Welcome to episode 321 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today's guest is Rachel Warren, Senior Data Scientist at Buzzer in New York. Founded in 2020, Buzzer allows sports fans to discover the live moments that matter the most to them and is the best way to experience “lightning in a bottle” moments live from anywhere. Buzzer work with some of the largest sports leagues in the world such as the NBA League Pass, NHL and PGA Tour. With their partnership deals, they will be identifying, notifying and providing their users access to short-form live content for the best moments in their respective sports.
Buzzer is powered by their proprietary algorithm and partners with the most-watched sports leagues and media companies to bring fans thrilling real-time Buzzer Moments. Their team of developers, partner managers, designers, data scientists, product managers and more work diligently and thoughtfully to deliver sports fans these live moments they can't live without. This distributed team of over 50 people was formed in the midst of a global pandemic and they have also built their culture remotely.
In the episode, Rachel will discuss:
The fascinating work they do at Buzzer
What their mobile sports platform offers to users
Three trends they focus on the sports media industry
The role of Data Science and ML in the platform
What it’s like to be part of the team
What excites her for the future at Buzzer
To find out more about Rachel and all the great work happening at Buzzer, check out the website www.buzzer.com where you can also download the app and also make sure to follow them on Linkedin, Instagram and Twitter @buzzer. You can also connect with Rachel directly on Linkedin.
What did you think of Rachel's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the media industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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