JASON JORDAN NAMED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER FOR BELLATOR MMA
New York, NY, September 11, 2014 - Jason Jordan has been named Chief Operating Officer for Bellator MMA, it was announced today by Scott Coker, President, Bellator MMA, to whom he will report. In his new role with the emerging MMA brand, Jordan will oversee all financial and operational aspects of the business, manage corporate strategy and business development efforts, define and evaluate new growth opportunities, establish budgets and financial forecasts, and oversee human resource and staffing-related issues.
"As Bellator continues to evolve into a premier mixed martial franchise, we are thrilled to join forces with such a dynamic and strategic leader with an incredibly comprehensive background in major entertainment brands such as Viacom and Disney," said Coker.
Jordan's role expands from Senior Vice President, Digital Operations, Strategy & Finance, Viacom Entertainment Group, where he is responsible for the fiscal management of the digital activities of the Viacom Entertainment Group's portfolio of brands, including Comedy Central, Spike, TV Land and South Park.
Prior to joining Viacom, Jordan was the Chief Financial Officer of IFILM Corp, which was sold to MTVN in 2005. Before that Jordan ran Business Development at an action sports production company and played an integral role in Corporate Strategic Planning Department of The Walt Disney Company, where he assessed business opportunities in the television, theatrical, music, and online spaces.
Jordan holds a Masters of Science degree in Operations Research and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Both degrees are from Stanford University. Jordan is an avid athlete and sports fan and competed on the crew team in college.
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