Angela Ruggiero


Angela Ruggiero is an Olympic athlete in Ice Hockey. She was elected to serve on the IOC Athletes’ Commission during the Winter Olympic Games Vancouver 2010 and elected as Chairperson of the IOC Athletes’ Commission in 2016 during the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

Her accomplishments in sport include: gold medallist at the Olympic Winter Games Nagano 1998; silver medallist at the Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 and Vancouver 2010; bronze medallist at the Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006; 4-time gold medallist and 7-time silver medallist at the World Championships; Harvard University National Champion in 1999; Member of the All-Star Team in 3 Olympic Games and 7 World Championships; World Inline Hockey World Champion in 2007.

She is also the leader in the field of sport, participating in many capacities including: United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board of Directors member; USOC Athlete Advisory Board member; IOC Executive Board Member; former Director of the NHL's New York Islander’s “Project Hope” and Children’s Foundation; Right to Play Athlete Ambassador; IOC Athletes' Commission Representative on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board (2011); MC10 (healthcare technology company) Athlete Advisory Board member; Women’s Sports Foundation past President and current Board of Directors member; Chair of the Coordination Commission for the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 (2012-2016).

Angela Ruggiero has a bachelor’s degree in Government from Harvard University. She also has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a master’s degree in Sports Management from the University of Minnesota. She is the co-founder of Sports innovation Lab and currently the LA 2024 Chief Strategy Officer.