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Poole College Executive Leadership Series: Matt Hong
Start Date: 11/1/2017Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 11/1/2017End Time: 5:30 PM

Event Description:

Join us for this presentation of Poole College's Executive Leadership Series, when we will be hosting Matt Hong, chief operating officer of Turner Sports, a division of Turner and Time Warner, and an NC State Poole College alumnus.

About the Speaker

As chief operating officer, Matt Hong oversees teams responsible for long-term business strategy, rights acquisitions, league partnerships, programming, marketing, revenue & sales inventory planning, and day-to-day operations at Turner Sports.

In addition to his division-wide responsibilities, Hong oversees the management of various sports businesses and properties including Bleacher Report, NBA TV, NBA Digital, NCAA Digital and March Madness Live, and and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship Live. Hong joined Turner Sports in 2008 after previous positions at Thomson and AOL. He received a JD with honors from Harvard Law School and a bachelor of arts in economics from NC State University, where he was the university co-valedictorian. He is based in Atlanta where he lives with his wife and two children.

About the Series

Poole College’s Executive Leadership Series is open to the public at no charge, providing students and the general public the opportunity to learn about leadership from the lived experience of some of the world’s leading executives. This series is made possible by ongoing support from Wells Fargo.


While there is no charge to attend, registration is required. Please register here.

Location Information:
3400 Nelson Hall  (View Map)
2801 Founders Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919.515.5560
Contact Information:
Name: Anna Rzewnicki
Matt Hong, Turner Sports
Other Details:
Public parking is available in the Dan Allen Parking Deck, about one block into campus, on the right, as you enter Dan Allen Drive from Hillsborough Street. Parking stubs are distributed by machine as you enter, and payment is made via credit/debit card as you exit.

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