In the second episode of a new series entitled 'The Future of Sport', our man Chris McHardy sits down with one of the most respected men in the sports industry, Peter Hutton, Global Sports Director, Facebook.
Here, Peter outlines the company's wide-ranging sports strategy, reveals why lucrative broadcasting rights may not necessarily be part of Facebook's future and discusses the relationship the platform enjoys with its most 'liked' patron, Cristiano Ronaldo. -
Starting out as a commentator on local radio in Yorkshire, UK, at the age of 16, Peter has gone on to establish himself as one of the foremost leaders in the broadcast industry. His extensive resume includes spells as CEO of Eurosport, Ten Sports and Fox Sports Asia.
He’s also worked on the agency side with over 10 years at IMG, including establishing their Indian office, and a CEO role with MP & Silva. Peter now resides in California where he runs the sports partnerships business globally for Facebook.
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