Ryan McCumber

CEO and Founder @ Sports Tech.ai

Ryan is CEO and Founder of Sports Tech.ai a consultancy and advisory firm focused on enhancing the fan experience through innovation. Ryan is a global sports analytics and tech evangelists having previously led KPMGs Global Sports Analytic practice.  While at KPMG he completed projects such as game scheduling for the NBA, National Basketball League of Australia.  While at KPMG, Ryan also co-founded with Vumero Sport the Sports Analytics World Series, which is an innovation and sports tech conference series currently in six countries with plans to expand to ten countries by 2020.  Ryan is a Global Ambassador helping to organize and promote the Series. SportsTech.ai supports a portfolio of 5-10 sports tech start-ups from strategy, business development, implementation and investments.  Specifically, Ryan is the EMEA lead for two companies in particular; Solos and LAVA.  Solos Ltd is the first wearable technology which allows for an authentic game jersey to transform into your game ticket enhancing the fan experience.  LAVA originated with the Sacramento Kings and is a stadium fan analytics platform which enhances the fan experience, increases fan loyalty and sponsorship.  In addition to the Sacramento kings in the NBA, LAVA has been implemented in Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta home of the Falcons (NFL) and United (MLS) and Los Angeles FC. Ryan is an advisor to the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft as well as a board member of Arival an Australian based experience company.