Rishi Diwan Joins STATS as Vice President of Product Management

STATS Adds to its Talented Product Team with Former SAP Global Head of Product for Sports

CHICAGO – June 23, 2016 – STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology company, has added Rishi Diwan to its management team as Vice President of Product Management.

In his new role, Rishi will run all product management for STATS, managing its current broad portfolio of offerings to the world’s top technology and media companies, teams, leagues and all of our other partners.  Rishi will also be responsible for accelerating new market opportunities and creating new experiences leveraging STATS’ position as the leading data-driven sports product company. With Rishi’s extensive experience in strategy, design, and product management he will lead STATS’ growing product management team in developing the next generation products and services that will revolutionize the performance and experience of sports.

“Rishi’s appointment as Vice President of Product Management reflects our commitment to continue to deliver the most innovative technologies in sports,” said Darryl Lewis, Chief Technology Officer at STATS. “The depth of Rishi’s knowledge and experience will be vital to the development of exciting new products and services that STATS will deliver to the market in the future.”

Rishi’s appointment represents the latest addition to STATS’ expanding team of product and technology leaders. His hire follows the arrival of Patrick Lucey as Director of Data Science, who in March won the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research Track Final for his paper on accurately predicting shot outcomes in tennis, as well as data scientists Jennifer Hobbs and Fangda Li.

“I’m thrilled to join STATS and the product team at such an exciting time for the company,” said Rishi. “STATS has been an iconic brand in sports for a long time with its unparalleled accuracy and depth of data. Together with recent investments in personnel, and the continued focus on innovation, STATS is primed to accelerate its position as the leader in sports technology.”

Rishi joins STATS with extensive sports and technology experience, having held senior management positions at SAP and Oracle, as well as recently founding his own performance management start-up.

About STATS

As the world’s leading sports technology company, STATS powers sports. We are trusted by millions of fans and athletes around the globe to analyze performance data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivalled speed and accuracy. Founded in 1981, our mission is to power and transform fans’ passion for sports and improve team and athlete performance through data and data-driven experiences. We enhance sports on and off the field through real-time data feeds, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS SportVU®, and customizable digital solutions to engage fans. For more information: www.stats.com


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