DOHA GOALS Forum 2015 sessions videos

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  • Jeremy AISENBERGVice President of Strategic Initiatives, Octagon, United States
  • H.E. Sheikh Faisal bin Mubarak AL THANIExecutive Director, The Doha GOALS Foundation, Qatar
  • Abdulla AL-ABDULLADirector of Quality, Impact & Strategy, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), Qatar
  • Abdulaziz AL-MAHMOUDDeputy President for Sports Projects, Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar
  • Dr. Mohammed ALSAYRAFIGeneral Manager, Anti-Doping Lab, Qatar
  • Liz ANDERSONDirector of Engagement, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Georgetown University, United States
  • Christine ARMITAGEExecutive Director, SIDOC Foundation, Colombia
  • Richard ATTIASExecutive Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates; Executive Producer, the Doha GOALS Forum, United States
  • Dr. John BARTHOLOMEWProfessor & Chair, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, United States
  • Sarah BERGSTROMAssistant Director of Social Media, University of Southern California Athletics, United States
  • Dr. Stéphane BERMONCo-Founder, KB Health Partners, Monaco
  • Marlene BJORNSRUDExecutive Director, Alliance of Women Coaches, United States
  • Ato BOLDONFour-time Olympic Medalist, Broadcaster & IAAF Global Ambassador, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Emine BOZKURTFormer Member of European Parliament & Member of the Advisory Council, Global Watch, The Netherlands
  • Monique BRANDONExecutive Director, Kids In Sports, Untied States
  • Della BRITTON BAEZAPresident & CEO, Jackie Robinson Foundation, Untied States
  • Michael BUCKLINProducer, ESPN Social Production Group, United States
  • Greg BUZEKFounder, Retail Orphan Initiative, United States
  • Gareth CAPONCEO, Grabyo, United Kingdom
  • Dr. John CARLOS1968 Olympic Bronze Medalist, 200 Meter Race, 1969 Track & Field Champion, Activist, & Coach, United States
  • Christophe CHARLIERMember of the Board of Directors, Brooklyn Nets & Barclays Center, United States
  • Joey CHEEK2006 Olympic Gold Medalist in Speed Skating/Inline Speed Skating; Co-founder of Team Darfur; Founder & CEO of, United States
  • Linda COHNHost of SportsCenter, ESPN, United States
  • Jason COLLINSFormer Professional Basketball Player & NBA Cares Ambassador, United States
  • Nadia COMANECIFive-time Olympic Gold Medalist in Gymnastics, Romania
  • Michel COMBESCEO, Alcatel-Lucent, France
  • Carol CONECEO, Carol Cone ON PURPOSEUnited States
  • Bart CONNERTwo-time Olympic Gold Medalist & World Champion in Gymnastics, United States
  • Anne CRIBBSOlympics Gold Medalist in Swimming; Founder & President of BASOC, United States
  • Meryl DAVISOlympic Gold Medalist & Two-time World Champion in Ice Dancing, United States
  • Sandra DE CASTRO BUFFINGTONFounding Director, the Global Media Center for Social Impact at UCLA, United States
  • Professor Lisa DELPY NEIROTTIProfessor & Director of Sport Management, George Washington University, United States
  • Anderson DIASParalympic Gold Medalist; Founder & President, Urece - Sports and Culture for Blind People, Brazil
  • Pedro DIAZ-RIDAOCoordinator, Real Madrid International Professional School - UEM, Spain
  • David DUKEFounder & Chief Executive, Street Soccer (Scotland), United Kingdom
  • Marcos "Cafu" EVANGELISTA DE MORAISTwo-time World Cup Champion, National Men's Soccer Team, Brazil
  • Mike FOXSports Tourism Manager, Sport Surrey, Canada
  • Adonal FOYLEFormer NBA Player, Author, Consultant & Activist, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Mike FREITAGFormer Professional Soccer Player & Director of Coaching, Colorado Soccer Association, United States
  • Janet FROETSCHERCEO, Special Olympics, United States
  • Séan GARNIERWorld Champion in Freestyle Soccer; Co-Founder, Street Style Society, France
  • Todd GOLDSTEINChief Revenue Officer, AEG, United States
