Philip D. M. de Picciotto
Founder & President, Octagon, Inc.

Philip D. M. de Picciotto has been at the forefront of the sports and entertainment industry for 35 years. Over that time, Octagon has achieved a position of leadership in the areas of talent representation, property ownership, event management and corporate marketing, and has been recognized for the breadth of its services, its global vision and highly personalized approach, and the high quality of its work for clients and business partners. 

During his distinguished career, de Picciotto has been involved in many of the industry’s most important initiatives including the removal of tobacco sponsorship from professional tennis and the introduction of healthier drinks into New York City’s public schools. He may be best known for building the brands and overseeing the careers of many of the world’s most recognizable athletes and celebrities, ranging from Super Bowl champions to Olympic gold medalists to royalty to network broadcasters. 

De Picciotto graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania.