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Leaders in the Texas Sports & Innovation Ecosystem

Sports Performance

David Tenney

Head of High Performance
Austin FC

Kirk Goldsberry

NBA Analyst

Amobi Okugo

Founder & Professional Athlete
A Frugal Athlete & USL

Sports Business

Laura Dixon

Founder & President
Pro Sports Assembly

Ethan Burris

Professor Of Management
McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

Meaghan Herrmann

Conference Programmer, Sports

Matt Bowers

Associate Professor in Sport Management
The University of Texas at Austin

Kyle Bunch

VP, Managing Director
Global Sports Venture Studio & R/GA Ventures

Drew Hays

Austin Sports Commission

Thomas Alomes | Director & Founder

Thomas is a global leader in sports technology ecosystem growth and development. An Australian by chance but an Austinite by choice, Thomas is passionate about using his unique skillset and global experience to grow and support the sports ecosystem of his adopted hometown.
Thomas is the Host of Sports Tech Feed, The Global Sports Technology Podcast, and SVP, Head of Market Insights at Sports Tech World Series (STWS), advising and consulting in Sports Tech, Digital and Data. He also serves as an Advisor, Mentor and Judge for a range of preeminent sports tech accelerators and events, including SXSW, MassChallenge, StartupBootcamp and Stadia Ventures.
Out of the office, Thomas is an ultra-endurance athlete, most recently becoming the 1,647th person to swim solo across the English Channel.


DivInc 5G Sports Tech Accelerator

Austin Sports Commission