Tyler Simpson, a native of Cartersville, Georgia, graduated from Columbia University in 2013 with a B.A in Psychology. While at Columbia, she was a member of the Women’s Basketball team and avid supporter of Columbia Athletics. Upon graduation, Tyler joined the National Basketball Association as a member of the Associate Program. In her 5 seasons at the NBA, Tyler held roles in the NBA’s International Licensing group as well as the Global Partnerships group where she managed the marketing partnership accounts for three of the NBA’s major global partners. This summer, Tyler interned with minority owned-startup, Shelfspace, as a Product Marketing Intern before taking her talents to Harvard Business School where she’ll concentrate on building her general management skills and pursuing her entrepreneurial goals. When she’s not working or going to school Tyler enjoys socializing, taking kickboxing classes, and traveling with friends.