Nicole Kankam

Nicole leads all professional tennis marketing at the USTA for North America. During her tenure at the USTA, Kankam has been instrumental in elevating and diversifying the marketing efforts around the US Open, the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world, the US Open Series summer tournaments as well as USTA Pro Circuit and Fed and Davis Cup home ties. Prior to the USTA, Kankam has held positions with other notable brands including World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), MTV, Virgin Mobile and Atlantic Records in a career that has spanned 20+ years in the sports and entertainment industry leading award-winning campaigns that have engaged fans across the globe. A native of Akron, Ohio, Kankam graduated with honors from DePaul University, where she earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Business. She subsequently earned her MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business.