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The Wharton Sports Business Show: June 19, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Ken Bensinger (Reporter; Author of “Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal”, BuzzFeed News) and Miheer Walavalkar (Co-Founder, Chief Business Officer, LiveLike) on the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.

Air Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Ken Bensinger

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Ken Bensinger

Miheer Walavalkar

Air Time: 4:30 pm
Featuring: Miheer Walavalkar

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Ken Bensinger

Reporter; Author of “Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal”, BuzzFeed News

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Ken Bensinger has been a journalist for more than twenty years. He has worked at The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and, since 2014, for BuzzFeed News, as a member of its investigations team, and has written about sports, labor, art, automobiles, and politics, among other topics. He has been a winner of the ASME National Magazine award and the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Finance & Business Reporting, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting. He grew up in Seattle, graduated from Duke University, and lives with his wife, two children, and dog, in Los Angeles. Red Card is his first book.

Twitter – @kenbensinger

Book- https://www.amazon.com/Red-Card-Whistle-Biggest-Scandal/dp/150113390X
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Miheer Walavalkar

Co-Founder, Chief Business Officer, LiveLike

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Miheer Walavalkar is the co-founder and Chief Business Officer of LiveLike, where he is responsible for leading global business development and overseeing the company’s fundraising efforts. He brings a strong background in sports business and technology to the LiveLike team where he has secured multiple partnerships with top networks to broadcast major sporting events.

Prior to his role at LiveLike, he served as chief business officer then later CEO, of YouFoot, a UK-based tech startup that works with soccer federations and teams around the world. Before this, he was the co-founder and head of business development for Zaya (formerly TeachAClass), an India-based education technology company for students in low-income schools. The company received multiple awards including NASSCOM’s Social Innovation Honor and the Global Education Challenge, and Miheer was subsequently recognized as one of CNBC’s India ‘Young Entrepreneurs.’ He was recently honored by the Sports Business Journal as part of their prestigious “40 Under 40” annual list.

He graduated with a masters in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
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