Senior Vice President, Global Basketball & Strategic Initiatives
As Senior Vice President of Global Basketball & Strategic Initiatives for IMG Worldwide, Bobby leads the growth of IMG’s basketball business interests around the world, as well as other strategic initiatives, including development, management, and ownership of professional sports, entertainment, and media properties, with a focus on emerging markets. Bobby is developing the company’s exclusive rights to basketball in India through a joint venture with IMG and Reliance Industries Ltd.
Prior to joining IMG, Sharma served as Vice President & General Counsel of the NBA Development League. In January 2011, Sharma was given the Sports Counsel of the Year award by the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel. He also received the Rising Star Executive award from Media Partners Global in March 2011. Bobby earned his B.A. and J.D. from Duke University.