Diane L Gotua

Adjunct Instructor

Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport

  • BS, Ateneo de Manila University
  • MBA, NYU Stern School of Business
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Diane Gotua, Adjunct Professor at the NYUSPS Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport, is Vice President, Global Business Operations and Strategy for the National Basketball Association. Diane leads the development of inorganic revenue opportunities to grow and diversify the NBA’s business internationally. Diane has played a critical role in the formation of various transformative partnerships including the establishment of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) in partnership with International Basketball Federation (FIBA), expansion of the NBA G League in Mexico by integrating the league’s first team from outside the U.S. and Canada, establishment of the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program in India, and the launch of NBA Experience at Disney Springs in Orlando. In 2019, Diane served as interim Managing Director for NBA India. Prior to her assignment in Mumbai, Diane served as general manager for USA Basketball (USAB) and directed the league’s efforts in monetizing USA Basketball’s commercial rights across media, sponsorship, merchandise, and events.

Prior to joining the NBA, Diane served as Assistant Vice President within Barclays Capital’s and Lehman Brothers’ investment banking groups where she executed a number of M&A advisory and financing transactions for global industrials and communications, media & entertainment clients. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Diane was an analyst at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

Diane received her MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business, with concentrations in finance and strategy, and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Ateneo De Manila University. Diane currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and their three children.