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Sport Media & Tech Podcast

Sport Media & Tech Podcast

By Keal Blache, Dr. Jeff Porter & Mark Hodgkin

Interviews and industry panels with thought leaders across the full spectrum of topics; sports, technology, human behavior, innovation, data and experiences.
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The Interactive Video Revolution & Kiswe

Sport Media & Tech PodcastAug 23, 2022

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The Interactive Video Revolution & Kiswe

The Interactive Video Revolution & Kiswe

Join us to talk about the interactive video revolution with Khee Lee, CMO of Kiswe. We explore why the industry is moving toward digital streaming, personalized broadcast content and how their organization is helping some of the largest sport and entertainment brands interact with fans at home. Baseball vs. Basketball Broadcaster Video Credit: @JoeyMulinaro

Aug 23, 202232:55
Mobile Application Development & UX/UI w/the Special Olympics
Jan 27, 202232:09
Storytelling & Distribution w/Minute Media & Players' Tribune

Storytelling & Distribution w/Minute Media & Players' Tribune

Join Andres Cardenas, Chief Marketing Officer of Minute Media and Sean Conboy, Editor of the Players' Tribune to discuss how stories are told in the sport industry. We also talk about what makes content compelling, the technology that distributes communication and how consumer/fan expectations of media formats are changing.

Jan 27, 202252:59
Sports Book Technology w/PointsBet

Sports Book Technology w/PointsBet

Join us to discuss sports betting with Mark Hughes Group COO and Eric Foote the Chief Commercial Officer from PointsBet. We talk about the technology, statistics and data powering users' bet experiences. The industry is growing fast and we explore skillsets students can learn to support the next generation of sports betting in the United States.

Jan 27, 202243:13
Venue Fan Experience w/Cue Audio

Venue Fan Experience w/Cue Audio

Join us to talk with Ira Akers, co-founder of Cue Audio and Kyle Campbell Director of Game Experience at New Orleans Saints & Pelicans. Learn about how venue operators and teams use technology to engage their fans during live events. We discuss who the people are behind the show and what it takes to work in event production.

Jan 27, 202237:06
Problems & Solutions w/Engagement

Problems & Solutions w/Engagement

Join us to talk problems and solutions centering around new technology as well as environmental forces driving change with Charles Campisi, VP of Enterprise Solutions for EngageMint. We discuss the unique technology and skillsets driving change at the collegiate and pro level.

Jan 20, 202235:02
Sports Tourism

Sports Tourism

Join us to talk the Sports Tourism with Jason Siegel, President and CEO of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission, 2026 FIFA World Cup Host City Candidate (GO26) and Joe Bertoletti, Senior Associate Director of Sport Tourism for the City of Surprise, AZ. We discuss the economic impact of sport tourists, regional identity, the bidding process, organizational structures, youth sports, amateur athletics, collegiate competitions and professional events.

Aug 16, 202146:54
Athlete Development Tech

Athlete Development Tech

Join us to talk Athlete Development Tech with Co-founder and CEO of Team Genius, Chris Knutson. We discuss amateur athletics, how technology can help the industry, the founding story, entrepreneurship, start up culture, obtaining funding, scaling a business and the future vision for the organization. 

Aug 04, 202146:58
Performance Analysis

Performance Analysis

Join us to talk Performance Analysis with USA Swimming High Performance Consultant Russell Mark. We discuss the technology, biomechanics, video feeds, techniques and measurements being used to help Olympic swimmers compete at their best. 

Aug 03, 202130:58
Future of VR Training

Future of VR Training

Join us to talk the Future of VR Training with Gregory Gettinger PHD, Founder & CEO of VR Motion Training and Christian Barsanti, Director of Operations & CoOwner of REZZIL. We discuss motion capture technology, data and practical uses of virtual reality as a training and competition space. 

Jun 18, 202136:55
Emerging Venue Tech with Cisco & WaitTime

Emerging Venue Tech with Cisco & WaitTime

Join us to talk emerging venue technology with Bryan Bedford, Global Head of Sport & Entertainment Channel Sales at Cisco and Zack Klima, Founder & CEO of WaitTime. We discuss how they are helping organizations safely bring fans back into the stands as well as innovate data around the in person experience. Both Bryan and Zack share personal career experiences and talk about the importance of building authentic relationships.

Feb 09, 202146:54
Automated Intelligence & Satisfi Labs

Automated Intelligence & Satisfi Labs

Join us to talk automated intelligence with Don White, CEO & Co-founder of Satisfi Labs. We discuss how to find cheese curds in Minnesota, ordering tickets through machine learning chat experiences with "Wicked Results", Jarvis... Iron Man's personal assistant and the more serious topic of diversity & inclusion within programming. Learn how Satisfi Labs is teaching machines for global sport teams and organizations.

