This Person in Sports: Casey Wasserman
Casey Wasserman, grandson to Hollywood mogul Lew Wasserman, grew up with an entrepreneurial spirit and a knack for business like his grandfather. After graduating from UCLA with a Political Science degree, Wasserman got into the world of investment banking and realized it was not for him. At age 25, he became the youngest person to ever own a professional sports team when he purchased the LA Avengers of the Arena Football League. Helping to negotiate the AFL’s national ...view middle of the document...
Alongside his work with the AFL, Wasserman simultaneously founded Wasserman Media Group (WMG), which encompasses athlete management, corporate consulting, media rights and partnerships; he remains Chairman and CEO. Competing with some of the world’s largest talent management agencies, WMG has an extensive clientele (over 1,200 clients and close to $3 Billion in sponsorships) in all of the major sports, action sports, and the Olympic games. Big deals done by WMG include the naming rights agreement on the recently built Met Life Stadium in New Jersey, the $178 million deal struck with Emirates airline to put the carrier's name on English soccer team Arsenal's new stadium, as well as countless other smaller business acquisitions, and several hundred-million dollar deals for its clients.
Where to find Casey:
Brian- No email could be found, I put the website of his business Wasserman Media Group as an alternative
Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/casey-wasserman/17/63b/667