Event Details

The Cornell Asian Alumni Association requests the pleasure of your company at the CAAA 2017 Pan-Asian Banquet
Honoring Mark Tatum ’91, Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer, National Basketball Association.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00–10:00 pm Banquet Dinner

Joy Luck Palace
98 Mott Street – Chinatown
New York City

Come join CAAA as we celebrate the Year of the Rooster!

The banquet will include a cocktail reception an eleven-course dinner.

The evening’s events will include a silent auction.

Festive attire welcome.

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 their 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 an MBA from Harvard University.