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 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
Learn more about stadiums, fan experience and data with Jay Riola

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Our fave quote from Jay Riola interview

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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Resources from the podcast

Some tweets you may have missed:

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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★★★★★ 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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About the Author:

Sean understands the sports digital landscape, that’s why he started Sports Geek. Working with clients across the sports digital world he helps teams & leagues drive more revenue from digital and is focussed getting "cheeks on the seats" in stadiums. You can hear him on Sports Geek Podcast or presenting keynotes at sports conferences around the world. Send him a tweet @seancallanan or message him in Sports Geek Nation Slack community.

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