Sunny Mehta

Former NHL Executive

Sunny Mehta pioneered the first full time analytics department in the National Hockey League, serving as Director of Hockey Analytics for the New Jersey Devils until the 2017-18 season. He was previously a consultant to NHL teams and a proprietary derivatives trader for Peak6 Capital Management at the Chicago Board of Trade.

Sunny spent seven years in the early portion of his career as a professional poker player. He co-authored two bestselling poker strategy books, “Professional No-Limit Hold’em” (Two Plus Two Publishing) and “Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em” (Dimat Publishing).

A native of northern New Jersey, Sunny grew up playing ice hockey and practicing his guitar. He graduated from the Frost School of Music at University of Miami with a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Guitar. He is currently pursuing his MSc in Data Science from the City University of New York’s Masters program.