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We take you through the journey of Sports professionals working for the largest sporting teams in the world. A guide for individuals looking to build a career in Sport!


National Hockey League (NHL) Senior Executive Vice President
Jul 14 • 20 min
Kimberly Davis is a trailblazer and change agent, positively disrupting the financial industry and wide world of sports over her illustrious 30+ year career. Well-regarded as a resilient and visionary leader, Davis brings change to life through sound…
FOX Sports | USC Director, Partnership Development
Jul 13 • 27 min
Ben Flora is an experienced Sports marketing professional building integrated, comprehensive, and motivating partnership campaigns that serve as a catalyst to drive brand initiatives and revenue. Learn more about Ben here.
Esports Director - Growth and Commercialization at Electronic Arts (EA)
Jul 9 • 33 min
Ron Li is Director of Growth and Commercialization: esports at Electronic Arts (EA), where he helps build the organization’s competitive gaming initiative, focused on fanbase growth, strategic partnerships, and sponsorship development. Prior, Li spent…
Vice President Marketing at Los Angeles Chargers
Jul 7 • 27 min
Patrick Arthur is an experienced NFL marketing Professional having worked at the Miami Dolphins for 13 years and recently moving to the Los Angeles chargers, he shares with us a story of experience, growth, determination, and Success. This episode is…
Manager, Suite Sales at NHL Seattle Michael Ciolek M.A
Jun 25 • 42 min
Michael Ciolek is a proactive professional with years of experience in the sports industry. He currently works for NHL Seattle and has worked for other professional teams in the NFL, MLS, and NCAA. His time with these organizations has enabled him to…
Director of Corporate Partnerships for the Miami HEAT
Jun 15 • 34 min
Mike DeBetta is the Director of Corporate Partnerships for the Miami HEAT, joining the organization in August 2019 with over a decade of experience spanning the NBA, NFL, NCAA, and the Department of Defense. As a self-described critical thinker with a…
Pittsburgh Steelers Partnership Activation Manager
Jun 13 • 31 min
Chelsea Zahn, Partnership Activation Manager at the Pittsburgh Steelers kicking off her seventh season in Sponsorship Sales & Activation. She is responsible for coordinating and executing assets within various partnerships. Chelsea focuses primarily on…
Former D1 Athlete | Vice President Munchmoney | Strategic Connector | Helping sales teams move the ball or punt
Jun 13 • 18 min
Who is Scott Garber? Experienced Account Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Skilled in Sales, Sales Operations, Conflict Resolution, Sales Management, and Team Building. Strong sales professional with a Bachelor’s…
Director, Rights Acquisition at FloSports
Jun 11 • 41 min
Lindsey Ross is currently Director of Rights Acquisition at FloSports where she is responsible for FloHoops, FloFootball, and the company’s overall college sports strategy. She has more than 18 years of experience in college conferences and sports media.…
Los Angeles Rams Director of Partnership Strategy
Jun 8 • 29 min
Brittany’s Story My name is Brittany Ramos and I am currently the Director of Partnership Strategy at the Los Angeles Rams. I was born and raised in Southern California and went to school at San Jose State University in the Bay Area where I started my…
Senior Sales Manager, Sports at The NPD Group
Jun 5 • 20 min
Seth Pellerin’s Story: Senior Sales Executive with deep experience selling market research/data/analytics into retail and technology sectors. Using a consultative approach consistently builds relationships with C-level executives to understand their…
Founder of The Zone Ivan Tchatchouwo
Jun 1 • 20 min
Ivan has 16 years of experience in being an athlete and working with student-athletes. Ivan has impacted over 150 student-athletes since founding the Zone April 2016. His role as a Director of Sports Performance at Prime performance and development has…
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/QBs at Virginia State University
May 31 • 21 min
Toriano Morgan joined the Virginia State Football Program in March 2019 accepting the position of Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach. Prior to joining the staff at Virginia State University, Morgan was a highly decorated Head Coach at Dillard High…
Manager, Partnership Development at Golden State Warriors
May 28 • 28 min
Zenab’s Story: My name is Zenab Keita (pronounced Zee-na Kay-ta) and I am a Manager of Partnership Development with the Golden State Warriors! As a former collegiate women’s basketball player, I know firsthand the immense impact that sports can have on a…
Director of Collegiate Sales at Teamworks, Larry Long Jr
May 14 • 20 min
