About

VLAD MARINESCU

Graduated from the Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California as Cadet Captain and Company Commander; business qualification from Oxford Brookes University.

A tour de force of energy and strategy at the International Judo Federation (IJF), deeply involved in the federation’s recent modernisation process in the fields of event organisation, sponsorship, marketing, TV production and rights distribution, Vlad Marinescu followed IJF president Marius Vizer to SportAccord in the summer of 2013. He is leading the restructuring of the union of international sports federations and the development of the annual SportAccord Convention.

EDUCATIONAL VALUE

Palm Desert High School, California
1999-2001
Army Navy Academy, Carlsbad - California Cadet Captain - Company Commander
2001-2003
Oxford Brook University - BA Business Studies Specialized in Finance
2003-2007

EXPERIENCES

  • PRESIDENT AND BOARD MEMBER: INTERNATIONAL ESPORTS FEDERATION

    2020 - Present
  • CHIEF MEDIA & MARKETING OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION

    2019 - Present
  • PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES ESPORTS FEDERATION

    2018 - Present
  • PRESIDENT OF RSPORTZ INC.

    2015 - Present
  • VICE-PRESIDENT & BOARD MEMBER: INTERNATIONAL ESPORTS FEDERATION

    2019 - 2020
  • GENERAL DIRECTOR, SPORTACCORD (Current GAISF)

    From 2013 - 2015 / SportAccord is the umbrella organizations for all International Sport Federations, Olympic and Non-Olympic. The duties of the Director General were the management the organizations administration as well as lead the building of strategy to implementation and expan- sion of the organization, activities and its projects.
  • TV & MARKETING ADVISOR, INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION

    From 2013 - 2014
  • DIRECTOR OF PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE, INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION

    From 2010 - 2013 / From 2007 deeply involved in the Implementation of several reforms in Judo which led to a considerable development of the sport and it being moved up to the C category in the IOC Classification of Sports.
  • ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION

    From 2007 - 2010
  • ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT, EUROPEAN JUDO UNION

    From 2005 - 2007 (Office Staff 2003-2005).
  • Water Polo

    Played Water polo during High school. Team Captain - Best Offensive Player ‘01 and Best Defensive Player ‘02) Titles: Junior Olympic Champions, Highest Scorer in League during Military School 2003
  • Martial Arts Career

    From 1988 has been practicing Martial Arts Black belt. Titles: American Champion (7 times), Romanian Vice Champion, California Champion (multiple times) & West Coast America Champion (multiple times).
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