Watch the panels
On Thursday, Jan. 5, Turner Sports presented a morning of panels with leading executives and personalities to discuss innovations that are driving the continued evolution of the sports industry at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Also covered were the ever-changing consumption habits of sports fans across an increasing number of screens and devices and the dramatic growth of esports as a global business.
All panels are available for view on Turner's Facebook page.
The New Era of League Innovation - Mdoerated by Ernie Johnson (Host, Turner Sports) with panelists Mark Emmert (President, NCAA), Adam Silver (Commissioner, NBA), Grant Hill (NBA veteran & Turner Sports analyst), Sue Bird (WNBA star)
Life Off the Court - Moderated by Maverick Carter with panelists Chris Bosh (11-time NBA All-Star), Dexter Fowler (2016 World Series Champion and MLB veteran) and Draymond Green.
Evolution of Consumer Engagement - Moderated by Neha Gandhi (SVP Content Strategy & Innovation, Refinery29) with panelists Larry Scott (Commissioner, Pac-12), Dave Finocchio (Founder & CEO, Bleacher Report), Mark LaNeve (Vice President, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford), Brad Allen (Executive Chairman, NextVR).
esports - Christina Alejandre (General Manager of ELEAGUE & VP of esports, Turner Sports), Dennis Fong (professional gamer), Nick Allen (Director of esports Operations, Twitch), Bryan DeZayas (Director, Dell Gaming), Imari Oliver (VP of esports Sales and Global Partnerships, IMG).