Experienced Sales Leader with a demonstrated history of success in SaaS sales. Passionate about coaching, and proven track record of hitting goals and helping sales professionals take their game to the ‘next level’. Strong sales professional highly…
San Francisco 49ers Manager, Partnership Sales
May 8 • 24 min
Cameron is currently a Partnership Sales Manager with the San Francisco 49ers. In his role, Cameron is responsible for generating new business for 49ers and Levi’s® Stadium properties. Prior to joining the 49ers, Cameron oversaw sponsorship and ticket…
CEO of Seam Readers Jared Tiefenthaler
May 4 • 16 min
Jareds Story: All Glory to God. I have been on teams, on the field, and in the classroom my whole life. My role is best as a leader but I can adapt and be a “team player.” I’m an entrepreneur by nature but my passions lie in helping/motivating others in…
Founder, CEO at Empower3d | Michael Haddix Jr
May 4 • 17 min
Michael Haddix is one of the nation’s most trusted and experienced business advisors for professional athletes. His passion for helping athletes build their careers beyond the playing field is the result of a lifetime immersed in sports and business. The…
Chief Executive Officer at Bleachr LLC l TennisONE
May 1 • 21 min
Developing a growing sports tech brand with the help of a fantastic team that is passionate about developing unrivaled sports apps for teams, leagues & tournaments. Bleachr app products elevate the fan experience and strengthen the fan community through…
Washington Redskins Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
Apr 26 • 28 min
A native of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, Michael Silberstein currently serves as Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the Washington Redskins. Silberstein completed his undergraduate degree at Brandeis University, before pursuing post-graduate degrees…
Former NFL Athlete, Keynote Speaker, Business Coach & Consultant, Best Selling Author
Apr 16 • 21 min
Who is Marques Ogden? I am a keynote speaker, business coach, and corporate consultant with a unique approach to elevating your success to the next level. I create presentations designed to help each brand in various elements of business - communication,…
San Jose Sharks Vice President of Marketing & Digital Doug Bentz
Apr 15 • 23 min
Experienced marketing leader building teams to deliver powerful brand stories, engaging customer experiences and strong business results by combining a data-driven approach, creative background, marketing technology knowledge, and positive attitude. Emmy…
Dallas Stars Director Of Corporate Partnerships Andrew Durbin
Apr 15 • 22 min
Andrew Durbin is a professional with a very unique Background having worked with professional teams in the NFL, NBA & NHL. He dives into his experiences with all three leagues and shares rare insights that you would not have heard before. Learn more about…
New York Jets | Senior Director, Corporate Sponsorship & Business Development | Andrew Agro
Apr 7 • 26 min
Andrew began his career at the New York Jets as a college Intern, when he graduated he was asked to come back and be apart of the team. He began his journey at the jets as a Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships and has grown over the last 12 years into a…
NFL Wide Receiver | Marcus Peterson , MBA
Apr 2 • 16 min
Who is Marcus Peterson? WHAT I DO - NFL Wide Receiver, Male Model at LA Models, MBA Graduate in Global Business (Finance), & Owner of my own e-commerce “MP” Motivational Apparel Brand. I have been issued in NFL NETWORK, MSNBC, ELLE MEN, FORBES…
Kansas City Chiefs Partnership Development Manager — Chris Stathos
Mar 27 • 26 min
Chris enters his seventh season with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2020. In his capacity as Manager of Partnership Development, Chris seeks to identify new, strategic corporate partnership opportunities for the Chiefs. Previously, Chris spent five and a half…
Gary McCoy High Performance in Elite Sport | Baseball Australia | Vice President ZONE 7
Mar 27 • 22 min
Gary McCoy’s Story: As an Applied Sports Scientist, my role is to enable the evolution of athlete performance. In this role, it’s a failure to be a “student of the game”. I need to be a “student of the athlete”- within- the environment of the game. Reduce…
Youth Football Coordinator at Pittsburgh Steelers - Joe Lofton
Mar 2 • 15 min
Who is Joe Lofton? My name is Joe Lofton… I am a graduate of Tiffin University, where I received my Bachelor’s in Sport & Recreation Management. I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where I participated in sports from football, basketball, to track. I am…
President/COO at ActivArmor Diana Hall
Feb 21 • 17 min
