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Join SportsPro writers and guests for comment, insight and analysis on the matters of the moment in the global sports industry.

    Previewing SportsPro OTT USA and a look at how Akamai tackles piracy

    Previewing SportsPro OTT USA and a look at how Akamai tackles piracy

    With SportsPro's OTT Summit USA taking place next week, editor at large Eoin Connolly and digital editor Tom Bassam highlight some of the sessions to look out for, as well as discussing some of the more intriguing current trends from the world of over-the-top (OTT) broadcasting.

    Then (24.01), Eoin is on the line with Akamai's director of industry and product marketing for EMEA, Ian Munford, to hear how the company is working to combat piracy across sport.

    The SportsPro OTT Summit USA will be held virtually from 3rd to 4th March. To find out more and sign up, click here (https://usa.sportspro-ott.com/) .

    Music: Surf Inspector by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4447-surf-inspector
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

    • 55 min
    Playbook: How to set a vision and commit to it with BOL Foods founder Paul Brown

    Playbook: How to set a vision and commit to it with BOL Foods founder Paul Brown

    SportsPro senior contributor Matt Rogan chats with Paul Brown, the founder and chief executive of plant-based nutrition brand BOL Foods, about deciding on a purpose for a business and maintaining quality through growth. 

     

    They discuss Paul’s journey from the professional snowboard circuit to sustainable meals, how his focus on core principles inspired him cut the company in half, the qualities he looks for in an investor, the things others see when they buy into your ideas, and why what you put into a project is as important as what you get out of it.     

     

    The SportsPro Playbook is the place to go for agenda-free, pragmatic advice to understand how to navigate your organisation through change. Head to http://sportspromedia.com/playbook to catch up on our library of articles and podcasts, and learn more about how our new Playbook Labs (https://www.sportspromedia.com/playbook/playbook-labs) programme can help you lead your organisation to success in 2021 and beyond.

    • 48 min
    The business of rugby union with Giles Morgan and James Paul

    The business of rugby union with Giles Morgan and James Paul

    As the Six Nations continues, SportsPro editor at large Eoin Connolly welcomes pirate-podcaster and veteran sports industry consultant Giles Morgan, and Blackstar Capital portfolio manager James Paul to talk all things rugby union.

    With the sport attracting private equity investment, it could be set for arguably its biggest shakeup since turning professional more than 25 years ago. Here, the three discuss rugby's future direction, what private equity means for the sport, as well as where its biggest challenges and opportunities lie.

    Music: Surf Inspector by Kevin MacLeod

    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4447-surf-inspector

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

    • 48 min
    AC Milan’s Casper Stylsvig on a digital future for the Serie A giants

    AC Milan’s Casper Stylsvig on a digital future for the Serie A giants

    SportsPro editor at large Eoin Connolly talks to Casper Stylsvig, the chief revenue officer at celebrated Italian soccer club AC Milan.

     

    They discuss how the Serie A pace-setters have adapted commercially to the Covid-19 crisis, and maintained contact with fans with the San Siro closed, while Stylsvig also outlines a digital transformation project that will be at the centre of future relationships with supporters and partners worldwide. 

     

    They also cover the Rossoneri’s new in-house content production facility and explore the role of players and on-field performance in the modern sponsorship space.

    Music: Surf Inspector by Kevin MacLeod

    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4447-surf-inspector

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

    • 43 min
    Sports tech ideas to invest in now and Greenfly's collaborative content

    Sports tech ideas to invest in now and Greenfly's collaborative content

    After SportsPro revealed its 2021 class of 20 sports tech ideas to invest in, editor at large Eoin Connolly and editorial director Michael Long go through the picks and assess why these early stage companies are ones to watch.

    Then (17.09), Eoin speaks to Daniel Kirschner, president and chief executive at Greenfly, to learn about the software solutions company's work in the world of video consumption and how it is helping sports brands with content creation and distribution.

    Music: Surf Inspector by Kevin MacLeod

    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4447-surf-inspector

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

    • 58 min
    Playbook: How to be brave in communication with Lane4’s Natalie Benjamin

    Playbook: How to be brave in communication with Lane4’s Natalie Benjamin

    In the first of a new series of practical conversations with leaders inside and outside sport, SportsPro senior contributor Matt Rogan talks about how to build a strong base for your communication with Natalie Benjamin, partner at performance management consultancy Lane4.

    They discuss the importance of honesty and clarity in leadership communication, understanding what to share and how, and recreating some of the subtler aspects of internal and external exchanges in Covid-compromised times. 

    The SportsPro Playbook is the place to go for agenda-free, pragmatic advice to understand how to navigate your organisation through change. Head to https://www.sportspromedia.com/playbook to catch up on our library of articles and podcasts, and learn more about how our new Playbook Labs (https://www.sportspromedia.com/playbook/playbook-labs) programme can help you lead your organisation to success in 2021 and beyond.

    • 32 min

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