STATS’ New CTO to Be Recognized at Crain’s Chicago Tech 50 Event
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, congratulates Dr. Helen Sun, Chief Technology Officer of STATS, on being named one of Crain’s Chicago Business “Tech 50 of 2018.” Sun will be recognized at Crain’s Tech 50 Reception on Thursday, August 23.
This exclusive list recognizes 50 Chicago tech leaders making an impact in the Chicago technology industry. Crain’s recognizes Sun’s ability to “surf the digital wave from early websites and e-commerce to cloud architecture and Big Data.” For the first time, Crain’s Tech 50 is pioneered by an all-female cast of founders, leaders, technologists, and innovators in Chicago tech.
“For 22 years, Helen has transformed technology businesses, becoming a recognized leader in the Chicago tech space,” said Carl Mergele, Chief Executive Officer at STATS. “At STATS, Helen has already had a profound impact on our next generation of innovative products. This award is well-deserved recognition of her knowledge and experience and we couldn’t be more proud of her.”
Sun recently joined STATS from JPMorgan Chase, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer of the Commercial Banking division. For over 22 years, Sun has a proven record as a technology strategist and thought leader across multiple financial and software organizations.
Sun has previously been recognized by the Chicago Business Journal as “Business Woman of the Year” and as a featured speaker at the University of Chicago’s “Women in Analytics” symposium.
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 @STATS_Insights.
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