Krishna Bhagavathula

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at National Basketball Association, Inc.

Krishna Bhagavathula

Krishna Bhagavathula

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at National Basketball Association, Inc.

Biography

As Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for the NBA, Krishna Bhagavathula is responsible for leading the league’s Information Technology department. He leads efforts to further strengthen the NBA’s technology strategy and vision, delivering best-in-class applications, systems and infrastructure to support the league and its 30 teams.

Prior to joining the NBA in September 2017, Bhagavathula served as Chief Technology Officer for NBC News Digital, where he led their technology team with a focus on developing web and mobile platforms and products for NBCNews.com, MSNBC and shows including TODAY, Nightly News and Meet The Press. Before joining NBC News in 2013, he spent eight years with WebMD Health, most significantly as Vice President of Engineering, where he led development teams responsible for WebMD’s internet properties, mobile applications, content management and search/discovery platforms.

Bhagavathula has also held management consulting positions with BearingPoint, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers after starting his career as a software developer at Convergys. He has extensive experience driving technology strategy as well as leading and implementing business and technology solutions across a wide range of organizations, from startups to multi-billion dollar corporations.

Bhagavathula received a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He lives in Short Hills, N.J., with his wife and two daughters.

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Co-Founder at Simon Equity Partners LLC

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Professional at Radical Investments Management LLC

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Owner at WOW Enterprises, LLC

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President at The Madison Square Garden Company

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Chief Financial Officer at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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General Counsel at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, NBA Properties at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, NBA China at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It has thirty franchised member clubs (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major North American professional sports leagues. NBA players are the world's best paid sportsmen, by average annual salary per player.

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