Tod Leiweke – CEO of the Seattle Kraken – is an accomplished sports executive with an impressive résumé and a compelling personal story. He has held leadership positions at the Seahawks, Sounders, Trail Blazers, Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, and the NFL. He is also a minority owner of the Seattle Sounders.

This week’s episode features a great conversation about Tod’s path from being a child in St. Louis to becoming a sports industry leader. He and AJ also discuss the excitement and challenges of launching a new NHL team, and the vision that Tod has for the Kraken.

Listen here.