  • Victor GUTIéRREZCo-Founder, Fútbol Más, Chile
  • Scott HAMILTONOlympic Gold Medalist & Four-time World Champion in Figure Skating; Founder, Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation, United States
  • Rick HANSENParalympian; CEO, Rick Hansen Foundation, Canada
  • April HOLMESParalympic Gold Medalist; Best-Selling Author; Motivational Speaker, United States
  • Lord Christopher HOLMESParalympian; Member of the House of Lords, United Kingdom
  • Lesley IRVINEAthletic Director of Pomona-Pitzer, Claremont College, United States
  • Tucker KAINCFO, Los Angeles Dodgers; Managing Director, Guggenheim Baseball Management, United States
  • Indira KALJOProfessional Basketball Player; President, Global Aktivne, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Rita KALMIKOVATwo-time Olympic Swimmer, Latvia
  • Alan KASUJJASenior Broadcast Journalist, BBC Newsday, BBCUganda
  • Yuna KIMFigure Skating Champion; Special Olympics Global Ambassador; 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games Honorary Ambassador; UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, South Korea
  • Chris KLEINPresident, LA Galaxy, United States
  • Molly KNIGHTAuthor, The Best Team Money Can Buy: the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse, United States
  • Lance KNOBELDirector of Programs, Richard Attias & Associates, United States
  • Fabian KOSSSenior Specialist in Cultural Solidarity & Creative Affairs Division of the Office of External Relations, Inter-American Development Bank, United States
  • Elliot KOTEKContent Chief & Co-Founder, Not Impossible, United States
  • Dr. Richard KREIDERProfessor; Department Head of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, United States
  • Dr. Richard LAPCHICKChair of DeVos Sport Business Management Program & Director of the Institute for Diversity & Ethics in Sport, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Eunice In Young LEEExecutive Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Talent Division, Don Buchwald & Associates, United States
  • Steve LELANDMarketing Lead for Southern California & Arizona, Accenture, United States
  • Wilfried LEMKESpecial Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Sport for Development and Peace, Switzerland
  • Carl LEWISNine-time Olympic Gold Medalist in Track & Field; Founder, The Carl Lewis Foundation, United States
  • Glenn LOVETTPresident of Global Strategy, Repucom, United States
  • Jamal MASHBURNCEO, Mashburn & Company; Former NBA All-Star, United States
  • Michael MCCARTHYColumnist & Contributing Writer, Sporting News & Sports Illustrated; Adjunct Professor, Rutger’s University School of Journalism, United States
  • Patrick MCCLENAHANPresident & CEO, Special Olympics World Games, Los Angeles 2015, United States
  • Jason MCDEVITTDirector of Community Relations, Los Angeles Lakers, United States
  • Jared MELZERSenior Manager for Sponsorships, Farmers Insurance, United States
  • Elana MEYEROlympic Silver Medalist; Former Half Marathon World Record Holder; Director of Maties Sport, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Glyn MILBURNBusiness Team, Office of Economic Development, Los Angeles Mayor's Office, United States
  • Scott MINTODirector of the Sports MBA Program, San Diego State University, United States
  • Jeff MOORADChairman & CEO, Moorad Sports Partners, United States
  • Dikembe MUTOMBOFour-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year; Eight-time NBA All-Star; President, Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, United States
  • Delise O'MEALLYExecutive Director, National Consortium for Academics & Sport (NCAS), United States
  • Makenzie MURDOCK, Olympism For Humanity AllianceCanada
  • Dallas OBERHOLZERFounder & Director, Indigo Youth Movement, South Africa
  • Soeren PALUMBOCo-Founder, Spread the Word to End the Word; Co-Founder, Special Olympics College, United States
