Interviews with sports executives working in the NBA

Josh Barney on tech, stadiums & gaming at Utah Jazz

Sean Callanan chats with  Joshua Barney from Utah Jazz from his role driving all things technology at the Jazz to his role driving esports for NBA2K team Jazz Gaming. On this podcast you'll learn about: Josh's role in early technology rollout for Utah Jazz' Vivant Arena How the Utah Jazz integrated app into stadium [...]

Josh Barney on tech, stadiums & gaming at Utah Jazz2019-04-29T19:37:00+10:00

How data powers Orlando Magic success – Jay Riola

Jay Riola lives and breathes data. In his role at Orlando Magic he is always looking for ways how data can help make better decisions for ticketing returns as well as improve the fan experience so they come back for more. On this podcast you'll learn about: Jay Riola on how his career in [...]

How data powers Orlando Magic success – Jay Riola2019-05-24T16:59:29+10:00

NBA 2K League season one – Brendan Donohue

Sean catches up with NBA 2K League's Brendan Donohue at the NBA headquarters in New York to discuss season one and the impact of esports on NBA teams, fans and sponsors. On this podcast you'll learn about: Brendan Donohue on his sportsbiz background that led him to NBA What traditional sports can learn from [...]

NBA 2K League season one – Brendan Donohue2018-09-17T14:19:49+10:00

Inside the NBA 2K world with Bucks Gaming – Cayle Drabinksy

On this week's episode, Sean chats with Cayle Drabinsky Director of Business Operations and Co-Director of Bucks Gaming. Sean and Cayle chat about NBA 2K League Season 1, esports and integrating Bucks Gaming into the Milwaukee Bucks business. On this podcast you'll learn about: Cayle Drabinsky on how his role at Milwaukee Bucks evolved through [...]

Inside the NBA 2K world with Bucks Gaming – Cayle Drabinksy2018-06-18T12:50:12+10:00

Jack Elkins on how sports teams CAN and MUST innovate

On this week's episode, Sean catches up with Jack Elkins, Director of Innovation at Orlando Magic. Jack returns to the podcast to chat with Sean about innovation and how the Orlando Magic innovate without relying on big budgets. On this podcast you'll learn about: Why Jack's highest goal is "Building creative leaders and fostering [...]

Jack Elkins on how sports teams CAN and MUST innovate2018-04-27T16:51:53+10:00

Doug O’Donnell setting the table for digital revenue

On this week's episode, Sean catches up with Doug O'Donnell, Senior Director of Digital Communications at Spurs Sports and Entertainment.  Sean chats with Doug about his agency experience and how they measure digital and the strategy they put in place to develop content that resonates with Spurs sponsors and fans alike. On this podcast you'll learn [...]

Doug O’Donnell setting the table for digital revenue2017-12-21T16:21:04+10:00

BruCast – Daniel Brusilovsky from Golden State Warriors on growing up in Silicon Valley & innovation

On this week's episode Sean chats with Daniel Brusilovsky, Digital Initiatives Lead at Golden State Warriors. Sean chats with Daniel about growing up in Silicon Valley and what innovation means in a NBA team. On this podcast you'll learn about: How Daniel's career started and how his entrepreneurial background led him to sports How Imoji got [...]

BruCast – Daniel Brusilovsky from Golden State Warriors on growing up in Silicon Valley & innovation2017-09-17T19:01:18+10:00

New brands and buildings with Timberwolves’ Ted Johnson

On this week's episode Sean catches up with Ted Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer from the Minnesota Timberwolves for a second time to discuss the clubs new brand and buildings to help the Timberwolves business grow.  On this podcast you'll learn about: How Ted and Sean's chat back in episode 65 has come to fruition with [...]

New brands and buildings with Timberwolves’ Ted Johnson2017-09-17T19:03:14+10:00

Emerging technology in sports with Cavaliers’ Damion Chatmon

On this week's episode Sean catches up Damion Chatmon, Director of Emerging and Digital Technology Solutions - Cleveland Cavaliers. Sean chats with Damion about his role and how the Cavs are constantly looking at emerging technology and why fans always come first. On this podcast you'll learn about: Damion's background in data/ticket sales and his roles [...]

Emerging technology in sports with Cavaliers’ Damion Chatmon2017-09-17T19:03:20+10:00

Digital in LA with Clippers’ Jennifer van Dijk

On this week's episode Sean catches up Jennifer Van Dijk, Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, Partnerships - LA Clippers. Sean met Jenn on his recent Sports Geek Trip and was happy to be able to sit down and record this podcast episode. On this podcast you'll learn about: Jenn's background working in the agency space for [...]

Digital in LA with Clippers’ Jennifer van Dijk2017-09-28T14:57:43+10:00

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