SEAT Virtual

Year-long content, engaging discussions, panels, on-demand content on topics selected from the peer sports community across the world!

Weekly session updates and speaker announcements!

Just A Few of The Sessions We Are Working on For You:

  • “The Evolving Role of the IT Leader – New Pivots, Challenges & Balancing Priorities”
  • “Transitioning an Organization to Becoming A Data Driven Company”

  • “Re-Evaluating & Evolving CRM & BI Essential Strategies “

  • Fireside Chat : Christine Stoffel-Moffett with Jonathan Becher CEO of San Jose Sharks

  • ” Global Women Leaders of Sports & Entertainment – Leading with Mindfulness”

  • “The Renewed Focus on CyberSecurity: Strenthening Your Organization’s Security Posture”
  • “Today’s Global Climate and the Pivot of the Sports Industry”
  • “Listening and Responding to Fan Feedback”
  • “Keeping Fans Engaged and Loyal”
  • “Digital Innovation Transformed”
  • “Reflections and Learnings”

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On-Demand Engaging Session Topics We are Preparing for Your Listening Enjoyment!

“The Evolving Role of the IT Leader – New Pivots, Challenges & Balancing Priorities”

With so much in flux—customer expectations, technology advancements, shifting go-to-market strategies—knowing where to focus their energies to evolve with market changes can be difficult.
IT Leaders are torn between competing priorities, such as responding to disruptive forces and new business models while ensuring that their department continues to innovate, meets its users’ day-to-day requirements, and balances competing legacy and SaaS requirements.These executives also are challenged with balancing innovation, bimodal operations, and emerging business models on a budget.

This panel will share their perspectives, insights, their strategies and a few tips along their journey in the new age of IT Leadership.

Session Moderator: Christine Stoffel-Moffett, CEO @ SEAT

Special Guests:

  • Brian Shield, Vice President Technology @ Boston Red Sox
  • Steve Reese, CIO @ Phoenix Suns
  • Larry Fretz, CIO Advisor & Practice Lead @ Info-Tech Research Group

“Transitioning an Organization to Becoming A Data Driven Company”

As the sports industry and the world has continued to pivoted over the last year, strategic data & analytic leaders have needed to move their organizations with more agility and speed into becoming data driven businesses. For many organizations this is a cultural shift and a different way of thinking requiring collaboration, transparency and removing business silo’s.

This panel of strategic data leaders and innovators will share their perspectives, insights and tips during this open and collaborative discussion along their individual journeys and learning from their varied experiences on the topic of transitioning an organization to becoming a data driven company.

Session Moderator Christine Stoffel-Moffett, CEO @ SEAT

Special Guests:

  • Jay Riola, SVP, Strategy & Innovation @ Orlando Magic
  • Russell Scibetti, VP, Strategy & Business Intelligence @ New York Football Giants
  • Paul Greenburg, Managing Principal @ The 56 Group, LLC “The Godfather of CRM”
  • Dan Fergusson, SVP at StellarAlgo

“Re-Evaluting & Evolving CRM & BI Essential Strategies”

Daniel BrownAs the sports industry and the world has continued to pivoted over the last year, CRM & Analytic leaders have been re-evaluating their businesses CRM architecture, data warehouse , business processes and prioritization of how to deliver BI to the business from CRM solutions and tools.

This panel of CRM experts, data strategists and innovators will share their perspectives, insights and tips during this open and collaborative discussion along their individual journeys and learning from their varied experiences on the topic of re-thinking CRM & BI Essential Strategies.

Session Moderator: Christine Stoffel-Moffett, CEO @ SEAT

Special Guests:

  • Charlie Sung Shin, VP of Data Strategy & Analytics @ Indianapolis Colts
  • Michael Papadakos, Enterprise CRM Strategy & Architecture @ NASCAR
  • Daniel Brown, Chief Digital & Data Officer @ PTI Digital
  • Fiona Green, Director/Co-Founder @ Winners FDD

“Fireside Chat with Jonathan Becher CEO of San Jose Sharks”

Join us for an intimate discussion during a Fireside Chat with Christine Stoffel and Jonathan Becher as they have an open discussion about leading an organization during a pandemic and lockdowns, business pivot shifts, technology and keeping fans loyal and engaged.