ActivArmor provides a custom fit, designed and fabricated splints/orthoses. ActivArmor is water safe, breathable, and comfortable, fit to each individual’s unique 3D body scan and designed per doctor’s orders for each patient’s unique injury or condition.…
Jordan Schweitzer | Athlete at Phoenix Rising Football Club || Co-Founder at Bootbags
Feb 8 • 21 min
Bootbags™ is a 2-part project originated as an idea to further connect sports to fashion and a charity that is dedicated to giving cleats to kids in underdeveloped communities. Founded by pro soccer players, Shane Malcolm and Jordan Schweitzer in 2019,…
Co-Founder, TDJ Systems | Tony Laudato
Feb 7 • 19 min
TDJ Systems, a new golf app, TDJ Golf is the next generation of fantasy golf. It is the first to merge together on-course play and fantasy golf. In essence, we are giving fans the opportunity to star on their own fantasy team. Unlike other major sports,…
Aravind Sampath | Co-Founder @ Fanisko | Strategist | Duke MBA
Feb 7 • 17 min
Passionate about strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship, my work experience is primarily concerned with providing strategic solutions that will improve upon the overall business efficiency, along with help in achieving company and individual goals. I…
Ashley Hart - Fantasy sports site dedicated exclusively to US women’s leagues
Feb 6 • 17 min
She-plays is a US women’s professional sports leagues that seek to help provide more media attention and display. They do this in a number of ways: fantasy sports platform, podcast, blog, and store. Visit them at http://www.she-plays.com
Nicholas Yahl | General Manager at Sharp Angle Sports
Feb 6 • 22 min
Following the legalization of Sports Betting in the US in the spring of 2018, Sharp Angle Sports was formed. By the winter of 2019, business partners from three successful DFS and sports betting content sites – PredictionMachine.com, 4for4.com and…
Danny Harris Co-Founder of GMDY | Empowering athletes and giving sports fans a better way to shop.
Feb 5 • 19 min
GMDY is the premier consumer shopping engine for sports. Today that means giving athlete’s a platform to bring together their professional and personal brand. GMDY gives athletes the ability to monetize their social capital and measure their true brand…
Dana Veitch Founder & President @KissCam
Feb 1 • 15 min
The KissCam mobile app was conceived, developed and trademarked by serial entrepreneur Dana Veitch. He has expanded the KissCam brand experience from North American sports arenas and taken it worldwide. Dana knows a lucrative idea when he sees one, having…
Adam White CEO Front Office Sports
Jan 29 • 14 min
A young media executive, Adam is currently building Front Office Sports, a prosumer publisher at the intersection of sports and business. Since 2014, Front Office Sports has seen steady growth, becoming a trusted industry voice. The site was recognized as…
James O’Connor | Founder & President of the Pittsburgh Knights
Jan 27 • 20 min
James O’Connor has been globally recognized as one of the best team builders and strategists in esports. A Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq, O’Connor went on to earn his MBA, translating his military skills into real-world applications. He actively…
Optima Sports Group, CEO | Athletic performance modeling | Injury Propensity | Team Synergy
Dec 19, 2019 • 17 min
Optima Sports Group and Optima Analytics is at the forefront of athletic performance modeling. Their primary clients are professional sports franchises, sports agents as well as data companies down through to high school athletics. Their models have…
Sr. Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships | Buffalo Bills | Buffalo Sabres | Buffalo Bandits
Dec 18, 2019 • 16 min
Ryan Hulub is currently the Senior Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships at Pegula Sports & Entertainment, in Buffalo NY. His duties include managing corporate partnerships across all PSE properties, including the Buffalo Bills of the National Football…
James - CEO & Co-Founder of football coach marketplace Treiner.co
Dec 12, 2019 • 18 min
James - CEO & Co-Founder of football coach marketplace Treiner.co has been coaching full-time since 2004 in Victoria, New South Wales and Fiji developing a large network of coaches at the amateur, semi-professional and professional level, as well as coach…
University of South Carolina Assistant Director of Sports Performance
Dec 12, 2019 • 17 min
Alex Buchman enters his second year (7 years overall) as Assistant Director of Sports Performance, primarily working with the women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis programs. Buchman oversees the weight training facility in the Carolina Soccer Center…
Adam Goldberg, M.A, M.Ed. | Director Of Annual Giving, Athletics at UC Irvine
Dec 9, 2019 • 15 min
