Ameeth Sankaran is CEO of Religion of Sports, an Emmy Award winning Media company co-founded by Tom Brady, Michael Strahan and Gotham Chopra, built on the thesis that sports are religion. The company produces content focused on a single narrative of ‘Why Sports Matter’ to explore themes such as greatness and human potential, among others. Since 2017, the company is has produced content across mediums, from short-form video to audio to feature films and has won multiple awards including a Sports Emmy. Ameeth is an Executive Producer of Tom vs. Time, Greatness Code, Stephen vs. the Game, Man in the Arena, and the Crushed podcast among others. Ameeth has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Columbia Business School and has spent over 15 years as a strategy consultant and a private equity investor.
Why Sports Matter: Exploring Creativity, Content Creation and Emotional Storytelling in Films and Documentaries
Moderator: Chris Smith, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal