Minneapolis – March 22, 2016: Sportradar, the leading provider of sports data services globally, announced today the addition of three new members to its business development team in North America.
Katie Wiberg – Director of League Partnerships, US – In this newly formed role, Ms. Wiberg will be the day-to-day point person for Sportradar’s league partners, focusing on business development, product development and technology integration initiatives. She will be based in New York City. Previously, Ms. Wiberg served as Head of Media Finance at Perform Group. She is a graduate of St. Thomas University.
Brian Josephs – Director, Enterprise Sales – Mr. Josephs will also be based in New York City, where he will target enterprise clients for Sportradar. Previously, he held senior business development positions at Pathgather and Repucom. Mr. Josephs is a graduate of Georgetown University.
Alanna Hebner – Enterprise Account Manager – Ms. Hebner will be based in Minneapolis and focus on expanding relationships within existing clients and partners and increasing the utilization of Sportradar’s data services and digital solutions. She joins Sportradar from Dish Network where she was a Product Manager. Ms. Hebner is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.
“Sportradar is thrilled to welcome Alanna, Brian and Katie to the team,” said Tom Masterman, Chief Revenue Officer at Sportradar. “They bring tremendous talent and industry expertise. Each will play a key role as we expand our business and further enable one-of-a-kind content experiences for our partners across the sports industry.”
With an acute focus on technology and development, Sportradar has quickly built an industry reputation for offering the highest quality data distribution and digital product solutions. The firm is the fastest growing sports content provider in the US, having doubled both the number of clients it serves and the size of its staff in the past year.
Sportradar is the leading provider of sports data and information globally, covering over 350,000 live events across 48 sports. Sportradar has developed the industry’s most proficient software, distributing content and data that is easy to consume while setting new standards for speed and accuracy. Turner Media, Twitter and Samsung are among the leading companies in sports and digital media relying on Sportradar for innovative content, comprehensive applications and product development. Exclusive agreements with the NFL, NHL, International Tennis Federation and NASCAR are among its 65 worldwide league and federation partnerships. Sportradar’s U.S. Advisory Board includes Ted Leonsis, Mark Cuban and Michael Jordan. Sportradar was recently named a finalist by Sports Business Journal in the category of Sports Breakthrough of the Year for its annual Sports Business Awards. Learn more at www.sportradar.us.
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