Stephen Ridgway - VP, Head of Legal & Business Affairs at beIN Sports - Episode 77
In this two-part interview Stephen Ridgway talks to LawInSport CEO, Sean Cottrell, about his career having initially started out in a commercial role IMG before deciding to qualify as a lawyer & later joining Sky Sports as their Head of Legal before moving onto be Vice President, Head of Legal & Business Affairs at beIN Sports.
In Part One, Stephen talks about his unusual career path.
In Part Two, Stephen provides a detail explanation of the piracy battle beIN Sports and beIN Media Group are undertaking against the Saudi based BeoutQ in the Middle East region(see here for more info beoutq.tv/) as well as explain why this should be a concern for sports media rights holders globally.
We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same.
The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.
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