Sport Management
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Jason Klein

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Klein has over 15 years experience working for a variety of sports properties in marketing and sales. He started at the Los Angeles Lakers as an intern in the sponsorship department after graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from University of California, Riverside. Following the LA Lakers, he worked for one of WPP's event marketing agencies on brands such as Miller Beer and Sears. He returned to the property side working as Director of Sales and Marketing for California Speedway (now Auto Club Speedway).

Jason spent the last 10 years working in baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers as Director of Corporate Partnerships and then as Vice President - Western Region for MLB Advanced Media (mlb.com). In 2010, Jason launched 88 Marketing where he works with sports properties to help with their sponsorship sales efforts. He also consults with properties on how to monetize their digital assets in additional to working with brands on their overall sports marketing.

Education

B.A., University of California, Riverside in Psychology