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Talent Tracker: impact.com and Footballco

impact.com, the partnership management platform, announced today the appointment of Ning Wang, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years’ experience leading fast growing technology companies, to its Board of Directors. Wang is the CEO of Offensive Security, the leading cybersecurity training and certification company behind the industry gold standard OSCP certification and the open source Kali Linux operating system. Ning holds her Ph.D. in physics from University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor of science in physics from Peking University. In 2019, she won the Rising Stars award from SC Media as CEO of Offensive Security and was featured in Forbes Magazine.

Footballco has recruited Xavi Sanchez to the position of executive head of video to lead the editorial video output across Footballco’s portfolio of football media brands, which between them generate more than 1 billion video views a month. Sanchez’s role will include the development, production and distribution of Football co-owned entertainment video formats, led by Footballco’s newly announced player-led video strategy which is focused on bringing fans closer to the players they love through original player-focused video content. Prior to Footballco, Sanchez was an account director for sports marketing agency, Engage Digital Partners leading on strategy, creative and production efforts for clients such as Real Madrid, Formula 1 and the NBA.

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