Lead Managing Owner
Larry Berg is a Senior Partner at Apollo Global Management and Chairman of McGraw-Hill Education. Berg also serves as board member of the LAFC Foundation.
Brandon Beck is co-founder of Riot Games and co-creator of the widely popular game League of Legends.
Bennett Rosenthal is Co-Founder of Ares Management LP, a global alternative asset management company, where he is also Co-Chairman of the Private Equity Group. In addition, he serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Ares Capital Corporation and Chairman of the LAFC Foundation.
Executive Chairman & Owner
Peter Guber is Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group and has been a preeminent entrepreneur in the entertainment, sports, and communications industries. Guber is also operating owner and co-executive chairman of the Golden State Warriors, co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and co-owner of Team Liquid, one of the world’s premier esports brands.
President & Owner
Tom Penn is a sports industry veteran of more than 15 years, Co-Founder and President of the Sports Leadership Institute, and an ESPN NBA Analyst. Penn spent four seasons as Vice President of Basketball Operations and Assistant General Manager of the Portland Trail Blazers before joining ESPN.
Vice-Chairman & Owner
Henry Nguyen is the Chairman of Phoenix Holdings, an investment company with operations in consumer, media, retail, food & beverage, and financial services sectors. He is also the Master Franchisee for McDonald’s restaurants in Vietnam and is one of the Founding Trustees of Fulbright University Vietnam.
Director & Owner
Ruben Gnanalingam is the CEO of Westports Malaysia. Gnanalingam is involved with several professional sports businesses including Queens Park Rangers, an English football club that competes in the EFL Championship.
Director & Owner
Mitch Lasky is a general partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark. He serves on the board of Snap, Inc. and many other early stage technology and entertainment companies.
Will Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He first established himself as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, and has starred in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, The Other Guys, and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Earvin “Magic” Johnson is Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises and a part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Sparks, and eSports franchise Team Liquid. Johnson has become one of the most powerful African-American businessmen in the world with a diverse portfolio including Equitrust and SodexoMAGIC. He is an NBA legend, a two-time Hall of Famer, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and motivational speaker.
Mia Hamm Garciaparra
Mia Hamm Garciaparra is an entrepreneur and one of the most prolific women’s soccer players of all time. Hamm Garciaparra competed with the U.S. women’s national soccer team for 17 years. She is a two-time World Cup Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist who still holds the national team record in assists.
Nomar Garciaparra is a former Major League Baseball Player and entrepreneur. Garciaparra is currently a baseball analyst for Los Angeles Dodgers telecasts and radio.
Mike Arougheti is Co-Founder, CEO, and President, as well as a Director of Ares Management Corporation. He is a member of the Ares Executive Management Committee and the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Arougheti serves on the Board of Directors of Operation HOPE, a not-for-profit organization focused on expanding economic opportunity in underserved communities.
Goodwin Gaw is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Gaw Capital Partners, a global real estate private equity and investment firm. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer at Global Gateway, L.P. and the President at Downtown Properties Holdings and has over 20 years of real estate investment and management experience in the United States and Asia.
Chad Hurley is a Co-Founder and Former CEO of YouTube. Hurley is currently the CEO and Founder of MixBit, a next generation collaborative video platform that empowers individuals to easily edit and create videos with others around the world.
Bruce Karsh is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, a leader among global investment management firms specializing in alternative investments. He is also Chief Investment Officer and serves as portfolio manager for Oaktree’s Distressed Opportunities, Value Opportunities and Multi-Strategy Credit strategies. Karsh is an Executive Board Member of the Golden State Warriors and Trustee Emeritus of Duke University.
Tucker Kain is the President of Business Enterprise for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Managing Director of Guggenheim Baseball Management. Kain was instrumental in the purchase of the Dodgers, the largest team sports transaction in history.
Kirk Lacob is Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations at the Golden State Warriors and Vice President, GSW Sports Ventures. Lacob joined the team’s front office in 2010.
Mark Leschly is Managing Partner at Iconica Partners, a venture capital/private equity firm. Leschly is also Managing Partner at Rho Capital Partners, a leading technology-focused venture capital and growth equity firm.
Mike Mahan is the CEO of Dick Clark Productions and a Partner of Mosaic Media Investment Partners, with ownership stakes in Team Liquid, Epic Games, the OKC Dodgers and Aviation Gin.
Marc is co-founder of Riot Games and co-creator of the widely popular game League of Legends. Marc also serves on the board of several non-profit organizations, including: Unite: America, City Year Los Angeles, and the Seal Family Foundation.
Irwin Raij is a business lawyer and Co-Chair of the Sports Industry Group at O’Melveny. Raij advises multiple professional and collegiate sports clients in connection with stadium development (and related ancillary development), franchise acquisition and sales, lease agreements and media rights.
Tony Robbins is a Global Entrepreneur, Investor, NY Times #1 Best Selling Author, Philanthropist, and the World’s #1 Life and Business Strategist. Over the last 4 decades, more than 50 million people from over 100 countries have invested in his books, audio and video training and more than 4 million people have attended his live events.
Lon Rosen is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rosen was influential in guiding Magic Johnson Enterprises to be recognized as one of the most successful minority business companies in the country. He began his sports career with the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings. From there, he started his own sports marketing company, First Team Marketing, and moved into sports marketing and sports representation.
Paul Schaeffer is Vice-Chairman/COO of Mandalay Entertainment Group. Schaeffer is responsible for all aspects of the motion picture, sports, and television businesses focusing primarily on the corporate and business operations of those entities. Schaeffer co-founded Mandalay Entertainment Group with Peter Guber in 1995.
Brandon Schneider is Chief Revenue Officer for the Golden State Warriors, overseeing ticket and suite sales and services, retail, new business development, community relations, Warriors Community Foundation, corporate partnerships, marketing, and the Santa Cruz Warriors. Schneider has been with the Warriors since 2002.
Allen Shapiro is the former Executive Chairman and CEO of Dick Clark Productions (dcp). During his tenure at dcp, Allen was Executive Producer of dcp’s flagship programming and oversaw the development, production and licensing of the company’s other high profile properties. Allen is currently a Managing Partner of Mosaic Media Investment Partners. Mosaic Media was formed as a talent management company representing artists and actors, as well as a production company.
Mark Shapiro is the President of Endeavor. From 2010 - 2014, Shapiro was CEO and Executive Producer of Dick Clark Productions. Prior to that, Shapiro served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. Shapiro began his career at ESPN, where he rose to become the Executive Vice President of programming and production.
Jason Sugarman has been a principal investor and financier of all asset classes and has led real estate, financial services, and infrastructure investments both domestically and overseas. He is a sports enthusiast and an investor in Marucci Sports, the Oklahoma City Dodgers and Team Liquid. He is married with three boys and lives in Los Angeles, California.
Joe Tsai is a founder and the Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group and has been a member of its board of directors since the company’s inception in 1999. Tsai is the owner of the San Diego Seals and part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Liberty.
Harry Tsao is Co-Founder and Board Member of Kitchen United, Juvo+, & VivoAquatics. He has been a tech investor since 1999 and have invested in 40+ companies. Harry is a part- owner of the Golden State Warriors.
Rick Welts is President and COO of the Golden State Warriors. Welts is in his ninth season with the team, overseeing all business-related operations. Welts has more than 45 years of experience in the NBA.