| Antony THIODET
Antony did manage ASVEL Basket and the Lyon Arena project during the previous decade. Former Adidas Soccer Marketing Manager in Europe, he was appointed Managing Director of Occade sport (which became a subsidiary of CANAL+) as long as coordinating ASVEL operations. He modified the whole organization into a top professional club with strong marketing revenues and several community/academic-related assets, including several domestic trophies. In addition to various duties of consulting, he has raised a unique ticket sales academy (L’Adéenne du Sport) embedded within his consultancy, endorsing and adapting north-american practices to dozens and dozens of French sport rights holders.
| Marshall GLICKMAN
Former NBA Media Sales Director and Portland Trail Blazers President, he runs its own corporation G2 Strategic and has served as a consultant to a range of clients linked with some of the greatest projects in the world (New stadium of Roland Garros, Many Sports Franchises, ATP Tournaments, etc.).
Marshall has been part of the implementation of a new Ticketing Program for ASVEL Basket after advising the Euroleague and developing significantly new revenues and attendance.
Many major European stakeholders (LFP, LaLiga, etc.) team up with Marshall who remains a pioneer in America.
| Frédéric LONGUEPEE
Frederic headed the business operations of two of the most established sports brand in the French industry. He was at the core of the process of transforming the French Federation of Tennis and Roland Garros into a true business-oriented institution. He joined Paris Saint-Germain to define and roll out the new brand/business program initiated by the Qatari ownership in 2012. Accomplishments with the club of Paris were remarkable and countless. Whilst on board at the Paris 2024 OG, Frédéric has been appointed president of the Ligue 1 “Girondins de Bordeaux” club following the acquisition from a group of North-American investors (GACP). He is now serving as president of the largest European indoor Arena, “Paris La Défense Arena”.
| Lionel MALTESE
Professor at the University of Aix-Marseille (CERGAM Laboratory IAE Aix en Provence) and Master’s Sport Program Manager at Kedge Business School Marseille, Lionel has became a scholar of Sport Event and is currently collaborating with various tennis entities such as Roland Garros, BNP Paribas and Open13.
| Tom HUSTON
Tom holds over 25 years of international sport marketing experience having contributed to the growth and development of multiple high profile sport properties and events around the globe, especially within Europe and North-America (UEFA, Americas’ Cup, Champions Hockey League). He became notably well-recognized for his relentless effort to align sustainability & sports economics in Europe, tackling the profit & purpose challenges with new business models.