Joe Pavitt

Master Inventor and Emerging Technology Specialist @ IBM

Joe is an IBM Master Inventor and Emerging Technology Specialist, working in IBM Research. Whilst having a background in Aerospace Engineering, in his current role, Joe works with a variety of different sports clients on problems including fan engagement, player performance and player recruitment. Joe also has experience in small pieces of freelance data journalism, exploring effective relationships between players and assessing an overall team chemistry. More recently, Joe has used IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities and developed a natural language interface to interact with GPS, Video, SportsCode and Opta data, making it considerably easier for analysts to explore the data recorded for a sports event.