NFL COO, League of Legends founder highlight second annual GeekWire Sports Tech Summit

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GeekWire’s Todd Bishop, left, and Taylor Soper interview Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer at the GeekWire Sports Tech Summit in July. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

There continues to be more and more activity at the intersection of sports and technology, from athletic training, to live streaming, to fan engagement, to stadium advancements, and so much more.



That’s why we’re excited to announce that GeekWire is hosting our second annual Sports Tech Summit event on June 21-22 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Co-hosted with the Seattle Sounders FC and Eiger Marketing, this event brings together dozens of leading thinkers in data science, sports marketing, virtual reality, eSports, wearables and more for an informative and action-packed event that includes evening cocktail receptions, fireside chats, interactive panels, live demos, a Sounders match and much more.


We’re expecting a bigger event this year with more room for attendees at CenturyLink Field and another group of sports tech leaders joining us on stage.


The action begins on Wednesday, June 21, with a pre-party leading up to the 7:30 p.m. Sounders FC match against Orlando City.


Then the following day we’ll have several fireside chats and panel discussions on stage as we hear from folks like NFL COO Tod Leiweke, League of Legends co-founder Brandon Beck, SeatGeek co-founder Russ D’Souza, ESPN senior writer John Clayton, and others soon to be announced.


Early bird tickets are available now, so head here to reserve your spot at the GeekWire Sports Tech Summit. And don’t forget to subscribe to our sports tech newsletter for updates and the latest sports tech news.


Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin speaks at the GeekWire Sports Tech Summit in July. (Kevin Lisota / GeekWire)

Our inaugural event last year drew more than 300 attendees and featured fascinating talks from folks like L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, as well as valuable networking between attendees who worked in a variety of fields and traveled near and far to experience a day full of sports tech innovation in one of country’s top technology cities.


The GeekWire Sports Tech Summit 2016 at Safeco Field.

For sponsorship opportunities at the GeekWire Sports Tech Summit, contact Daniel Rossi Daniel@GeekWire.com; Chris Savio at Chriss@soundersfc.com; or Tom Michel at tmichel@eigermarketing.com.


NOTE: GeekWire members do not receive automatic access to the Sports Tech Summit, but if you are interested in attending please email John Cook at john@geekwire.com for a special discount.


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