John E. Haegele
John has spent the last 20 years leading the transformation and growth of a diverse assortment of global media companies. After spending over 11 years as a partner and chief executive of several of Van Wagner Communications’ businesses, John transitioned out of the company in 2015, shortly after the sale of the outdoor advertising business to Outfront Media. He is currently focused on his advisory and investment company, JEHM Entertainment, which he started in 2001. Prior to joining Van Wagner, John lived in San Francisco where he was the Head of Yahoo! Sports. Haegele joined Yahoo! after the company acquired the Internet broadcasting start-up, broadcast.com, where he was leading the Sports Channel’s business development efforts. John’s career in sports began with managing new business development and marketing at the NFL. Haegele earned his MBA in Finance, Marketing, and International Management from The Kellogg School of Management and a BA in Economics from Swarthmore College, where he was a four-year NCAA varsity letter winner.