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Chris Iles

Senior Director, Innovation And Growth
Minnesota Twins Baseball Club

In the sports innovation realm, I've driven the Minnesota Twins into the tech and entertainment forefront. As an overseer for Twins Accelerator by Techstars, I've invested in early-stage startups to diversify Twins' brand and create revenue streams. I've been instrumental in fan engagement technologies, pioneering "Twins XR" - a metaverse activation and "The Twiniverse" - a stadium-scale AR app. My journey spans marketing to VR, playing a crucial role in gaming and esports activations at Target Field. Beginning in corporate communications, I led media relations for the team's relocation to Target Field. A passionate storyteller, I've always aimed to inspire action and impact through engaging narratives. Prior to the Twins, I worked in corporate communications at HealthPartners and Padilla.

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