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Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory

Mike Rielly

CEO, UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education
Haas Marketing Group
Berkeley MBA for Executives Program
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment, S440


MS, Sports Administration, Ohio University
BA, Political Science, Stanford University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2009
2014 – 2016, Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program
2009 – present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business
2012 – 2014, Student Experience Director for MBA Programs for Working Professionals
2009 – 2011, Agent, CAA Sports
2008 – 2009, Executive Director, Mark H. McCormack Foundation
2005 – 2009, Sports Business Consultant
1985 – 2005, Senior Vice President, IMG

Current Research and Interests

  • International expansion strategies for US-based sports properties
  • Management and Marketing of Professional Athletes
  • Improving the student experience at professional and executive MBA programs

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “International Considerations,” in Event Management Blueprint: Creating and Managing Successful Sports Events. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.



  • Special Topics in Marketing: Sports Marketing, UGBA 167

Honors and Awards

  • GOLFWEEK magazine, “40 Under 40.” Selected as one of the most influential executives in the golf industry under 40 years of age, 2001.

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