Interviews with sports chief executives, a special series of Sports Geek

Sports & Australia – long history, bright future – Kate Palmer – CEO Series

Sean Callanan chats with Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer about her long career in Netball and how Sport Australia is helping Australians be more active and continue high levels of success on world stage. On this podcast you'll learn about: Kate Palmer on her sporting career from playing netball to becoming a sport executive [...]

Sports & Australia – long history, bright future – Kate Palmer – CEO Series 2018-11-26T18:41:19+00:00

Making success sustainable – Dave Donaghy – Melbourne Storm – CEO Series

Dave Donaghy discusses his rise in sports from journo, footy admin to now CEO of Melbourne Storm. Find out more about Storm's growth strategy and why fans are crucial to the continued success of the club. On this podcast you'll learn about: Dave Donaghy from being a journalist to entering sports His main focus [...]

Making success sustainable – Dave Donaghy – Melbourne Storm – CEO Series 2018-10-15T16:17:22+00:00

Baden Stephenson on leading through change – Melbourne Rebels – Sports Geek CEO Series

Baden Stephenson CEO of Melbourne Rebels chats about his sports business career spanning coaching and administration as well as guiding the Melbourne Rebels through a period of uncertainty in 2017 to a bright future ahead embracing grass roots support. On this podcast you'll learn about: Baden Stephenson's foray into sports that led him to [...]

Baden Stephenson on leading through change – Melbourne Rebels – Sports Geek CEO Series 2018-10-01T14:58:34+00:00

Changing the sports commentary game – Ben Reynolds, Spalk

Ben Reynolds' Spalk platform synchronises live sports streams with alternate commentary from fans, influencers and athletes. Sean caught up with Ben in NYC to discuss his startup story. On this podcast you'll learn about: How Ben Reynolds turned his passion for sports into a business The genesis of Spalk and how it evolved through the [...]

Changing the sports commentary game – Ben Reynolds, Spalk 2018-10-24T18:50:20+00:00

Tinus le Roux on knowing your fans in the stands

Tinus le Roux knows fans via Fancam he knows when they attend and how often they attend. On this podcast Sean & Tinus discuss the differences of computer vision and facial recognition and why it is important to sports business. On this podcast you'll learn about: Tinus le Roux on how Fancam started and [...]

Tinus le Roux on knowing your fans in the stands 2018-08-21T10:46:41+00:00

Cameron Schwab on Leadership, Trust & Culture – CEO Series

On this week's episode, Sean chats with Cameron Schwab, Founder and CEO of designCEO. Sean and Cameron discuss his 25 years within AFL clubs as CEO and what he has learned about leadership, trust and culture that he applies at his new business designCEO. On this podcast you'll learn about: How the rise in [...]

Cameron Schwab on Leadership, Trust & Culture – CEO Series 2018-04-09T15:02:04+00:00

Jeremy Loeliger on rebuilding the NBL brand – CEO series

On this week's episode, Sean chats to the Australian National Basketball League's CEO, Jeremy Loeliger.  As part of the CEO Series, Sean and Jeremy chat about rebuilding the NBL and building ties with the NBA. On this podcast you'll learn about: How the NBL went about relaunching all digital assets and rebranding the league [...]

Jeremy Loeliger on rebuilding the NBL brand – CEO series 2018-03-12T12:30:44+00:00

Andrew Collins on understanding Chinese sports fan

On this week’s episode Sean catches up with Andrew Collins, CEO of Mailman Group as part of the Sports Geek CEO Series. Sean chats with Andrew about how Mailman are helping some of the world's largest sports brands understand the Chinese market. On this podcast you'll learn about: Andrew's desire to work in China and [...]

Andrew Collins on understanding Chinese sports fan 2018-03-12T12:32:11+00:00

Nick Holland on Football, Law and EJ Whitten

On this week's episode Sean catches up with Nick Holland from the EJ Whitten Foundation as part of the Sports Geek Podcast CEO Series.  Sean chats with Nick about football, law, governance and blockbusters. On this podcast you'll learn about: Nick's background as a professional footballer and how he prepared for life after sport whilst still [...]

Nick Holland on Football, Law and EJ Whitten 2018-03-12T12:32:48+00:00

The Yinzcam story with Priya Narasimhan

On this week's episode Sean chats with Priya Narasimhan, CEO & Founder, YinzCam, Inc. Sean and Priya finally coordinate their travel plans to geek out in Melbourne about apps, stadiums and the evolution of fan engagement. On this podcast you’ll learn about: Priya's story and how one ice hockey game changed her career path How Yinzcam started as a [...]

The Yinzcam story with Priya Narasimhan 2018-09-14T09:05:26+00:00

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