The NSF Tech Tank is designed to expose innovative companies operating in the sports industry to teams, properties, agencies, and corporate partners. Attendees of the NSF are all looking to push the envelope for their respective organization, and the NSF Tech Tank gives attendees the ability to see innovative technologies impacting different segments of sports business.
The 2020 Tech Tank took place on February 9th, 2020 at 3:00pm-4:00pm in the GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER!
Below were the 2020 Tech Tank participants & judges!
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This flight aims to showcase innovative companies assisting sports organizations in creating the next level of engagement with their fans inside and outside their venue. This flight is looking to introduce new and innovative companies to properties to generate a memorable fan experience.
Dannon Hulskotter – VP, Marketing & Fan Engagement, Minnesota Vikings
John Durbin – SVP, Marketing & Business Strategy, Pegula Sports & Entertainment
Mary Pink – Associate AD of Marketing, Iowa State University
Russ Wilde – Co-Founder/COO, Front Office Sports
This flight aims to showcase innovative companies in the ticketing space and will focus on new and unique ways for sports properties to increase their ticketing revenues, drive season ticket renewals, maximize inside sales operations, and more.
Jacob Hanselman – Houston Dynamo, VP of Ticket Sales
Warren Parr – Atlanta Falcons, Sr. Director of Ticket Sales
Karlis Kezbers – Oklahoma City Thunder, Director of Business Intelligence & Ticketing Strategy
John Davis – Churchill Downs, Sr. Director of Sales
This flight aimed to showcase innovative companies in the Corporate Partnership & Brand Activation space. It looks to uncover new technologies that are adding value to existing corporate partnerships, as well as technologies that could introduce new revenue streams for sports properties.
Dave Mullins – SVP, Client Development, rEvolution
Kevin Hilton – VP, Partnerships, San Francisco 49ers
Dan Condon – Director of Corporate Sales, Baltimore Ravens
Brett Baur – VP of Global Partnerships, Monumental Sports & Entertainment