SVG Leadership

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.

SVG Chairman

Mike Davies
Fox Sports
SVP, Technical and Field Operations

Executive Committee

Advisory Board Members

  • Adam Acone, NFL Network, Director, Media Operations and Planning
  • Glenn Adamo, Ivanhoe Media and Entertainment, President
  • Peter Angell, Industry Consultant
  • Onnie Bose, NFL, VP of Broadcasting
  • Dylan Boucherle, Warner Media/Turner Studios, VP, Technology Strategy and Media Workflows
  • Tab Butler, Industry Consultant
  • Chris Calcinari, ESPN, SVP, Remote Production Operations, ESPN and ABC Sports
  • Mary Ellen Carlyle, Dome Productions, SVP and GM
  • Ken Clausen, HBO, Director of Production
  • Joe Cohen, Industry Consultant
  • Michael Cohen, Industry Consultant
  • Don Colantonio, Industry Consultant
  • Scott Davis, CBS Sports, VP of Broadcast Operations
  • Jim DeFilippis, Industry Consultant
  • Ed Delaney, Industry Consultant
  • Jed Drake, Industry Consultant
  • David Dukes, PGA Tour Entertainment, Senior Director, Technical Operations
  • Jerry Gepner, CP Communications, COO
  • Steve Gorsuch, Industry Consultant
  • Ken Goss, NBC Sports, Senior Vice President of Remote Operations & Production Planning
  • Mark Haden, National Hockey League, Group VP, Broadcast Technology
  • Rob Hedrick, NHRA, Tech Manager, Director of Production and Supervising Producer
  • Ed Holmes, The Holmes Group, Principal
  • Deb Honkus, NEP Broadcasting, Chairman of the Board
  • George Hoover, Industry Consultant
  • Darryl Jefferson, NBC Sports, VP, Postproduction and Digital Workflow
  • Robert D. Jordan CVE, 1337 Facilities, CEO; Venue Road, Founder
  • John Kvatek, University of Central Florida Knights, Senior Associate Athletics Director/External Operations
  • John Leland, PSL International, LLC, Principal
  • Glen Levine, NEP, President, U.S.
  • Louis Libin, Broad Comm, President
  • Jodi Markley, Industry Consultant
  • Geoff Mason, Industry Consultant
  • Bernadette McDonald, Major League Baseball, SVP, Broadcasting
  • Grant Nodine, NHL, SVP, Technology
  • Ken Norris, UCLA, Director of Video Operations
  • Gary Olson, GHO Group, Managing Director
  • Del Parks, Sinclair Broadcast Group, SVP and CTO
  • Scott Rinehart, Fighting Irish Digital Media, Broadcast Technology Program Director
  • Larry Rogers, FirstInTV, President
  • Mike Rokosa, Industry Consultant
  • Scott Rothenberg, NEP, SVP, Technology and Asset Management
  • Oscar Sanchez, CONCACAF, Executive Producer & Director of Broadcast Operations and Media Distribution
  • Bruce Shapiro, Broadcast Consulting
  • Tracey Shaw, Industry Consultant
  • Jack Simmons, Industry Consultant
  • Don Sperling, New York Giants Entertainment, VP and Executive Producer
  • Jerry Steinberg, Industry Consultant
  • Steve Stum, NASCAR, VP, Operations and Technical Production
  • Patrick Sullivan, Game Creek Video, President
  • Jason Taubman, Game Creek Video, VP Design/New Technology
  • Larry Tiscornia, Industry Consultant
  • Jacob Ullman, Fox Sports, SVP, Production and Talent Development
  • John Ward, Friend MTS, EVP, Americas
  • Ernie Watts, MegaWatts B/IT Tech, Founder and CEO
  • Mike Webb, YES Network, VP, Broadcast Operations
  • Jeff Willis, Industry Consultant
  • Dave Zur, KSE Media Ventures, SVP, Operations & Engineering

Advisory Committees

  • SVG College

     

     

     

     

     

    Advisory Committee:

