President, North America, Genius Sports
With over 40 years’ of experience, Steve Bornstein is one of the most respected figures in the global sports industry. He has held numerous prominent positions across the sports, media and advisory sectors, including as the former President, CEO and Founder of the NFL Network.
In 1990, Steve became ESPN’s youngest president and CEO at age 38. There, he oversaw the debuts of ESPN2, ESPN News, ESPN Radio, ESPN Classic, ESPN International, ESPN The Magazine, the ESPYs and the X-Games.
As Genius Sports’ President, North America, Steve leads the company’s U.S. and Canadian operations, including maximizing its partnerships with the NFL, NCAA, NASCAR, NBA and MLB. Steve also works closely with Genius Sports’ executive team to identify innovative and revenue accretive acquisition targets, helping the company drive the ongoing convergence of sports, betting and media.