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Shirin Malkani, Esq.

National Basketball Association
Senior Vice President, Global Media Distribution and Business Affairs
New York, NY, USA

As Senior Vice President of Global Media Distribution and Business Affairs, Shirin Malkani manages the NBA’s global digital content initiatives and domestic pay television offerings, including NBA TV and NBA LEAGUE PASS. Among her duties are leading global business development for digital products and content relationships of the NBA and NBA Development League, managing global partnerships with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, Amazon, Roku and other digital content platforms, and serving as member of small senior management team spearheading last year’s renewal of ESPN/ABC and TNT broadcast relationships.

Prior to joining the NBA in 2008, Ms. Malkani served as General Counsel of Ziff Davis Media Inc., the New York City-based publisher of PC Magazine, Electronic Gaming Monthly, and other consumer technology and gaming print publications. In addition, she served as Group Counsel for American Express. Ms. Malkani spent the first six years of her legal career at the New York office of Morrison & Foerster LLP, where her practice centered on digital media and emerging technologies.

Ms. Malkani holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.S. in Foreign Service from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.


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