Turner-Vet Phil Sharpe Joins OMNIGON as SVP, Client Strategy
OMNIGON has named Phil Sharpe to serve as its Senior VP of Client Strategy. In his new role, Sharpe will focus on the development and quality execution of all client strategies.
“Phil’s experience and network of contacts places Omnigon in an optimal position to further our continued growth and support our businesses in North America and abroad,” says Igor Ulis, Chief Executive, OMINGON. “His leadership in the launch and management of large digital platforms, as well as extensive existing relationships with many of our clients and other executives in the sports and entertainment industries will greatly benefit the company.”
Sharpe has more than 25 years of experience in IT, including 14 years with Turner where he was responsible for leading digital initiatives across the Turner Broadcasting family. From 2003-2007, Sharpe launched PGA.com as Senior Vice President, General Manager of PGA Digital and oversaw PGATour.com. In 2007, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Technology and Operations with additional responsibility for oversight of NBA.com, NASCAR.com and management of remote and studio broadcast operations for NASCAR on TNT, NBA on TNT, Braves Baseball, and MLB events. Prior to Turner, Sharpe spent nine years in various Business Technology Leadership positions with Koch Industries Inc., the largest privately-held company in the United States.