Technology Leaders Dinner

November 13, 2018
Salt Lake City
Jim Olson, EVP, LHM Sports and Entertainment

Olson also serves as President of Vivint Smart Home Arena nd Executive Vice President for LHMSE.

Most recently, Olson served as the Chief Operating Officer for business operations at LHMSE. His past responsibilities have included ticket, suite and premium sales and services, the Jazz 100 Club, food services, game operations, guest services, building operations and security and marketing for the Jazz and Vivint Smart Home Arena. In addition, he also oversaw the Salt Lake Bees, The Zone Sports Network, KJZZ 14 Television, the Tour of Utah and All-Star Catering.

Olson graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in communications. He then attended Northeastern University in Boston where he received a master’s degree in sports and recreation management. As part of his education, he worked in conjunction with the Boston Celtics, New England Patriots and the Boston Bruins. He originally joined the Jazz in 1994 in the ticket office and has held a variety of management positions throughout his company tenure.

Olson serves on the board membership for the Downtown Alliance, Visit Salt Lake, Salt Lake Chamber, University of Utah Alumni Association, Crimson Club and the Alta Club. He also teaches a sports business class through the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.

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