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Melbourne, Australia

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English


Episodes

Making success sustainable - Dave Donaghy - Melbourne Storm - CEO Series

10/15/2018
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Dave Donaghy discusses his rise in sports from journo, footy admin to now CEO of Melbourne Storm. Find out more about Storm's growth strategy and why fans are crucial to the continued success of the club. On this podcast you'll learn about: Dave Donaghy from being a journalist to entering sports His main focus [...] The post Making success sustainable – Dave Donaghy – Melbourne Storm – CEO Series appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:57:43

Understanding the psychology of your digital fans – Andi Perelman – Pittsburgh Penguins

10/8/2018
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Andi Perelman is fascinated by fans, what they want, why they want it and what they do online. It helps drive the tone, content and engagement for Pittsburgh Penguins online. On this podcast you'll learn about: Andi Perelman's journey into sports and her current role at the Pittsburgh Penguins The Pittsburgh Penguins' three brand [...] The post Understanding the psychology of your digital fans – Andi Perelman – Pittsburgh Penguins appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:01:01:22

Baden Stephenson on leading through change – Melbourne Rebels – Sports Geek CEO Series

10/1/2018
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Baden Stephenson CEO of Melbourne Rebels chats about his sports business career spanning coaching and administration as well as guiding the Melbourne Rebels through a period of uncertainty in 2017 to a bright future ahead embracing grass roots support. On this podcast you'll learn about: Baden Stephenson's foray into sports that led him to [...] The post Baden Stephenson on leading through change – Melbourne Rebels – Sports Geek CEO Series appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:51:28

Craig Neeb on how technology & digital is deepening ties with NASCAR fans

9/24/2018
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Craig Neeb chats about his dual role in the International Speedway Corporation and NASCAR and how technology changed the motor racing sports landscape. On this podcast you'll learn about: Craig Neeb on how he got into the world of sports business How technology differs at a race track compared to a football stadium The [...] The post Craig Neeb on how technology & digital is deepening ties with NASCAR fans appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:57:06

Understanding the ticketing game – Steve DeLay

9/17/2018
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Steve DeLay from TheUltimateToolkit.com chats with Sean Callanan about his experience in sales & ticketing and how to fill every seat in the stadium. On this podcast you'll learn about: Steve DeLay on playing high school hoops getting his start in sports business. What NBA, NHL & MLB have in common in ticketing. Explanation [...] The post Understanding the ticketing game – Steve DeLay appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:53:27

Making sporting travel easy – Matt Scully, Sports Where I Am

9/10/2018
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Matt Scully discusses his sports startup story with Sports Where I Am that solves the problems sports tourists face when planning trips to and around their favourite sports team and events. On this podcast you'll learn about: How Sports Where I Am started and how it evolved through the years Matt Scully's transition from [...] The post Making sporting travel easy – Matt Scully, Sports Where I Am appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:01:14:06

Changing the sports commentary game – Ben Reynolds, Spalk

8/27/2018
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Ben Reynolds' Spalk platform synchronises live sports streams with alternate commentary from fans, influencers and athletes. Sean caught up with Ben in NYC to discuss his startup story. On this podcast you'll learn about: How Ben Reynolds turned his passion for sports into a business The genesis of Spalk and how it evolved through the [...] The post Changing the sports commentary game – Ben Reynolds, Spalk appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:57:05

Tinus le Roux on knowing your fans in the stands

8/20/2018
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Tinus le Roux knows fans via Fancam he knows when they attend and how often they attend. On this podcast Sean & Tinus discuss the differences of computer vision and facial recognition and why it is important to sports business. On this podcast you'll learn about: Tinus le Roux on how Fancam started and [...] The post Tinus le Roux on knowing your fans in the stands appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:54:39

NBA 2K League season one – Brendan Donohue

8/13/2018
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Sean catches up with NBA 2K League's Brendan Donohue at the NBA headquarters in New York to discuss season one and the impact of esports on NBA teams, fans and sponsors. On this podcast you'll learn about: Brendan Donohue on his sportsbiz background that led him to NBA What traditional sports can learn from [...] The post NBA 2K League season one – Brendan Donohue appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:36:54

Global broadcast & digital trends with Nielsen Sports’ Glenn Lovett

8/6/2018
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Sean catches up with Glenn Lovett at the Nielsen Sports headquarters in the financial district of New York to discuss global trends in digital and broadcasting. On this podcast you'll learn about: Glenn Lovett on his 13-year footy career Getting an MBA and starting his own business Glenn's role at Nielsen Sports How Nielsen [...] The post Global broadcast & digital trends with Nielsen Sports’ Glenn Lovett appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:52:19

