Leiweke Tops Creative List

AEG Worldwide CEO Tim Leiweke topped the list of Fast Company magazine’s inaugural list of the 10 most creative people in sports.

The magazine and Web site tracks “the evolution of business through a unique focus on the most creative individuals sparking change in the marketplace” and cites Leiweke’s “vision of merging sports and entertainment.”

Among AEG’s transformative projects noted by the magazine are the company’s work with the NBA in China to build arenas and a league as well as the L.A. Live development that includes the Nokia Theatre, Staples Center and new ESPN facilities.