With more than 25 years of Integrated Marketing Communications experience, Dan Donnelly is the SVP of Advertising Sales Strategy and Brand Partnerships at Fox Sports. In this role, Dan oversees the network’s Sports Marketing division, creating opportunities for brands to be represented across all Fox Sports properties.
Prior to joining Fox Sports, Dan was leading the Publicis Media Sports & Entertainment US division. This was an expanded role that Dan took on in 2016 after launching and running the SPORTS at SMG group at Starcom Mediavest Group in 2014. These Publicis Groupe roles included responsibilities across the full Sports & Entertainment Marketing spectrum, including Strategy, Planning, Rights Acquisition, and Activation.
Dan joined Starcom Mediavest Group in 2004, and led the Coca-Cola North America account. In that role, Dan was EVP, Managing Director, and oversaw all consumer insights, connections strategies & planning, investment & activation, and research & analytics for the full Coca-Cola Co. portfolio of brands.
Prior to joining SMG, Dan worked at Busch Media Group, the in-house unit wholly owned by Anheuser-Busch, Inc., which he joined in 1995. In this role, Dan led numerous multi-year and multi-sport negotiations, including NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, Nascar, NCAA Basketball and Football, PGA Tour, Olympics, and World Cup Soccer.
Dan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Business Administration. He was also a 4 year starter and captain for the Tar Heel lacrosse team, and competed in the Final Four in each of his four years playing, along with winning the National Championship in 1991.