Jan Katzoff, Executive Producer

Jan Katzoff is a long time veteran of the sports and entertainment industry. He was the founder and CEO of SportsMark Management Group, one of the largest Bay Area based sports and entertainment marketing agencies for 18 years. In 2008, SportsMark was acquired by New York based advertising and media holding company, Omnicom. In 2012, the agency was merged with GMR Marketing, creating a sports and entertainment practice of almost 1,000 employees. From 2012-2016, Jan was the Head of Global Sports and Entertainment Consulting, advising fortune 500 companies such as Visa, P&G, Allianz, Chevron, The Hartford and SAP on their major investments in sponsorship and activation.

In 2018, he joined Bruin Sports Capital, a private equity firm based in New York as a Senior Consultant in their Global Sports and Media Group. SHERPANI is his 4th major documentary film project and first as an Executive producer, coming on the heels of the successful film, Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story, where he served as an associate producer.

Jan also serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco 49ers Foundation, which supports a variety of initiatives related to education, recreation and healthcare for San Francisco Bay Area Youth.