Name: Robert Tuchman Age: 38 Title: Executive Vice President Organization: Premiere Global Sports First Job: Announcer for Sports Phone on the weekends. Broker Trainee for Lehman Brothers during the week Education: BS Broadcast Journalism, Boston University Resides: NYC Grew up: Edgemont, NY Executive most admired: Bob Kraft Brand most admired: Apple Favorite Vacation Spot: Laguna Beach, CA Last book read: Talent is Overrated Last book wrote: 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live Last movie seen: Tyson Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption Favorite band/musician: Bruce One thing about you people wouldn’t know: I ran an Ironman
What is the biggest risk you’ve taken in your career?
Leaving Lehman Brothers (not too risky now!) without a job in hand and determining no matter what I wanted was to work in sports. I was miserable in my day to day not doing what I really loved and that is when I decided to leave and to look full time in sports. I finally found a job working for a small sports promotion company out of my house. It was a commission only position but I was finally in sports doing what I loved.
What is your biggest professional accomplishment?
Starting my own business TSE Sports & Entertainment in 1997 and selling it in 2006 to a private equity firm which owns Premiere Global Sports.
What is your biggest professional disappointment?
It was Super Bowl 2001 in Tampa Bay (Giants vs Ravens) and I found out two days before the event that my ticket supplier had balked on the two hundred and fifty Super Bowl tickets he was supposed to deliver. It was a crushing moment to hear this news on Friday at 1pm before the game on Sunday. We were able to get the funds to Tampa and find the sources needed to secure al...
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Sales Manager, The Northern Trust - Prodigy Sports LLC
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