In this episode of Sports Geek, Sean Callanan chats with Marilou McFarlane, CEO of Women in Sports Tech.
On this podcast, you’ll learn about:
- Marilou’s background and experience in the sports tech industry
- The importance of mentorship and developing a growth mindset in the innovation process
- What is innovation, and how it relates to sports tech
- The potential impact of AI in the sports tech industry and the need for legislation to control it
- Exciting areas of sports tech, including athlete performance and fan experience
- How do Women in Sports Tech engage its community?
- How you can chat with Sean in Office Hours
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Resources from the podcast
- Follow Marilou McFarlane on Twitter and connect with her on LinkedIn to say you listened to the episode
- People mentioned by Marilou in the podcast
- Sameer Ahuja – President of Game Changer
- Amir Zonozi – President & Co-founder, Zoomph
- Melanie Strong – Venture Capitalist in Health and Wellness and Sports Tech
- Nancy Hensley – CMO & CPO of Stats Perform
- Tom House – MBL Pitching Coach
- Jessica Berman – Commissioner, National Women’s Soccer League
- Book Recommendation – Mindset by Carol Dweck
- Follow Women in Sports Tech, Inc. across social media
- Website –womeninsportstech.org
- Twitter – @WomenSportsTech
- LinkedIn – Women in Sports Tech, Inc.
- Facebook – Women in Sports Tech
- Instagram – @womeninsportstech
- Check out this episode of Sports Geek Amplify Series with Amir Zonozi
- Episodes you should listen to
- Conferences we can meet up at
As discussed on the podcast
This was a big topic of discussion on the podcast
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. – Steve Jobs#FailForwardFast #startup #innovation
— Marilou McFarlane (@MMcFarlane415) April 19, 2023
DEI in Sports Tech
Really enjoyed our conversation on sports technology and DEI in our industry with these awesome women at @SIGAlliance conference this week at @Mastercard in NYC. Thanks for having me! @WomenSportsTech @girls4tech #IAmWithWiST #ChangeTheRatio #CultureMatters pic.twitter.com/FYWq6oTDtN
— Marilou McFarlane (@MMcFarlane415) March 10, 2023
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