Adam Goldberg, M.A, M.Ed. Adam is a professional in the sports industry. He has experience working with UCLA, the Los Angeles Angels, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and most recently UC Irvine Athletics as their GM of Ticket Sales and Service. Born and raised…
VP, Business Development at Reigning Champs & NCSA Next College Student Athlete
Dec 7, 2019 • 15 min
Phil Wallace is the VP of Business Development for Reigning Champs and its subsidiary NCSA Next College Student Athlete. In this role, he oversees strategic partnerships for the organization and leads new partner initiatives. Reigning Champs is the…
Director of Baseball Operations & Player Development at Penn State University | Founder Simple Sabermetrics
Dec 6, 2019 • 15 min
Jake Stone is Penn State baseball’s Director of Operations and Player Development. Stone brings professional and Big Ten experience to the position, working for the Baltimore Orioles organization this summer and previously serving as the head student…
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach at West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Dec 4, 2019 • 16 min
Luka’s Story: Three P’s that describe me are professional, passionate, and proactive. I am a soccer fanatic that wants to bring the change not only to the world of sports business but this world in general. Playing soccer competitively since the age of 6…
Casey Cittadino, Partner at Sports Mentalytics & 2x Captain, All American Lacrosse Athlete
Dec 2, 2019 • 12 min
In 2001, Casey Cittadino was an un-recruited high school athlete who got a last-minute opportunity to play lacrosse for the Towson Tigers, practically as a walk on. Casey eventually became a 2x Captain, All American, and ranked amongst the top 50 players…
Sr. Manager, Marketing Technology at the Memphis Grizzlies
Nov 26, 2019 • 19 min
Alberts Story: I’m currently the Sr. Manager of Marketing Technology for Memphis Basketball, LLC the parent company of the Memphis Grizzlies. I report to the VP of Marketing Strategy and lead the team that is responsible for the technology that supports…
Assistant Director of Athletics, Penn State Univ; Athlete Viewpoint President
Nov 22, 2019 • 24 min
Story: Michael Cross, PhD has been a change agent in intercollegiate athletics for over two decades with professional stops at Michigan, Princeton, Bradley and Penn State Universities. As a former student-athlete, coach, administrator and athletic…
ESPN Sports Analyst, NCAA W. Gymnastics Rachel Garland
Nov 21, 2019 • 17 min
Rachel covers all of NCSU’s home W. Gymnastics meets as the Sports Analyst or Play-by-Play. While streaming I provide detailed descriptions of elements, bonus combinations, unique moves to be aware of, point out faults that have been made, and more! These…
The Power of the brain in Sports with Mike Margolies
Nov 20, 2019 • 20 min
My name is Mike Margolies. I help prevent people in sports and business from choking! I’ve worked with thousands of athletes for over three decades. I’ve taught them about the game within the game. I’ve trained professional and elite athletes and helped…
JOE ZOLLO “The Esports Expert”
Nov 18, 2019 • 15 min
Joe graduated from Full Sail University’s Sports Marketing and Media program as Valedictorian and has worked with a multitude of sports organizations, ranging from minor league teams to professional organizations. Developing strong marketing strategies…
President at Larsen Motorsports | Jet Powered Dragster Racing
Nov 18, 2019 • 12 min
Elaine has been racing jet-powered dragsters for the past 14 years. Along with her husband, Chris, they have blazed new trails in the racing community. Elaine is a strong advocate for “Girl Power” Each and every day Elaine works with students from Florida…
Artificial Intelligence I Machine Learning |Founder of SportsVision
Nov 15, 2019 • 17 min
SportsVision is an advanced sports analytics platform powered by Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning and Computer Vision for both off & on the field Analytics that caters to the needs of everyone involved in sports management. Revolutionizing sports…
Co-founder & Chief Gaming Officer at Project FANchise - Fan Controlled Football League (FCFL)
Nov 15, 2019 • 16 min
PATRICK DEES IS THE CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF GAMING OFFICER OF THE FCFL Patrick is a serial entrepreneur and dynamic executive involved with a myriad of successful startups. Co-Founded Talk About Wireless. The Fan-Controlled Football League (FCFL) is exactly…
Member Of The Board Of Advisors at BIG APPLE BASKETBALL
Nov 15, 2019 • 20 min
Maxamillion Enterprises -Where Mpowered Leadership Matters… Master Developer of the Global C-Suite Cycle of Leadership. Human-Centered Design Architect for the Sports, Entertainment, Tech and Philanthropic Industries. Sustainable Smart Cities Advocate,…
Nick Lawson CEO at SQWAD - Drive More Sponsorship Revenue For Your Team.
