Wharton Watch List: Sports

THE WATCH LIST identifies Wharton people, products, services and companies that are worthy of your attention. In this case: sports business professionals.

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LORI RUBINSON WG90

A marketing exec who moonlights as a sports radio host on NYC’s WFAN; got her break in broadcasting at the age of 12.

 

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RICHARD MACK W89

Real estate exec by day, co-owner by night of Major League Lacrosse’s 2015 champions, the New York Lizards.

 

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JOSH HARRIS W86

Josh Harris W86 is the managing owner of basketball’s Philadelphia 76ers and hockey’s New Jersey Devils, along with David Blitzer W91.

 

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STU SIEGEL W85

Former owner of hockey’s Florida Panthers, the serial entrepreneur is now CEO of analytics and technology firm HockeyTech.

 

 

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BOB BOWMAN WG79

Turned MLB Advanced Media, the interactive arm of Major League Baseball, into a digital content pioneer and cash cow.

 

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JEFF LUHNOW ENG89 W89

Former McKinsey consultant, engineer and entrepreneur who serves as GM of the resurgent Houston Astros.

 

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BILL SCHLOUGH WG98

Chief information officer for baseball’s recent three-peat champion San Francisco Giants.

 

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ROBERT “BOB” CASTELLINI WG67

A businessman from Cincinnati, CEO of MLB’s Reds franchise and part of the ownership group that took over in 2006.

 

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LEAH LAPLACA WG01

Rising in the ranks at media giant ESPN, currently as VP, Talent Planning & Negotiation for ESPN’s Talent Office.

 

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PHILIP J. BURGUIERES WG70

Once the youngest CEO of a Fortune500 company, now vice chairman of the Houston Texans and the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.





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