Artie Bulgrin, senior VP of global research and analytics at ESPN, announced he is retiring in May.
Bulgrin helped ESPN understand the sports fan and create a multiplatform approach to serve those fans.
"Artie has tirelessly served this company for 21 years and, in that time, he has been a sage and calming voice amid a sea of change in our industry," said John Skipper, president of ESPN.
Ed Erhardt, president of global sales & marketing at ESPN said "let's ask Artie" has been a phrase frequently heard at the network.
"It relates to any decision that has been made at this company in the last 21 years," Erhardt said. "If you need to know where sports fans have been, or where they're going to go next, your best bet is to seek out [his] counsel."
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