Nov 14, 2019 • 22 min
Former sports sponsorship and marketing professional who got tired of brands asking for more digital assets and not having enough of them in our packages….so I created SQWAD. At SQWAD we help sports teams, events, and properties connect fans to sponsors…
Owner, Editor, Writer @ BrooklynSportsWorld.com Jerry Del Priore
Nov 13, 2019 • 17 min
A veteran print and digital Sports Writer-Reporter-Blogger-Author experienced in writing in-depth profile stories on a variety of high school, college, and professional athletes and teams. Jerry covers Brooklyn, NYC, and Long Island. Plus, Parts of New…
Founder of Mid west Sports Scene media covering Nascar racing, PGA Golf and more!
Nov 13, 2019 • 23 min
​Roy J. Akers is a broadcast journalism graduate of MSU in 1985. He is the former Sports Director for Detroit Sports Media and a current contributor to the Oakland Press. He is passionate about Football, Baseball, Auto Racing and Golf among other sports.…
Owner/Founder of Hidden Gemz Sports Scouting, the premier sports scouting agency in America!
Nov 12, 2019 • 17 min
Who is Shannon Potts? A Marine Corps veteran with over 25 years of football experience as a player, coach, and scout. I founded the premier sports scouting agency in America, Hidden Gemz Sports Scouting. With connections all across the world, we market…
Gustavo Costa - Director Of Operations at Clancy’s Sports
Nov 12, 2019 • 25 min
Gustavo’s skillset extends from project financial management to “Games Day” operations. With a background in the mining business, Gustavo was invited to join the Rio2016 Summer Olympics LOC, where he played a crucial role at the Results Services…
Chief Commercial Officer at StatsBomb | Founded the first European daily fantasy soccer site
Nov 12, 2019 • 18 min
StatsBomb brings advanced analytics to global football with twice the data of any other provider out there. StatsBomb boasts some of the world’s elite soccer teams such as Paris St.Germain as clients. Most recently was Director of Corporate Development…
Revenue Generation | Relationship Builder | Strategic Planner | Staff Development | Digital Media Meets Sports Marketing
Nov 12, 2019 • 18 min
Ken Troupe is an independent sports marketing and digital media consultant with 20 plus years of experience. He is an established sports industry veteran with a proven track record of success in ticket sales management, revenue-generating ideas, staff…
Founder & CEO for LRT Sports, Rate Your College Coach.
Nov 12, 2019 • 14 min
FOUNDER & CEO Keirsten is the founder and CEO of LRT Sports. On top of that, she is a writer for The Huddle. Being the Chief Executive Officer of LRT Sports means that Keirsten is the one held accountable for the success of the company’s efforts, across…
Founder TeamSafe​®Sports, 2-Time Tactical Strength Challenge Master’s Champ, Texas Deadlift Master’s M2 Record Holder
Nov 12, 2019 • 16 min
Dr. Steve Horwitz is a graduate of Cornell University and the National University of Health Sciences. He was selected by the USOC to be the sole chiropractor on the US Olympic Team medical staff for the XXVI Olympiad. He has traveled internationally with…
Football Agent & CEO at JS The Football Agent | Elite Athletes Manager & Mentor | Founder & CEO at ÉNDOXO Sports
Nov 11, 2019 • 20 min
Mr. Jaime Saltos has been working in the football industry for over 10 years providing career advisement, management, coaching, mentoring and consultations for professionals footballers & football teams around the world. FIFA Agent US Soccer Federation…
Technical Co-founder @ Golf BPM Swing Tempo App
Nov 11, 2019 • 15 min
Jeremy is an expert mobile developer and architect specializing in iOS, Android, and hybrid mobile Apps. He is also an expert at product development and Front End technologies. At IBM he has lead development teams at Safeway, Universal Orlando and…
Professional Baseball Hitting Coach, Founder of X Factor Technology Hitting Systems.