Dec 17, 202040:27
The Future of Media Technology & C360

The Future of Media Technology & C360

Join us to talk about the future of media tech, the immersive media economy and his journey with Howard Wright, CEO and President of C360. We discuss, personal development, career advice, content strategy, AR, VR, volumetric capture, OTT, 5g, iOT, camera tech and how it will all be used together to create immersive experiences.

Dec 02, 202040:36
Experience Automation & Realife Tech

Experience Automation & Realife Tech

Join us to talk how venues and events are safely relaunching during COVID-19. Adam Goodyer, CEO & Co-Founder of Realife Tech discusses expeirence automation using predictive analytics to engage fans at the perfect moments. Realife Tech's vision is to create a better experience of the real world for every person.

Dec 01, 202042:04
Data Application & Stats Perform

Data Application & Stats Perform

Join us to talk about data application with Nancy Hensley, Chief Product & Marketing Officer at Stats Perform. We have fun and discuss how a.i. and machine are driving innovation with how data is being used for the sport industry. Nancy also shares inspiring words for women looking to break barriers in sport, tech and leadership.

Nov 14, 202030:58
Sponsorship Innovation

Sponsorship Innovation

Join us to talk sponsorship innovation with Jason Smith and Creed Mangrum. We discuss the changing landscape, valuations, managing assets and the impact of COVID-19.

Nov 13, 202052:02
Immersive Experiences & Topgolf

Immersive Experiences & Topgolf

Join us to talk about Immersive Experiences with Dolf Berle, CEO of Topgolf. We also get personal to learn more about his beginnings on a farm baling hay, his beautiful family, Captain America, pole vaulting, America Ninja Warrior and his passion for people.

Oct 16, 202048:10
Sport Safety & Science

Sport Safety & Science

Join us to talk how access to exponentially more data, modern sensor technology and better educational knowledge has change the world of sport safety and science with Dr. Robb Rehberg, CEO & Founder of Sport Safety International and Dr. Phil Wagner, CEO & Founder of Sparta Science.

Oct 13, 202042:06
Performance Marketing & Dugout Mugs

Performance Marketing & Dugout Mugs

Join us to spend time discussing learning yourself, what you are best at and what it takes to bet on yourself as an entrepreneur. Learn about time management, delegation, how to create systems that can run without you, the story of Dugout Mugs and performance marketing from an informative conversation with Kris Dehnert, CEO of Dugout Mugs. Husband, Girl Dad, Digital Expert & Entrepreneur launching 8+ brands for $30M+ in sales.

Oct 05, 202041:51
Performance Data & UTR

Performance Data & UTR

Join us as we spend time with Anne Worcester, President of Universal Tennis, UTR, Luke B. Jensen, former pro and coach at New York Empire WTT, and Sandy Mittleman, pro coach at Mittleman Tennis. This panel includes the former CEO of the WTA, former pro French Open doubles winner, current coach and match analyst, as well as a current professional player coach so we get to explore the game of tennis from many one of a kind perspectives. We talk about how the game of tennis responded to Covid-19, performance data, the globalization of the sport, social play for amateurs and the 50 year anniversary for Billie Jean King and the original nine women who signed for one dollar. Learn how UTR is using technology to make connections, help athletes improve and inspiring more people to become life long tennis players.

Oct 05, 202054:26
Media Activations & Operations

Media Activations & Operations

Join us as we spend time with Tiffany Hollins, Global Partnerships Activations Manager at UFC, Lizzie Seedhouse, SVP of Digital, Emerging Tech & Strategy at the USL and Meghan McLean, SVP of Sports at the 2022 Special Olympic USA Games in Orlando. We discuss the media shift from events to digital, how operations change in a bubble, the teamwork behind the changes, sponsorship, the innovation during COVID-19, global media and the future of media operations.

Oct 05, 202039:27
Knowing Your Fans

Knowing Your Fans

Join Asaf Nevo from Pico and our team to spend time discussing how A.I. and Machine Learning can be used to get personal with, categorize and engage your fans at opportune moments on social media.

Sep 09, 202039:01
A.I. & Machine Learning

A.I. & Machine Learning

Join us to spend time discussing A.I. and Machine Learning with Ann Gaffigan from Dimensional Innovations and Phil Van Horn from DataRobot. Learn about this evolving technology. We explore how it will revolutionize the data we use to make decisions and create experiences.

