2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

1984 Meets Moneyball: Who Owns Player Data?

Saturday, March 12
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Four Seasons
Ballroom CD
98 San Jacinto Blvd

As the arms race for gathering more player data heats up, privacy issues are percolating to the surface. Embedded with GPS sensors, devices that accumulate data on sleeping patterns and heart rates can also pinpoint a player’s location with accuracy around the clock. This panel will explore the privacy concerns/implications associated with the near universal use of wearable devices in the major sports leagues.

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Brandon James at SXSW

Brandon James

Dir of Basketball Administration & Legal Affairs

San Antonio Spurs

In his fourth season in the Spurs front office as in-house counsel for basketball operations handling CBA, salary cap, legal and administrative matters… before joining the Silver and Black spent fo...

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Daron K Roberts at SXSW

Daron K Roberts

Founding Dir

Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation

Daron K. Roberts is the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas.

Roberts has served as a guest analyst for ESPN’s Longhorn Ne...

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Emmanuel Acho at SXSW

Emmanuel Acho

NFL Athlete


Emmanuel Acho is a 4 year NFL veteran, who spent the last 3 years as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. Graduating from the University of Texas in December of 2011 with a degree in sports managem...

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Roderick Moore at SXSW

Roderick Moore

Sports Performance Mgr

Catapult Sports


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