Nov 10, 2019 • 14 min
Ken has trained hitters at all levels of baseball and softball, from beginners to Big League players, with unprecedented success. As an associate scout for the Tampa Bay Rays (2003-2014), he focused on player development rather than the traditional role…
Myriam Glez: Four Olympic Games for four different countries
Nov 8, 2019 • 17 min
After competing for the French National Team at the Sydney Olympics, Myriam retired from Synchronized Swimming to attend business school. She worked for Accorhotels in marketing and sponsorship in France, Thailand, and Australia and eventually resumed her…
CEO & Co-Founder at Fanisko Fan Engagement Platform Sathish Chittibabu
Nov 7, 2019 • 10 min
Fanisko is changing the future of Digital Fan Engagement. Fanisko brings sports teams & leagues into the modern digital era, creating unforgettable moments for the 21st-century fan. Fanisko technology plugs into a team’s existing platform to power Mixed…
Jill Stelfox Co-CEO at Edgy Inc
Nov 7, 2019 • 20 min
Jill is a leader who creates inspiration through strategic vision alignment. Her ability to raise large sums of money to fund innovation and create shareholder value is unparalleled. Ultimately, she is a collaborative coalition builder who drives results…
Co-Founder and COO at FanSaves Inc. ~ Sports Sponsorship platform
Nov 7, 2019 • 14 min
Co-Founder and COO of FanSaves Inc. a mobile app that gives sports fans discounts and deals from the sponsors of their favorite teams, helping teams increase sponsorship sales and fan engagement. > > > “We’re looking for something more digital” -Business…
Play by Play Broadcaster/ Director of Media Relations at CAN-USA Sports - Jonathan Kliment
Nov 6, 2019 • 15 min
Jonathan has spent the past 3 years working with the SUNY Broome Hornets hockey club after completing a broadcast degree from American Broadcasting School and finishing his Bachelors Degree at Full Sail University. Jonathan has built up his sales skills,…
Geekletes - Discover & Organize Esports Events
Nov 6, 2019 • 18 min
Geekletes is a newly opened Esports Studio located in the popular southern Dallas, sports-centric city of Desoto, TX. Home of popular athletes such as Von Miller and Errol Spence Jr. , Martin chose to relocate their Geekletes headquarters from their 1500…
CEO - Africa Sports Ventures Group Leslie Koroma Sr.
Nov 5, 2019 • 20 min
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Sports and Information Technology Industries. Strong entrepreneurial attributes, with versatile skills and experience in Sports Media, Event Management, Branding, Athlete…
Director of Sports Science and Analytics at Texas A&M University (American Football)
Nov 4, 2019 • 29 min
Kratik did his undergrad in Electronics Engineering but followed his heart to pursue a career in sports. He ended up writing for the largest soccer website in the world, marketing the biggest soccer club in India, interning with the biggest sports…
VFC VIRTUAL FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP
Nov 4, 2019 • 16 min
VFC, the first online PvP fighting game for VR. This is Fighting Every real-world fighting & martial art move and attack is recognized in the game. The player shall perform those moves with their physical body movement: Current recognization attack types…
How Technology has changed the Sports Betting Landscape with PJ Laferla
Nov 3, 2019 • 16 min
PJ Laferla is a sales & Marketing Executive with 19+ years of experience establishing new business partnerships and long-term relationships in the arena of sports, entertainment, broadcast media, and technology. Currently CGO at SportsInput, the web’s…
Founder + Chief Branding Strategist at Brand B Sports Jason Campbell
Nov 1, 2019 • 18 min
JASON CAMPBELL is a native of the Southside of Chicago who is considered by his peers as a true rose that grew from the concrete. Jason sharpened his skillset in corporate America, working in a marketing and global branding capacity for some of the…
Building Engagement & monetization at venues with Jason Davis
Oct 30, 2019 • 13 min
Jason moved from a technical background into the media, working for Australia’s largest publishing and news companies. Then the sport bug bit while at the Seven Network. He project managed a world-first Aus Open tennis live-streaming project and the…
How Under-investment in Digital is Harming Revenue Growth in Elite Sports with Adam Mussa
