STATS appoints chief product and technology officer

Sports data and intelligence company STATS has appointed Troy Anderson as its new chief product and technology officer.

Working with STATS clients including technology and media companies, teams and leagues, Anderson will oversee product management and development, managing and enhancing the Chicago-based company’s current product offerings and ‘accelerating new market opportunities’.

A former NCAA Division One athlete, Andersen has extensive experience in the software and data sectors, having previously worked in C-level positions for the likes of Snapfish, Urban Airship and iModules Software.

“Troy’s impressive background, his experience developing product solutions for some of world’s biggest companies, as well as his own prior success as an elite athlete, make him a unique fit for us here at STATS,” said Kenneth Fuchs, the company’s chief executive.

“His passion for building and being part of exceptional teams is centred entirely on delivering great experiences to our partners – and STATS and sports fans everywhere will benefit from that leadership.”

A pioneer in the live sports data sector, STATS provides data solutions and related services to a host of sports organisations worldwide, and is widely known for its STATS SportVU player tracking software.