Goodman to speak on career experiences at NBC, Olympics
Posted September 29, 2008; 06:20 p.m.
Brett Goodman, a 1990 Princeton alumnus and a senior vice president at NBC Universal Sports and Olympics, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, in 2 Robertson Hall.
Goodman will participate in the Office of Career Services' IMAGINE Speaker Series, discussing his unimagined career journey. His address will be followed by a reception in the Shultz Dining Room.
Goodman, whose title at NBC is vice president for strategic partnerships and business affairs, graduated from Princeton with an A.B. in English. He went on to earn a law degree from Columbia University Law School.
He is a key contributor to NBC's coverage of the Olympic Games, creating strategic alliances with the international and U.S. Olympic Committees, athletes and agents. He also sets up partnerships with advertisers and promoters.
Goodman serves as counsel to the division, negotiating revenue-sharing deals with the Olympic Committees, NFL, NHL, PGA and others. He has a background in intellectual property, including trademark, copyright and talent negotiations. He won an Emmy Award as a researcher on NBC's telecast of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.