platforms, which include the One, Six and 10 O'Clock News; Radio 4's Today programme, 5 Live and the BBC News Channel. Dan’s been at the BBC on and off since 1998, when he first joined as a trainee, and over that period he’s secured...

Duration: 00:50:50


Scott Bowers

11/15/2016
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Scott Bowers, Director of Communications at The Jockey Club, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. The Jockey Club is the largest commercial group in British horseracing, owning and running 15 of the UK’s leading racecourses including Cheltenham, Aintree and Epsom Downs. Scott’s been there for nearly seven years now, and was last month inducted into the Leaders Under 40 Class of 2016 in recognition of his contribution to record racecourse attendances and...

Duration: 00:55:54


Roger Mitchell

11/8/2016
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Roger Mitchell, the former Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. An accountant by trade, Roger has held a number of senior roles in a number of sectors, but rose to prominence in the sports industry when he left his job as CFO of EMI Music in Italy to become the inaugural CEO of the SPL in 1998. He spent four-and-a-half years there and was responsible for all administrative, organisational and football issues. He also became...

Duration: 00:46:32


Paul Blanchard

11/1/2016
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Paul Blanchard, Chief Executive of Commonwealth Games England, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. Paul’s a well-known figure in the UK sports industry and in a long and distinguished sports industry career has been, to name only a few of his positions: Marketing Manager of Ladbrokes; Marketing Director of the Scottish Premier League; Head of Sales and Marketing at Southampton Football Club; Chief Executive of Harlequins Rugby League; and Sales and Marketing Director at...

Duration: 00:48:51


James Grigg

10/25/2016
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James Grigg, Director of International Operations at Turner Sports-owned digital media company Bleacher Report, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. James joined Bleacher a year ago having previously been COO of fanatix, the sports video clip-sharing platform, and Distribution Director of Sportech, the pool betting operator and technology supplier. Bleacher Report currently reaches more than 400 million people globally - 80% of which are under the age of 34. On the...

Duration: 00:55:57


Rob Mills

10/18/2016
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Rob Mills, CEO of Gemba, the agency providing insight, strategy and communications services to brands and rights-holders operating in the sports and entertainment sectors is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. It was in adidas' Australia office where Rob cut his teeth in sports marketing, and in a decade’s stint he climbed the ranks to reach marketing director, a position in which he was responsible for the sportswear giant’s brand, communications and distribution strategy. He...

Duration: 00:47:25


James McLaughlin

10/4/2016
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James McLaughlin, the agent of cricketer Jonathan Trott and commercial brains behind new football agency 73 Management, is the feature interview on this week's SB Weekly. James has held a number of senior roles in sport since the '90s, first as Head of Sales at Southampton Football Club. He followed that with a stint at Nike and two lengthy periods as Commercial Director of both Watford Football Club and Warwickshire County Cricket Club. In 2012 he was asked by then World Cricketer of...

Duration: 00:36:08

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