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Altman Solon promotes sports business thought leader David Dellea to Partner

June 18, 2024

Altman Solon, the largest global strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (TMT) sectors, has promoted sports business thought leader David Dellea to Partner in its Zurich office.

David Dellea focuses on growing Altman Solon’s global base of sports clients, addressing their strategic, organizational, and commercial challenges and opportunities. David works with sports federations, leagues, technology providers, and investors on a wide array of topics, including corporate strategy, sports rights monetization, OTT, digital strategy, and private equity investments.

“Working closely with our global media, technology, and transaction experts, David has significantly expanded our client base across various sectors in sports, cementing our firm’s position in the sports industry, all while allowing us to service our base of private equity clients evaluating sports as a new asset class,” said Altman Solon Managing Partner Dan Lerner.

“The past two years have been a strong period of growth for our global sports practice, as we’ve helped our clients navigate an unprecedented convergence of sports, technology, media, and the investor community,” said David Dellea. “This growth is a testament to sports clients around the world recognizing the value of a strategy consultancy specialized in TMT.”

Before joining Altman Solon in 2022, David spent his career in advisory and industry, most recently as Head of PwC’s Sports Practice. Prior to that, he led a boutique sports marketing agency and was co-founder of a sports tech wearable start-up. David holds a Law degree from the University of Lausanne and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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