Our Team

 Anne-Sophie Whitehead

Anne-Sophie Whitehead

Founder & COO & Head of Community

Anne-Sophie Whitehead founded League Network based on her 14 years’ experience as Trustee and Treasurer of New Jersey’s 5-sport Mountain Top League. Anne-Sophie has 15 years experience as Chief Marketing Officer co-founder and director of B2B media and service firms, including Winning Media, Triathlete Magazine, Outsourcing Today, EmployeeService.com, SharedXpertise Media, Corporate Responsibility Magazine and the American Distilling Institute. Anne-Sophie earned her MBA in Marketing from Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and her BA in International Business Management from Institute Commercial Nancy (France.)

 Jay Whitehead

Jay Whitehead

Co-Founder & CEO

Jay Whitehead is a serial media and business service entrepreneur who has founded and led 10 B2B companies. Jay has raised $100+ million in investment capital, generated $450+ million in sponsorship and ad revenues for his media companies, raised $10 million for 104 charities in a groundbreaking donation-with-purchase enterprise, and realized 5 meaningful liquidity events. Jay earned a BA in History from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Strategic Finance Certificate from the Harvard Business School.

Erik Adamonis

Erik Adamonis

Digital Marketing Manager

Erik Adamonis built League Network’s original digital marketing assets. Erik is certified in inbound marketing and social selling, and has deep experience building modern B2B social and digital marketing and sales campaigns. Erik earned his BA in communications and marketing from Ramapo College in New Jersey .

Gurvinder Batra

Gurvinder Batra

CTO

As CTO at League Network’s IT investor and partner Kiwitech, GurvinderBatra has led teams that have successfully launched over 75 apps and enterprise software solutions. Prior to Kiwitech, he was CTO at publishing technology pioneer Aptara, which powered hundreds of business and consumer media platforms worldwide.

 Mohamed Bendary

Mohamed Bendary

Digital Marketing Intern

Mohamed’s Youth Sports Auto-Biography
Mohamed is a sophomore at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently studying Business Administration. He is also a member of the Division 1 NJIT Men’s Basketball Team who compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference. After college, Mohamed would like to pursue a career in Basketball.

Tim Coleman

Tim Coleman

Digital Marketing Intern

Tim’s Youth Sports Auto-Biography

Tim is a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently studying Science, Technology and Society. He is also a member of the Division 1 NJIT Men’s Basketball Team who compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference. After college, Tim would like to pursue a career in Basketball or become an entrepreneur.

Osa Izevbuwa

Osa Izevbuwa

Digital Marketing Intern

Osa’s Youth Sports Auto-Biography
Osa is a Senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently studying Communication and Media. He is also a member of the Division 1 NJIT Men’s Basketball Team who compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference. After college, Osa would like to pursue a career in Sports Management.

Ruta Vetra

Ruta Vetra

Digital Marketing Intern

Ruta’s Youth Sports Auto-Biography
Ruta is a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently studying Communication and Media. She is also a member of the Division 1 NJIT Women’s Basketball Team who compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference. After college, Ruta would like to pursue a career in Physical Therapy.

Reilly Walsh

Reilly Walsh

Digital Marketing Intern

Reilly’s Youth Sports Auto-Biography
Reilly is a sophomore at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently studying Business/Management Information Systems. He is also a member of the Division 1 NJIT Men’s Basketball Team who compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference. After college, Reilly would like to pursue a career in Basketball.

Partners & Board

James Lincoln

James Lincoln

CEO of Illuminated Funds Group

Venture capitalist James Lincoln has long experience running portfolios of impact, equity, debt and real estate investments, and acts as advisor to state venture capital funds.

Rich Adamonis

Rich Adamonis

Director Media Relations, CSC

Corporate communications and media leader Rich Adamonis served as SVP Corporate Communications at NYSE, and communications officer at Sony Corporation, Dama, Ricoh subsidiary Rapicom, and Panasonic USA.

Jay Fulcher

Jay Fulcher

CEO of Zenefits

Technology leader and investor Jay Fulcher has led several publicly-held and private SaaS and web technology firms, and backed disruptive technology companies in education, communications, HR technology and sports.

Articles

League Growth Assisted Fundraising Wants To Take The Headache Out Of Fundraising For Youth Sports

New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This Startup Series has introduced over 200 startup companies in the sports technology space to a broader audience by allowing Founders of promising new ventures to tell their story and pitch their idea.

League Network Makes Better Leagues And Lives For Youth Sports

New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This Startup Series has introduced over 200 startup companies in the sports technology space to a broader audience by allowing Founders of promising new ventures to tell their story and pitch their idea. Feel free to submit your startup’s answers to the below questions or contact us if you know of a startup that should be considered for inclusion in this series. This particular startup is a part of HYPE Foundation’s “Top 50” Program. HYPE created a global platform which aims to accelerate and invest in sports innovation.

IT Development Partner & Investor

With over 75 portfolio companies and thousands of mobile app and managed service projects completed, Kiwitech has added League Network to its portfolio to execute League Network’s IT roadmap. Starting with its Assisted Fundraising™ app, and moving on to mobile media and affiliate commerce to the subscriber experience and beyond, Kiwitech’s IT team, led by CTO Gurvinder Batra, will drive League Network’s IT rapid development and deployment.