Meet the Man, the Myth, and the Legend who is Mike Pine…
GENERAL MANAGER (GM) INTEGRATED PARTNERSHIPS: FANDUEL
Michael J. Pine is FanDuel’s GM of Integrated Partnerships. Mr. Pine was hired to build out a world-class sponsorship division, laser-focused on securing long-term strategic partnerships for FanDuel while interfacing directly with the company’s Professional League and Team (NFL, NBA, etc.) alliances.
Before FanDuel, Mr. Pine was Global Head of Sales & Partnerships for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He was a key member of the company’s senior management team, responsible for providing a strategic vision for WWE’s global sales operation and ensuring growth aligned properly with company objectives and values.
Pre-FanDuel, Mr. Pine was Global Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the World Triathlon Corporation, dba IRONMAN. He was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s global sales efforts and advertising business components.
Prior to joining IRONMAN, Mr. Pine was Vice President & Global Head of Sales for Zuffa, LLC dba the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He led global sales efforts for the company across all categories and media, closing the first brand multi-year/multi-million dollar strategic deals for the company with Anheuser-Busch, Inc. (Bud Light), Harley-Davidson, Pepsi AMP, Edge Shave Gel, Microsoft XBOX, U.S. Marines, Bacardi, etc.
Before working at the UFC, Mr. Pine was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force working within a classified Air Force Space Group and Weapon Systems Sector. He has piloted various USAF Aircrafts and earned his parachute “Jump Wings,” mastering two Top Secret weapon systems.