Oct 29, 2019 • 22 min
Adam Mussa is the Founder of Benchvote.com. Australian startup Benchvote delivers innovative and proven ‘fan-first’ engagement solutions which captures leads, increases revenue and delivers fan insights to publishers, sports teams and their sponsors. Some…
Episode 23: A 24/7 Esports Network is in the Works
Sep 19, 2019 • 14 min
We lead with the news that the Video Game Entertainment and New Network (VENN) raised US$17 million in seed round funding to launch a 24/7 network dedicated to esports and gaming entertainment. Rugby Australia does a partnership with Amazon where fans can…
Episode 22: NFL to Partner with Reddit on AMA’s
Sep 17, 2019 • 8 min
In a very short pod for this edition we talk: Reddit and the National Football League’s (NFL) strike a partnership. The deal will see Reddit host a monthly series of ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) Q&A’s on its platform with assorted current and former players,…
Episode 21: FIFA to stream African World Cup qualifiers worldwide.
Sep 5, 2019 • 16 min
Melbourne are soon to open Australia’s largest, and dedicated, esports Arena at the Emporium in the city’s CBD. Set to be the largest video gaming and esports entertainment venue in the Southern Hemisphere it will be developed by Fortress Esports. Two…
Episode 20: We Recap Melbourne’s Sports Tech Week
Aug 29, 2019 • 34 min
Ahmad and Clint recap their time and experiences at Sports Tech Week taking in the Sports Tech Week, Startup Day and more and then ramble and argue about data, cricket and more.
Episode 19: Is There Value in the Current Australian Esports Market?
Aug 18, 2019 • 14 min
Show Notes: Esports business Gfinity Australia is ceasing operations in November. Parent company, Here, There and Everywhere (HT&E) have cited difficulty in making this “sustainable,” profitable and getting value in the local market. We discuss if there…
Sports Tech episode 18: EPL Kicks Off All Behind A Paywall
Aug 9, 2019 • 21 min
Show notes: With the EPL kicking off this weekend, the rights in Australia are fully paywalled behind Optus. No EPL on SBS for 2019-2020 season! Then from there, Optus have said they have 700,000 active subscribing accounts watching Live & VOD football on…
Dire Warning on Sports Rights, Ahmad Also Makes a HUGE Bet on Cricket
Aug 1, 2019 • 18 min
Show notes: Fortnite World Cup is the biggest sports tech news of the week. We give shouts and ramble on about it. NBL’s new multifaceted, shared rights deal sees SBS offer the entire season via their OTT platform ‘On Demand,’ selected matches will be on…
Episode 16: Cricket Australia Cops a Whack For Poor Data Collection
Jul 25, 2019 • 21 min
Show Notes: Cricket Australia’s participation figures have been revealed to be false according to a Fairfax investigation. The issue does speak to poor data and record keeping, and what does constitute participation? Tennis Australia and TechStars to…
Sports Tech Episode 15: After Going AWOL For Two Weeks, We Return
Jul 19, 2019 • 23 min
Show notes: Rolled out in Australia this week, local Instagram users won’t be able to see how many likes other posts receive, with the social media platform implementing a trial that was first rolled out in Canada in May. Australia will be the second…
Episode 14: Canberra Based Company Nets Major NBA Deal
Jun 28, 2019 • 8 min
Show Notes: Canberra-based digital agency Unbnd has finalised a partnership with the NBA to broadcast the NBA’s dedicated 24-hour channel in Australia and Singapore using its immersive mixed reality broadcast platform. Unbnd’s MIA mixed reality platform…
Dual Professional Athlete | AFL Player Melbourne Demons | Former Professional Cricketer
Jun 26, 2019 • 15 min
Guy started his professional athletic career as a cricketer playing five years for the Victorian Bushrangers, Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades, having signed his first professional contract at just 17. Many professional athlete careers are…
Episode 13: The Scourge of Sports Piracy Keeps Bubbling Away
Jun 21, 2019 • 12 min
Here are the Show notes: The latest sub-Reddit for sports streaming has been shut down, this one is the NBAstreams subreddit. This follows on from the closures of the Soccerstreams and MMAstreams subreddits earlier this year. Staying with piracy, BeIN…
Episode 12: Fox Sports Cops Another Blow!
