Christine Pantoya

Media, sports and telecoms are becoming ever closer. The ability to deliver flawless content will be the key differentiator for businesses

At a glance
  • Sports and media specialist
  • More than 20 years’ experience across sports, media and telecom
  • Leadership roles with the National Basketball Association and Verizon, with experience operating globally
  • Supports North American growth and expansion

Chris Pantoya joined Delta Partners in June 2019 as a non-executive partner based in New York. She is a sports and media specialist with more than 20 years’ experience across sports, media and telecom.

She joins from the National Basketball Association, one of the world’s most recognizable brands, where she was a Senior Vice President and Global Head of Mobile and Direct-to-consumer.

During her career, Chris has held senior strategic and operating roles with Verizon, Cox Communications and Sprint Nextel. While at Verizon, she identified multi-billion dollar business models in media and entertainment as well as leading acquisition efforts for assets valued at $5 billion.

She graduated from Old Dominion University with a degree in Spanish and an MBA. She also completed an executive program at the University of Georgia.