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Interviews with sports executives working in the NHL

Edmonton Oilers & giant bobbleheads with Ryan Frankson

On this week's episode Sean catches up with Ryan Frankson, Director, Social Media & Publications at Oilers Entertainment Group.Sean chats with Ryan about the developing a social presence for a new stadium, how fans react when they make the playoffs and why everyone loves a giant bobblehead. On this podcast you'll learn about: How to grab [...]

By | 2017-09-17T19:03:07+00:00 June 5th, 2017|2017podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Digital with Kevin Kinghorn of the Vancouver Canucks

On this week's episode Sean catches up with Kevin Kinghorn, Senior Director - Digital and Marketing for Vancouver Canucks to discuss their digital strategies on building relationships with their fans. On this podcast you'll learn about: How they are building the relationship with the fan and treating them as members of the Canucks family How [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:47:57+00:00 March 27th, 2017|2017podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Eric Blankenship from Tampa Bay on membership sales and connecting fans around the globe

Sean catches up with Eric Blankenship, Manager - Vice President of Marketing at Tampa Bay Lightning - Tampa Bay Storm - Amalie Arena on the latest podcast.  On this podcast you'll learn about: How Eric started in his career and coming home to Tampa Bay What marketing strategies they are using to achieve season ticket sell outs What [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:14+00:00 September 8th, 2016|2016podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Joe Gottfried from MLSE on integrating partners in digital

Sean catches up with Joe Gottfried, Manager - Digital Media Sales for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment on the latest podcast.  On this podcast you'll learn about: Why less partners that do more is better Key rules MLSE partners must follow for digital campaigns What partners are looking for in successful campaigns How important building trust between digital [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:14+00:00 September 1st, 2016|2016podcast, NBA Podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|1 Comment

Toronto digital with John McCauley

John McCauley holds a unique role in sports working at MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment) he oversees teams in multiple leagues (NHL,NBA & MLS) and sports stadiums (Air Canada Center) in Marketing, CRM, Digital Media and business development, that is a MASSIVE job.  Sean caught up with John to discuss it. On this Sports [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:30+00:00 January 16th, 2015|2015podcast, MLS Podcast, NBA Podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Brad Mayne on stadium technology & Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium

Brad Mayne was one of the key people I met on my very first #SportsGeekTrip when he was CEO of American Airlines Center in Dallas, he is now CEO & President at MetLife Stadium in New York I catch up with him to discuss his career in sports and his recent experience hosting Super Bowl [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:33+00:00 October 10th, 2014|2014podcast, NBA Podcast, NFL Podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Aaron LeValley chats digital in LA with Kings & Galaxy

On this week's podcast I chat with Aaron LeValley from AEG Sports about how the LA Kings and LA Galaxy tackle digital and data hand in hand.  In our SEAT Sponsor Series I chat will John Brams from Extreme Networks about wi-fi in stadium and their new partnership with NFL as wi-fi analytics partner.Looking to [...]

By | 2017-09-18T21:01:40+00:00 March 21st, 2014|2014podcast, MLS Podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

What does Twitter IPO means for sports and Blue Jackets on Ticketnet

Twitter is now a public company, will it's focus on profits change the experience for sports fans? On Grandstand we discuss Twitter IPO and we discuss strategy how digital plays a big role in fan development. Then we chat with Director of CRM and Analytics at Columbus Blue Jackets Jeff Eldersveld about how he uses Ticketnet [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:51+00:00 November 14th, 2013|2013podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Tod Caflisch from Red Wings, Trendsmap and Welcome Mr Cricket

In episode 12 of the Sports Geek Podcast we chat with Tod Caflisch from Detroit Red Wings on how IT is playing a big role in sports performance analytics and stadium activation.  We catch up with's John Barratt to understand how Trendsmap works and look behind the scenes of #ALvMU Sports Trendsmap built for the A-League All-Stars game [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:54+00:00 July 28th, 2013|2013podcast, Cricket Podcast, NHL Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments