David Stern Speaker Profile
David Stern Biography
David Joel Stern was born September 22, 1942 and is the commissioner of the National Basketball Association. He started with the Association in 1966 as an outside counsel, joined the NBA in 1978 as General Counsel, and became the league's Executive Vice President in 1980. He became Commissioner in 1984 succeeding Larry O'Brien. He is credited with increasing the popularity of the NBA in the 1990s and 2000s.
Stern has served on the Rutgers University Board of Overseers and is a Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Columbia University. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
On October 25, 2012, Stern announced that he will step down as NBA commissioner on February 1, 2014, 30 years to the day after beginning his tenure as commissioner. His deputy, Adam Silver, will be his successor.
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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Named Keynote Speaker at American Gaming Association’s Global Gaming Expo
Posted on 2 September 2016 | 6:28 pm
Former commissioner for the NBA David Stern has been announced as a speaker for the American Gaming Association’s Global Gaming Expo that’s taking place on September 29 in Las Vegas, NV at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He will likely be discussing Adam Silver’s call for legalized gambling in sports, and reinstating that he Read More
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