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As Vice President, Global Business Operations and Strategy for the National Basketball Association, Diane Gotua leads the development of inorganic revenue opportunities to grow and diversify the NBA’s business internationally through strategic partnerships. Diane has played a critical role in the formation of various transformative partnerships including the formation of NBA Africa, the establishment of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) in partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), expansion of the G-League in Mexico in partnership with Capitanes, establishment of the Reliance Foundation-Jr. NBA program in India, and the NBA Experience at Disney Springs in Orlando.

In 2019, Diane served as interim Managing Director for NBA India. Prior to her assignment in Mumbai, Diane served as general manager for USA Basketball (USAB) and directed the league’s efforts in monetizing USAB’s commercial rights across media, sponsorship, merchandise, and events.

Prior to joining the NBA, Diane served as Assistant Vice President within Barclays Capital’s and Lehman Brothers’ investment banking groups where she executed a number of transactions for global industrials and communications, media and entertainment clients. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Diane was an analyst at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

Diane received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with concentrations in finance and strategy, and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Ateneo De Manila University. Diane currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and their three children. \n\nWatch at https://cloudflare.tv/event/Jv1yPkve

As Vice President, Global Business Operations and Strategy for the National Basketball Association, Diane Gotua leads the development of inorganic revenue opportunities to grow and diversify the NBA’s business internationally through strategic partnerships. Diane has played a critical role in the formation of various transformative partnerships including the formation of NBA Africa, the establishment of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) in partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), expansion of the G-League in Mexico in partnership with Capitanes, establishment of the Reliance Foundation-Jr. NBA program in India, and the NBA Experience at Disney Springs in Orlando.

In 2019, Diane served as interim Managing Director for NBA India. Prior to her assignment in Mumbai, Diane served as general manager for USA Basketball (USAB) and directed the league’s efforts in monetizing USAB’s commercial rights across media, sponsorship, merchandise, and events.

Prior to joining the NBA, Diane served as Assistant Vice President within Barclays Capital’s and Lehman Brothers’ investment banking groups where she executed a number of transactions for global industrials and communications, media and entertainment clients. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Diane was an analyst at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

Diane received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with concentrations in finance and strategy, and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Ateneo De Manila University. Diane currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and their three children.

Presented by: Michelle Zatlyn, Diane Gotua