E62 Tiago de Melo Malaquias, R&D Data Scientist at STATSports

    Welcome to episode 62 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that explores the applications and research of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on the island of Ireland.

    Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness and everyone living in Ireland.

    In today’s podcast, we are joined by Tiago de Melo Malaquias, R&D Data Scientist at STATSports and Peter Lougheed Small, Medium and Corporate Sales Director at Microsoft.

    In today’s show, we will be discussing how STATSports is leveraging data to improve performance with sporting teams around the world and how they have effectively utilised the cloud to provide additional services to WOW their customers.

    Topics covered:

    • Overview of STATSports and some of the high profile Clubs around the world utilising their services
    • Working on Data Science Projects that can have a big impact on and off the field
    • The three key insights that enabled Sporting Clube de Portugal in winning the Portuguese League
    • How STATSports continue to scale and grow by utilising the cloud to provide a platform for growth



    Today’s podcast has been supported by Microsoft and we would like to say a big thank you to Peter and Tiago for being this week’s guests on the AI Ireland Podcast.

    Finally, if you would like to hear more from AI Ireland, please reach out to us to learn more about AI Ireland membership and how to get involved with the 2021 AI Awards by contacting mark@aiawards.ie.

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