Background: Ader was named Senior Director of Sports Marketing in 2005 and is responsible for a wide array of ESPN’s marketing efforts. These include ESPN’s NFL programming — Monday Night Football, Sunday NFL Countdown, The NFL Draft, ESPN’s Fantasy Football, ESPN’s soccer properties, including the FIFA World Cup, European Championship, English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, MLS and USA Soccer and ESPN’s MLB programming and the Little League World Series. Before joining ESPN in 2001 as a marketing manager, Ader served as the Vice President of Marketing of Book4Golf.com, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Tear Drop/Tommy Armour Golf Co., Sales Manager for Conde Nast Publications and Corporate Marketing Manager for the New Jersey Nets.
College: University of Michigan, B.A. in Sport Management and Communications