October 10-12, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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Chief Operating Officer, LEGENDS

As Chief Operating Officer for Legends, Mike Tomon is responsible for operations across all business divisions, in addition to new business development for Legends, in both domestic and international markets. Collaborating with each of the three business service divisions - Global Planning, Global Sales and Hospitality - Tomon has successfully led Legends new business development growth in attractions, sports and music industries across Legends’ global client platform. With more than a decade of experience in the sports and entertainment industry, Tomon is a known as a thought leader, instituting strategic performance standards for sales, operations and service across all departmental functions, while identifying new opportunities, implementing strategies and ultimately managing partner relationships.
Prior to joining Legends in 2014, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Premium Sales at AEG. In that role, Tomon was responsible for new business development for AEG Global Partnerships, where he created and oversaw the global premium sales strategy for all of AEG’s assets worldwide, including the STAPLES Center, StubHub! Center, O2 Arena in Europe, Las Vegas Arena and Farmers Field projects. Prior to joining AEG, Mike re-joined the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers in December 2008 as Senior Vice President of Sales & Service, where he oversaw all ticket sales and retention efforts, including suite sales, premium sales, season ticket sales and group sales, as well as premium and season ticket services, ticket operations, database marketing and analytics.
Tomon was recognized in 2015 by Sports Business Journal as one of the top sports business leaders with its prestigious “40 Under 40” award, and he also resides on boards of various organizations and non-profits. Tomon graduated from Georgetown University, where he was a member of the Hoyas football team.