Mark A. Tatum

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

Mark A. Tatum

Mark A. Tatum

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

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Career Highlights

National Basketball Association, Inc.
The Women's National Basketball Association

RelSci Relationships

1018

Number of Boards

8

Number of Awards

7

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Co-Founder at Simon Equity Partners LLC

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Special Advisor to the Managing Partner at Philadelphia 76ers LP

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Former Executive Vice President-Basketball Operations at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Head of School at Princeton Day School, Inc.

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Executive Creative Director at Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

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Senior Vice President, Global Media Distribution & Business Affairs at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Vice Chair at Princeton Day School, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at USA Basketball, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, International Basketball Operations at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Director at National Basketball Players Association Foundation

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Mark A. Tatum
Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer at National Basketball Association, Inc.
Education
MBA
Class of 1998

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor's in Business Management & Marketing
Class of 1991

Along with its excellent faculty and facilities, Cornell University boasts a beautiful location in the Finger Lakes region of central New York. The huge hillside campus overlooks Lake Cayuga and is crisscrossed by deep gorges and bridges. Cornell is unique among the Ivy League universities in that its agricultural program is part of the state school system. Cornell is well known for its schools of engineering and hotel management. Its strengths in research and instruction have earned it membership in the Association of American Universities, and Cornell can also boast of a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Cornell's athletic teams are called the Big Red.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is a national organization comprised of current and former African-American CEOs and senior executives at Fortune 500 and equivalent companies. For more than 25 years, the ELC has worked to build an inclusive business leadership pipeline and to empower African-American corporate leaders to make significant and impactful contributions in the global marketplace and their communities.

Career History
Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer
1999 - Current

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.

Interim President
Prior - 2019

The Women's National Basketball Association, part of National Basketball Association, Inc., is a company headquartered in the United States that operates women's professional basketball league.

Sports Marketing Department
1997

Part of PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola Co. is a company headquartered in the United States that manufactures and distributes soft drinks.

Boards & Committees
Trustee
Current

THE SCHOOL STRIVES TO EDUCATE THE MIND, BODY, AND CHARACTER OF EACH OF ITS STUDENTS. THE SCHOOL SEEKS TO ACCOMPLISH ITS MISSION THROUGH VARIOUS PROGRAMS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, THE ARTS (BOTH VISUAL AND PERFORMING), AND COMMUNITY SERVICE.

Member, Board of Directors
1999 - Prior

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.

Member, Deans Advisory Council
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $10K
2013

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids operates as a social advocacy group. The organization utilizes donated talent, time and space of its corporate and media partners to create anti drug advertising, public relations and educational campaigns. It comprises of communication, educational, health and medical professionals that encourage children to shy away from drug abuse. The organization was founded in 1987 by Richard T O'Reilly and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$250
2011

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

$500
2008

Former President of United States

$1,000
2005

Former Senator from New York

Awards & Honors
Rank #61
2014
The Root - 100 Most Influential African Americans
2010
The Root - 100 Most Influential African Americans
2008
Sports Business Journal - Forty under 40
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