SVP, Media, Major League Soccer
Chris Schlosser is an experienced leader who is focused on creating new revenue opportunities for the League. Schlosser runs the digital business for Major League Soccer (MLS), overseeing content and technology partnerships, sports betting and the League’s digital channels. Through Schlosser’s leadership MLS has experienced significant growth in revenue and audience size, while providing fans with access to leading edge technology and extensive content about the League.
Schlosser and his team work closely with the League’s domestic and international broadcast partners to bring OTT and streaming opportunities to fans and oversee partnerships with leading digital and technology companies including Twitter, Facebook, Apple, Google, Amazon.
Schlosser joined the League in 2008 as the League’s first digital employee after consulting with the League on digital strategy while finishing his MBA at Columbia Business School. He was named to SportsBusiness Journal’s 2016 “Forty Under 40” class. Prior to joining MLS, Schlosser worked at Microsoft where he helped develop advertising sales strategies in markets around the world. Additionally, Schlosser worked with many of Microsoft's largest advertising partners to deliver groundbreaking digital marketing campaigns across MSN's product suite. Schlosser is a graduate of Colby College in Maine. Despite a 206 cell phone number, Schlosser is a New Yorker at heart, living in Manhattan with his wife, Emily.