SPORTS BUSINESS SUMMIT
Founded in 2017, the Wharton Sports Business Summit is spearheaded by the Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club (WUSBC) with the support of the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI).
This year’s event took place on October 21, 2022 from 9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. ET, at Jon M. Huntsman Hall and consisted of keynote presentations, a variety of panels with diverse speakers in the industry, and networking opportunities.
Morning Fireside Chat with Marc Lasry, Co-Owner of the Milwaukee Bucks
Closing Fireside Chat with Tobias Harris, Professional Basketball Player, Philadelphia 76ers
WSABI Data Competition
Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative is excited to announce that we are hosting our 1st data competition this spring. Students will have the opportunity to analyze a proprietary dataset and compete in front of industry experts for cash prizes. Follow us at @WhartonSABI for details about the competition and dataset in the coming months.
WSBS Continues Its Winning Streak
As part of the 2022 Wharton Sports Business Summit, students, journalists, and faculty alike gathered in the auditorium-style classrooms at The Wharton School’s Huntsman Hall to hear from prominent sports voices, including Philadelphia 76ers player Tobias Harris, Milwaukee Bucks co-owner, Marc Lasry, and a parade of esteemed alumni currently working in sports.
Co-Owner, Milwaukee Bucks; Co-Founder and CEO, Avenue Capital Group
Professional Basketball Player, Philadelphia 76ers
Manager of Baseball Operations, Milwaukee Brewers
VP of Global Branding, Activision Blizzard Esports
Director of Analytics, Philadelphia Union
Corporate Development Manager, Playfly Sports
CEO and Chairman, Boardswell
Vice President Marketing Strategy, NFL
CEO + Founder, OpenSponsorship
Assistant GM, Philadelphia Phillies
Business Development Manager, DraftKings, Inc.
Assistant GM, Philadelphia 76ers
SVP of Client Partnerships and Head of Digital Sales, Turner Sports
Data Scientist, Stats Perform
Founder and Principal, Six Pack Media, LLC
Assistant General Manager, Long Island Nets
Managing Consultant, IBM Sports & Entertainment
Chief Creative/Content Officer, Washington Commanders
Director, Baseball Analytics, Big League Advantage
Quant Sports Trader, SIG
Strategic Partner Manager, Meta
Managing Director of Sports & Entertainment, Morgan Stanley
Associate Manager – Global Strategy and Innovation, NBA
Chief of Communications, Overtime
Partner, WISE Ventures
SVP of Business Operations, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
Special Thanks to Our Sponsor!
Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment: A division of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management dedicated to serving the unique and sophisticated needs of professional athletes and entertainers.
Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club
The Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club (WUSBC) aims to educate students on the world of sports business, build awareness of career & internship opportunities in the industry, and help students to reach those positions. On one of the most competitive campuses in the nation, we strive to be the inclusive and welcoming club, offering a great sense of community.