Founded by entrepreneur Edgar Xavier Vargas in April 2020, WIN-SportsBiz Forum™ is an informational forum that seeks to create, share, and promote #SportsBiz knowledge.
Edgar Xavier Vargas Acevedo is a Puerto Rican with more than 5 years of experience in marketing and brand development in the sports and media industry.
After completing his bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing at the Mayagüez Campus (RUM) of the University of Puerto Rico, Vargas continued his studies with a master's degree in business (MBA) at the Euroleague Basketball Institute and Vytautas Magnus University of Lithuania.
His experience at RUM with the founding of the multimedia platform, Huella Deportiva, allowed him to a breakthrough in the sports industry in Puerto Rico and abroad. After five seasons of experience in the National Superior Basketball League (BSN) of Puerto Rico and four internships with the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Edgar accepted a position last April as director of marketing for the Puerto Rican Federation of Football (FPF). Among the sporting events that he has had the opportunity to work is the Justas de la Liga Atlética Interuniversitaria (2014-2018), the NBA Summer League (2016-2019), the BSN Finals (2018 and 2019), DIRECTV Liga de las Américas (2017 and 2018), DIRECTV Liga Sudamericana (2017 and 2018), AmeriCup Men and Women (2017), Qualifying Windows to the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2018-2019) and the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2019.
Vargas generates content through digital platforms to contribute to the professionalization of sport in Latin America with his project, WIN-SportsBiz Forum. As a hobby, he sometimes acts as a sports narrator and commentator for different channels in the country such as WAPA Deportes and WIPR. He is also passionate about cooking, music, and documentaries.