George Bodenheimer is the current president of ESPN Inc. and of ABC's sports division, known since 2006 as ESPN on ABC. He has been president of ESPN since November 19, 1998 and of the former ABC Sports since March 3, 2003. Since he has been president of ESPN, he has launched: ESPNHD, ESPN2HD, ESPN Plus, ESPN PPV, ESPN360, ESPN Motion, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes.
George was first hired at ESPN as a mailroom clerk.
The Sports Business Journal named Bodenheimer the most influential person of 2008 on a list of 50 people.