Wednesday, May 3
Executives -- Geoff Reiss

Geoff Reiss
Senior Vice President, Programming, Production & Operations ESPN Internet Group

Geoff Reiss is senior vice president, programming, production and operations for ESPN Internet Group (EIG), the worldwide leader in online sports.

In his current position, Reiss manages the development and production of, in addition to the entire EIG fleet of services, which includes the official sites of the NFL, NBA, NASCAR and WNBA, and Soccernet, the most popular soccer site in the world. EIG is part of the Walt Disney Internet Group (NYSE:DIG).

Reiss heads staff in two locations: Bristol, Connecticut and Seattle, Washington. Under his direction, EIG sites have received critical and popular acclaim for their pioneering editorial and technical features that deliver the best sports experience online.

Reiss joined Starwave Corporation in 1993. At Starwave, Reiss led the team that developed ESPN SportsZone, a site that, as, continues to be the most popular sports site on the Web. The partnership between Starwave and ESPN grew more integrated and eventually formed ESPN Internet Ventures in April 1997, creating increased synergy between and all of ESPN, Inc.'s vast resources.

Before joining Starwave, Reiss spent six years at Spy magazine as vice president and general manager. He also helped launch Nickelodeon magazine and has worked in advertising, politics, and journalism.

Reiss was graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a B.A. in Political Science.

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