Ricardo Mazzucca is an experienced marketing executive with a deep knowledge of the media and the sports industries.

Arena Hub is a Center of innovation and entrepreneurship stimulation that seeks to develop the Sports, Media and Entertainment Industry in Brasil.

In this interview, you will learn more about Arena Hub goals and get insights from an industry leader to build your own sports tech startup. If you want to learn more about ARENA HUB and work with them, make sure to send them an email and also follow ARENA HUB and connect with Ricardo on SportIn Global platform.

ARENA HUB is one of our key partners in Brasil and very soon we have great things coming from this partnership. Stay tuned! …


Paralympic Movement with Juliana Soares

During the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, I had the opportunity to work with Juliana. A great professional, 100% committed with the develpement of the Paralympic movement and anti-doping.

Juliana has a great experience with major events and in this interview she talks about her professional and academic experience, anti-doping and the Paralympic movement.

If you want to learn more about anti-doping and Paralympic sports, make sure to connect with Juliana on SportIn Global— www.sportinglobal.com

Juliana, can you share with our audience a bit of your professional and academic experience?

My academic background is in Physical Education and during graduation, I have been involved with sports for people with disabilities. After some time, I completed my postgraduate studies in Adapted Physical Activity and was getting more involved in paralympic sports.


In 2011 I started my MBA in Sports Marketing Management and I was very lucky to have Sandro as a classmate.

After almost 10 years, we had the opportunity to re-connect and is a great pleasure to share his experience and knowledge with our audience.

Sandro has more than 20 years of experience in the sports industry, working as a personal trainer, sports manager, coach, and more. Recently he had the opportunity to work with Youth Football training kids in the USA.

Always a pleasure to talk with you, Sandro!

Make sure to sign up and connect with Sandro at SportIn Global. …


Mike is a University of San Francisco Alumni and started his career in the sports industry in a summer soccer camp. He also worked as a coach in an academy club and had the amazing opportunity to join Sacramento Kings as an intern.

After experienced the industry in different sectors, he decided to follow his dream to work with Athletes and now he is a contract advisor at TRI Sports Agency.

Learn more about Mike and his professional background in this interview.

Thank you, Mike!

Can you share a bit about your academic and professional experience?

I received my business degree from Sacramento State University and my master’s degree in sport management from the University of San Francisco (USF). My first position in the sports industry was at a summer soccer camp for youth soccer which turned into a coaching job for an academy club while I was in college. I continued my experience with an internship with the Sacramento Kings but realized I wanted to work with players directly so I took a position at a junior college coaching while obtaining my master’s degree. I then teamed up with a former USF graduate to start representing players at TRI Sport Agency. …


Tiago Bicudo is a sport professional and entrepreneur with vast experience working in different sectors of the sports industry and with great academic background.

Dive into Tiago career and learn what he is doing now as Head of Marketing at TemmaSoftware.

Sign up and connect with Tiago at SportIn Global!

Tiago, what is your professional and academic background?

My passion for marketing starts when I was young. I made a technical high school in Foreign Trade. Then I graduate in Advertising and Publicity in the Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, with an exchange program in Mexico, and I have an MBA in sports marketing in Anhembi Morumbi, with a module in Spain with the Universidad Europea de Madrid and the School of Studies Real Madrid. Besides these diplomas, I conclude many courses to keep learning. …


A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to talk with Rodrigo and learn more about his career and what he wants to achieve in the sports industry.

Rodrigo has a degree in Economics and is building his way into the sports industry by pursuing knowledge and meeting new people to learn from their experiences and get insights to help his personal and professional development.

Thanks for sharing your experience and goals with us, Rodrigo!

Connect with Rodrigo and follow his page Cadeira Central at www.sportinglobal.com

Rodrigo, what is your professional and academic background?

I graduated in Economics almost four years ago. In college, I had my first contact with the sports industry. I did my completion of course work about the difference between the financial behavior of clubs organized as companies and clubs organized as associations, the model used in Brazil. I also made a post-graduation in sports management in Fundação Getúlio Vargas in partnership with FIFA and CIES. Here I did my second academic article. With three other classmates, we wrote about sports tourism in addition to major events like the World Cup and Olympic Games. …


From México, Jonathan moved to the UK a few years ago and recently started a new role at Wolverhampton one of the top clubs in the Premier League.

Jonathan did a great job building his network to achieve his goal to work in the football industry. Learn all the steps he did and more about his role at The Wolves!

Thank you, Jonathan!

Jonathan, what is your professional and academic background?

I first got a Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City; then I got a Master in Corporate Law and a Master in Business and Economics both from Universidad Anahuac also in Mexico City. …


Sebastian is a sport professional with over 10 years of experience and currently, he is Head of Commercial and Sponsorship at the FPF (Peruvian Soccer Federation) and Venue Manager Consultant at FC Diez Media for Conmebol Libertadores and Sudamericana.

Learn more about how Sebastian built his path into the sports industry and what type of skills he looks in a professional to join his team.

Connect with Sebastian on our platform — www.sportinglobal.com

Thank you for taking the time, Sebastian!

Sebastian, can you share with us what’s your professional and academic background?

A seasoned professional with over 10 years of experience in Commercial Sales for leading international companies. With advanced skills in analysis and project management. Results-oriented and easily adapting to changing situations. Consistently meeting and exceeding client needs and expectations, thus establishing trust and enabling success. Leading with example, acting proactively and in a collaborative way. …


Christian Martin is a USF alumni and he runs his own company — Christian Martin + Associates.

Christian Martin + Associates specializes in adaptation and optimization solutions for sports businesses and sports technology teams looking to outperform the competition and take control of their destiny in today’s world.

Make sure to connect with Christian and follow his company on our platform — www.sportinglobal.com

Thank you for taking the time, Christian!

Can you share a bit about your academic and professional experience?

Sure. I received my Bachelor’s degree in International Business with a Minor in Spanish from the University of San Diego and my Master’s in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco. I have worked in business operations and management for over a decade with sports start-up businesses including Columbus Cyclery, Street Soccer USA, and Urban Soccer Park. I have also had professional engagements with the San Francisco Deltas, Pro-am Beach Soccer, Copa America 2016 Host Committee, Super Bowl 50 Host Committee and several smaller clients. I am a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Professional Scrum Master (PSM) with expertise in several operational disciplines such as agile product development, kanban, lean six-sigma, lean start-up, and scrum. Most recently, I advise businesses as a strategic business consultant and agility coach to make sure business leaders are performing and leading their teams and projects most effectively. …


Erick has a solid background working with football, great academic skills, and experience abroad visiting football clubs all over the world.

Currently, he is a youth football coordinator in one of the top football clubs in Brasil. In this interview, Erick gives us his thoughts about the sports industry in Portugal, Brasil, what challenges he faces working with young kids and some tips to help you start your career in the football industry!

Thank you, Erick!

Erick, what’s your professional and academic background?

I have a Bachelor and Postgraduate degrees in Business Administration. Since I began university, I looked for many courses to acquire more knowledge, like Sports Management, Football Management, Psychology in Sports, Sponsorships in Football, International Football and many others. Like the famous saying, I truly believe that knowledge is the only thing that nobody can take away from you. …

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