Join Magic Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises at the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference in Columbus, OH as he speaks to attendees in our Fireside Chat.
Magic will be participating in the Fireside Chat, hosted by Nationwide and moderated by Clark Kellogg, Analyst for CBS Sports. We will live stream the chat from our BlackEnterprise.com homepage.
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NBA Legend, Hall of Famer, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker are but a few of the many hats Earvin “Magic” Johnson wears. During his 12-year NBA career, Johnson lead the LA Lakers to five NBA championships and nine appearances in the NBA finals. He earned the NBA’s “Most Valuable Player” award three times, as well as participated in 11 All-Star Games. In 1994, he began his first year as the Los Angeles Lakers’ Vice President.
Also an entrepreneur, Johnson is chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, a company with a vast portfolio of national franchises, including Starbucks, Burger King, 24 Hour Fitness, Washington Mutual Home Loan Centers, AMC/Magic Johnson Movie Theatres and T.G.I. Friday’s. Through targeted investments in key markets, Magic Johnson Enterprises franchise networks serve more than 32 million consumers annually in 163 locations in 19 states across the country, all striving to provide high-quality products and services primarily to urban communities.
In 2012, Johnson joined a partnership that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team for a record $2 billion.
The business mogul continues his success off the court, raising his multimillion dollar company to the status of the #1 urban brand in America.