Senior Vice President, Emerging Ventures
Chris Schlosser is an experienced leader who is focused on creating new revenue and fan development opportunities for the League. Schlosser runs the digital business for Major League Soccer (MLS), overseeing the League’s digital channels, content and technology partnerships, sports betting and emerging business ventures. 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 to identify new business opportunities for Soccer United Marketing, MLS and the MLS Clubs. Schlosser and his team oversee partnerships with leading digital and technology companies, licensed sports betting operators and new crypto, NFT and blockchain companies.
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 and twin daughters Maisie and Finley.