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Top 50 Sports Data Projects of 2017

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 14/12/2017

In working with some of the biggest rights holders and brands across elite sport we are often fortunate to be privy to some of the most cutting edge and disruptive projects, from their infancy to mass application. Innovation drives progress and we are continually watching and assessing the most exciting and forward thinking ...

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Data & Tech Application Take Centre Stage at Largest Sports Summit on US West Coast

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 14/12/2017

The [Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit] (http://bit.ly/2mXalQ0) taking place in San Francisco] on [January 30-31] has captured the imagination of the elite sports community globally, in addition to the most forward thinking tech innovators in the Valley area. With just shy of [200 speakers] and over [500 registe ...

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7 reasons to attend the San Francisco Sports Fan Engagement Summit

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 09/11/2017

The Sports Performance Data and Fan Engagement Summit organized with the support of 150 different sporting disciplines, will bring together 350 delegates, on 30th & 31st January including CEOs, VPs, Senior Directors from the world’s leading broadcasters, rights holders, social platforms and technology providers. Here are 7 t ...

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Using technology to direct performance and training in skiing and snowboarding - Speaker Interview

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 01/11/2017

A few weeks ago we caught up with William Sands, Sports Technologist at US Ski and Snowboard Association, in advance of his speaker role at the 200 speaker Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit in San Francisco (brochure) to talk a little more about the discussion points of his talk: [If we look at the testing of at ...

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How has embracing the digital landscape paid off for the America’s Cup? - Speaker Interview

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 01/11/2017

A few weeks ago we caught up with [Graeme Harrison, Head of Digital Marketing & Communications at the America's Cup], in advance of his speaker role at the 200 speaker [Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit in San Francisco] to talk a little more about how the competition is developing the digital fan experience. [H ...

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Using technology to direct performance and training in skiing and snowboarding - Speaker Interview

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 01/11/2017

A few weeks ago we caught up with [Amy Scheer, Chief Commercial Officer, and Joseph Stetson, VP Marketing & Communications at New York Red Bulls], in advance of his speaker role at the 200 speaker Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit in San Francisco to talk a little more about how they are building a brand within an ...

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How is the PGA Championship transforming spectator experience? Interview with Jeff Price, CCO, PGA of America

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 25/10/2017

A few weeks ago we caught up with Jeff Price, Chief Commercial Officer, PGA of America, in advance of his speaker role at the 200 speaker Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit in San Francisco to talk a little more about how the PGA Championship is developing consumer digital experience. [Investment in broadcasting ...

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How is Formula E creating digital experiences to provide top level entertainment for fans? - Speaker Interview

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 25/10/2017

A few weeks ago we caught up with Ali Russell, Director of Media and Business Development at Formula E, in advance of his speaker role at the 200 speaker Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit in San Francisco (brochure) to talk a little more about the dramatic growth of electric car racing and how they are approaching ...

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Athlete Biometric Data: The future of fan engagement content?

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 01/11/2017

This is a short commentary in advance of panel discussion on the same topic at the Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit in San Francisco on 30-31st January 2018. There has been a market surge in both provision of and demand for fitness applications and sport wearables (Apple Watch, Fitbit, and MI band), with biomet ...

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Ssssh....found the delegate list for San Francisco Sports Summit

By Nick Longworth, Director, Sports Innovation Network 14/12/2017

We are delighted to announce that there has been a huge response to our [San Francisco Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit (30-31st January)]. Over 230 executives from 150+ organisations have signed up in the first few weeks to speak, network and do business. Click below for the current delegate list: [http://bi ...

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