Mike Niesz

Mike Niesz is a Senior Manager of US Entertainment Partnerships at Twitter. He is responsible for Twitter’s strategic partnerships with broadcast networks, TV/movie academies, music publishers, and digital media partners. In his role, he focuses on bringing the most premium content to Twitter and generating advertising revenue. Currently, his partners of focus are NBCUniversal, Disney, Roku, Live Nation, and Global Citizen.
Prior to Twitter, Mike was an Associate Director of Digital Marketing at ESPN. He led the social sponsorship business, driving sales enablement to establish ESPN’s off-platform approach. Mike spent ten years at ESPN, predominantly focused on building ESPN’s sponsorship business from the ground up.
Mike is a graduate of Rutgers University, earning a double major in Economics and Journalism/Media Studies. Mike also earned a Master’s degree in Sports Management from Columbia University. Mike was born and raised in New Jersey, and currently resides in Middletown, NJ