Brian Gainor

Brian Gainor

Vice President, Innovation

Speaker Bio

As Vice President of Innovation at 4FRONT, Brian Gainor is building the most trusted sports advisory in the world. Brian leads a team that specializes in developing forward-thinking solutions for sports & entertainment properties to evolve their organizations, better engage fans, and generate more revenue.

Prior to 4FRONT, Brian served as Director of Global Sports & Entertainment Consulting for GMR Marketing, where he developed sponsorship and business strategies for leading brands worldwide.

In 2008, Brian founded Partnership Activation, an industry-leading resource showcasing sports marketing and sponsorship trends, insights, and best practices distributed to 70+ countries worldwide. In conjunction, he founded a Rising Stars initiative honoring the future leaders of the sports industry under the age of 30, leading to recognition as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the category of Entertainment in 2011.

Brian has served as a featured speaker and panelist at numerous industry conferences and universities, including the National Sports Forum, NACMA, Sport is Beautiful (AUS), Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment Global Partner Summit, PACnet, and the Sports Business Conference.