The Sports Business Journal is out with their list of the 20 most influential figures in digital sports media:
#1, John Kosner, SVP/GM, digital media, ESPN
#2, Bob Bowman, president and CEO, MLBAM
#3, Perkins Miller, SVP-digital media, NBC Sports
#4, Brian Rolapp, SVP-digital media, NFL
#5, Jimmy Pitaro, VP/GM, *Yahoo!* Sports & Entertainment
The rest of the top 10 in order: Jeff Price, president, SI Digital: Ted Leonsis, majority owner, Washington Capitals; Jason Kint, SVP/GM, CBSSports.com, Lenny Daniels, SVP-sports production and new media, Turner Sports; Chris Russo, Fantasy Sports Ventures.
11-20: André Mika, SVP, NHL; Paul Johnson, SVP, PGA Tour; Charles Wang, majority owner, New York Islanders, chairman, NeuLion; Shannon Terry, CEO, Rivals.com; Artie Bulgrin, SVP-research and sales development, ESPN; Bryan Perez, SVP, NBA Digital; Jeff Husvar, SVP, Fox Sports Interactive; Derrick Heggans, GM, AOL Sports; Ed Baker,publisher, Sporting News; James Dolan, chairman, Madison Square Garden LP.