Daniel Millman is Manager at the Madison Square Garden Company. He is responsible for Premium Hospitality Sales at The World’s Most Famous Arena.
Daniel has a long history of working in the Sports & Entertainment industry, including i.a. New York Jets, New York Yankees and New Jersey Devils. He is skilled in Pricing Strategy, Hospitality Sales, Sports Marketing, Marketing and Sports Management.
Q&A – professional life
What was your first sports job?
Inside Sales Manager, New Jersey Nets Basketball
How would you describe yourself in one word?
What is your strongest personal quality?
Putting family first
What do you feel most proud of in your career?
The relationships I’ve built in the greatest city in the world and at each team/property I’ve worked for.
One thing you wish you knew when you started your career?
To have patience.
PC or Mac?
What trend(s) will dominate sports industry in next years?
Innovation on ticket/hospitality experiences to reach consumers at the stadium vs couch, social media advertising to millenials and more streaming services for live sports.
Q&A – personal life
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I wanted to call New York Giants games on TV or the Radio.
What’s your favourite book?
Secret of the Peaceful Warrior
Which words do you most overuse?
Do you play any sport?
These days, only golf. Two ankle surgeries later I’ve had to hang up my basketball sneakers.
Who’s your favourite athlete?
Derek Jeter or Eli Manning. Team guys who “do it the right way” – I’ll have my two boys looking up to them as well.
Who would you invite to your dream dinner?
Barack Obama, Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney
What is top of your bucket list?
Take my family to Israel.
What 3 things would you take with you to a desert island?
My wife, my son Ryder and my son Grayson.
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