Sean chats with Bill Schlough CIO for San Francisco Giants in the Giants dugout at AT&T Park during the recent #SportsGeekTrip. Sean and Bill chats about ballpark technology, Giants culture and his role at San Jose Giants.

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • Bill Schlough on how his two-decade long career at the Giants started
  • How the Giants tech team developed ballpark technology at AT&T Park
  • The importance of technology for their fans and business
  • How makes the Giants' culture sets it apart
  • Bill on taking a leadership role at San Jose Giants
  • Learn more about Sports Geek Nation
  • Looking back at 200 episodes of Sports Geek
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Highlights from podcast with Bill Schlough

5:30 Bill Schlough on how his 20-year career started with the Giants and how it has evolved over the years

8:08 Developing ballpark technology at AT&T Park in the early days

12:08 The three areas of technology they apply at the Giants – fan, player and business technology

14:52 What excites the Giants tech team about future tech

15:35 The importance of technology in baseball draft

18:30 Leveraging technology to win games and championships

18:48 Bill on taking a leadership role at San Jose Giants

21:38 What makes the Giants culture special

27:08 What inspires the Giants to keep stadium facilities updated

30:27 Sports Geek Closing Five

43:00 Sean thanks everyone for Sports Geek’s 200th episode

44:13 Sean chats more about Sports Geek Nation Foundation membership

Some tweets/posts you may have missed

Sean at Giants game during the recent #SportsGeekTrip

For the win!

Game day is a sweet celebration for dad's day

Lou Seal supporting the Warriors #BayAreaUnite

San Jose Giants All Stars are so ready

Thanks for the review on iTunes

A “must listen” for the business of sports and sports technology.

★★★★★ in Apple Podcasts by Tod Caflisch from USA on July 10, 2017

If you are interested in the business of sports or sports tech, make the Sports Geek podcast your number one listen. Sean Callanan not only brings great global sports insight and experience to his content but also regularly includes compelling guest interviews from all over the world of sports. Whether you are looking for information on digital, strategy, venue/team technology or operations, you'll find it here.

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