Zurich – Altman Solon, the largest global strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (TMT) sectors, has hired sports business thought leader David Dellea as Director in its Zurich office.
David Dellea will focus on expanding the work with Altman Solon’s global base of sports clients, addressing their strategic, organizational, and commercial challenges and opportunities. Over the last 18 years, David has consulted leading sports governing bodies, leagues, clubs, event organizers, investors, media companies, agencies, and the public sector across a wide array of topics. David will also contribute to Altman Solon’s long-standing Global Sports Survey, which analyzes the latest trends in sports every year and measures fandom and viewing across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
“Together with my media-focused colleagues from Sydney to London, Boston and L.A., and across our 13 offices worldwide, I am excited to welcome David to our team and look forward to working with him. Thanks to his impressive track record, network, and thought leadership, David will help Altman Solon further increase its presence as a trusted advisor and sector specialist for the sports industry as well,” said Altman Solon Partner Christian Esser.
“I am delighted to be joining Altman Solon at such an exciting time for the sports industry,” said David Dellea. “Sports, Entertainment, and Media are undergoing significant transformation, with technology accelerating convergence. I am looking forward to leveraging Altman Solon’s cutting-edge expertise in Media & Entertainment to the benefit of our sports industry clients.”
Before joining Altman Solon, David spent his career in advisory and industry, most recently as Head of PwC’s Sports Practice, where he launched the firm’s sports survey. 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.