Industry News 7/6/2009

EVENT: Zoot Sports CEO Talks About Growth and Acquisition by K2

Zoot Sports CEO Talks About Growth and Acquisition by K2

Grab a java with your fellow sports and active lifestyle industry execs and hear Brian Enge tell his story of how he was able to grow Zoot Sports into a global leader in multisport performance apparel, footwear, and wetsuits. Brian will also talk about what it was like to be acquired by industry giant K2 in January 2009.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

7am - 9 am

Office of Morrison & Foerster
12531 High Bluff Drive,
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92130

$15 - CONNECT S.I. Members and students
$25 - Non-members
*This event is limited to attendees in the sports and active lifestyle industry only.

For more information or to confirm your attendance, please contact Taylor Peterson at or 858-964-1341.

About the Speaker:
Brian Enge is the CEO of Zoot Sports, a global leader in endurance sports focused on providing the athlete with the ultimate in performance apparel, wetzoots, footwear, and accessories, which was acquired by K2 Sports in early 2009. Prior to joining Zoot Sports, Brian held a series of leadership positions in the sports apparel industry. Most recently, Brian was the SVP of Saucony and the GM of the Hind performance clothing division. Prior to Saucony, Brian was president of the North American subsidiary of Schoffel's outdoor and ski apparel brand. Brian is a former professional soccer player for the Wichita Wings of the National Professional Soccer League, and a graduate of both Harvard Business School and Harvard College, where he captained the soccer team in 1991. In his spare time, he is a triathlete and marathoner.