Andrew Ryan - Host City speaker

Andrew Ryan

Position: Managing Director, FIBA Media

As Managing Director of FIBA Media, Andrew leads the 17-year joint venture between FIBA and DAZN which encompasses all production and rights commercialisation (broadcast, OTT D2C and data) for FIBA’s premium basketball events. This includes the recently completed FIBA World Cup 2023 held across the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia, Continental championships (and their qualifiers) such as EuroBasket and Asia Cup, global junior events and the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. FIBA Media has around 25 dedicated staff but collaborates extensively with sales and production teams within the DAZN Broadcast Partnerships division and scales up for events, managing 400+ personnel at the FIBA World Cup 2023. In addition to its core production and commercial activity, FIBA Media houses its own third-party marketing division which focuses on celebrity, influencer and athlete promotion, while it also established the Courtside 1891 digital joint venture with Two Circles. Andrew was previously the Head of Media Legal and Business Affairs for the International Olympic Committee TMS and was part of the Leaders Under 40 Class of 2020. He also features as a commentator and presenter for European Cricket and was part of the live coverage for the European Cricket League and European Cricket Championship in 2023.