    Rick Bagby, Clemson University, Assistant Athletic, Video and Technology
    Mike Bilbow, University of Georgia, Assistant AD for Production/Digital
    Michael Bruce, University of Alabama, Assistant Professor of Telecommunication
    Dan Butterly, Big West Conference, Commissioner
    Kelly Carney, Conference USA, Associate Commissioner
    Katie Cavender, College Football Playoff, Assistant Director of Communication
    Ken Cleary, University of North Carolina, Assistant AD
    Megan Coffey, University of Cincinnati, Associate Director – Creative Services and Multimedia
    Stephen Dombroski, St. John’s University, Associate AD for Communications
    Mark Fragale, Rochester Institute of Technology, Assistant Director, Video Production Services
    Mark Fratto, Linacre Media, Principal and Director of Business Development
    Jonathan Gantt, Clemson University, Director of New Media
    Imry Halevi, Harvard University, Assistant Director of Athletics, Multimedia and Production
    Scott Hecht, Syracuse University, Senior Producer
    Erin Iwaskiewicz, America East Conference, Senior Director, Creative & Video
    Joel Kitay, Kitay Productions, President
    John Kvatek, University of Central Florida, Associate AD, Multimedia and Creative
    Travis Llewellyn, Sun Belt Conference, Associate Commissioner, Electronic Media
    Michael Martin, Texas Christian University, Film, Television, and Digital Media Professor
    Kate Morgan, University of San Francisco, Director of Creative Video
    Jim Nachtman, Penn State University, Director of Broadcast Operations
    Ken Norris, UCLA, Director of Video Operations
    Tom Odjakjian, American Athletic Conference, Senior Associate Commissioner, Broadcasting
    Matt Panto, The Ivy League, Assistant Executive Director, Digital Media and Communications
    Scott Rinehart, University of Notre Dame, Lead Technologist, Fighting Irish Digital Media
    John Servizzi, Tupelo Raycom, EVP, Engineering and Operations
    Kurt Svoboda, University of Michigan, Associate Athletic Director for External Communications and Public Relations
    Chris Taylor, Ball State University, Director of Digital Sports Production
    Bob Vecchione, NACDA, Executive Director
    Richard Wanninger, Patriot League, Senior Associate Executive Director for External Relations

  • SVG Content Security

     

     

     

     

     

    Co-Chairs:

    Scott Rothenberg, NEP Group, SVP, Technology and Asset Management
    Tom Sahara, Media Technologist and Advisor

    Committee:

    Keith Anderson, Turner Information Security, VP
    Bernie Courtney, CBS Corporation, Director IT & Engineering
    John Gierl, NEP Group, SVP, Information Technology
    Seann Harding, Dome Productions, Technical Manager Engineering
    Kolin Hodgson, University of Notre Dame, Senior Information Security Analyst
    Darryl Jefferson, NBC Sports & Olympics, VP, Post Operations & Digital Workflow
    Samuel Jones, NBA, Global Head of Security for Games
    Keith Martin, Game Creek Video, Engineering Project Manager
    Gary Olson, GHO Group, Managing Director
    Jason Taubman, Game Creek Video, SVP, Technology
    Dan Turk, NEP Group, Chief Engineer
    Marc Zorn, HBO, Productions & Content Security

  • SVG Digital

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Chair:

    Eric Black, NBC Sports and Playmaker Media, CTO

    Committee Members:

    Michael Allen, NBA, SVP, Digital Products and Emerging Technology
    Skip Desjardin, YouTube TV, Head of Sports and Local Content
    Geir Magnusson, fuboTV, CTO
    Hania Poole, Turner Sports, GM of B/R Live and SVP, NCAA Digital
    Rob Shaw, Facebook, Global Sports Media and League Partnerships
    Chris Wagner, OTT Advisors, Managing Partner
    BA Winston, Amazon Video, Global Head of Digital Video Playback and Delivery

  • SVG Esports Production

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Chairs:
    Simon Eicher
    , ESL Gaming, Senior Global Manager, Procurement and Executive Producer, Special Events
    Joseph Lynch, EA, Group Head of Content and Programming

    Committee Members:
    Matt Arden
    , NBA 2K League, Head of Content and Media
    Jason Baker, Do Not Peek Entertainment, Co-Founder/Managing Director
    TJ Canty Jr., NBA 2K League, Director of Events and Operations
    Matt Donovan, Riot Games, Broadcast Engineering Manager
    Corey Dunn, Envy Gaming, Executive Producer
    Andrew Lane, FACEIT, Director of Broadcast
    Bill McCullough, FaZe Clan, Executive Vice President of Content
    Mitch Rosenthal, Twitch, Director, Esports Production Operations
    Corey Smith, Activision Blizzard Esports, Director, Live Operation
    Ryan Thompson, Esports Engine, Co-Founder and Chief Production Officer

  • RSN

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Members:

