Head of Sports, Verizon Digital Entertainment

Brian Iglesias is the Head of Sports for Verizon Digital Entertainment platforms. He leads content acquisition and partner management and is responsible for live sports and original content. He works with studios, agencies, production companies, and brands such as the NFL and the NBA.

Previous to Verizon, Iglesias founded and led his own production company, Veterans Expeditionary Media, where he produced live television, feature films, documentaries, and digital productions. He is currently working on a military related play directed by a two-time Tony award winner. Iglesias is an active member of the Producers Guild of America.

Iglesias spent 14 years on active duty and served as both an enlisted Marine and a commissioned officer. He was an infantry platoon commander and company commander before transitioning to the Reserves. As a Marine Reservist, he serves as the Executive Officer for Marine Corps Office of Communication NYC and supports the motion picture and national media missions. He is a graduate of both the Expeditionary Warfare School and the Command & Staff College. Iglesias was recently selected to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Iglesias holds a BA in film & media arts from Temple University and an MBA from Syracuse University. He is also a graduate of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) at Syracuse University.

Iglesias works across the veterans’ community to support advocacy, outreach, and support for veterans and their families. He currently sits on the boards of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), Veterans in Film & Television and Ranchin’ Vets.