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 sports business started
  • Why investing in technology and stadium is a must for teams like Orlando Magic
  • The value of data and analytics in their business strategies
  • Building products that provide flexibility on season ticket holders
  • What they look forward to in the data ticketing venue space
  • Jay on building Sports2Change to help student athletes
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Technology was a space that needed to be invested in and it's not a one time thing it's a continual thing

Jay Riola

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Good talk from Sports Analytics Conference 2018

Good read on their partnership with SAS

Nice efforts of Sports2Change on helping student athletes

Orlando Magic's 30th season opening night

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This week on the Sports Geek Nation AMA stage we have Karen Lunn, Chief Executive Officer for the Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG).

Prior to her role, Karen was a professional golfer and spent most of her career competing on the Ladies European Tour, ALPG, LAGT and the US LPGA. Her most prestigious victory came in 1993 at the Women’s British Open where she was also topped the Order of Merit.

In 1999, Karen was elected to the LET Board of Directors as a Player Director and in 2004 she was elected to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Karen also mentored many young ALPG players as well as working as a TV commentator at several women’s golf events.

Get your questions ready for Karen Lunn. Tag him at @Karen Lunn on Sports Geek Nation #ama channel in Slack.

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Sports Geek Nation AMA with Karen Lunn

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★★★★★ in Apple Podcasts by Willy Carter from Australia on March 26, 2017

This podcast provides great insight into the digital aspect of global sport. The interviews cover a range of topics all relevant to the off-field aspect of sport. Not a week passes without listening to an episode and a must subscribe for anyone working in the business side of sport. Highly recommend if you want to keep your finger on the pulse!!!

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