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Friday, February 2 • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Obsession into Opportunity: Soccer at its Potential Best

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What started as an angry rant about the present state of a soccer fans favourite team soon became an all out execution of their season, which in turn evolved into an exclusive look into soccer and its varying form of statistics in the modern age. This presentation is an unprecedented deep dive into West Ham United Football Club going back to 1922 which is the first season West Ham reached the top flight in its illustrious 120-year history. This presentation goes into how statistics can be used in a sport which has classically prided itself on its unpredictability and thus its aversion to the numbers game. 

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George Bryant

Advanced Analytics Lead, Beyond Impact LLC
George has been working in the data, business intelligence, and advanced analytics industry for around 15 years now, almost exclusively in the Microsoft technology space. In addition to his technology experience George played soccer in England all his life up until 10 years ago when... Read More →


Friday February 2, 2018 3:15pm - 3:45pm CST
Room 8