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Kosmos to feature in iSportconnect’s 2019 Madrid Summit!

iSportconnect has announced that Javier Alonso, Executive Director at Kosmos and CEO of Kosmos Tennis will be featuring at their 2019 Madrid Summit. To be held on Friday, May 31 at Callao City Lights, the day prior to the highly anticipated UEFA Champions League final hosted at Atlético Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano, this event will kick off iSportconnect’s Global Event Series.

In partnership with LaLiga, iSportconnect has assembled a content programme that will bring together thought leaders from premier rights owners and brands to discuss and debate strategic issues impacting the future of the global sports business, including digital content strategies, sponsorship and partnership issues, hosting major events and the future of sporting facilities.

The speaker lineup includes the following:

  • Javier Alonso, Executive Director at Kosmos & CEO of Kosmos Tennis
  • Mark Parkman, General Manager, Olympic Channel
  • Scott Kegley, Executive Director of Digital Media & Innovation, Minnesota Vikings
  • Ellie Norman, Director of Marketing and Communications, Formula 1
  • David Hopkinson, Global Head of Partnerships, Real Madrid CF

Javier highlights 25 years of experience in the management team of Dorna Sports, responsible, among others, of the world MotoGP championships. As Managing Director of Events, he was responsible for the organisation of all the international events being the representative of Dorna in the race direction. Javier was also Executive Director of the World Superbike Championship (FIM).

Kosmos is a Barcelona based holding company founded and chaired by professional football player Gerard Piqué, and backed by Hiroshi Mikitani, the Chairman and CEO of Rakuten. Kosmos is currently building a global portfolio of sports, media, and entertainment ventures, leveraging strategic synergies across forms of content, platforms, technologies and geographies. Kosmos Tennis is a subsidiary of Kosmos focused on the development and management of global tennis events. Kosmos Tennis has reached a historic agreement with the International Tennis Federation for the development and implementation of a new Davis Cup format in the World Group, as well as the organisation of new innovative competitions over the course of the 25 year agreement.

Sree Varma, Founder & CEO of iSportconnect said, “I am absolutely thrilled to announce the Madrid Summit in partnership with our great friends at LaLiga. Our summits have had attendees from the sports industry around the globe and we are excited to bring this exclusive event to Spain again. It will be the first of our summits this year as we continue to connect with our global members.”

With a maximum of 150 invite-only delegates, iSportconnect provides a media/agency free opportunity to network with influential senior-level sports business executives. We are famous for our intimate and relaxed environment, encouraging ideas exchange and helping to introduce you to the right new connections.

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