Director, Interactive Services, Minnesota Timberwolves
Bob Stanke is the Director of Interactive Services for the Minnesota Timberwolves, a professional basketball team that has been a part of the National Basketball Association since 1989. Stanke's duties include overseeing the strategy, direction and day-to-day management of all of the Timberwolves' digital properties, online content, social media platforms and vendor relationships. He has been with the Timberwolves organization since April 2012.
Stanke has over 15-years of experience in the areas of digital strategy, content strategy, online community development and digital communications. He started his career in 1998 as a database developer, eventually moved onto technology project management, and most recently before starting with the Timberwolves organization, helped a $1 billion company develop a strong social media communications platform. Stanke has successfully led large-scale projects across different technologies and business disciplines, and has proven leadership experience, having led teams of individuals from a management perspective.
Bob Stanke is a well-known and respected professional in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area, proven by his appearances as a guest panelist, conference speaker and trainer.
In his free time, Bob enjoys spending time with family, watching basketball, and playing golf on one of the many beautiful courses in Minnesota and Wisconsin.