Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Chairperson
Shilpa Shetty Kundra Born to a traditional family from Mangalore is a Bollywood actress having starred in over 60 Movies in a span of 20 years. She is one of the most well known Indian faces around the world. Innately progressive and always on the forefront, Shilpa is one of the rare celebrities who is not only the ambassador of several brands but an icon of the human spirit who has spearheaded her philosophy of life to create her own brands in health, wellness, sports & lifestyle such as Iosis-spa and salon, Rajasthan Royals & YAP - Yoga and Physiotherapy centers. She will be designing an exclusive range of affordable daily wear gold charm jewellery for Satyug Gold. Shilpa runs her own NGO called the Shilpa Shetty Foundation that focuses on adopting orphanages, Aids awareness and helping light villages with no electricity.
Bill Dosanjh, Founder and CEO
Bill Dosanjh has been a keen enthusiast of combat sports. Since a young age he has participated in boxing and kickboxing, and since then has maintained his interest and dedication in the sport of boxing and MMA by routinely training wherever that may be in the world. Bill has trained with World Champion Amir Khan on his training camp leading up to World Title fights. He gained a lot of knowledge and wisdom from this about how a fighter prepares mentally and physically for a fight. Bill is a firm believer of helping the youth and giving them direction to a good path; he has supported various boxing and MMA clubs and initiatives around the UK to help the youth. British born Indian Bill aims to expand SFL globally and develop collaborations worldwide.
George Chung, President
Former Professional athlete turned media executive, George has been the Executive Producer for the SFL since its inception i n 2011 he is responsible for the broadcast quality and international distribution of the SFL. In 2014 he brought the SFL to America.
He is one of the world’s leading experts in international OTT distribution. Over his career he has managed and acquired over 50,000 hours of premium content from the US, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. Additionally as a producer/promoter he is credited with over 400 television shows airing on major networks including ESPN, Showtime, Univision, Telemudo, Fox and Azteca. In 2000 he produced the first ever live professional boxing event in China for Showtime Network and CCTV.
He has held C level and senior VP positions for major media companies including Media Zone a Naspers Company, Tai Seng and Second TV an AT&T/Chernin company.
Additionally Chung is a former 5 time world karate champion, holds a 7th degree Black Belt and was awarded a Super Bowl ring for his contribution to the SF 49ers and a inducted member of the Black Belt Hall of Fame.
Brian Halquist, COO
Holds the prestigious honor of America’s longest running Native American Casino promoter. As the founder of BHP, he has promoted and produced over 150 combat events over the past 25 years with co-promotions with every major sports networks including ESPN, FOX, HBO, Showtime, Univision, Telemundo, Azteca and Root Sports. A former collegiate wrestler Brian is credited in holding the record for the largest box office draw in Washington State history for MMA, only recently beaten by the UFC. His MMA promotion is now the longest running in the Pacific Northwest.
Nazar Abbas, Chief Content Officer
Nazar Abbas is a Media professional working internationally with several Broadcasters including Fox Star, BBC, Zee, NGC, Sony etc. He has produced and directed more than 60 TV shows in India and abroad. He is expert in all things related to content and channel optimization, brand consistency, segmentation and localization, analytics and meaningful measurement.
In 2015 he has launched Two celebrity based Home Shop channels Best Deal and Big Deal in india. He also produces Digital content for IPL Cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals and Indian Kabbadi League Team "Pink Panther".
As the Head of Content at Super Fight League, Nazar oversees all content and production initiatives, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats.
Zainab Sikander, Chief Marketing Officer
Leads Marketing activities including Strategic Brand building, Sponsorships, Digital Marketing and Communications for Super Fight League (SFL) globally - driving and accelerating growth in India, U.S.A. and U.A.E. Zainab is responsible for connecting SFL sponsors with their audiences by conceptualising, developing & executing 360-degree Marketing campaigns. Zainab is also heading SFL Social Media and Digital Marketing handling all official SFL social media channels along with affiliate channels of MMA Federations and 200+ SFL athletes. Zainab's innovative content strategies have paid rich dividends by catapulting SFL's social media engagement meters to the top. An avid writer and the head of a dynamic branding & digital marketing firm, she's successfully crafted the youthful brand voice with which SFL is now identified with.
Terry Li, Financial and strategic advisor
Terry has held senior management and consulting positions at Second TV and AT&T Company, Google, Yahoo, IA Ventures and Deloitte. His start up Bread Labs a venture backed social media advertising company was recently sold to Yahoo. Terry holds an Law Degree from Hastings, MBA form NYU and BS in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley.
David Liao, Legal advisor
Began his legal career at the NFL developing the NFLChina.com digital strategy, has held senior management positions for TIX Corp and ESMG World Television as well as Technical Engineering positions for Lucent. He holds a Law Degree from Brooklyn Law School, MBA from University of Hawaii and BA in Communications from UC Davis. He is licensed to practice law in the State of California.