Join us Wednesday, June 4th at 6pm at Pivotal Labs in San Francisco as the Sports and Tech Meetup (#sportsandtech) presents an all-star panel discussing: “Innovation in the Beautiful Game.” Our panel of a team executive, investor, player / media personality, and startup founder will discuss how technology is changing soccer. We will touch on innovation in strategy and player development, how the economics and media side are changing, and where there are opportunities for startups and innovators to thrive. Q&A will follow.
Eric Wynalda - Analyst, Fox Sports. Former professional soccer player and leading scorer in U.S. National Soccer Team history.
David Kaval - President, San Jose Earthquakes (MLS). Co-founder, Golden Baseball League.
Mitch Lasky - Partner, Benchmark Capital. Former Executive in the gaming Industry (E.A., Activision, etc.)
Mark Brunkhart - Founder / President of Match Analysis (soccer analytics company that works with teams and media co's around the world)
6:00 – 6:15 Pregame – snacks, drinks, networking (maybe some stretching)
6:15 – 7:05 Game – Panel: “Innovation in the Beautiful Game” followed by Q&A
7:05 – 8:00 Postgame – networking, drinks, and world cup chatter.
This event is generously being hosted by Pivotal Labs and sponsored by SportsData, Wyscout, and Buyer's Best Friend.
Pivotal Labs, a leader in highly disciplined agile software development, build consumer and enterprise web and mobile applications for global clients.
SportsData provides real-time data and editorial feeds to technology, media and fantasy sports companies. Get 20% off real-time data feeds when you use the promocode: SFSPORTSTECH.
Wyscout supports football clubs, players’ agencies and federations in scouting, match analysis and transfer processes, providing the most advanced technologies.
Buyer's Best Friend is a leading source for healthy snacks with over 150,000 products to choose from -- made by artisan producers who use the highest quality, all natural ingredients.
If you have questions, comments, suggestions etc. about the event or interest in sponsorship or a display table for your company, or if you just want to reminisce about the highlights of the Marcelo Balboa era, then email Michael Frank using the contact button on the left of the page