Those are the words of Scott O’Neil, CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE)
Those are the words of Scott O’Neil, CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), the enterprise that owns the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), New Jersey Devils (NHL), Prudential Center (arena in Newark, New Jersey), New Meta Entertainment (digital sports), HBSE Ventures (venture fund), 76ers Innovation Lab (supporting early-stage consumer product companies), Grammy Museum Experience, Deleware Blue Coats (NBA G League), 76ers Gaming Club (NBA 2K e-sports team), Birmingham Devils (American Hockey League) and HBSE Real Estate (mixed-use development). HBSE is also a partner of Elevate Sports Ventures, together with the San Francisco 49ers (NFL), Oak View Group (arena developer and operator), Ticketmaster and Live Nation, and they own an interest in Crystal Palace F.C. That’s quite a portfolio!
Scott is one of the great leaders in our industry. The key to his success has been to provide inspirational leadership and to develop young talent within all of the organizations he oversees. Here is a podcast that you should listen to – take inspiration!