A data, technology and commercial company that powers the system that connects sports, betting and media, Genius Sports Limited has appointed sports data specialist Ian Wray to lead its growth in the global football market.
Wray joins Genius Sports from ChyronHego, where he has led the global sales of Tracab’s sports-focused division for the past nine years. In this role, he worked closely with major football leagues and federations around the world to implement data tracking, coaching and fan engagement solutions.
From now on, Wray will oversee Genius Sports’ partnerships with many of the most relevant football organizations on the planet, including the Premier League, the Argentine Football Federation and Mexico’s Liga MX.
Utilizing his extensive experience in official sports data, the executive will help expand Genius Sports’ rapidly growing technology, video and fan engagement services and solutions across the football-related segment.
Director believes that Wray is the right name to leverage the Genius Sports business
Jack Davison, the commercial director of Genius Sports, said: “Ian is a true expert on how official data can be monetized to feed the most engaging products for fans, coaches, announcers, journalists and other key stakeholders.”
Davison added: “Our global football business has grown significantly in recent years and Ian is the perfect person to take this to the next level.”
Ian Wray also made a point of commenting after his arrival to Genius was made official: “I am extremely excited to be joining Genius Sports at this key moment in the company’s development. The market for official sports data and video content continues to grow at a fast pace.”
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