In his fifth season as President of the San Francisco 49ers, Al Guido is responsible for all strategic initiatives and business operations for the five-time Super Bowl-winning NFL Franchise and Levi's Stadium. Guido concurrently serves as Chairman and CEO of Elevate Sports Ventures, a best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm providing innovative solutions to organizations across the global sports and entertainment landscape. Guido's career leading NFL, NHL and NBA franchises and award-winning industry consultancies has established Guido as one of the industry's leading operators. Driven by his signature mission to foster innovation with responsibility, Guido remains dedicated to leveraging the platform and brand power of sports and entertainment to generate positive impact across the globe.
In Guido's seven years with the San Francisco 49ers, including one year as chief operating officer, the storied NFL franchise has garnered global praise for business initiatives steeped in technology, analytics and innovation while ranking among the Bay Area's Top Workplaces each year. During Guido's tenure, the 49ers front office has established franchise records in season ticket membership sales and renewals, suite and premium seating membership sales and renewals, and partnership sales and renewals. Levi's Stadium, which has hosted more major events than any other outdoor NFL stadium in the 21st Century, was designed, constructed and completed under Guido's supervision, earning recognition for architectural greatness as Sports Venue of the Year in 2015 from the Sports Business Journal Awards, among all North American venues, and Stadium Business Awards, in Barcelona, Spain against an international field.