Connect with the SportsTech and SportsBiz Communities During Super Bowl 50 Week in SF

 

Super Bowl 50 is on track to be the most tech-savvy sports event in history and will be played at Levi’s Stadium, the most tech-savvy stadium in the world.

Many amazing sportstech startups and sportsbiz professionals are involved with Super Bowl 50 in a variety of ways, so we want to give everyone an opportunity to also connect with each other during this historic week for the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.

Join us Wednesday, February 3rd from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the rooftop lounge of Jones (map) for a mixer event with a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

We’ve invited friends from sports and tech startups, investors and VC’s, sponsors, partners, athletes, NFL, Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, 50 Fund, our local Bay Area professional and college sports organizations and more, so everyone is welcome to attend.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and include a hosted bar until 7pm.

Please register at our Eventbrite page:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sportstech-big-game-mixer-tickets-21107413843

And, even if you can’t make it, please join our SF Meetup group for future events, join our worldwide newsletter or follow us on Twitter @sportscolab.

If you’re interested to sponsor or if you are a startup that wants to be featured at the event, please email us at info@sportscolab.com.

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Wearables in Sports and Athlete Analytics

Wearables in Sports and Athlete Analytics

2015 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Andrew Hawkins, Cleveland Browns

Brian Kopp, Catapult Sports

Kirk Lacob, Golden State Warriors

Eric Petrosinelli, Zebra Technologies

Brian Russell, Zephyr Technology

Mark McClusky, Wired Magazine

Recent years have seen a boon in the interest, adoption and use of wearable technology. The advent of teams using wearable technology and player tracking affects how teams make in-game coaching decisions and alters strategy regarding athlete training and player management. As more companies enter the space, the advantages and value are changing in real time. With the increasing amount of data available, this technology and how it is used is at the front line of the new wave and opportunity in team evaluation and management. Panelists discuss the differences between technology platforms and multiple use cases, and provide perspective on how information is being used today and will be used in the future.