David Meltzer

Empathy + Gratitude = Success


David Meltzer is the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, a firm that he co-founded with Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon. David is a Forbes Top 10 Keynote Speaker, and was recognized for his philanthropic work as Variety Magazine’s “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

Sports 1 Marketing, is a sports and entertainment firm that leverages the relationship capital surrounding the world’s largest sporting events. Previous and current projects include: The Masters, Super Bowl, ESPYs, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Aggregated Marketing Platform, Processing For A Cause, and countless others.

Prior to Sports 1 Marketing, David was the CEO of the world’s most recognized sports agency, Leigh Steinberg Sports and Entertainment where David helped negotiate over $2 billion in sports and entertainment contracts.

David is national best-selling author of Connected To Goodness and recently released a new best-selling book, Compassionate Capitalism, which he co-authored with Blaine Bartlett. Compassionate Capitalism offers new perspectives on how to improve the world’s current economic driver.

Additionally, David is a prominent media personality who is profiled by national publications including Inc., ESPN, and Bloomberg. He is a host of the nationally syndicated Sports Blender radio show, co-hosted with two-time World Series champion Jim Leyritz, airing on Yahoo Sports Radio, ESPN Radio, and other stations across the country.

David is also a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and was knighted by the order of St. John of Jerusalem as Sir David Meltzer.

Favorite Quote: “Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at change.”