About Shannon Terry

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Shannon B. Terry is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of 247Sports (launched August 16, 2010). 247Sports was acquired by CBS Sports in December 2015.

Terry is also a Director and Advisor at ComicBook.com and Womanista.

Prior to founding 247Sports, Terry Co-founded Rivals.com in June 2000, the leading Internet site in college sports, high school sports and college recruiting. In July 2007, Rivals.com was acquired by Yahoo! for an estimated $98 million.

Company’s Founded/Co-founded by Terry have generated more than $250 million in online revenue over the past decade.

Terry was named to the SportsBusiness Journal’s Forty Under 40 in 2006 and 2007, and the SportsBusiness Journal’s Forty Under 40 Hall of Fame in 2008. Terry was the trade publication’s first digital media Hall of Fame recipient.  Terry was also named to the trade publication’s 20 Most Influential People in Online Sports (ranked No. 11 & No. 14, respectively) list in 2007 and 2008.

A 1992 graduate of Lipscomb University, Terry was co-Captain of the University’s basketball team where his senior class posted more total wins during its 4 years than any class in the history of college basketball (145-16).

Terry resides in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Falon and four children.

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