Rob Tilliss
Full Name
Rob Tilliss
Job Title
Inner Circle Sports
Speaker Bio
Robert Tilliss founded Inner Circle Sports, a sports advisory banking boutique in 2002. He has a 30+year history as a leader in the sports advisory and finance community domestically and internationally. Mr. Tilliss has led numerous high-profile assignments including the sale, acquisition, and financing of teams across the five US professional leagues and the top leagues internationally. Select notable deals include minority or control transactions with the Atlanta Falcons, Boston Celtics, New Jersey Nets, Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, Florida Panthers, Atlanta FC, Columbus Crew, Liverpool FC, G2 Esports, among others. Mr. Tilliss is responsible for creating the framework for the league-wide financing facilities for the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB. He also has extensive stadium/arena financing expertise having structured the financing for Oracle Park, American Airlines Center, Wembley Stadium, and has performed valuation, consulting, and other activities for stadiums/arenas globally. Mr. Tilliss has also executed capital raises and invested in sports technology and innovation companies in the following sub sectors-SaaS, business services, ticketing, esports, sports betting, data and analytics and other technology businesses.

Prior to founding ICS, Mr. Tilliss spent 15 years at J.P. Morgan as Managing Director and Group Head of the Sports Advisory & Finance Group.