Member Since 2020
Sports Innovation Lab
Angela Ruggiero is a global sports leader, advocate, entrepreneur, author, brand ambassador, investor, motivational speaker, and podcaster. Ruggiero is a four-time Olympian and Gold Medalist in Ice Hockey and was the first female non-goalie to play in a men’s professional hockey league in 2005 with the Tulsa Oilers. She is a member of the 2019 USA Olympic Hall of Fame, the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame, and the 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame. She has been a distinguished International Olympic Committee Executive Board Member for over almost a decade and served as the Chief Strategy Officer for the successful Los Angeles 2028 bid to host the 2028 Olympics. As the CEO & visionary Co-Founder of The Sports Innovation Lab, a technology-powered market research firm, Ruggiero empowers industry-leading sports brands to identify the trends, products and services that will fuel the future of sports. She is a graduate of the Harvard College (BA) and Harvard Business School (MBA), and earned a Masters in Education from the University of Minnesota.
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Sports Innovation Lab is leading a sports research revolution. We exist to educate our clients on the technological possibilities for their brand and how to ultimately drive value to the end consumer: the Fluid Fan™. We inspire brands to create bold fan experiences through data-driven technology insights and industry-leading research.