Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community that features influential speakers, as well as special guests from the University of Georgia, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.

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Mark Lazarus

Chairman, NBC Broadcasting & Sports

September 20, 2018

Topic: TBA

Mark Lazarus has served as chairman of NBC Broadcasting and Sports since September 2016. Prior to that role, he held many executive media positions, including president of NBC Sports Cable Group and president of Turner Entertainment Group.

As chairman, Lazarus is responsible for leading the NBC Sports Group, the 38 television stations owned by NBCUniversal, affiliate relations and marketing, and network operations and broadcast standards.

During his tenure, NBC has acquired the rights to six Olympic Games, a 10-year agreement with NASCAR, a nine-year partnership with the NFL and a 10-year agreement with the NHL. He also led the company’s acquisition of “Thursday Night Football,” making NBC the only network with two primetime NFL offerings.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Lazarus serves on the Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Board of Directors for the East Lake Foundation.

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Registration is required due to limited seating. Ticket cost includes breakfast and parking.

  • Single event ticket: $30
  • Season ticket: $215
Breakfast 7:00am to 7:45am
Program 7:45am to 8:30am
Networking 8:30am to 9:00am
$5 of your registration may be considered a tax-deductible gift to support the Terry College of Business.

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  • AON
  • AT&T
  • Bibb Distributing Comapny
  • Chick-fil-A Foundation
  • Cox Enterprises, Inc.
  • Crawford & Company
  • Danette and J. Gavin Beck
  • Georgia Power Company
  • Knox Properties
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Raymond James & Associates
  • Regions Bank
  • Renée and Hill A. Feinberg
  • State Bank & Trust
  • TaxConnex, LLC
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • WestRock
  • Zurich Insurance


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