CHICAGO– February 22, 2018 – Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, expanded its operations in Chicago, opening a new floor at its headquarters that will house over 100 employees. With STATS already hiring more than 100 new employees worldwide, the Chicago expansion provides needed foot space for the growing company.
Previously located in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook, Ill., STATS moved its headquarters downtown in the fall of 2016 and has continually expanded its Chicago presence ever since. STATS now employs more than 200 people at its headquarters in the Chicago Loop.
“We are thrilled to have a large core of our employees here in Chicago, partnering closely with our teams around the world,” said Carl Mergele, Chief Executive Officer at STATS. “Having more employees at our headquarters will help foster greater innovation for the industry-leading products and services we provide globally. This is an exciting time for STATS.”
Founded in 1981, STATS captures and distributes the most sports data in the world, using the fastest, most accurate live sports data, as validated by an independent Northwestern study. STATS powers teams, leagues, media and technology companies with millions of data points and player-tracking technology to give its partners a winning edge. With offices on six continents, STATS serves a roster of over 630 global strategic partners, while providing deep coverage for over 550 leagues. Last year, STATS reporters covered more than 113,000 games around the world and collected over 30 million data points.