Yussuf Khan

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Yussuf Khan
General Manager + Senior Vice President/ The Shadow League

Yussuf Khan is the General Manager and Senior Vice President of The Shadow League, a site dedicated to presenting journalistically sound sports coverage with a cultural perspective that insightfully informs sports fans worldwide.

He began his media career in 1999, first as a member of the Game Night staff for the New York Knicks, then becoming a full-time employee at ESPN in the television planning group where he rose to become one of the senior planners on the team, managing a portfolio of over $50MM in annual TV revenue.

As the current GM and SVP of The Shadow League, his responsibilities extend across all departments including sales, editorial, operations and content development. In his fifth year in his current position, he has increased revenue by 8x since inception, led the company to profitability status in year 3 and has positioned the company for continued future growth.

He was born and raised in New York City, graduated from Trinity College in 1993 with a B.A. in Political Science, has his MBA in Media Management from MCNY and is a member of Sigma Beta Delta (the International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration).