John Abbamondi

Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Governor

As Chief Executive Officer, Abbamondi is responsible for leading the overall business strategy and operations for BSE Global, the parent company of the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets, Barclays Center, the Long Island Nets of the NBA G-League and Nets Gaming Crew of the NBA 2K League. He is charged with advancing the company’s existing sports, media and entertainment businesses as well as identifying and executing on new opportunities for growth. He also serves as Alternate Governor for the Brooklyn Nets.

Abbamondi is a widely respected sports and entertainment industry veteran with deep experience across the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball. Prior to joining BSE Global, he was Executive Vice President for Ticketing, Suites and Corporate Hospitality at The Madison Square Garden Company. He had previously served as Senior Vice President of Team Marketing and Business Operations at the NBA, where he was responsible for assisting NBA teams in growing their profitability through strategic consulting on all aspects of team business operations. Prior to joining the NBA, he spent eight years in MLB, including three seasons as the assistant general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Before beginning his career in sports, Abbamondi served nine years as a U.S. Navy flight officer and is a two-time recipient of the Navy Air Medal with 40 combat missions over Iraq. He earned a Bachelor of Science in political science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Abbamondi and his wife Sarah currently reside in Brooklyn.


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