Mavericks owner to speak at UF Monday

Published: November 30 2012

Category:Announcements, Happenings, InsideUF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mark Cuban, best-selling author and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, will speak at 8 p.m. Monday at the University of Florida’s Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Presented by the ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau, admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7 p.m. A question-and-answer session will follow his program.

Author of “How to Win at the Sport of Business,” Cuban became an entrepreneur at 12 years old by selling garbage bags door-to-door, and today has a business empire worth $2.5 billion.

Best known for his ownership of NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Cuban also founded AXS TV, Broadcast.com and MicroSolutions, as well as invested in start-up companies including Mahalo, JungleCents.com, motionlift.com, Filesanywhere.com, Naked Pizza and 140fire.com.

Cuban is recognized as one of the most influential people in the media and sports industries and will be sharing with the audience his experiences as an entrepreneur and talk about the road to his success.

He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

Tickets are required and will be available from the Phillips Center Box Office an hour before the event. Photography will not be allowed during the program.

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