NEW YORK, USA // Rob Kligman is a seasoned media executive with more than 20 years of experience ranging from digital start-ups to some of the most well-known media brands in the country. Kligman was named to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Digital & Integrated Sponsorship Sales for World Wrestling Entertainment in March of 2014. In a short time, Kligman solidified WWE as the premiere sponsorship platform. Prior to joining WWE, Kligman served as Vice President of USA TODAY Sports Media Group to lead development and strategy for national sports initiatives across a newly formed sports division. During his tenure, he changed the mindset of traditional sports advertisers by developing local, national and vertical programs that created new franchise positions for top fortune 100 brands. Kligman also worked at Time Inc. as National Advertising Sales Director for Sports Illustrated where he oversaw the global advertising and experiential business. Kligman also lead investment decision making while identifying market and growth opportunities that could further solidify the SI brand as the leader in sports. Kligman’s prior experience includes leading digital sales at traditional publishers including Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media, Rodale and start-up 8020 Media, a hybrid social media company. Kligman holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Rice University in Houston, TX.