Robert Tuchman is the founder of TSE Sports & Entertainment. He is one of the foremost leading authorities regarding sports business. In 2006, Tuchman sold the majority of TSE Sports & Entertainment to North America Sports Media. TSE Sports & Entertainment became Premiere Corporate Events in June 2008.
Today the company specializes in working with corporations to provide sports travel packages, event hospitality, and marketing programs that reach their customers through the power of sports & entertainment. Major clients include such titans as AT&T and Anheuser-Busch. Roberts latest book The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insiders Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime was released earlier this year.
OWS: Robert, you used to be an investment advisor with Lehman Brothers — do you have any investment advice for readers?
Robert: LOL, absolutely not. If you saw my portfolio over the past two years, I would advise doing the opposite.
OWS: On a more serious note; you graduated from Boston University with a broadcast journalism degree before you ended up working at Lehman Brothers for a few years. What convinced you to switch careers and eventually start your own company?
Robert: I realized very quickly that I needed to be working in something I loved to enjoy each day. Fortunately I didn’t give into all the people that were telling me Lehman was the safe bet. Funny how life works out sometimes. (more…)