Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement USA 2018 Speakers
CEO & Founder, VenueNext
John Paul is the CEO and Founder of VenueNext. Prior to VenueNext, Paul spent over 35 years as a founder, CEO or executive leader of product and engineering teams at startups and major technology companies.
Most recently, Paul was Senior Vice President at Dish Digital where he created an Internet based next generation video distribution service, a continuation of his award winning work at Sling Media, with the Slingbox product line, which was acquired by Dish in 2007. In 2002, Paul founded and created one of the first photo sharing services named Our Pictures Inc., which was acquired by Simple Star Inc. in 2005.
Prior to that, Paul was Senior VP and General Manager of the Server Division of Netscape, which was sold to Sun Microsystems for $1bn. After AOLs acquisition of Netscape, Paul remained at the company as Executive Vice President. Paul was recently named one of the 60 Most Powerful People in Sports by Worth Magazine for his innovative contributions to the industry.