LIMERICK, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 10, 2018--Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced that Gráinne Barry, Regional Operations Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), will present as a member of a data analytics panel at the 2018 SportsTech Ireland Masterclass in Sports Entrepreneurship on Friday, 21 Sept.

The two-day Masterclass (21-22 Sept.) will look at the global picture and emerging trends in entrepreneurship within sports business, featuring executives from leading sport technology companies in Ireland. Barry’s panel titled “Introduction to Data Analytics in Sports Business” will examine trends in data and analytics for the development of entrepreneurial thinking in sports.

“STATS has been developing some of the leading artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions, and I look forward to discussing how new businesses can utilise forward-thinking sports data,” said Barry. “We are also seeing a rise in female participation and audience in sports, and I think that will have a profound impact on how we watch and interact with sports in the future.”

Event attendees will also be invited to join a networking event and panel discussion at STATS’ state of the art EMEA headquarters in Limerick city on the evening of 21 Sept. For more information on the SportsTech Ireland Masterclass and other speakers, visit http://sportstechireland.com/masterclass/.

About STATS

STATS is the global leader in sports intelligence, operating at the intersection of sports and technology. The world’s most innovative brands, technology companies, leagues and dozens of world championship teams trust STATS to find their winning edge. STATS combines the industry’s fastest and most accurate data platform with video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking, and the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to provide unparalleled media and team performance solutions. The pioneer of live sports data, STATS continues to speed innovation in the industry with STATS Edge™, the first-ever team performance solution powered by AI. For more information, go to www.stats.com and follow STATS on Twitter @STATSInsightsUK.

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