This is a private networking event for startup founders, partner-level VC or PE and c-level corporate executives only.
We’ll go behind the scenes with Jeremy Snyder, who leads Tesla’s east coast efforts and has been one of the mainstay leaders at Tesla over the years. There will be an opportunity to view the Model S and Model X and “ride and drives.” Space is limited to 50 attendees.
A native of Durham, Jim earned his degree in Mathematics and Economics from Washington and Lee University. Jim started his career as a police officer in his hometown, much to the dismay of his career counselor and parents. He spent 7 years as an officer in Durham and it remains a source of pride and meaning to him. Jim returned to school and obtained a Masters of Accounting from UNC Chapel Hill and, subsequently, worked at Arthur Anderson, KPMG and Ernst & Young. Jim moved to the client side by joining the Hornets in 2007.
As the Controller for the club and Treasurer for the associated non-profit, he has helped the organization through various transitions including the majority interest acquisition by Michael Jordan, the name change from the Bobcats to the Hornets, and the formation of the minor league basketball team, the Greensboro Swarm.
You must be a CFO, Treasurer, Controller or related finance leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.
Crane is in his 24th season with the Cubs organization and is responsible for the organization’s growth, including new business development; design, construction and operation of its facilities; media strategy; government relations; associate recruitment and training; and development of a winning culture.
Crane is responsible for the continuing redevelopment and preservation of Wrigley Field. Crane also oversees the current restoration plan for Wrigley Field, named the 1060 Project.
In 2003, he founded Comcast SportsNet Chicago with Jerry Reinsdorf and has served on the Board of Directors since its formation.
Crane Serves on the Board of Directors of Comcast SportsNet, MLB’s Long Term Strategic Planning Committee, the Board of Advisors of Winona Capital Management (a Chicago-based private equity firm), the University of Notre Dame Student Athlete Advisory Council, the Board of Governors of Global Sports Management Summit and the Board of Directors of Good Sports. He is also an investor in aXiomatic Gaming LLC, the majority owner of Team Liquid (a leading eSports team).
Brian Shield is responsible for technology for the club and Fenway Sports Management and leads the technology team on all phases of the Red Sox strategy, from creating a compelling fan experience at Fenway Park to enabling an effective front office and baseball operations environment.
Prior to the Red Sox, Shield served as the EVP and CIO of The Weather Channel, CIO of FTD, and CTO at Scudder, Stevens & Clark.
Brian completed his education at Bentley College in Waltham, MA where he majored in Computer Information Systems while minoring in Management and Accounting. He resides in Milton, GA with his wife and four children.
You must be a CSO, CISO, CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.
Now in its 3rd year, Fintech Rising brings together 150+ fintech industry leaders – startup founders, investors and their corporate counterparts. Learn more and keep up to date on this year’s agenda at the summit’s official microsite.