ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro to Keynote The SVG Summit (Dec. 12-13); Room Block Ends Nov. 8 so Book Your Room Today!

Pitaro will close out The SVG Summit on Dec. 13 in New York City

SVG is excited to announce that Jimmy Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN and Sports Content will serve as the Closing Keynote speaker at The SVG Summit (Dec. 12-13 at the New York Midtown Hilton Hotel) next month. Pitaro will sit down with SVG’s Editorial Director Ken Kerschbaumer at 3:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 13, for a discussion about the future of the sports TV industry, ESPN’s linear and digital strategy, his thoughts on the year that was and a look ahead to 2023 and beyond.

Jimmy Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN and Sports Content

A limited number of rooms are still available for $309/night at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel (1335 Avenue of the Americas), but the SVG room block ends on Nov. 8 so please make sure to book your room now

In his current role, Pitaro focuses on ESPN’s live sports programming, as well as sports news and original and non-scripted sports-related content, for The Walt Disney Company’s cable channels, ESPN+, and ABC. Previously, Mr. Pitaro was named ESPN President and Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks in 2018, after serving as Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI). Pitaro originally joined The Walt Disney Company in 2010 as Co-President, Disney Interactive, where he successfully led the turnaround of the digital media and gaming division. Pitaro came to Disney from Yahoo, where he rose to Head of Media.

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