Sports Analytics for Fostering Cutting-Edge Data Science and Expanding the Community


Time: 11:15AM- 12:45 EST



Katherine Evans, Vice President of Research and Information Systems, Monumental Basketball

Jonathan Hay, Vice President – Data, Intelligence & Analytics, Boston Red Sox

Paul Lockhart-Korris, Senior Manager, Business Strategy & Analytics, San Francisco 49ers

Ben R. Shields, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management

Moderated by Robert “Dean” Clayton, CEO and Founder, The Sports Analytics Club Program, Inc.

This panel will feature several speakers who work in professional environments in which sports analytics is a key component of the work, and from academic researchers doing sports analytics projects. The audience will learn about the field of sports analytics and its rapid growth in recent years, about the cutting-edge methods and technologies that are used to conduct this work and research, and about the ways that sports analytics provides an exceptional opportunity for increasing the diversity, equity, and inclusion in data science.

This session is sponsored by Sports Analytics Club Program


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