Overview And Experience


Stu Jackson

Stu is a sports business professional with more than 30 years’ experience. A former Executive Vice President of the NBA, Stu currently serves as the Executive Associate Commissioner for the Big East.

Stu has coached professionally with the New York Knicks and Vancouver Grizzlies and also served as the Grizzlies’ President and General Manager. He has served in a wide range of roles in both professional and collegiate basketball, engineering the University of Wisconsin team turnaround and Vancouver Grizzlies franchise start-up and helping regenerate the Big East Conference’s iconic brand. Stu participated on the NBA’s Special Committee that developed new NBA game rules then oversaw the implementation and officiating emphasis which has been integral to today’s NBA style of play. He utilized basketball operations expertise to help re-brand the Big East Conference, re-establishing administrative and game operations policies, optimizing game scheduling for competitive balance and implementing innovative player programming to help student-athletes transition from high school into the Big East. Stu received his BA from Seattle University.

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