David Meltzer is CEO and Co-founder of one of the leading sports and entertainment marketing firms in the United States. Prior to becoming CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, which he co-founded with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon, David was CEO of the famed Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment where he, Leigh Steinberg, and Warren Moon negotiated over $2 Billion in sports and entertainment contracts. He also served as creative and technical consultants on the movies “Jerry Maguire,” “Any Given Sunday,” and “For The Love Of The Game.” He was mentored by Steve Jobs and was even CEO of the first smart phone company. But, after you listen to his interview, I think you’ll agree that it’s his personal revelations that are both compelling and constructive.
Name: David Meltzer, CEO & Co-founder (co-founded with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon)
Company: Sports 1 Marketing
Powerful Promise of Value: Sports 1 Marketing is a sports and entertainment marketing firm that maximizes the value of its clients by cultivating unique and lucrative business opportunities for corporate brands, elite athletes and our strategic partners.
Headquartered In: Irvine, California
Significant Difference Between (Co) Founder & CEO: “…I was the CEO of the world’s first smartphone company…being a founder of a company is like giving birth to a child…”
Blind Spot: “…my biggest blindspot as a CEO and Founder is one that I think is common throughout all founders and it’s my ego…”
Favorite Resource for Productivity: Finding email addresses can be daunting. But, here is a trick David uses to find an email address of someone you are looking to contact. Put a quote (“) then the @ sign and then the domain name and then end quote (“). This should help you find email addresses of people in that organization quickly.
Favorite Resource that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: The Power of Intention
Favorite Founder: Steve Jobs