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Data Performance | 21.10.14

Leaders welcome Phoenix Suns VP

Uncovering the relationship between data and performance at Performance Summit

Zaheer Benjamin, Vice President, Business Planning & Basketball Analytics at the Phoenix Suns is the latest speaker to be revealed for the Leaders Sport Performance Summit, taking place on 12-13 November 2014 at the Emirates Stadium in London.

Zaheer joins a host of sport’s leading performance practitioners already confirmed to speak at the event including: Arsène Wenger, Manager, Arsenal FC; Didier Drogba, Player, Chelsea FC; Andy Flower, Technical Director of Elite Coaching, ECB; Kevin O’Hare, Director, Royal Ballet; Greg Retter, Clinical Director, Royal Ballet, Ceri Evans, Forensic Psychiatrist and Consultant to the New Zealand All Blacks Rugby team; Stephen Park, RYA Olympic Manager, British Sailing; John Longmire, Head Coach, Sydney Swans; David Priestley, Chartered Psychologist, Arsenal FC; Raymond Blanc, two star Michelin Chef at Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons restaurant; Geoff Miller, Mental Skills Coach, Atlanta Braves; and Diego Masciaga, Director and General Manager of the 3 Michelin starred Waterside Inn.

Taking part in a session exploring the competitive advantages that data and analytics can offer sport, Zaheer will be joined by over 600 top sports performance professionals from all areas of the industry as he discusses how the Suns, holders of the NBA’s fourth best all-time winning percentage (55%), use data to improve decision making and performance.

With over 25 sports and 23 countries already represented in the fast-growing delegate list, representatives from the likes of Red Bull Racing, MLS, Manchester United, Australian Special Forces, McLaren Applied Technologies, Nike, USA Volleyball, Cirque du Soleil, FC Barcelona, Royal Marines, Cricket South Africa, Bundesliga, United States Olympic Committee, Singapore Football Association, PGA European Tour, Brisbane Lions, England and Wales Cricket Board and more will be in attendance at the two day London event.

James Worrall, CEO, Leaders commented: “Zaheer’s session will be a fantastic opportunity for attendees to hear from someone who’s at the forefront of the sports industry and really making a difference to elite performance by capitalising on the opportunities that data and analytics offer the modern world.”

To learn more about the Leaders Sport Performance Summit, or to enquire about opportunities to get involved in 2014, please contact one of the team on +44 (0) 207 042 8666 or enquire below…

Leaders Week New York

20 - 23 May 2019


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