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Kirk Lacob

Vice President, GSW Sports Ventures; Assistant General Manager, Golden State Warriors

Kirk Lacob is entering his ninth season with the Golden State Warriors and his third as vice president of GSW Sports Ventures. He also continues to serve as assistant general manager of Golden State, a position he has held for each of the past five seasons.

As the vice president of GSW Sports Ventures, Lacob is in charge of the organization’s esports endeavors, including the Golden Guardians and the franchise’s NBA 2K League team. In this role with GSW Sports Ventures, Lacob also oversees the team’s continued efforts to develop partnerships for basketball operations and leading investments for GSW in sports related areas.

As assistant general manager of the Golden State Warriors, Lacob reports directly to President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Bob Myers and assists with all aspects of the team’s day-to-day basketball operations.

A native of Woodside, Calif., Lacob graduated from Stanford University in 2010 with a degree in Science, Technology and Society.

Lacob is active in local basketball leagues and on occasion plays at San Quentin State Penitentiary. He is a lifelong fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, all things Stanford Cardinal and, most importantly, the Golden State Warriors.

Wednesday, November 14

FEATURED INTERVIEW

Investing in Esports: Bridging the Gap Between Esports and Traditional Sports

Kirk Lacob, Vice President, GSW Sports Ventures; Assistant General Manager, Golden State Warriors