Leaders Sport Business Podcast

Leaders Sport Business Podcast

At home with Leaders: Simon Bazalgette & Simon Thomas

March 24, 2020

Sports rescue packages | Gamifying archive content | How to run an organisation remotely.

Episode 75 of the Leaders Sport Business Podcast sees former Jockey Club CEO and current board member of the EFL and the Roundhouse Simon Bazalgette (conversation starts at 10:06) and FIFA Chief Commercial Officer Simon Thomas (conversation starts at 28:48) chat down their line to James Emmett and David Cushnan for another episode of At home with Leaders.

On the conversational agenda:

- The £50 million rescue package for the EFL;

Advice for leaders on how to run an organisation as an abstract concept rather than a location;

- The difference between sport and arts in this crisis;

- How sports entities are mucking in to help;

- WorldCupAtHome and the challenge of carving out, packaging, and gamifying archive content;

- Managing FIFA's partners through the crisis;

- The implications of UEFA's Euro 2020 postponement.

Let us know what you'd like to talk about and who you'd like to hear from on At home with Leaders. @JamesEmmett and @DavidCushnan on Twitter.

Stay safe, keep in touch.