Jun 15, 2019 • 14 min
Here are the show notes: Facebook has secured key content deals with the NRL, AFL and Cricket Australia. The agreement between the sporting codes and Facebook Australia means video highlights of the sports will be shown on the social media platform, with…
Episode 11: Big Events Means Broadcasting Rules This Week
Jun 7, 2019 • 14 min
The International Cricket Council (ICC) will broadcast content from this year’s World Cup across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for the first time as they build greater access and visibility to the tournament. The ICC will use its official Facebook…
Episode 10: Rugby Codes Latest Tech Deals Demonstrates Their Differing Social Media Strategies
May 31, 2019 • 14 min
Show Notes Fox Clips, an innovation from FOX SPORTS and Rugby Australia lets fans share any rugby moments from TV. Viewers of a live sports broadcast can create and share clips of sporting highlights and share them on their social media channels.…
Episode 9: Optus Throws Down Another Footballing Challenge to Fox Sports
May 24, 2019 • 15 min
Vizrt has installed Viz Story across the entirety of Seven News, the news arm of Seven West Media – one of Australia’s integrated media companies. Viz Story is Vizrt’s video creation and distribution tool that allows digital media companies to quickly…
Episode 8: Sports Tech Update with Clint from Bullpen Media
May 17, 2019 • 9 min
Foxtel suffers huge losses, which sports will suffer? Is cable Tv on the way out? Should leagues consider broadcasting their own content? Many talking points, Tune in to learn more! https://sportsfinda.com.au/podcast/
Episode 7: Sports Tech Update with Clint from Bullpen Media
May 9, 2019 • 21 min
Welcome to Sportsfinda’s all-new podcast, in today’s episode Bullpen media Founder Clint Joins me on the show and we discuss all things Sports tech from all around the globe. Bullpen is Australia’s leading Sports tech publication. Tune in for an awesome…
Episode 6: CEO of Interactsport Andrew Walton
May 8, 2019 • 30 min
InteractSport is Australia’s leading provider of digital and web based sports administration and management solutions. They are a growing organisation with a huge range of clients ranging from high profile national organisations including Cricket…
Episode 5: AFL & Olymipc Strength Coach Martyn Girvan| owner of Elite Sports Performance
May 8, 2019 • 16 min
Marty is the Founder of Elite Sports Performance #ESP as well as a very decorated career in the AFL and with the Malaysian Cycling Team. He was at the Collingwood AFL Football Club for 10 years as the Strength Program Coordinator and was apart of their…
Episode 4: Sports Tech Update with Clint from Bullpen Media
May 2, 2019 • 24 min
Welcome to Sportsfinda’s all-new podcast, in today’s episode Bullpen media Founder Clint Joins me on the show and we discuss all things Sports tech from all around the globe. Bullpen is Australia’s leading Sports tech publication. Tune in for an awesome…
Episode 3: “Staying consistent even when things don’t look great”
May 2, 2019 • 8 min
Welcome to Sportsfinda’s all-new podcast, in today’s episode we discuss the difficulty trying to break through an industry flooded with Multi-nationals and budgets that would equate to more than 10x the value of our company!
Episode 2: Just be Human!
May 1, 2019 • 6 min
Welcome to Sportsfinda’s all-new podcast, in today’s episode I go back to where it all started. A small player coming into a world of giants. I had to figure out where to start, how to start and when to start. It happened and ……… Visit our blog to learn…
Episode 1: “They Spit us to the Sharks”
Apr 30, 2019 • 5 min
Welcome to Sportsfinda’s all new podcast, we will be discussing the current state of the Australian Sport & Fitness retail sector, why small businesses are failing and dying and how we are going to help change that. Visit our blog to learn more…