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Edwin M. Durso Biography

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EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristian
Place of birthUnited States

Edwin M. Durso is such name who has been working for ESPN as the executive management team for a quarter century. He has been serving ESPN as a key architect in its global growth and new business initiatives. He has been playing a key role in ESPN on its strong standing among fans. He has experience of working as executive vice president and administration. Currently, he is looking after legal and government affairs of ESPN on local, state and national level. He has also been overseeing corporate communications, security, corporate outreach and its worldwide facilities which include: 120-plus acre Bristol headquarters.

BACKGROUND

Talking about his childhood memories, there is no any such information on his birth date and birth place. He might have completed his school education from local high school. Edwin M. Durso has a graduate degree from prestigious universities such as Harvard and George Washington University. In 1975, he was accepted in one of the prestigious university, Harvard University where he studied economics. During his days in Harvard, he made his identity as an accomplished athlete and also had been Harvard’s starting shortstop for three years. He played in the college World series two times, in 1973 and 1974 and received AII-Ivy League recognition. Durso joined George Washington University National Law center and earned his law degree in 1978.

CAREER

Moving to his early career, after graduation, Edwin M. Durso started to work in the cable television and practiced law in Cole, Raywid, and Braverman, a law firm based in Washington D.C in between July 1978 and November 1979. He started to work in the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball. During that period he promoted through various management positions such as General Counsel, Secretary/ Treasurer and chief operating officer where he spent ten years in between 1979 and 1989.

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Durso joined ESPN in September 1989 and held the position of senior vice president and general counsel and later on he got a promotion to executive vice president and general counsel in 1990.He currently serves ESPN as the executive co-chair of the company's Diversity Council, a member of Disney’s Global Workplace, executive champion of ESPN’s LBGT employee resource group. As an attorney training, he has been serving ESPN in legal affairs. His legal and business insight has put a wide range of practice at ESPN and has been considered as a critical member of the company’s executive management team. He has been taking part in the negotiation of major programming acquisitions and has looked after the affiliate sales, human resources areas and marketing enterprise.

PERSONAL LIFE

Digging his personal life, Edwin M. Durso has kept most part of his personal life private. He seems to be successful in managing his personal life and professional life on a parallel but never linked his personal life with professional life. Being busy on his profession, he might not have got enough time to engage in social networking sites. Till date, there is no any official account under his name any social platforms. To get more information on this talented personality, you can refer to his bio in the official page of ESPN.

Updated On Sat Apr 16 2016 Published On Mon Mar 28 2016 By rajan

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