leaders

Our work is not possible without an active membership. The following collaborative outreach groups are volunteer and in some cases independent from our daily operations or management. If you would like to get involved secure a membership and contact us.   



David Geddes

Chief Executive / Founder


David is an established sports innovation expert. He is responsible for all operations. David supports several internal volunteer boards and councils.



Tanya Porter

Vice President / Exec. Director


Tanya is an established sports technology expert. She is responsible for the institute. Tanya leads all credentialing programs & courses.




Board of Directors

Victor Bergonzoli

Board of Directors / Founder


Victor is an established international sports technology leader who manages a high growth education company in sport. 


Tino Mantella

Board of Directors / Co-Founder


Tino is an established technology association leader who manages a leadership development consulting company.


 

Sports Innovation Advisory Board (SIAB)

SIAB Members are appointed biannually based upon leadership and influence in global sport. Advisors provide industry insights or relationships to help our members understand market signals and market standards. Advisors primarily consist of sports executives, directors, managers, coaches, or ex-athletes, who are employed at sporting organizations.

Next Appointments Available: Jan. 2023 - Jan. 2025


Commercial Sports Technology Board (CSTB)

Members of the Commercial Board are tasked with impacting sports technology business through the creation of global programs addressing entrepreneurship, trade, investments and events. CSTB is governed with formal Bylaws and guided by volunteer business leadership. The Commercial Board was created for sports technology accelerators, conference producers, technology vendors, technical suppliers, and services teams. Investors are welcome for observer roles.

Next Membership Election Cycle: Dec. 2021 

  • Chair: Thomas Alomes
  • Vice Chair: Kevin Dawidowicz
  • Coordinator: Vacant

Council for Sports Technology Education (CSTE)

The volunteer membership council for academic and instructional advice helps us address and unify gaps in technology skills that challenge adoption and utilization. Members are tasked with the evaluation of education programs, building reference standards, providing guidance advisement and assistance with university or institutional partnerships. Created for course designers, associate or tenured faculty, lecturers, researchers, and education program administrators.


Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Board 

This board is forming and is operated by volunteer members who enjoy interacting with youth in many different capacities. Our sports technology development programs teach diverse youth about sports science and sports engineering concepts tailored to specific grade school curriculum. 

We are seeking relationships with not-for-profit organizations working with youth in esports, action sports, or traditional sports. Contact us to file your sports focused charity organization or program as a possible partner for our giving.   


Special Interest Groups 

Members have access to online communities with segmented discussions focused on knowledge sharing. The association offers leadership roles to dedicated managers who champion information exchange, practice virtuous behaviors, and show a desire to learn. We welcome corporate sponsorship, meetups, and further divisions. 

            • Electronics, Wearables, & Devices   
            • Materials, Fabrics, & Equipment Engineering   
            • Business & Operations Technology 
            • Data, Analytics, and Models
            • Science & Innovation 
            • Video Analysis             
            • Virtual Experience   
   
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