Troy Kirby is a prodigious sports business podcaster and a sports business lifer working on the ticketing side of the business at UC Davis. Troy has released over 350 podcast interviews since launching the Tao of Sports podcast in 2012 and he was one of the reasons I started podcasting. Troy stopped by the Sports Geek office on a recent trip to Melbourne for a great discussion around podcasting but also Troy's sports business career in ticket sales.
On this podcast you’ll learn from Troy Kirby about:
How Troy paid for his own way into ticket sales and how it paid off
How the Octomom got Troy started in podcasting
The importance of always learning in sports market
Why ticketing relationship is like a marriage
What should have the AFL & Collingwood done to fix crowds on Sunday night
Why ESPN and FIFA are upset with Vine
How will Snappy TV acquisition change sports rights online?
Sean understands the sports digital landscape, and 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 focused on getting "cheeks on the seats" in stadiums. You can hear him on Sports Geek or present keynotes at sports conferences worldwide. Send him a tweet @seancallanan.