Time: Friday, February 27 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM
Location: Data Science and Visualization Zone (Room 252)
Justin Hollander, the Director of Baseball Operations for the Anaheim Angels and Microsoft’s Pavandeep Kalra will join Ray Hensberger and Ben Jarvis from Booz Allen in the Data Science and Visualization Zone for a discussion centered on technology innovation in sports analytics. As sports generate more data, the latest technologies in data science and user experience provide new ways to engage players, coaches, and fans. Everything from cloud computing to machine learning on sideline tablets are making the previously impossible, possible. This discussion will showcase a prototype application that could one day change the way decisions are made in the NFL.