NEW YORK, USA // Since 2014, Brian Dailey has been the driving force behind SHOWTIME Sports emergence as a leader in digital content creation and distribution. In 2019, Dailey was promoted to Senior Vice President, Sports Digital and Content Strategy, Showtime Networks Inc.
As the head of SHOWTIME Sports digital content and social media team, Dailey has spearheaded the development of initiatives and franchises for an evolving set of digital platforms. The first-of-its kind digital series BELOW THE BELT with Brendan Schaub and a burgeoning podcast network led by critically-acclaimed All The Smoke with Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson are two examples of his ingenuity. Through unique collaborations with Roots of Fight, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, BossLogic and the world’s leading social media platforms, Dailey and his team has set the industry standard for boxing promotion and fan engagement with award-winning campaigns on SHOWTIME Sports biggest events. Under his tutelage, the SHOWTIME Sports social community has grown by 500 percent on the strength of events including Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather vs. McGregor and multiple events in the emergence of heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder.
In addition to boxing, Dailey has developed and produced special projects for distribution on both SHOWTIME digital and SHOWTIME linear channels including unscripted sports films and series. Dailey’s credits thus far include the digital series LEGACY: BOB HURLEY, the highly acclaimed film BIPOLAR ROCK ‘N’ ROLLER, THE RESURGENCE: DeMARCUS COUSINS and upcoming 2021 Kevin Garnett documentary.
Before joining Showtime Networks, Dailey served as Director of Partnerships and Business Development at ESPN, where he oversaw some of the company’s largest partnerships. Dailey was instrumental in developing innovative broadcast integrations and advancing technology partnerships across the ESPN conglomerate with key partners including EA Sports. Dailey started his career as Associate Manager of Marketing and Events at ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com in 2002. He made a few lateral moves before moving up the ranks to Senior Manager of Digital Properties and subsequently to Director.
Dailey currently lives in New Jersey with his wife Courtney and their three children.