  • Travis PASTRANAMotorsports & X Games Competitor; Global RallyCross Champion, United States
  • Tom PENNPresident & Co-Owner, Los Angeles Football Club, United States
  • Michael PHELPS22-Time Medalist & World Champion in Swimming; Founder & President, the Michael Phelps Foundation, United States
  • Marc POLLICKPresident & Founder, The Giving Back Fund, United States
  • Katie RAMAGEDirector of Sports Marketing, The North Face, United States
  • Jamie ROCHASenior Associate, GlideSlope, United States
  • Nadia ROUMANILecturer; 2012-13 Fellow, D.School/Walter & Esther Hewlett Design Fellow, Center on Philanthropy & Civil Society, Stanford University, United States
  • Claude RUIBALDirector, UbiquitySports, United States
  • Tracy RUSSELLCEO, LA Marathon, United States
  • Kim SAMUELPresident, The Samuel Family Foundation; Professor of Practice, Institute for Studies in International Development (ISID), McGill University, Canada
  • Martha SAUCEDOExecutive Vice President for External Affairs, AEG, United States
  • Tokyo SEXWALEPresident, Global Watch, South Africa
  • Sonal SHAHFounding Executive Director; Professor, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, United States
  • Ambassador Derek SHEARERChevalier Professor of Diplomacy & World Affairs, Occidental College, United States
  • Dan SHELLVice President, FOX Collegiate Properties, United States
  • Daina SHILTSSpecial Olympics Athlete; XGames Snowboarder, United States
  • Maria SHRIVERJournalist; Founder, The Shriver Report; Special Olympics International Board member; Activist for social change & equality, United States
  • Timothy SHRIVERChairman, Special Olympics, United States
  • Justine SIEGALAssistant Director for Sport Partnerships, the Center for Study of Sport in Society at Northeastern University, United States
  • David SIMONPresident, Los Angeles Sports Council, United States
  • Man Jit SINGHPresident, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, United States
  • Charles SMITHFormer Professional Basketball Player; Chairman & CEO, the Professional Basketball Alumni Association, United States
  • Sanjay SOODProfessor of Marketing; Faculty Director at the Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment and Sports (Center for MEMES),, UCLA Anderson School of ManagementUnited States
  • Mark SPITZNine-time Olympic Gold Medalist in Swimming, United States
  • Professor Paul SWANGARDSpecial Assistant to the Dean, Global Initiatives Lecturer, Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, University of Oregon, United States
  • Judy SWEETTitle IX Consultant; Speaker; Co-Founder, Alliance of Women Coaches; NCAA Membership President 1991-92, United States
  • Hannah TETERTwo-time American Snowboarder & Halfpipe Olympics Gold Medalist; Special Olympics Global Ambassador; Founder, Hannah's Gold, United States
  • Etan THOMASFormer Professional Basketball Player; Activist; Author, United States
  • Lesa UKMANFutures Director, IEG & ESP Properties, United States
  • Dr. Xavier VALLETeam Doctor, FC Barcelona Medical Department, Spain
  • Dr. Alberto MENDEZ-VILLANUEVASenior Football Strength & Conditioning Coach, ASPIRE Academy and Qatar Football Association, Qatar
  • Lesley VISSERHall of Fame Sportscaster, United States
  • Abby WAMBACHAmerican Soccer Player; Coach; Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist; the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year, Western New York Flash, United States
  • Casey WASSERMANChairman & CEO, Wasserman Media Group, United States
  • Chris WATTSExecutive Director, National Foundation on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, United States
  • Marcellus WILEYFormer NFL Player; Co-Host of Sports Nation, ESPN, United States
  • Mel YOUNGCo-Founder & President, Homeless World Cup, United Kingdom
  • Farhan ZAIDIGeneral Manager, LA Dodgers, United States

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