STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The fifth annual Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Sports Innovation Conference returns to the Knight Management Center on Wednesday, March 7.
The conference is organized by the GSB student-led Sports Management Club, and brings together sports industry leaders, Silicon Valley executives, and Stanford students and alumni to discuss leadership challenges in the sports business.
The 2018 lineup is the among the highest profile in conference history – keynote speakers and topics include:
- Don Garber (Commissioner, Major League Soccer): “View from the Commissioner”
- Condoleezza Rice, Professor in Global Business and the Economy, (also 66th U.S. Secretary of State) and Mark Emmert (President, NCAA): “Leadership in College Sports”
- Joe Lacob (Owner, Golden State Warriors): “Beyond the Suite: The Evolving Role of the Owner”
- Alex Rodriguez (Founder & CEO, A-Rod Corp): “The Business of the Professional Athlete”
The conference will also feature an “Innovation Showcase,” where young companies in the sports space will demonstrate their products and services in an interactive environment.
For more information, including a complete list of speakers, and to purchase tickets, please visit http://gsbsic.stanford.edu/.
The Sports Management Club is one of dozens of GSB student-led activity clubs that enrich the academic experience and provide experiential leadership learning.