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Conference

2024 SPEAKERS

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Benjamin Gauthier

Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer

Basketball Champions League

Ben is the Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer at the Basketball Champions League. The Basketball Champions League is an annual continental professional basketball competition, organised by FIBA and the national leagues. It currently works with over 50+ Basketball Clubs and 11+ domestic leagues, has over 200+ games across Europe and Latin America, and delivers 2 marquee events with the Final Four and the Intercontinental Cup.

Prior to joining the Champions League on 1st October 2021, Ben spent nearly 10 years at the International Olympic Committee working with Organizing Committees on their commercial programmes and leading the Digital Programme for Tokyo 2020. Ben also worked almost 4 years at the NBA EMEA office in London managing various marketing partners and organizing grassroot events across Europe. Ben is proud father of 2 wonderful children and an avid basketball player. He played at competitive level for several years, including a participation to the under 18 European championship with the French team.

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