Centennial Speaker Series

Centennial Speaker Series: Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner

October 18, 2019

Hundreds of students and community members in Old Cabell Hall Oct. 18, 2019, got a courtside seat to the business of professional athletics as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver visited the University of Virginia for the McIntire School’s Fall Forum, “The Business of Sports.” During the keynote conversation, Silver discussed the sport’s global growth with Dean Carl Zeithaml, as well as the keys to success, including the ability for the best talent to cross borders around the world, the willingness to embrace new technology rather than fight it, and the importance of being transparent and being a good listener.

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