The FanReach Podcast
Episode 12: Exploring the Ethics of Sports Data and Gambling

Episode 12: Exploring the Ethics of Sports Data and Gambling

September 24, 2021

Christy King hosts the FanReach crew of Brian Jones and Kenyon Rasheed in another discussion with Dan Hannigan-Daley, the CEO of Sports Info Solutions, formerly with Draft Kings. In this episode, we get into the details of where sports data comes from, who has access to that data and when they see it, who benefits from that data, and how sports journalism is changing under the influence of gaming and gambling. 

Episode 11: College Sports with Chris Plonsky of The University of Texas

Episode 11: College Sports with Chris Plonsky of The University of Texas

July 1, 2021

Episode 11 of the FanReach Podcast features Chris Plonsky, the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director and Chief of Staff for the University of Texas. Former UT and NFL player Brian Jones, host Christy King, and Kenyon Rasheed, take full advantage of the hour Chris gave to dive in on subjects ranging from college athlete pay and the Supreme Court NIL decision, college sports as full-day entertainment vehicles, the effects of COVID on the UT university system, women's athletics, campus technology, Title 9, and much more. 

Episode 10: The Wide Ranging Role of Player Data in Sports Entertainment with Dan Hannigan-Daley

Episode 10: The Wide Ranging Role of Player Data in Sports Entertainment with Dan Hannigan-Daley

June 8, 2021

Christy King hosts the FanReach crew of Brian Jones and Kenyon Rasheed in a discussion with Dan Hannigan-Daley, the new CEO of Sports Info Solutions, formerly with Draft Kings. We talk about why Dan made a career transition from gaming to player data, and why there is such a huge thirst for more and more data - and the analysis of that data - in the sports entertainment industry. 

Episode 9: Winning with Data for the Business of Sports Featuring Fiona Green

Episode 9: Winning with Data for the Business of Sports Featuring Fiona Green

May 11, 2021

On this episode of the FanReach podcast, host Christy King, and former NFL players and current sports business experts Brian Jones and Kenyon Rasheed, talk with author Fiona Green about her latest book release of "Winning with Data for the Business of Sports: CRM and Analytics." Fiona is a deep source of information about how (non-performance) data has become paramount to success in the business of sports, and she is the master of describing complicated concepts in a very approachable way.

Episode 8: The NFL Alumni Organization Goes Long…into the Future

Episode 8: The NFL Alumni Organization Goes Long…into the Future

April 28, 2021

The FanReach podcast host Christy King, hears from retired NFL players and current technology consultants Brian Jones and Kenyon Rasheed, as they explain how the FanReach platform will help the NFLA bring exciting new opportunities to retired NFL players. The new NFLA mobile application will provide a cutting-edge communication and support platform to serve the 30,000 strong retired NFL player organization. The NFLA has been providing support to former football players since 1967, but this new technology will help the organization take a big leap into the future, putting the power of mobile technology into the hands of this vibrant and talented group of people.

Episode 7: Touchless Technologies with “Radio Ren”

Episode 7: Touchless Technologies with “Radio Ren”

April 15, 2021

Renier Steyn, Director of Axess America Events, joins host Christy King, along with former NFL players and current technology consultants Brian Jones and Kenyon Rasheed, in a wide-ranging discussion about the sudden, massive increase in interest and use of "touchless" and "cashless" technologies in sports. Join us for a fascinating (and funny!) conversation with "Radio Ren." 

Episode 6 Highlight: How 5G Helps Sports Teams Maximize Value

Episode 6 Highlight: How 5G Helps Sports Teams Maximize Value

April 9, 2021

Eric Bolten, a 5G industry expert, joins former NFL players and current sports technology consultants Kenyon Rasheed and Brian Jones, as they discuss how data can be used to create "fan bliss" for sports fans.

Episode 6 Highlight: Tech, Gaming and Culture are Changing Fandom

Episode 6 Highlight: Tech, Gaming and Culture are Changing Fandom

April 9, 2021

In an insightful excerpt from Episode 6 of The FanReach Podcast we discuss the generational changes in how fans are consuming sports and how those changes are giving teams new ways to think about interacting and engaging across cohorts. Former NFL players and current sports tech experts, Kenyon Rasheed and Brian Jones talk, with 5G expert Eric Bolten about fantasy sports, gambling, and finding the "easy button" for the rest of us.

Episode 6: The FanReach Podcast Goes Deep on 5G and Its Effect on Sports Gambling & Gaming

Episode 6: The FanReach Podcast Goes Deep on 5G and Its Effect on Sports Gambling & Gaming

March 25, 2021

Host Christy King invites streaming expert Eric Bolten of Zixi to join former NFL players, and current sports technology experts Brian Jones and Kenyon Rasheed, to discuss how 5G technology is giving sports teams and venues new opportunities to give fans incredible new experiences in gaming, gambling, augmented reality, and many more curated personally relevant fan activities. 5G will also have a major impact on business units via stronger data processes to provide meaningful, targeted opportunities for sponsors. 

Episode 5 Highlight: Understanding and Serving Individual Fans

Episode 5 Highlight: Understanding and Serving Individual Fans

March 25, 2021

In an excerpt from episode 5 of The FanReach Podcast, former NFL players, and current sports tech experts Kenyon Rasheed and Brian Jones, explain their perspective on why the most important goal for sports mobile apps is to give teams actionable information on each fan. What they like, don't like, what they want to see, experience, and participate in. As sports entertainment develops fans will expect teams to know what they want and cater to them in a precise way.  

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