10/16 Tom Van Riper: Van Riper has been writing for Forbes since 2005. Prior to that he covered the business beat for the New York Daily News. Van Riper explains how he started this kind of writing: “Because I’ve studied both finance and journalism, and because I like both numbers & analysis and sports, what’s a more fun job than merging the two, writing about sports from the business side and from the stat geek/number crunching side?” He has a BS in business from Boston College and a masters in business journalism from New York University.
Spring 2012 Speakers:
Orpster: Orpster.com is developing an innovative “Stock Market for Sports”. It will allow the 29 million NFL fantasy football users to take their knowledge of fantasy sports and apply it to the market using our real time software one Orpster.com, and our iPhone and Android mobile apps.
Marc D’Amico – Writer for Celtics.com, Internet Operations Coordinator for the Boston Celtics
David Carty – Sports Reporter, The Sun Chronicle, Sports Editor, Foxboro Reporter
Nick Coit – Sports Anchor & Reporter, WAIBI Bangor, Maine
Adam Jones – Host on ESPN Radio Boston
Fall 2011 Speakers:
Ted Tye: Mr. Tye is a partial owner of the Maine Red Claws, a National Basketball Association Development League team) and the founder and past board chairman of the Worcester Tornadoes, a minor league professional baseball team.
Mike Massaro: Mr. Massaro is an ESPN reporter, race analyst and the host of NASCAR Now. He attended Emerson and graduated with a degree in Speech Communications.