Sep 08, 202050:55
Social Media Activation

Social Media Activation

Join us to spend time discussing how brands can engage with their fans or customers on social media. Learn about resources that are available online, engagement strategies and campaign examples from an informative conversation with Kori Scott, a Privacy and Data Brand team member at Facebook.

Sep 08, 202045:55
Sport Media & Tech Podcast - Emerging Technology

Sport Media & Tech Podcast - Emerging Technology

Join us to spend time discussing how the industry is adopting new available tech with Amanda Stern, an Experiential Leader from the Canadian Olympic Committee, Abhishek Bynakia, Chief Product Officer of Spektacom and Costa Kladianos a Senior Leader in Innovation and Tech for Tennis Canada.

Jul 16, 202052:13
Sport Media & Tech Podcast - Sustainability in Sports

Sport Media & Tech Podcast - Sustainability in Sports

Join us as we spend time with Scott Jenkins, GM of Mercedes Benz Stadium and Chair of the Green Sports Alliance, Chris Castro Director of Sustainability and Resilience for the City of Orlando, and Terry Cecil CEO & Chief Sustainability Officer for the International Sponsor Council and Sponsor Advocate for the Smart City Expo. We discuss how the future of sports and venues are intertwined with smart cities where you can live, work, play and learn. It's about going beyond being green or net carbon neutral. Teams are engaging communities to address; housing, education, health & wellness, energy, nutrition & food systems, transportation, 5g connectivity, data and so much more.

Jun 12, 202001:03:11
Sport Media & Tech Podcast Collab - Future of Sports Venues

Sport Media & Tech Podcast Collab - Future of Sports Venues

Commish Talks, Sports Leadership & Sport Media & Tech Podcasts collaborate with an episode discussion with the three podcast hosts Josh Schaub, Mark Hodgkin and Keal Blache. They discuss how COVID-19 is advancing areas for the future of sports venues, automated intelligence/machine learning, contactless payments and voice e-commerce.

Jun 12, 202032:27
Big Data & Analytics

Big Data & Analytics

Hear best practices from three people who are providing the strategies, metrics and resources for decision making to their organizations. How do numbers help us reach and create better experiences for fans? Meet Michelle Stenger, of UCF Athletics, Michael Rust, with the Nashville Predators and Michael Farris, from the Country Music Association (CMA).


Jun 12, 202057:06
Media Innovation

Media Innovation

Learn about in stadium services that compete with home entertainment, mobile device or second screen interactive experiences for brands and how organizations are using influencers to build relationships with fans. These three panelists have very different backgrounds, but all are innovative in their organizations. Meet Kristin Geer, of Bleachr & TennisONE, Ryan Berger, with HYPR & Berger Shop and Matthew Vinson, from Daytona International Speedway.

Jun 12, 202001:00:30
The Rise of Esports

The Rise of Esports

Listen to three Esport professionals that work with University and Professional teams. This group operates alongside the athletes, staff and teams' partners. We talk about today's environment in Esport and what the future may look like. Sari Kitelyn, Full Sail University (Fortress/Armada), Gabe Causse, Magic Gaming and Grant Paranjape, Washington Justice.

Jun 12, 202001:12:20
Industry Play x Play

Industry Play x Play

Listen to a panel discussion with three of the industry's most personable and professional sports broadcasters. We talk about what it takes to pursue a career behind the microphone and the stories that add value to the game. Brooke Weisbrod, ESPN, Drew Fellios, ESPN and Michael O'Donnell, ESPN/CBS.

Jun 12, 202001:02:49
Paid Partnerships

Paid Partnerships

Listen to a panel from professionals that lead their organizations with relationships for paid partnership, strategic sponsorship and the activation of digital assets. Cindy Sisson, CEO of Agency Won - Charlotte, NC, Ed Willett, VP of Sponsorship, Top Golf Media, NYC & Carlsbad, CA and Luke Mohamed, Director of Partnership Sales at the Penguins - Pittsburgh.


Jun 11, 202054:58
Engaging Communities

Engaging Communities

Listen to a panel discussion filled with knowledge from three industry professionals who sell, market and engage in social good with their local and global communities . Amber J. Hutson, Partnership Activation Coordinator at MLB – NYC, NY, Gareth Hill, Head of Sales, Americas at FIBA, NYC, NY and Gene Martin, Sr. Manager of Social Responsibility at the Orlando Magic, Orlando, FL.


Jun 11, 202059:32
Digital Leaders
Jun 11, 202051:43