Find out how managers and owners make the decisions that affect your favorite sports teams. When is it time to trade a player? Who is worth 30 million dollars a year and why? What can be done when a player or a coach says or does something that sparks controversy—how can you turn that behavior around? Scott Rosner, leader of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, and Kenneth Shropshire take you behind the scenes of sports business on SiriusXM 111 every Tuesday at 4PM EST.

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  • Past Guest Tue 2/20
    Rich Kleiman

    Partner
    The Durant Company & Thirty Five Media

  • Past Guest Tue 2/13
    Mike Davis

    CEO/Executive Director
    USGA (United States Golf Association)

  • Past Guest Tue 2/6
    Bob Bowlsby

    Commissioner Company
    Big 12 Conference

  • Past Guest Tue 2/6
    Jason Teitler

    Chair, Fan Experience specialty
    Burson-Marsteller

  • Past Guest Tue 1/30
    Cameron Papp

    Spokesperson
    StubHub

  • Past Guest Tue 1/23
    Brandon Steiner

    Founder & CEO
    Steiner Sports Marketing

  • Past Guest Tue 1/23
    Cyrus Mehri

    Partner
    Mehri & Skalet

  • Past Guest Tue 1/23
    Jeremi Duru

    Professor of Law American University
    American University

  • Past Guest Tue 1/16
    Dan Roberts

    Writer
    Yahoo Finance

  • Past Guest Tue 1/9
    Michael Smith

    Staff Writer, College Athletics
    Sports Business Journal

  • Past Guest Tue 1/9
    Cindy Boren

    Sportswriter
    The Washington Post

  • Past Guest Tue 1/2
    Marc Ganis

    Founder, President
    SportsCorp

Hosts

Ken ShropshireKen Shropshire

Kenneth L. Shropshire specializes in the subject areas of sports business, negotiations, diversity, and general business law. Wharton Professor Emeritus and CEO of the Global Sport Institute, he is also president of the largest organization of attorneys in the sports business, the Sports Lawyers Association. Shropshire’s past consulting roles have included a wide variety of projects including work for the NCAA, National Football League, the United States Olympic Committee, negotiation training for IBM, Clorox, Fannie Mae and Major League Baseball and diversity training for entering Wharton School MBA students. He was previously the Director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative. He is the author of several books, the most recent being Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.

George PerryGeorge Perry

George Perry is 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.

n 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.

Scott RosnerScott Rosner

Scott Rosner, Faculty Associate Director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative and Practice Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School, teaches courses in Sports Business Management and Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. Rosner is Principal of Hudson Sports Consulting, a sports advisory firm with clients that include the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the United States Tennis Association, FedEx, AT&T. Rosner is the lead author of The Business of Sports.

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