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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host a Business of Sports Panel featuring Ted Leonsis, owner of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards, as well as CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment; Sheila Johnson, managing partner of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and CEO of Salamander Hospitality; and Edward Cohen, one of the principal owners of the MLB’s Washington Nationals. The panel will be moderated by George Daly, dean of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. The event is open to the public.
Monday, April 11, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Ted Leonsis is the founder, chairman, majority owner, and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which comprises the Washington Capitals, Wizards, and Mystics, as well as the Verizon Center and the Baltimore-Washington Ticketmaster franchise. He retired from active management of AOL in 2006, where he spent 13 years in senior positions including vice chairman and president. In 2008, Leonsis founded SnagFilms, which enables online audiences to find, watch, share, and support thousands of documentary films. His second book, The Business of Happiness: 6 Secrets to Extraordinary Success in Work and Life was published in 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.