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The business of sports is undergoing radical change, thanks to globalization, new financial approaches, innovations in media and technology. These are the men and women who make the world of sports turn.

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JASON ROBINS

CEO, DraftKings
59

CHRIS CHRISTIE

Governor, New Jersey
58

ANDERS GUSTAFSSON

CEO, Zebra Technologies
57

Cristiano Ronaldo

Forward, Real Madrid
56

RONDA ROUSEY

UFC Fighter
55

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ

Founder, El Rey Network
54

DEREK JETER

Founder, the Players’ Tribune
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Mary Wittenberg

CEO, Virgin Sport
52

DAVID SHOEMAKER

CEO, NBA China
51

MARTIN LAU

President, Tencent
50

LARRY ELLISON

Executive Chairman, Oracle
49

JOHN PAUL

Founder and CEO, VenueNext
48

ALLEN HERSHKOWITZ

Cofounder and President, Green Sports Alliance
47

MARC LASRY

Co-owner, Milwaukee Bucks, CEO, Avenue Capital Group
46

RICK DUDLEY

Chairman and CEO, Octagon Worldwide
45

CHARLIE DENSON

CEO, Qatar Investment Authority
44

STEVE HOROWITZ & ROB TILLISS

Partners, Inner Circle Sports
43

DIETRICH MATESCHITZ

Cofounder and Owner, Red Bull
42

Michael Rubin

Executive Chairman, Fanatics
41

GABE NEWELL

Cofounder and Managing Director, Valve
40

ANDREW WILSON

CEO, Electronic Arts
39

BRIAN FRANCE

Chairman and CEO, NASCAR
38

SCOTT BORAS

Founder, Boras Corporation
37

MARK EMMERT

President, NCAA
36

CLAUDIA WILKEN

Senior U.S. Federal Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
35

STAN KROENKE

Owner, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment
34

PHILIP ANSCHUTZ

CEO and Chairman, the Anschutz Company
33

TED LEONSIS

CEO, Qatar Investment Authority
32

MICHELE ROBERTS

Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association
31

CASEY WASSERMAN

Founder and CEO, Wasserman Media Group
30

KEVIN PLANK

Chairman and CEO, Under Armour
29

MARK PARKER

CEO, Nike
28

GARY BETTMAN

Commissioner, NHL
27

BERNIE ECCLESTONE

CEO, Formula One Group
26

LARRY BAER

CEO, San Francisco Giants
25

GREG CAREY

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
24

JIM NASH

Managing Director, Bank of America
23

JOHN HENRY

Owner, Fenway Sports Group
22

JILL SMOLLER

Senior VP, WME
21

SERENA WILLIAMS

Tennis Champion
20

JOE RAVITCH

Cofounder and Partner, the Raine Group
19

SHEIKH MANSOUR BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN

Owner, Abu Dhabi United Group
18

BRIAN ROLAPP

EVP Media, NFL
17

MICHAEL LEVINE & HOWARD NUCHOW

Coheads, Creative Artists Agency Sports
16

ARI EMANUEL

Co-CEO, WME-IMG
15

SEBASTIAN COE

President, International Association of Athletics Federations
14

SEAN MCMANUS

Chairman, CBS Sports
13

ERIC SHANKS

President and COO, Fox Sports
12

JOHN SKIPPER

President, ESPN
11

ROGER GOODELL

Commissioner, NFL
10

Peter Guber

Investor and Chairman, NextVR
9

BOB BOWMAN

CEO, MLB Advanced Media
8

AVRAM GLAZER

Co-Owner, Manchester United
7

LEBRON JAMES

Forward, Cleveland Cavaliers
6

Thomas Bach

President, International Olympic Committee
5

LORETTA LYNCH

U.S. Attorney General
4

DAVID LEVY

President, Turner Broadcasting
3

MARK LAZARUS

Chairman, NBC Sports Group
2

BOB KRAFT

Chairman and CEO, the Kraft Group
1

Adam Silver

Commissioner, NBA
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