Brands & Agencies to Appear at Cynopsis Sport Summit

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Industry event to showcase leaders from FanDuel, Reebok, Unilever, Group M and more on June 16 in NYC

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In addition to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred serving as the opening speaker at the fourth annual Cynopsis Sports Business Summit on Tuesday, June 16 in New York City, global brands and agencies are also flocking to the event, which has become a key networking opportunity for marketers.

Additional featured speakers include Nigel Eccles, the Co-Founder and CEO of the leading one-day fantasy sports company FanDuel, who will close the Summit with a keynote about the thriving fantasy sports marketplace. The day will also spotlight an interview with George Pyne, founder of Bruin Sports Capital, a privately held international media, sports, marketing and branded lifestyle company.

The annual Sports Business Summit will bring all corners of the industry together to examine the game-changing developments taking place on multiple platforms and behind the scenes in the business today.

The June 16 Summit will also include the following brand and agency speakers:

  • Bryce Townsend, CEO of North America – GroupM Entertainment & Sports Partnerships
  • Jennifer Keene, Sr. Director of North America Marketing – Octagon
  • John Lynch, VP of Marketing – Reebok
  • Matthew McCarthy, Sr. Brand Building Director for Deodorant NA - Unilever
  • Russell Silvers, SVP of Partnership Activation – AEG Global Partnerships
  • Daniel Cohen, SVP Americas – MP & Silva
  • Matt Lederer, Senior Director, Sports Marketing – Comcast

The Summit, sponsored by MP & Silva, will be held at 10 on the Park in New York City and will consist of content-rich sessions focused on the state of the industry, new technologies and building women’s sports businesses. For more details, go to

For questions about registration, contact Sarah Martinez at sarah(at)cynopsis(dot)com or go to For sponsorship information, contact Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mike Farina at mike(at)cynopsis(dot)com.

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