Q & A with Dean Oliver, Director of Production Analytics at ESPN and Author of Basketball On Paper

Dean Oliver is the Director of Production Analytics at ESPN, leading the development of sports analytics for the network. He worked for seven years in the NBA with the front offices of the Denver Nuggets and Seattle Supersonics, using analytics to improve trades, free agency, the draft, and coaching tactics. The contents of his book, … More Q & A with Dean Oliver, Director of Production Analytics at ESPN and Author of Basketball On Paper

Q & A with Benjamin Alamar, author of Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers

Benjamin Alamar is a Professor of Sport Management at Menlo College, sports analytics consultant/researcher, and author of the book Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers (July, 2013). He has consulted with a variety of teams in the NFL and NBA, including five seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder and with … More Q & A with Benjamin Alamar, author of Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers

Q & A with Brian Kopp, Vice President – Strategy & Development; Head of Sports Solutions Group, STATS LLC

Brian Kopp joined STATS in 2008 to oversee overall corporate strategy and new business initiatives. In this role, Mr. Kopp is responsible for the company’s global strategy which includes new business initiatives and new product development. He also leads and participates in various corporate development transactions such as acquisitions, investments, and strategic partnerships. Mr. Kopp manages all … More Q & A with Brian Kopp, Vice President – Strategy & Development; Head of Sports Solutions Group, STATS LLC