Executive Vice President of International, NFL
About the Speaker
Mark Waller was named NFL Executive Vice President of International in August 2014 and oversees the league’s international growth.
A British national, Mark has had an international business career that spans more than 25 years with global companies. He joined the NFL on February 1, 2006 and became Chief Marketing Officer in August of 2009. In that role he oversaw the league’s marketing, as well as the NFL’s international activities. He was responsible for developing the NFL’s long-term fan development and brand strategy, and served on the league’s Business Ventures senior management team.
Mark attended Monmouth Grammar School before graduating from Durham University with a BA degree in Spanish and Italian. Immediately after graduation he joined Gallaher Ltd in 1983 and then joined Guinness in 1988 as Regional Director for Guinness Export. Mark moved to the US in 1996, and after the merger of Guinness/Grand Metropolitan, he led the business integration in the Midwest as President-Central Region. His final role before joining the NFL was with Diageo North America as Executive Vice President for Consumer Strategy & Marketing.