Quick Sports Geek Trip Update

7/23/2018
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A quick update from Dallas Texas before kicking off his Sports Geek Trip, find out where Sean will be and how you can meet up with him. If you are SEAT Dallas be sure to catch the Digital to Dollars workshop on Monday at 2:00pm. If you are an attendee or near the area, [...] The post Quick Sports Geek Trip Update appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:10:58

Bringing high performance to esports – Dave Harris, Dire Wolves

7/16/2018
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Dave Harris chats with Sean Callanan to discuss his journey into esports from investing in Dire Wolves to setting up in new esports high performance centre. Dave discusses how high performance has been the key to success and how it can be replicated to lift the standard of play in Australia and around the [...] The post Bringing high performance to esports – Dave Harris, Dire Wolves appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:58:15

Matthew Pavlich from AFL to startup world

7/9/2018
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Matthew Pavlich is a Fremantle Dockers champion on this podcast you'll find out how footy has changed and how he is finding life after footy including helping sports stars find more speaking opportunities with Pickstar platform. On this podcast you'll learn about: A look back at the start of Matthew's career in footy The [...] The post Matthew Pavlich from AFL to startup world appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:49:22

Building a team culture around fan – Ryan Kaveney, GWS Giants

7/2/2018
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Sean chats with Ryan Kaveney Chief Fan and Commercial Officer for the GWS Giants. Ryan discusses the opportunities to develop a new fan base in Western Sydney for fans while building passion for Giants members along for the ride. On this podcast you'll learn about: Ryan Kaveney's sports career journey and the reason behind his [...] The post Building a team culture around fan – Ryan Kaveney, GWS Giants appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:58:16

A culture that builds leaders – Bill Schlough, San Francisco Giants

6/25/2018
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Sean chats with Bill Schlough CIO for San Francisco Giants in the Giants dugout at AT&T Park during the recent #SportsGeekTrip. Sean and Bill chats about ballpark technology, Giants culture and his role at San Jose Giants. On this podcast you'll learn about: Bill Schlough on how his two-decade long career at the Giants started How the [...] The post A culture that builds leaders – Bill Schlough, San Francisco Giants appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:49:42

Inside the NBA 2K world with Bucks Gaming – Cayle Drabinksy

6/18/2018
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On this week's episode, Sean chats with Cayle Drabinsky Director of Business Operations and Co-Director of Bucks Gaming. Sean and Cayle chat about NBA 2K League Season 1, esports and integrating Bucks Gaming into the Milwaukee Bucks business. On this podcast you'll learn about: Cayle Drabinsky on how his role at Milwaukee Bucks evolved through [...] The post Inside the NBA 2K world with Bucks Gaming – Cayle Drabinksy appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:43:56

Stadiums, fans & technology – how they fit together with Al Guido, San Francisco 49ers

6/11/2018
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On this week's episode, Sean heads off to Levi's Stadium in San Francisco to chat with Al Guido, President of San Francisco 49ers and CEO of Elevate Sports Ventures. Sean and Al chats about the 49ers' move to the new stadium, rolling out technology and his new business venture. On this podcast you'll learn about: Al's sports [...] The post Stadiums, fans & technology – how they fit together with Al Guido, San Francisco 49ers appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:43:20

Know your fans, know your market with Anthony Alsop – Brisbane Lions

6/4/2018
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On this week's episode, Sean chats with Anthony Alsop, General Manager for Communications at Brisbane Lions. Sean chats with Anthony about how the Lions push the envelope to rise above the digital chatter and why knowing your fans and your market is so important. On this podcast you'll learn about: How Anthony got his break [...] The post Know your fans, know your market with Anthony Alsop – Brisbane Lions appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:46:58

Offseason no time to rest with Stacy McGranor, San Jose Sharks

5/28/2018
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On this week's episode, Sean chats with Stacy McGranor, Email & CRM Marketing Manager for the San Jose Sharks. Stacy chats with Sean about gearing up for a busy offseason, those in sports business know that is where the hard work begins. On this podcast you'll learn about: Stacy's backstory on her sporting career before [...] The post Offseason no time to rest with Stacy McGranor, San Jose Sharks appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:46:57

Brisbane Broncos – Big brand, Big responsibility with Kurt Brutton

5/21/2018
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On this week's episode, Sean chats with Kurt Brutton, Marketing and Brand executive for the Brisbane Broncos. Sean and Kurt discuss how the Broncos sponsorship team works across the business to integration content, marketing and sponsorship efforts. On this podcast you'll learn about: Kurt's experience in working with other sporting clubs in Brisbane and how [...] The post Brisbane Broncos – Big brand, Big responsibility with Kurt Brutton appeared first on Sports Geek.

Duration:00:52:51