Emily Sisson
Full Name
Emily Sisson
Job Title
Senior VP, Business Development
Speaker Bio
Emily Sisson is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Octagon. In her role, Sisson leads Octagon’s business development efforts, expanding existing relationships and continuing to grow the agency’s impressive list of Fortune 500 brand clients and sports and entertainment properties. 

A sports industry veteran with nearly two decades of experience, Sisson has played a pivotal role in continuing to grow Octagon’s sports marketing and sponsorship practices over the past four years. Over the past year, under her guidance, the agency has continued to expand its client roster, securing more than 50 new clients, including industry leaders such as Snickers, Spotify, Accenture, ADP, Medtronic, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, among a host of others.

 Prior to taking on her current role, Sisson served as Vice President of Marketing, overseeing numerous noteworthy campaigns and activations, including Cisco’s award-winning partnerships with the 2020 U.S. Open and the Match II. Throughout her lengthy career, Sisson has also worked across integrated marketing, sponsorship, and business development for Lagardere Sports, the PGA Tour, and historic TPC Sawgrass. Emily is a graduate and former student athlete of Nova Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, she lives in West Des Moines, Iowa with her husband and son.