Sport Management
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Ilisa Kessler

Adjunct Professor

Ilisa was the News Business Operations Manager for ABC7 KGO-TV. In a male-dominated field, Ilisa has played a key role in event management at over 10 venues: Director of Operations, San Jose CyberRays (2001-2003), Director of Event Operations, Silicon Valley Football Classic (UCLA vs. Fresno State), and Bay Area staff and accreditation manager for the 1999 Women's World Cup. Ilisa has also been involved at various levels of event management for Stanford Athletics, Spartan Stadium, and the Modern Pentathlon World Championships.


M.A., University of San Francisco