Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A-Rod Corp.
Former Major League Baseball player and one of the most successful athletes of all time.
Who is Alex Rodríguez?
Alex Rodríguez is a businessman and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A-Rod Corp, a broad-based investment firm that bets on world-class startups and partners with leading global companies across the real estate, health and wellness, technology, and sports & entertainment industries.
While best known as one of the world’s greatest athletes (a 14x MLB All-Star and a 2009 World Series Champion with the New York Yankees), for more than 25 years, Alex Rodríguez leads a team of experts building high-growth businesses and enhancing the value of more than 30 companies in the A-Rod Corp portfolio.
What can you expect from a conference with Alex Rodríguez?
In his conferences, he often talks about his experiences as a professional athlete and his transition into the business world.
He uses these experiences to offer insights on leadership, teamwork, resilience, and overcoming obstacles.
Some of the key topics that Rodriguez focuses on in his speeches include Leadership, Resilience, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion.
His keynotes are designed to motivate and inspire audiences to achieve their full potential, both in their personal and professional lives. He uses his unique experiences and insights to offer practical advice and actionable strategies for success.
Alex Rodríguez’s career and contribution to society:
While he racked up extraordinary stats on the field (696 home runs and more grand slams than any other MLB player in history), Alex Rodríguez simultaneously assembled an impressive team at A-Rod Corp, bought apartment units across the southeastern U.S., and built a fully integrated real estate and development company.
In 2020, Alex joined CGI Merchant Group's hotel investment fund to acquire and develop properties across North America and the Caribbean.
Following his success in real estate, Alex Rodríguez has invested in a variety of sectors where he has expertise. He looks for long-term opportunities to provide financial capital, work alongside founders and leadership, and amplify the growth of each company.
In addition to leading A-Rod Corp, Alex is CEO of Slam Corp, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) with Antara Capital Chairman Himanshu Gulati as equal partner. Slam Corp is seeking to acquire a leader in the consumer tech, media, entertainment, and health and wellness sectors.
In 2021, Alex joined the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx ownership group. In the same year, Alex formed A-Rod Media, a strategic pillar within the organization to house all media activity. A-Rod Media offers scalable, multimedia capabilities, including original content creation, compelling narrative storytelling, and audience engagement across all marketing platforms.
Alex is an Emmy Award-winning MLB analyst for Fox Sports and ESPN. He has been a judge and investor on ABC’s Shark Tank, mentored financially distressed ex-athletes on CNBC’s Back in the Game, and co-hosted the podcast The Corp with Barstool Sports’ Dan Katz, interviewing CEOs, entrepreneurs, and sports legends.
Committed to creating opportunities for young people to succeed, Alex serves on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club of America and is in the National Alumni Hall of Fame, and the Boards of Trustees of the University of Miami. His gifts to the University of Miami and Florida International University have provided scholarships to dozens of students.
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