In this episode of Sports Geek, Sean Callanan chats with David Payne, Senior Technology Strategist at the University of Oklahoma.

On this podcast, you'll learn about:

  • How David landed an IT career.
  • Why sports and colleges should not be afraid of digital transformation.
  • Stadium connectivity is now a required utility.
  • How digital transformation can bring cost savings.
  • Tech required for new softball stadium.
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The Pick my brain session is a two-hour video consulting session where you can get Sean’s thoughts and opinions on ticketing or sponsorship campaigns, campaign development and digital content review.

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OU family #BoomerSooner

Look at the support for Oklahoma Softball.

Hope to reconnect in person with David soon (and maybe even Chip Foley)


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Join us at SEAT Conference in Salt Lake City Utah on July 14-15 2023. Many of our podcast guests are SEAT attendees.

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SEAT is the conference where sports technology executives unite to discuss and solve the tech problems the sports industry is facing. Collaboration across multiple tracks of technology, digital and data has helped the sports industry deliver improvements across stadium access, wi-fi, security, fan engagement, social media, digital content, ticketing and sponsorship revenue. Sean Callanan, Sports Geek

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