Join us Wednesday, July 24th at 6pm at Kwarter HQ in San Francisco as the Sports and Tech Meetup (#sportsandtech) presents an all-star panel discussing: “The intersection of Sports and Analytics.” Our panel of executives, investors, and operators will discuss how teams and companies utilize data to gain competitive advantages. Our panel will weigh in on everything from new technologies used, to building an analytics team, to opportunities for innovation with the use of analytics in sports in the future. Q&A will follow.
Benjamin Alamar – Senior Analytics Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers. Former Director of Basketball Analytics, Oklahoma City Thunder. Has consulted and advised many other professional teams and startups. Economics Professor.
Mike Greenfield – Founder, Team Rankings. Early data and analytics team member at LinkedIn and PayPal. Angel Investor.
Barry Eggers – Founder and Managing Director, Lightspeed Venture Partners.
6:00 – 6:15 Pregame – snacks, drinks, networking (maybe some stretching)
6:15 – 7:05 Game – Panel: “The marriage between leagues, brands, and technology companies.” followed by Q&A
7:05 – 8:00 Postgame – networking, drinks, and deals!
This event is generously being sponsored by SportStream (http://sportstream.com/) and hosted by Kwarter (http://kwarter.com/).
SportStream is a social second-screen experience for sports fans and the company that created SportsBase, a customizable platform for teams, leagues, connected TV, media companies and others to create and manage tailored social media experiences in any digital environment, from websites and apps to digital displays inside stadiums.
Kwarter is a mobile gamification platform for live TV. It creates, manages and monetizes second-screen apps that allow millions of consumers to play along with their favorite shows and get rewarded for watching TV.
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 nerd out about who calculates WAR correctly, then email Michael Frank using the contact button on the left of the page.