Bilal Saeed, Detroit Pistons

Bilal Saeed has been in the sports marketing field for over 10 years, currently serving as VP of Brand & Marketing Strategy for the Detroit Pistons. In 2014, he bought into a community-based soccer club, AFC Ann Arbor, and was able to use all of his sports marketing skills and advance as a sports professional.


Saeed is also co-founder of the youth sports organization CLR Academy and teaches Ethics in Sport at Wayne State University. During the 7 years as Chair of the club, he was involved in launching The Mighty Oak Project, CLR Academy, and Anti-Racist Soccer Club. He has also served as an adviser to the Black Player’s Alliance of the USL. 


Here’s Bilal’s LinkedIn profile:,aeed/