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“Big Data in Sports” Trending Focus

Overview

The panel focused on big data trends currently taking place throughout the sports world, ranging from fantasy and live event intelligence, to sports leagues/teams and venues.

Featured Speakers

It featured five veterans throughout the sports tech community, from the likes of Jeff Bennett (Sr. Director at ESPN), Dan Cohen (VP, Business Development & Sales at Bloomberg Sports Professional) and Cory Schwartz (VP, Stats at MLB Advanced Media), among others. Each discussed their approaches/strategies in leveraging/analyzing big data to benefit their respective companies. Furthermore, they shared their predictions on upcoming data trends in the sports space, and also how startups could capitalize on such opportunities.