Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that Kirk Goldsberry, Vice President of Strategic Research for the San Antonio Spurs, will be a featured presenter during SBC 2018.
As a featured speaker at the 2018 Sports Business Classroom, Goldsberry will be part of an all-star lineup of sports business executives that are teachers and presenters. Previous years at SBC have featured NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Washington Wizards Head Coach Scott Brooks, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Ned Cohen of the Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri, and the Vegas Summer League’s very own Warren LeGarie.
SBC Speaker Bio: Kirk Goldsberry
Kirk Goldsberry is Vice President of Strategic Research for the San Antonio Spurs. Prior to joining the Spurs in 2015, Kirk was a writer at Grantland, FiveThirtyEight, and ESPN. Kirk earned a Ph.D. in Geography from UC-Santa Barbara in 2007 and worked as a professor at Michigan State and Harvard between 2007 and 2012 prior to jumping over to work full-time in basketball.
About Sports Business Classroom
Immersed in the Las Vegas Summer League, Sports Business Classroom 2018 will play host to two training and educational programs: The Business of Basketball and The Executive Session focused on the league salary cap.
Designed for those looking to break into the sports business world, the six-day Business of Basketball program will give attendees the opportunity to learn from and interact with top executives while performing real exercises in scouting, video, analytics, social media, digital branding, broadcasting, and the league salary cap.
Designed for league and team personnel, agents and accredited media, the Executive Session will provide a deep dive and advanced analysis focused on the league salary cap. Participants in the Business of Basketball program who are majoring in the league salary cap will learn shoulder-to-shoulder with industry personnel enrolled in the Executive Session.