Mike Cotton

Zone Startups Sports + Media, Director

As Director of Zone Startups Sports & Media, Mike oversees the accelerator’s operations and works with startups looking to drive their development and growth. Before joining ZSSM, Mike managed analytics, marketing, and business operations for the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and created hockey analytics materials for National Hockey League teams. Mike has also worked for SportsNet New York, Major League Soccer, and as a media-accredited member of the New York Rangers. He has a Bachelor of Arts, economics from Queen’s University, a Master of Arts, economics from McMaster University, and a Masters of Sports Business from New York University.