    Mike Connelly, Bally Sports, EVP
    John Filippelli, YES Network, President, Production and Programming
    Jeff Filippi, MSG Networks, SVP, Programming & Production, Executive Producer
    Curt Gowdy Jr., SNY, SVP, Production and Executive Producer
    Doug Johnson, AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, VP and Executive Producer
    Matthew Krol, Altitude Sports and Entertainment, Vice President, General Manager, and Executive Producer
    Larry Meyers, Pac-12 Networks, EVP, Content
    AJ Ponsiglione, Spectrum Networks, Senior Coordinating Producer
    Jon Slobotkin, NBC Sports Regional Networks, SVP, Content and Live Programming
    Howard Zalkowitz, NESN, Senior Coordinating Producer/Director of Production

  • Sports Graphics

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Members:

    Michael Dolan, Fox Sports, SVP, Design
    Gil Haslam, Troika Design Group, Creative Director, Sports
    Chad Hudson, NBC Sports and Golf Channel, Art Director
    Jason Joly, MSG Networks, Director, Broadcast Graphics
    JP LoMonaco, CBS Sports, VP, On-Air Graphics and Design
    Jocelyne Meinert, Big Studios, Owner/Director
    Timothy O’Shaughnessy, ESPN, Creative Director
    Brian Perkins, MLB Network, Director, IT Production Systems
    Maria Rapetskaya, Undefined Creative, Creative Director
    Alexis Salinas, Univision Communications, Senior Director, Technical Creative Services, Sports
    Jordan Shorthouse, Turner Sports, Creative Director
    Michael Szykowny, ESPN, Senior Director, Motion Graphics

  • SVG Sports Content Management

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Chair:

    Tab Butler, Industry Consultant

    Committee Members:

    Brad Boim, NFL, Media Director, Post Production, Asset Management, and Media Services
    Padraic Boyle, Major League Baseball, Senior Director, Enterprise Media
    Ed Coleman, CBS Sports, VP, Post Production and Media Services
    Kendall Ginsbach, Riot Games, Global Content Operations Manager
    Anne Graham, Turner Sports Library, Assistant Manager of Media Management
    Chris Halton, NBA, SVP, Media Technology and Operations
    Adam Japhet, Major League Baseball, Senior Director of Corporate Infrastructure
    Darryl Jefferson, NBC Sports Group/Olympics, VP, Digital Workflow
    Dave Klee, A+E Networks, VP, Media Infrastructure
    Scott McBurney, ACC, Associate Commissioner, Advanced Media
    Dustin Myers, Fox Sports, SVP, Production Operations
    Grant Nodine, NHL, SVP, Technology
    Michael Raimondo, PGA TOUR Entertainment, Senior Director, Media Asset Management and Broadcast Innovation
    Scott Rinehart, University of Notre Dame, Director, Broadcast Technology
    Tom Scholle, DIRECTV Sports Networks, Chief Systems Integrator
    Chris Scoggins, Blizzard Entertainment, Media Asset Manager, Global Broadcast
    Bryan Staffaroni, WWE, Senior Director Media Asset Management
    Shane Warden, ATP Media, CTO

  • SVG Transport

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Chair:

    Adam Whitlock, ESPN, Director, Remote Traffic Operations

    Committee Members:

    Brad Cheney, Fox Sports, VP, Field Operations and Engineering
    David Chilson, CBS, Associate Director of Broadcast Distribution Services
    Chris Connolly, NBC Sports Group, VP, Transmission Operations and Engineering
    Ken Fuller, ViacomCBS, VP, Distribution and Technology
    Keith Goldberg, SVG TranSPORT Committee Chairman Emeritus
    Paul Spinelli, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Director of Engineering

  • SVG Venue Initiative

     

     

     

     

     

    Committee Members:

    Katie Arsenault, New Jersey Devils, Manager, Scoreboard and Live Production
    Bob Becker, Van Wagner Productions, EVP
    Greg Colello, New York Yankees, Senior Director, Scoreboard and Video Production
    Chris DeRuyscher, Texas Rangers, Senior Director, Ballpark Entertainment and Production
    Ed Filomia, Miami Heat, Senior Director, Broadcast Services
    Joe Kuchie, New Jersey Devils, Senior Manager, Scoreboard and Live Production
    Justin Lange, Allegiant Stadium, Manager of Audio, Video, Broadcast and Cisco Vision Operations
    Eric Long, Philadelphia Eagles, VP, Content and Production
    Carl Mandell, Philadelphia Union, Director, Broadcasting and Video Production
    Pete Skorich, Detroit Red Wings, VP, Entertainment Services and Broadcasting
    Don Sperling, New York Giants, VP and Executive Producer
    Matthew Tape, Houston Rockets, Director of Broadcast and Video Production
    Jeff Volk, Alpha Video, VP
    Allan Wertheimer, Minnesota Vikings, Director, Production Operations

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