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Media Guru: Tad Smith, CEO, Madison Square Garden
CEO, Madison Square Garden
November 18, 2014
From Radio City Music Hall to the Rangers, MSG is an important company for New Yorkers’ cultural and entertainment lives. Since March 2014, Media Guru Tad Smith has been in charge of a diverse portfolio of venues, teams and media. How does he do it? And what are the toughest challenges and the most promising aspirations for the company?
Smith serves as president and chief executive officer of The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) overseeing all aspects of the company, including the overall strategy and day-to-day operations of MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, as well as its administrative areas, including Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Communications and Business Operations. He also serves as alternate governor to the National Hockey League on behalf of the New York Rangers.
MSG’s assets are iconic in entertainment and sports:
- Venues—New York’s Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; the Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston
- Professional sports teams—New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty
- MSG Entertainment and its entertainment properties—including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, featuring the legendary Rockettes
- Regional sports and entertainment networks—MSG and MSG+