Leaders Sport Business Podcast

Leaders in conversation: the biggest names in the global business of sport sit down (or stand up) with Leaders Editorial Director James Emmett.




      Ep 45: Behind the scenes at Leaders Week with Paul Levesque

      Reflections on a monster week | the WWE's Paul Levesque (aka Triple H) | Gfinity's Garry Cook | La Liga on US games and the broadcast blackout | FIBA's Frank Leenders | Wimbledon's Mick Desmond | The Bundesliga's Robert Klein



      Ep 44: Tim Shriver & the Abu Dhabi sporting landscape

      $100m F1 betting deal | UEFA's OTT plans | RMC Sport's OTT snag | Tim Shriver and the Special Olympics (starts at 16.23) | Mike Davis and Abu Dhabi's sporting strategy (starts at 37.56). Tim Shriver is the Chairman of the Special Olympics,



      Ep 43: Martin Glenn

      As a FIFA World Cup summer segues into a UEFA Nations League autumn, FA CEO Martin Glenn sat down with Leaders CEO Jimmy Worrall for a conversation on business, leadership, organisational culture and, of course, football.


       2018-09-07  1h1m

      Ep 42: Rob Manfred & the Leaders Sport Business Forecast

      Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred sat down with Leaders CEO Jimmy Worrall ahead in a quiet nook of the Green Room at the Leaders Sport Business Summit in New York earlier this year. Manfred, who gave one of the keynote interviews at the s...


       2018-08-24  46m

      Ep 41: Behind the scenes at Leaders Beijing

      Just how transformative will Alibaba's Olympic deal turn out to be? Why is DDMC Fortis's capture of AFC rights a milestone moment in the evolution of the global sports industry? And how, exactly, can you shift your Chinese strategy from engagement to m...


       2018-07-30  1h20m

      Ep 40: Don Garber

      Don Garber has been commissioner of Major League Soccer since 1999 and it’s no exaggeration to suggest he has been fundamental to the growth of soccer across the US. (Interview begins at 10 mins 30 seconds).


       2018-07-12  0m

      Ep 39: Andreas Heyden

      Andreas Heyden is arguably the tallest man who’s ever sat down for the Leaders Podcast. Truly a giant of the digital world, Heyden is CEO of DFL Digital Sports, the digital arm of the Bundesliga and the 36 clubs that make up the top two divisions o...


       2018-06-28  45m

      Ep 38: Richard Scudamore in conversation with Jimmy Worrall

      - Leaders CEO Jimmy Worrall sits down with English Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore.   In a rare and comprehensive one-on-one, Scudamore reflects on his tenure at the top of England’s biggest sports league,


       2018-06-13  46m

      Ep 37: Digital dreams and monetisation streams

      Leaders Week New York kicked off this year with the SAP Sports Forum at the software giant's Hudson Yards HQ. On the agenda: the technological revolution in sport and how various platforms and applications are shifting the paradigm in both sports busi...


       2018-05-22  50m

      Ep 36: Oris Stuart, Patti Clarke and Debra Sercy

      How do sports entities approach diversity and inclusion in the workplace? What's working, what isn't - and how can you prove it? Episode 36 of the Leaders Podcast features a comprehensive discussion on diversity and inclusion across the sports,


       2018-05-17  48m