Jeremiah Yolkut - Host City speaker

Jeremiah Yolkut

Position: Vice President of Global Events, Major League Baseball

Jeremiah Yolkut is the Vice President of Global Events for Major League Baseball. In this role, Yolkut has oversight of the planning and execution of the League's biggest events and exhibitions, including the All-Star Game, MLB at Field of Dreams, MLB at Rickwood Field, Little League Classic, MLB Draft, Winter Meetings, the World Series and international games and events like the World Baseball Classic, London Series and Mexico Series.  Yolkut was also part of MLB’s Scheduling group for five years, where he helped guide the creation and maintenance of both the Championship Season and Spring Training schedules and served as a primary liaison to MLB clubs on the rescheduling of postponed games. Prior to joining MLB, Yolkut worked at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) in the Community, Competitive and Technical departments in a variety of roles. During his tenure, he worked on the operations of the US Open and International Team events, while helming the governing body's global quality assurance group for tennis ball and tennis court integrity. Yolkut, graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and is married and has four exuberant children.