Christine Stoffel-Moffett, CEO @ SEAT Fireside Chat with  Special Guest Jonathan Becher , CEO @ San Jose Sharks

“Global Women Leaders of Sports & Entertainment – Leading with Mindfulness”

As the sports industry and the world has continued to pivoted over the last year, leading with mindfulness but keeping a focus on future forward thinking and driving teams and organization to use and leverage technology differently, is a delicate balance.

This panel of super star women and my favorite ladies of sports technology will share their perspectives, insights and tips during this open and collaborative discussion along their individual journeys and learning from their varied experiences on the topic of “Leading Future Forward Technology with Mindfulness.”

Session Moderator:  Christine Stoffel-Moffett, Founder & CEO @ SEAT

Special Guests:

  • Denise Taylor, President Technology Solutions @ Legends
  • Katee LaPoff, Sr Project Manager @ SPD Sports
  • Neda Tabatabaie, Vice President, Business Analytics & Technology @ San Jose Sharks
  • Sharon van Gulik, Commercial Director @ New Zealand Olympic Committee

“Securing Your Networks, Data & Infrastructure Should Be A Top Priority for 2021”

Zero Trust Starts Here – With cybersecurity crime on the rise and working at home still in place, take strategic steps in making security a priority for 2021. Carlos, Dan and John will share tips and strategies for securing your network, data and cloud environments.

Session Moderator: Christine Stoffel-Moffett, CEO @ SEAT

Special Guests:

  • Carlos Fernandes, Director of InfoSec @ NASCAR
  • Dan Doggendorf,vCISO and Cybersecurity Advisor @ Pro4:Six Consulting
  • John Spade, CTO @ Athletes Unlimited

“The Return to Sport – Lessons From Across the Globe”

Covid-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the sporting landscape across the globe. 4FRONT will lead a live discussion with key global partners to discuss the unique challenges on their return to sport and how they used this moment in time to re-evaluate how their business operates: from engaging fans to servicing partners and everything in-between.

Guest Speakers:

  • Shane Harmon, Chief Executive @ Sky Stadium, New Zealand
  • Christine Stoffel-Moffett, Head of Enterprise Technology @NASCAR

“Finding IT’s Voice to Share Successes”

This conversation will be a fun and enlightening discussion sharing tips and strategies of how to create internal awareness of what IT is doing and sharing internal success stories.

Session Guest Speakers:

  • Steve Reese, CIO @ Phoenix Suns
  • Marcel van Hulle, Sr Vice President @ Info-Tech Research Group

“Fireside Chat with Appetize -Dynamically Evolving to Support the Sports & Entertainment Industry  “

@Christine Stoffel-Moffett @SEAT sits down for a conversation with Wayne Scarsella, SVP Sales @Appetize to talk about the effects of 2020 on the sports industry. Appetize successfully helped the sports industry to pivot to cashless venues and leveraging technology to create safe fan events.

 

“4FRONT Innovation Lab”

4FRONT will lead a session discussing best-in-class industry examples, taken from around the world, that center on helping participants to accelerate their business by identify new ways to stand for something, take risks, tell a story and own a moment in time.

Session Leader: Brian Gainor, VP Innovation 4FRONT

“Leading the Way with Social & Digital”

With the world of social media & digital evolving at a rapid pace, 4FRONT will share our global learnings on how to effectively develop your social and digital media strategies to maximize ROI across these platforms.

Session Leader:

  • Katie Foglia, Sr Manager Innovation
  • Andrea Lopez, Digital Director 4FRONT
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