Angela Ruggerio: 4 Time Olympian, Senior IOC Member, Entrepreneur

This morning we had the opportunity to meet we three members of the IOC, each of whom serve in a different role. Angela Ruggerio is a senior member of the IOC and represents all Olympic athletes in her role as the chairperson of the IOC Athlete’s Commission. Angela is also a four time Olympic medalist with USA Hockey. Meeting with her was exceptional chance to learn more about the Games from several varying perspectives including: athlete, organizing, bidding and administrative. Angela is also an entrepreneur and founded her company, Sports Innovation Lab, a year and a half ago. Angela’s passion for the Olympics and sports in general was so apparent especially as she described the positive message the Games can send to the world, as well as the power of sport.

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