As Senior Vice President of Programming, Keith Sheldon oversees the booking of concerts, sporting events, family shows and special events for Barclays Center. He has also played an integral role in planning and development as the Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment roster of venues expands to include the reimagined Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and the LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theater.
Since joining BS&E as Vice President in 2014, Sheldon has increased Barclays Center’s bookings year over year and delivered premium live content such as concerts from Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, and Justin Bieber, and premier sporting events such as Premier Boxing Champions, major NCAA college basketball, and WWE SummerSlam. Under Sheldon’s leadership, Barclays Center has been ranked among the top 10 venues worldwide and top three domestically by the premier industry publications.
Prior to joining BS&E, Sheldon worked for AEG Facilities in a variety of roles, serving as Director of Events at KFC Yum! CENTER in Louisville, KY and Director of Business Affairs and Programming at XL Center in Hartford, CT.
Sheldon graduated from Bucknell University with a B.S. in Business Management and received a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Originally from Sudbury, MA, he currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Sally, and their two daughters.