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Dan Porter

Overtime

Dan Porter is currently the Cofounder and CEO of Overtime, a sports network focused on high school athletics video content. Porter has been extremely active in the NYC Tech scene since the late '90s. He served as the COO of TicketWeb and ran the business during its acquisition by Ticketmaster in 2000 for $35.2M.
A graduate of Princeton, Porter began his career as a school teacher and spent several years on the early team at Teach for America. After the acquisition, Porter ran corporate development for Richard Branson's Virgin Group.
In 2008, Porter joined OMGPOP and served as the CEO. While at OMGPOP, he is credited for developing the widely popular Draw Something, which has been used by over 100M individuals. With Porter at the helm, OMGPOP was sold to Zynga for $180M in 2012. After spending a year or so, at Zynga, heading the company's New York office, Porter left to WME to head up its digital practice.
While at WME, Porter created the firm's eSports practice, fashion network, and venture arm. Porter jumped ship in 2016 to launch Overtime with Zack Weiner. Based in Brooklyn, Overtime has gone on to raise slightly over $35M and is backed by prominent investors in both the sports and venture world including Greycroft, Afore Capital, Box Group, Andreessen Horowitz, Correlation Capital, 645 Ventures, Geoff Yang, Kevin Durant, David Stern, Carmelo Anthony, and Fox Sports Regional Networks executive Michael Spirito.

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