Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Sports Don't Look the Same Anymore

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From grandpa's box score in the Sunday morning newspaper, to today's visualizations of real-time statistics, sports just don't look the same anymore. In this core conversation, John T. Meyer, Founder of Statographics and Lemonly, will take a look at how we examine sports in 2014 differently than ever before. Meyer will examine how infographics, data visualizations, and interactive pieces have changed the landscape for scouts, managers and marketers inside of the game, as well as fans and fantasy players outside the game. Meyer will include many examples of what the top teams and leagues are doing in visualizing data, as well as speculate what the future may hold. This session is part of the brand new SXsports programming at SXSW 2014.

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John Meyer

Founder

Statographics

John T. Meyer is the Founder of Statographics and the CEO/Co-Founder of Lemonly. John helps create understanding through visuals at Statographics and Lemonly by creating infographics, data visualization and interactive graphics. John is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council and in 2013 was named to Entrepreneur's Top 10 Emerging Entrepreneurs. John loves to cheer on the Minnesota Twins and writes about focus and productivity with a daily newsletter called the Point Letter.

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