Robert Belciano

Driving Growth Beyond Boundaries: 20+ Years of Marketing, Sales, Partnerships, and Advertising Expertise.

With over 15 years of experience in the entertainment and media industry, I am a Director of Global Strategic Partnerships at Sphere Entertainment Co., where I lead the development and execution of innovative and impactful partnerships with global brands, platforms, and influencers. I am also an Investor and Consultant at Necaxa, a professional soccer club in Mexico, where I advise on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology opportunities and initiatives. Previously, I was an Industry Head of Br…

Robert Belciano



  • Sphere Entertainment

    Sphere Entertainment

    Director, Global Strategic Partnerships

    Nov 2022 - Present

    Sphere Entertainment Co. is a premier live entertainment and media company. The Company’s portfolio includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium that will bring wonder to the world and redefine the future of live entertainment. Sphere will be powered by cutting-edge technologies that ignite the senses and transport audiences to places both real and imagined. The first Sphere venue is currently under construction in Las Vegas and is expected to open in fall 2023. Once open, Sphere will host a wide variety of events, including concerts and residencies from the world’s biggest artists; Sphere Experiences from leading Hollywood creatives; and premier marquee events. The Company has also announced plans to build another Sphere in London, pending necessary approvals.   In addition, the Company includes MSG Networks, which has been a pioneer in regional sports television since its debut as the first regional sports network in the country more than 50 years ago. With two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG Sportsnet, as well as a companion streaming service, MSG+, MSG Networks serves the nation’s number one media market, the New York DMA, as well as other portions of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. MSG Networks features exclusive live local games of five professional sports franchises along with a compelling lineup of critically acclaimed original programming.  

    • Leading all Food, Beverage, and Telecommunication partnerships for launching a new state of the art venue.
  • Club Necaxa

    Club Necaxa

    Investor and Consultant

    Aug 2021 - Present

    Club Necaxa is a professional Mexican soccer team, founded on August 21, 1923 in Mexico City. Scottish-born engineer; William H. Frasser, was in charge of giving it life. Frasser was the General Manager of the "Luz y Fuerza" company, and with the desire to promote sports, he managed to bring together the company's teams: "Luz y Fuerza" and "Tranvías" to create a team that would participate in the championship called "Centennial". After putting together a good team, the decision was made to found a real soccer club, bringing together the best players and elements available from said squads.

    • Created go-to-market social strategy and longevity frameworks for the team.
  • Buzzer


    Investor and Consultant

    Dec 2020 - Jun 2023

    Live sports. Real-time notifications. Personalized to your preferences. Don't miss.

    • Consulted on numerous projects that ultimately led to large scale partnerships.
  • Many Hopes

    Many Hopes

    Board Member

    Jun 2018 - Jun 2022

    We partner with high-impact local leaders and organizations to rescue and equip children to become changemakers in their communities and beyond. We walk with children through six stages of the arc from injustice to influence.

    • Helped recruit board members and led fundraising rounds.
  • Twitter


    Head of Industry, Brand Partnerships

    Nov 2015 - Nov 2022

    We serve the public conversation.

    • Created and led the Twitter Parents ERG, part of team that launched Twitter NFT projects, and brought on payments for creators.
  • ESPN


    Account Executive Multimedia Sales

    Jun 2013 - Nov 2015

    ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. sports media assets include espn on abc, six domestic cable television networks (espn, launched in 1979; espn2; espn classic; espnews; espn deportes; espnu), espn hd and espn2 hd (high-definition simulcast services of espn and espn2, respectively), espn regional television, espn international (31 international networks and syndication), espn radio,, espn the magazine, espn enterprises, espn zones (sports-themed restaurants licensed by espn), and other growing new businesses including (broadband), espn mobile properties (wireless), espn on demand, espn interactive and espn ppv. based in bristol, ct., espn is 80 percent owned by abc, inc., which is an indirect subsidiary of the walt disney company. the hearst corporation holds a 20 percent interest in espn.

    • Created go-to-market strategy for ESPN CTV.
  • National Football League

    National Football League

    Account Executive Multimedia Sales

    Jun 2011 - Jun 2013

    The National Football League is a professional American football league that consists of 32 teams, divided equally between the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference.

    • Created go-to-market strategy for the newly formed NFL Digital Media Team.
  • CNN


    Account Executive Multimedia Sales

    Jan 2007 - Jun 2011

    The Cable News Network is a multinational news channel and website headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner and Reese Schonfeld as a 24-hour cable channel.

    • Employee of the Year for service and sales 2010.
  • T. Rowe Price

    T. Rowe Price

    Financial Services Representative

    Apr 2006 - Jan 2007

    T. Rowe Price is an independent investment management firm focused on helping clients meet their objectives and achieve their long-term financial goals. Clients rely on our active management approach, which we call strategic investing, and our broad range of equity, fixed income, and multi-asset investment capabilities.

    • Employee of the quarter Q2 2006.
  • Aspen Skiing Company

    Aspen Skiing Company

    Snowboard Instructor

    Nov 2005 - Apr 2006

    Aspen Snowmass is a values-driven company—owned and operated by people who nurture and respect the coexistence of resort, community, and the environment. Discover what makes us different.

    • Instructor of the Year Age 4 -7
  • Philadelphia 76ers

    Philadelphia 76ers

    Assistant Marketing Manager

    Aug 2001 - May 2005

    The Philadelphia 76ers are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are members of the atlantic division of the eastern conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

    • Led fan activations managing a group of 12+ starting at 18 years old.

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