Join us Monday, December 2nd at 6pm at Kwarter HQ in San Francisco as the Sports and Tech Meetup (#sportsandtech) presents an all-star panel discussing: “The Future of Sports TV and Video.” Our panel of executives, investors, and operators will discuss how TV and Video are changing for teams, fans, and media companies and the strategic implications of that. Our panel will examine the effects of mobile, short form video, more interactive content types, and the opportunities for new media businesses to emerge. Q&A will follow.
Jen Franklin – VP, Digital at Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
Chris Gargano – Senior Director of Marketing and Entertainment, San Francisco Giants. Former Director of Broadcasting, Oakland Raiders
Dave Zilberman – Partner at Comcast Ventures. Led their investment in Vox Media, the parent company of SB Nation
Carlos Diaz - Co-founder and CEO, Kwarter
6:00 – 6:15 Pregame – snacks, drinks, networking (maybe some stretching)
6:15 – 7:05 Game – Panel: “The Future of Sports Technology for the Recreational Athlete” followed by Q&A
7:05 – 8:00 Postgame – networking, drinks, and holiday merriment!
This event is generously being sponsored by Thuuz (http://www.thuuz.com) and Yahoo Sports (http://www.sports.yahoo.com) and hosted by Kwarter (http://www.kwarter.com).
Thuuz is an award-winning mobile and connected TV service revolutionizing how consumers discover and connect to sports programming.
Yahoo is the global leader in Sports, using technology and data to deliver an engaging sports experience. Yahoo Sports is responsible for products such as Yahoo Fantasy, the largest fantasy sports property with over 6 million active users, and Rivals.com, the largest college recruiting website, with 2 over million active users.
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 share your favorite sports blooper video, then email Michael Frank using the contact button on the left of the page