Shane Battier is Vice President of Basketball Development and Analytics of the Miami Heat, guiding the organization’s strategic initiatives with data-based solutions.
Battier is the founder of the Battier Take Charge Initiative, an organization dedicated to providing educational and developmental resources for underserved youth communities.
Battier also spent 13 years in the NBA, where he was named to the All-Rookie First Team in 2002 while playing with the Memphis Grizzlies, then went on to win back-to-back NBA Championships with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013. He was a first-round draft pick in 2001 and a consensus national player of the year after leading Duke to the NCAA National Championship.
Battier is a Senior Fellow for the Fuqua Center on Leadership and Ethics at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.