Founder & CEO
He is also an advisor to several organisations and is on the judging panel on a number of awards such as the Sports Technology Awards & Football Business Awards.
Favourite sports team/person: Arsenal FC, Roger Federer and McLaren F1.
Memorable sporting events: 2009 Wimbledon men’s final, 2005 Ashes series and Usain Bolt winning 100m gold medal at 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Having previously worked in senior finance roles at the likes of Coca-Cola and Guinness Ltd. (now Diageo), Michael Cunnah made his first foray into the world of sports with the Football Association (FA) in 1998. He served for three years as the organisation’s Finance Director before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer for Wembley Stadium in 2001, where he personally managed the redevelopment of the new National Stadium. He was also with English Premier League side Aston Villa, where he served as Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2008.
Mr Cunnah’s influence in sports and other business sectors continues in an impressive portfolio of roles including iSportconnect, Stadium Management Systems Ltd and Slenky.com. He is also a Director of Sportsmax, the Caribbean’s leading sports TV company.
Favourite sports team/person: Sunderland and Martin O’Neill
Memorable sporting events: Sunderland’s victory in FA Cup Final, 1973 and Germany 1 England 5 in 2001 during the qualifying stages of the 2002 World Cup.