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Tom Richardson

Adjunct Professor

Before establishing convergence sports & media, Mr. Richardson was VP/GM for AOL Sports, which he joined in 2001, and managed all business-related activities. Prior to joining AOL, Richardson worked at Spencer Stuart--one of the world's largest executive search firms. Over the years, Richardson has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events, including the Sports Media & Technology Conference, the NBA Technology Summit, and Sports Marketing 2.0 Conference. He has also been a guest lecturer for the graduate sports programs at Columbia University and Iona College. Before Spencer Stuart, Richardson served as the president of the National Hockey League's digital business, director of NFL Publishing, district sales manager for Ziff-Davis Publishing Company after starting his career in media at Grey Advertising. Richardson is a graduate of Hamilton College.

Sports and Entertainment Graduate Course:
  • BUS 617 - Sports Digital Media and Marketing