John Carpino

John Carpino

PRESIDENT, ANGELS BASEBALL

WHY: Former sales, marketing SVP tapped as the organization’s eighth president in November 2009.  RECENT: Plans for Platinum Triangle site containing Angel Stadium will keep team in city through 2050.

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NOTABLE: Inducted into National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

QUOTABLE: As told to Santa Clara University’s student newspaper, The Santa Clara: “We always have to be prepared for, and ahead of, change. This is something we discuss every day. Technology changes things at a very rapid pace and affects our business dramatically. If we are not addressing it and staying in front of it, we will fail.”