Timothy Zue

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Boston Red Sox

Tim Zue is responsible for the financial management of the Boston Red Sox overseeing the organization's operating budget, accounting, financial planning, forecasting, business analytics, and technology services. Prior to his current role, Zue served as Senior Vice President of Finance, Strategy and Analytics for both the Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management (FSM).

During his 18-year career with the club Zue has played a key role in all financial aspects of the business, including the evaluation and execution of all non-baseball events, ticket pricing decisions, the financial impact of Fenway Park improvements, and the creation of the Red Sox Rewards loyalty program. He also helped conduct the financial due diligence related to Fenway Sports Group's acquisitions of Roush Fenway Racing, Liverpool Football Club, and the marketing rights for LeBron James.

With FSM, Zue managed the business operations department responsible for the sports marketing firm's consulting, events, and experiences divisions. Under his leadership, FSM created the onsite photography service Fanfoto, the fan travel program MLB Destinations, Red Sox Fantasy Camps, and Youth Baseball Summer Camps. During his tenure, Fanfoto expanded from three teams to more than 30, and the MLB Destinations program grew to include seven Major League Baseball clubs.

In early 2017 Zue was promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer and he was also selected as one of Sports Business Journal's "40 Under 40" Award recipients, an honor that recognized him as one of the best young talents in the business of sports.

Prior to joining the Red Sox and FSM, Zue worked for Bain & Company in Boston as an associate consultant. He also taught middle school math and technology in the Boston Public School system for four years.

Zue received a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1999, where he won the prestigious 2.70 robotics design contest and competed in an international robotics design competition in Tokyo. A native of Winchester, MA, Zue lives in Lexington with his wife Nicole and their three children Adelyn, Harrison and Vivienne.

Day Three, Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

12:00 PM Mastering Analytics: How CFOs Are Owning Analytics for Strategic and Operational Decision-making

It’s not always clear who should own analytics, but given that CFOs and their teams have traditionally used data-driven analytics for management, a case could be made that the CFO is in a position to use analytics to drive strategic and operational decision making as well.  By taking ownership for the company’s data the CFO can strengthen ties throughout the business and expand leadership outside traditional core finance functions. 

In this session:
•Driving value outside the finance function
•Delivering value on the operational side
•Integrating data for relevant insights and actions needed for strategic decision making

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Timothy.

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