Advisory Board

The Sports Video Group Advisory Board

The Sports Video Group is comprised of leading industry figures who are committed to technical excellence in the sports industry. Over the coming years, members will help guide the direction of the organization, consult on various group initiatives, and enable more dialogue across different industry segments.

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Sahara_Tom Tom Sahara, Turner Sports, Vice President of Operations & Technology


Advisory Board Members

  • Ken Aagaard, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Production Services
  • Adam Acone, NFL Network, Director, Media Operations and Planning
  • Glenn Adamo, NFL ,VP, Media Operations and Broadcasting
  • Peter Angell, Lagardère, SVP
  • Andrea Berry, Industry Consultant
  • Onnie Bose, NFL, VP of Broadcasting
  • Chris Calcinari, ESPN, VP, Event Operations
  • Jason Cohen, HBO Sports Production, VP
  • Joe Cohen, HTN Communications, Chairman and CEO
  • Michael Cohen, Industry Consultant
  • Don Colantonio, Industry Consultant
  • Michael Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations
  • Scott Davis, CBS Sports, VP of Broadcast Operations
  • Jim DeFilippis, Industry Consultant
  • Ed Delaney, Fox Sports Media Group, EVP Operations
  • Jed Drake, ESPN, SVP and EP, Event Production
  • David Dukes, PGA Tour Entertainment, Senior Director, Technical Operations
  • Russell Gabay, MLB Network, International Events, Supervising Operations Producer
  • Jerry Gepner, L5 Media Services, Media and Technology Executive
  • Scott Gillies, Red Bull Media House, Head of Technical Production
  • Steve Gorsuch, US Open, Director of Production and Operations
  • Mark Haden, MLB Network, VP, Engineering and IT
  • Steve Hellmuth, NBA, EVP, Operations and Technology
  • Ed Holmes, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Director of Engineering
  • Deb Honkus, NEP Broadcasting, Chairman of the Board
  • George Hoover, NEP Broadcasting, CTO
  • Jeff Jacobs, Viacom Music and Entertainment Group, SVP, Production Planning, Strategic Initiatives and Business Operations
  • Robert D. Jordan CFE, Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, Senior Vice President
  • John Kvatek, University of Central Florida Knights, Senior Associate Athletics Director/External Operations
  • John Leland, PSL International, LLC, Principal
  • Louis Libin, Broad Comm, President
  • Jodi Markley, ESPN, SVP, Operations
  • Michael Meehan, NBC Sports, VP
  • Ken Norris, UCLA, Director of Video Operations
  • Gary Olson, GHO Group, Managing Director
  • Del Parks, Sinclair Broadcast Group, VP, Engineering and Operations
  • Patty Power, CBS Sports Network, SVP, Operations
  • Paul Puccio, Industry Consultant
  • Scott Rinehart, Fighting Irish Digital Media, Lead Technologist
  • Larry Rogers, FirstInTV, President
  • Mike Rokosa, Independent Consultant
  • Bob Ross, CBS, SVP, East Coast Operations
  • Bruce Shapiro, ESPN, Remote Operations Specialist
  • Jack Simmons, Fox Sports, SVP, Production
  • Don Sperling, New York Giants Entertainment, VP and Executive Producer
  • Jerry Steinberg, Industry Consultant
  • Susan Stone, MLB Network, SVP, Operations and Engineering
  • Patrick Sullivan, Game Creek Video, President
  • Larry Tiscornia, Major League Soccer, VP, Broadcasting
  • Jacob Ullman, Fox Sports, VP, Production
  • John Ward, DirecTV Entertainment, SVP, Production & Traffic Operations
  • Ernie Watts, Industry Consultant
  • Mike Webb, YES Network, VP, Broadcast Operations
  • Jeff Willis, Industry Consultant
  • Dave Zur, KSE Media Ventures, SVP of Broadcasting and Engineering
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