SVG Advisory Board

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.

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Tom SaharaTom Sahara
Turner Sports
Vice President of Operations & Technology

Advisory Board Members

  • Ken Aagaard, CBS Sports, EVP, Innovation and New Technology
  • Adam Acone, NFL Network, Director, Media Operations and Planning
  • Glenn Adamo, Ivanhoe Media and Entertainment, President
  • Peter Angell, Lagardère, SVP
  • Andrea Berry, Industry Consultant
  • Onnie Bose, NFL, VP of Broadcasting
  • Chris Calcinari, ESPN, VP, Event Operations
  • Jason Cohen, HBO Sports Production, VP
  • Joe Cohen, The Switch, President, Sports
  • Michael Cohen, Industry Consultant
  • Don Colantonio, Industry Consultant
  • Michael Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations
  • Scott Davis, CBS Sports, VP of Broadcast Operations
  • Jim DeFilippis, Industry Consultant
  • Ed Delaney, Industry Consultant
  • Jed Drake, SMT, EVP of Emerging Technologies
  • David Dukes, PGA Tour Entertainment, Senior Director, Technical Operations
  • Jerry Gepner, L5 Media Services, Media and Technology Executive
  • Scott Gillies, Red Bull Media House, Head of Technical Production
  • Steve Gorsuch, Industry Consultant
  • Mark Haden, MLB Network, VP, Engineering and IT
  • Steve Hellmuth, NBA, EVP, Operations and Technology
  • Ed Holmes, The Holmes Group, Principal
  • Deb Honkus, NEP Broadcasting, Chairman of the Board
  • George Hoover, NEP Broadcasting, CTO
  • Jeff Jacobs, Viacom Music and Entertainment Group, SVP, Production Planning, Strategies, & Operations
  • Robert D. Jordan CFE, Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, Senior Vice President
  • John Kvatek, University of Central Florida Knights, Senior Associate Athletics Director/External Operations
  • John Leland, PSL International, LLC, Principal
  • Louis Libin, Broad Comm, President
  • Jodi Markley, ESPN, EVP, Content Operations and Creative Services
  • Michael Meehan, NBC Sports, SVP, Operations
  • 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
  • Patty Power, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Engineering
  • Paul Puccio, Industry Consultant
  • Scott Rinehart, Fighting Irish Digital Media, Broadcast Technology Program Director
  • Larry Rogers, FirstInTV, President
  • Mike Rokosa, NHRA, Technology Executive
  • Bob Ross, CBS, SVP, East Coast Operations
  • Oscar Sanchez, CONCACAF, Director of Broadcast Operations
  • Bruce Shapiro, Broadcast Consulting
  • Jack Simmons, Industry Consultant
  • Don Sperling, New York Giants Entertainment, VP and Executive Producer
  • Jerry Steinberg, Industry Consultant
  • Susan Stone, MLB Network, SVP, Operations and Engineering
  • Patrick Sullivan, Game Creek Video, President
  • Larry Tiscornia, Major League Soccer, VP, Broadcasting
  • Jacob Ullman, Fox Sports, SVP, Production and Talent Development
  • John Ward, AT&T Entertainment Group, SVP, Content Operations
  • Ernie Watts, Turner, Manager, Transmission Operations Center
  • Mike Webb, YES Network, VP, Broadcast Operations
  • Jeff Willis, Industry Consultant
  • Dave Zur, KSE Media Ventures, SVP, Operations & Engineering