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? George Perry, Chief Revenue Officer of Penn Sports Properties powered by JMI Sports, takes you behind the scenes of sports business on SiriusXM 111 every Tuesday at 4PM EST.

The Wharton Sports Business Show is also on iTunes!

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  • Past Guest Tue 4/17
    Dave Johnson

    Penn Relays

  • Past Guest Tue 4/17
    Chris Heck

    President of Business Operations
    Philadelphia 76ers

  • Past Guest Tue 4/10
    Sam Flood

    Executive Producer, President, Production, NBC Sports & NBCSN
    NBC Sports Group

  • Past Guest Tue 4/10
    Eric Fisher

    Staff Writer
    SportsBusiness Journal

  • Past Guest Tue 4/3
    Michael Smith

    Staff Writer, College Athletics
    Sports Business Journal

  • Past Guest Tue 4/3
    Brian Killingsworth

    Chief Marketing Officer
    Vegas Golden Knights

  • Past Guest Tue 3/27
    Bob Nightengale

    MLB Columnist
    USA Today

  • Past Guest Tue 3/27
    Patrick Talty

    General Manager
    U.S. Bank Stadium

  • Past Guest Tue 3/20
    Steve Cannon

    AMB Group, NFL Atlanta Falcons

  • Past Guest Tue 3/20
    Marc de Grandpre

    General Manager
    New York Red Bulls

  • Past Guest Tue 3/13
    Jerry Brewer

    Sports Columnist
    The Washington Post

  • Past Guest Tue 3/13
    Adam Pliska

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    World Poker Tour


George PerryGeorge 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.

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