Jack Adler ’23 reflects on headlining 2023 Penn State Sports Business Conference

NIL Agencies Panel at 2023 Penn State Sports Business Conference. Jack Adler, CEO of Out2Win Sports (left), Ayden Syal, CEO of MOGL, Doug Fillis, Founder of Accelerate Sports Ventures, and moderator Miles Jordan (right)

Jack Adler ’23 recently returned to Pennsylvania as a panelist at the 2023 Penn State Sports Business Conference to share his knowledge of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) and how the industry will help college athletes grow in the future. He described it as, “a fantastic event that brought together a diverse group of sport business professionals and students.”

The Penn State Sports Business Conference provides professionals the opportunity to connect with students pursuing a career in the sports industry. It featured various keynote speakers, including NFL Veteran and Entrepreneur, Brandon Copeland and Mason Champion from Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment. Along with representatives from Vayner Sports, 76ers, Detroit Pistons, Out2Win Sports and more.

“I had the privilege of speaking on the “Name, Image, and Likeness” panel, where I discussed the current trends within the industry alongside three other experts. The panel provided a valuable platform to share my experiences and insights, and I enjoyed engaging with the attendees in a lively discussion,” says Adler.

Adler is a dynamic senior studying Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises and Marketing Management in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. He is the founder and CEO of Out2Win Sports, a creative marketing agency helping college athletes and brands take advantage of NIL. To date, Adler has built legitimate traction with Out2Win, and has the goal of continuing to build the venture past his days as a college student.

He is a Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad entrepreneur in residence and mentor who assist fellow students who are in the process of developing their own ideas for ventures. He has created employment and internship opportunities for Syracuse University students as the company has scaled.

In addition to paneling, his company, Out2Win Sports tabled the event to connect with students seeking recruitment opportunities and representatives from other companies such as the Philadelphia Eagles, Harris & Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, and Wasserman.

The event brought together students, alumni, and professionals in 41 of the 50 states, 13 countries, and 5 of the 7 continents.

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