Ray Katz

Co-Founder / COO

  • Sports business, media, & marketing luminary with over 25 years of experience, having negotiated deals for multiple blue chip clients across the college sports ecosystem
  • Leadership roles working for leagues (NFL), networks (The Football Network), teams (NY Knicks, NY Rangers) and agencies (Young and Rubicam, OMD, Leverage Agency, Source Communications)
  • Has evaluated, packaged, measured, and sold sponsorships and media
  • Engaged across revenue elements of sports industry- media, sponsorship, ticketing, and licensing​
  • Distinguished professor of sport business Masters level- heavy focus on college sports for 25 years
  • Masters of Business Administration- The Wharton School of Business



CSMG is committed to helping improve the business performance of Collegiate Athletic Conferences / Schools and Providing them with a successful growth strategy with regards to branding, attracting a higher quantity and quality of applicants, and generating revenue to support their athletic department.