President and Chief Revenue Officer, Minute Media
Rich is the President and Chief Revenue Officer of Minute Media, where he oversees all commercial activities and partnerships companywide, including sales and business development, content marketing, commercial audience development, content and technology syndication, rights acquisition, data and demand facilitation and the company’s marketing and PR efforts.
The constant theme throughout Rich’s entire career path has been to challenge the standard business models in sports media and strive to do things better, more efficiently and further reaching. His approach of taking risks and not playing it safe has positioned Rich to be on the bleeding-edge of sports media as the industry has evolved over the past 15 years.
Most recently, Rich served as Chief Revenue Officer at Perform Media, global sports content and media group and owner of Sporting News. Prior to that, Rich launched the distribution and monetization business for Silver Chalice Ventures and has previous experience at both early stage start-ups and large organizations such as the NFL.
Rich was recognized as Digiday’s 2018 Publishing Executive of the Year for his ability to grow Minute Media’s revenue by 130% year over year and scale the company to a top 10 digital sports platform in the U.S. and other key commercial markets.
Rich is a board member of Special Spectators, a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that creates magical days for seriously ill children and their families at sporting events across the U.S. He received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida.