2022 Judges

          Meet the sports tech experts comprising our inaugural our Start Up Competition panel. They were tasked with looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and start-up founders actively changing the world of fan and business innovation in sports.

The winner will received a “growth package” of advisory and support conducted by SportsPro and our strategic partners to the value of $100,000.

Alexandra Willis

Communications & Marketing Director

An Dang Duy

Chief Information Officer, World Athletics

Andreas Heyden

CEO, Dyn Media

Anne Detlefsen

Senior Director - Digital and Emerging Content

Benjamin Stoll

Director of Strategic Alliances & Innovation

Bill Jinks

IT Director

Caroline Ewerton

VP Technical Product Management, DAZN

Claudio Demmer

Innovation & Strategy Manager, Vfl Wolfsburg

Clementine Girard

Director of Business Development, Olympics & Major Events

Craig Hepburn

Head of Transformation, UEFA

Eric Hanson

Senior Director, Digital Product Development, PGA Tour

Franco Segarra

Chief Innovation Officer, Valencia C.F.

Georgia Sapanous

Director of Digital, Cleveland Caveliers

Guillermo Marin

Digital Transformation Consultancy Services Director

Jay Greene

Founder & Managing Director

Jean-Baptiste Alliot

Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder, LaSource

Jeanene Valentine

Director of Ticket Sales and Premium, SD Wave FC

Juan Iraola

Digital Transformation Manager, Alavés Group

Kenny Gersh

Executive Vice President, Media & Business

Luca Colombo

Digital Strategy, AC Milan

Mathieu Lacome

Chief Performance & Analytics Officer, Parma FC

Matilda Sung

General Partner

Matt Stagg

Director of Mobile Strategy

Melissa Payne

Founder, Blonde Ambitions

Michael Sutherland

Chief Transformation Officer

Motasem El Bawab

Chief Information Officer, N3XT Sports

Muki Kulhan

CIO, Muki International

Nick Hyett

Digital Products & Partnerships Manager, Volleyball World

Nina Caplin

VP, Zwift Productions

Patrick Plaatje

Director of Technology, Eleven Sports

Rohn Malhotra

Co-Founder, SportsTechX

Scott Gutterman

SVP, Digital Operations, PGA Tour

Simon Mallindine

Chief Technology Officer

Stefan Laven

CEO and Founder, Data Talks

Steve McCaskill

Technology Editor, SportsPro

Thomas Euler

Founder, Liquiditeam

Zanne Wong

Strategy Consultant