David Baden has worked in the management industry for many years. Just to give you a little background, he has revamped and managed ticketing operations for three ATP Tour tennis events in Washington, Atlanta and Scottsdale, as well as managed player services.

David then took a position with IMG, beginning as the Marketing and Tour Director for Stars on Ice. He oversaw multi-city tours in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. In corporate affairs, David has successfully managed a $20 million ticket budget and marketing over 70 tour dates across seven years. Presently, he is the IMG agent for Olympic athletes, responsible for negotiating corporate sponsorship and creating brand awareness.

Pj was excited to talk to David about his far-ranging career and what he has learned through his many experiences.

Follow David on Twitter @DavidBaden.