New department will serve clients across and beyond global sports, media and music talent roster.
Wasserman, a global leader in sports, music, entertainment and culture, has launched Wasserman Speakers, a speakers bureau and centralized hub for best-in-class speaking talent, announced today by Jason Ranne, COO & EVP, Talent Representation. Stay up-to-date with news and engagements at www.teamwass.com/speakers, @WassSpeakers on Twitter and @wassermanspeakers on Instagram.
Wasserman Speakers works with clients across the company’s industry-leading roster, including sports and media figures such as Alex Morgan, Chipper Jones, Derrick Rose, Diana Taurasi, Kenny Smith, LaDainian Tomlinson, Megan Rapinoe, Mike Tirico, Scott Van Pelt and Sue Bird; and artists such as A-Trak, Allison Russell, Ben Folds, Diplo, Herbie Hancock, Idina Menzel, Isaac Slade, LeAnn Rimes and Master P.
The group also represents other sought-after speakers, including thought leaders like Admiral Michael Mullen and mental strength expert Amy Morin, celebrity chefs such as Ming Tsai, trailblazers like extreme adaptive athlete Kirstie Ennis, and influencers including Peloton’s Olivia Amato. An expanded Wasserman Speakers client roster is available here.
“Through Wasserman Speakers and our media practice at The Montag Group, we are equipped with the resources and network to bring all Montag and Wasserman clients opportunities that are specific to not only their field, but their current phase of life,” said Sandy Montag, whose company was acquired by Wasserman in 2022.
From trailblazing athletes and award-winning artists to bestselling authors and industry leaders, Wasserman Speakers brings unparalleled insight and inspiring perspectives to audiences around the globe. Driven by thoughtful speaker selection and seamless logistics management, the group creates dynamic experiences and memorable moments for event organizers and attendees alike.
Working across and beyond Wasserman’s global roster in sports, media and music, Wasserman Speakers secures speaking engagements at corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, colleges and universities, and a wide range of conferences and events. The department is led by Julie Leventhal, Vice President, Wasserman Speakers, who brings two decades of speaking and events experience.
“The launch of Wasserman Speakers will allow us to tap into an expanded roster of unique voices with a diverse array of expertise,” said Leventhal. “Providing our white-glove service capabilities across all of Wasserman’s business reinforces our company’s relentless commitment to serving clients at all stages of their careers.”
Throughout its more than 20-year history, Wasserman has deliberately and strategically grown its worldwide presence through both targeted acquisitions and organic growth, establishing itself as one of the world’s leading companies in the areas of sports and music talent representation, and brands and properties consultancy.
Wasserman is a global leader in sports, music, entertainment and culture. Founded in 2002, Wasserman represents many of the world’s most iconic sports and entertainment figures, musical artists, brands and properties, empowering them to shape culture and captivate audiences worldwide.
Wasserman operates globally across six continents, 23 countries and more than 45 cities, including Los Angeles, New York, London, Raleigh, Toronto, Nashville, Chicago, Boston, Mechelen, Amsterdam, The Hague, Dusseldorf, Madrid, Mexico City, Shanghai and Sydney.
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