Neill Duffy

Chief Catalyst

Duffy has spent the last 25 years working in the international sports and entertainment business at the highest level, advising major brands, federations, properties, NGO’s and agencies on sustainability and CSR strategies.

During his career, Duffy has held a number of executive leadership positions, including President of Octagon Worldwide EMEA, one of the world’s top sports and entertainment practices. As Chairman of the San Francisco Bay Super Bowl 50 Host Committee Sustainability Sub Committee, Duffy currently leads the effort to deliver Super Bowl 50 as the first ever Net Positive Super Bowl.

Duffy has also been a part of an Olympic and Super Bowl bid, managed international Olympic athletes, authored a book called Passion Branding and spoken at numerous international conferences including the TEDxSF Conference about leveraging the America’s Cup and its “More Than A Sport” sustainability strategy and Healthy Ocean Project.

As President, Sports & Entertainment at in/PACT, Duffy has been tasked specifically with helping in/PACT activate purpose through providing the necessary interactive cause marketing and sustainability services, technology platforms and people-empowered giving initiatives for major sports and entertainment brands and sponsors at a global level.