George Perry

George Perry is the Chief Revenue Officer of Penn Sports Properties, powered by JMI Sports. He is responsible for the management of the athletics multimedia rights for the University of Pennsylvania, which includes Penn Athletics, The Penn Relays and Penn Campus Recreation. Based in Philadelphia, Perry leads his team in maximizing revenue, media exposure and corporate partnership benefits to Penn Athletics. As a Penn alum, Perry has the first-hand knowledge, established ties and genuine passion that enable him to develop creative marketing solutions and build valuable relationships with sponsors, fans, alumni and students.

In addition to his experience in the corporate sector, Perry has led sales and marketing efforts for two pro sports teams, as the Vice President of Strategic Marketing for the Washington Redskins and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Washington Freedom Women’s Professional Soccer team.

Beyond his full-time job, Perry has also been an adjunct professor in the Sports Industry Management Master’s Program at Georgetown University since 2009.

Perry earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He also attended the University Pennsylvania, earning a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School and a Master of Arts in International Studies from the School of Arts and Sciences.

In between his studies, Perry served in the U.S. Navy for six years as a Surface Warfare Officer and Foreign Exchange Officer.

Past Appearances

The Wharton Sports Business Show: August 14, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Lindsay Jones (National NFL Columnist , USA Today), Adam Stern (Motorsports Reporter, SportsBusiness Journal), and Jack Groetzinger (CEO and Founder, SeatGeek) on the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: August 7, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Brad Nierenberg (CEO, RedPeg Marketing) and Jon Miller (President of Programming, NBC Sports & NBCSN) on the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: July 24, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Tony Ponturo (EVP Strategy, Turnkey Intelligence) and Austin Karp (Assistant Managing Editor, SportsBusiness Daily) on the Tuesday, July 24, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: July 17, 2018

Host George Perry is joined by Marc Fisher (Senior Editor , The Washington Post), Ben Honingford (Manager of Experiential Marketing and Brand Partnerships, Chevrolet), Meredith Starkey (VP, Sponsorships and Events, T-Mobile), and Cheryl Guerin (Executive Vice President, North America Marketing & Communications, MasterCard) on the Tuesday, July 17, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: July 10, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Derrick Perkins (Senior Vice President Market Executive for the Greater Washington DC, Bank of America) and Mike Mulvihill (Executive Vice President of Research, League Operations and Strategy, FOX Sports) on the Tuesday, July 10, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: July 3, 2018

Host George Perry is joined by Tim Bontemps (National NBA Reporter, The Washington Post) and Lisa Baird (Chief Marketing Officer, The United States Olympic Committee) on the Tuesday, July 3, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

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.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: May 29, 2018

Host George Perry is joined by Scott Tilton (Co-Founder, CEO, Hookit) and Jerry Brewer (Sports Columnist, The Washington Post) on the Tuesday, May 29, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: May 22, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Bill King (Staff Writer , Sports Business Journal) and Michael Capiraso (New York Road Runners, President, CEO) on the Tuesday, May 22, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: May 15, 2018

Host George Perry is joined by Patrick Talty (General Manager, U.S. Bank Stadium), Adam Pliska (President and Chief Executive Officer, World Poker Tour), and Frank Vuono (Co-Founder, 16W Marketing) on the Tuesday, May 15, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are featured on the Tuesday, August 21, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.

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