8
Apr
2021

The 15th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Annual Recap
2021

2021

Annual Recap

Speakers

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Renie Anderson

Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President, NFL Partnerships

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Leore Avidar

CEO and Founder, Alt

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Shane Battier

Vice President, Basketball Development & Analytics Miami Heat

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Billy Beane

EVP of Baseball Operations, Oakland A's

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Gregg Berhalter

Head Coach, USMNT

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Kristin Bernert

President of Business Operations, Columbus Crew

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Richard Bickers

Founder, SquashLevels

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Sue Bird

Point Guard, Seattle Storm

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Elton Brand

General Manager, Philadelphia 76ers

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John Buccigross

Host - SportsCenter, ESPN

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Brian Burke

Senior Analytics Specialist, ESPN

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Paul Caine

President, On Location

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Valerie Camillo

President of Business Operations for Comcast Spectacor

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Catherine Carlson

CRO, Philadelphia Eagles

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Kathy Carter

CEO, LA28 | CEO, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Properties

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Nick Caserio

General Manager, Houston Texans

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Events

Research Papers

Decoding MLB Pitch Sequencing Strategies via Directed Graph Embeddings

Arnav Prasad

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Risk of Collusion: Will Groups of 3 Ruin the FIFA World Cup?

Julien Guyon

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Using Mobile Location Data to Assess Sponsorship Effectiveness

David Schweidel
Kyeongbin Kim
Michelle Andrews

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Routine Inspection: A playbook for corner kicks

Laurie Shaw, Harvard University
Sudarshan Gopaladesikan, SL Benfica

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Predicting NBA Talent from Enormous Amounts of College Basketball Tracking Data

Andrew Patton, Matt Scott, Nathan Walker, Alex Ottenwess, Paul Power, Aditya Cherukumudi, and Patrick Lucey (Stats Perform)

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MAYFIELD: Machine Learning Algorithm for Yearly Forecasting Indicators and Estimation of Long-Run Player Development

Alexander Williams, The Ohio State University
Sethward Brugler, General Motors
Benjamin Clarke, The Ohio State University

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I Think We'll Go to Boston - Marathon Performance Prediction

Varun Pemmaraju, Strava
Dave Hoch, Strava

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