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Mark Tatum is the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer of the National Basketball Association and is responsible for the league’s business operations, including leading the NBA’s international efforts. He also oversees the Global Partnerships, Marketing, Communications and Team Marketing and Business Operations departments in addition to the NBA Development League. Prior to joining the NBA, Tatum worked for Major League Baseball in Corporate Sponsorship and Marketing, The Clorox Company as a Regional Sales Manager, Pepsi-Cola Company in Sports Marketing department, and Procter & Gamble in sales management. Tatum sits on the Board of Trustees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Board of Directors for USA Basketball, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Central Board and Executive Committee, the Harvard Business School Club of New York Board, and the Board of Directors for The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. He is also a trustee at Princeton Day School, a member of the Executive Leadership Council, and serves on the Cornell College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Deans Advisory Council. Tatum received a B.S. in Business Management from Cornell University and a MBA from Harvard University.