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STATS’ CEO Shares His Perspective of the Growing International Sports Market at the Milken Institute Global Conference

April 30, 2019

CHICAGO– April 30, 2019 – STATS, the revolutionary leader in sports AI, announced that Chief Executive Officer Carl Mergele will join a panel of sports business leaders at the Milken Institute Global Conference to discuss current trends and topics that teams and sports businesses must navigate in the modern, global world of sports.

On Wednesday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. PST, Mergele will speak on the panel “The Globalization of Sports,” moderated by Jim Gray, sportscaster for Showtime, Fox and WestwoodOneRadio. Joining the panel are Dan Beckerman, president and CEO of AEG; Kevin Demoff, COO and EVP of football operations for the Los Angeles Rams; Steve Tew, CEO of New Zealand Rugby; and Casey Wasserman, chairman and CEO of Wasserman and chairman of the LA 2028 Olympic Games. Each panelist will bring a unique perspective to the business of sports on the global stage.

“In our industry, teams, leagues, broadcasters and gaming companies are embracing AI innovation to provide greater analysis and more accurate predictions,” said Mergele. “Through artificial intelligence, deep datasets are able to be transformed into valuable insights, leading us out of the Information Age and into the Recommendation Age. I look forward to discussing these and other trends more with our great group of panelists.”

The Milken Institute Global Conference is a three-day event bringing together global business leaders to discuss how technology and social change can drive shared prosperity.