Zach Leonsis is President of Media & New Enterprises overseeing all of Monumental’s media operations, team rights agreements, and media revenues. Both NBCSW and Monumental Sports Network report directly into Leonsis. In addition, Leonsis oversees all corporate development activities which include corporate M&A, private equity, and venture capital investment opportunities. Leonsis launched and oversees Monumental’s growing esports division which includes Wizards District Gaming, Caps Gaming, and District E. And through his leadership in esports, Leonsis also represents Monumental on Team Liquid’s board of directors. Leonsis also oversees the organization’s larger technology efforts as Monumental strives to innovate and build a more robust digital footprint that benefits fans and employees alike.
Leonsis earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 and received his MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in 2015. The Washington Business Journal and Sports Business Journal both recognized Leonsis for his work in revolutionizing the direct-to-fan regional digital experience by both honoring him in their prestigious ‘Forty under 40’ lists. Sports Business Journal has also featured Leonsis as an ‘RSN Power Player,’ VenuesNow has honored him as one of their VenuesNow All Stars and SportTechie has featured him as one of their top 20 innovators.