Mike Dee is the President of Sports at Entercom Communications, a leading media and entertainment company and the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content reaching over 100 million consumers across multiple platforms. In this role, Dee has executive oversight of the company’s sports business enterprise with a focus on the company’s relationship with its extensive portfolio of professional and collegiate teams, revenue development from national sales and marketing programs and expanded distribution through both audio and digital initiatives.
Prior to joining Entercom in 2017, Dee served as President and CEO of the San Diego Padres as well as President and CEO of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. During his time with the Dolphins he presided over many landmark events, including Super Bowl XLIV. Beginning in 2002, Dee spent eight seasons with the Boston Red Sox, the last seven as the team’s Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure with the Red Sox, the team won two World Series titles and set franchise records for attendance and revenue. He also led the effort to create Fenway Sports Management, which diversified the Red Sox’s interests into other sports including the PGA Tour, NASCAR, collegiate sports and talent representations.
Dee actively fundraises for cancer research and treatment and founded the Dolphins Cancer Challenge that has raised more than $22.5 million for the University of Miami’s Sylvester Cancer Center through cycling events. He also serves on the board of Boston’s Pan Mass Challenge, the nation’s largest athletic fundraising event, which has raised over $500 million.
Dee holds a bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College and serves on the school’s advisory board.