Josh Walker

President & Co-Founder
Sports Innovation Lab

Josh Walker is the co-founder and President of Sports Innovation Lab, where he drives product strategy and direction for the company. Sports Innovation Lab is a perfect convergence of his career as a research VP, advisor, serial entrepreneur, and fledgling sports journalist after graduating from Middlebury College. A former Vice President of Research at Forrester, Josh was responsible for launching the company’s Forrester Wave evaluation framework, designed to accelerate innovation by connecting technology buyers with the best vendors. After Forrester, Josh spent time as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at General Catalyst advising fast-growing companies including Brightcove, Kayak, and Demandware. He soon became a serial entrepreneur himself, using his passion for technology and data to launch and grow several venture-backed companies: CityVoter, Comlinkdata, and Stattleship.

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