The Wharton Moneyball Post Game Podcast
Wharton Moneyball: MLB Predictions, NFL Storylines, & Hudl Analytics
Show from 8/14/19
In this episode of Wharton Moneyball our hosts talk with the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Hudl on how data and analytics has changed the way players are recruited across the country as well as how the company is using its technology to help coaches during games. Have you ever wondered what company is in the forefront of tracking analytics from sports athletes all over the country? Next hosts Cade Massey and Adi Wyner talk with Cornell professor Steven Strogatz on his latest book before discussing the latest in the playoff races across major league baseball and the analytical storylines they are both following across College and NFL football.
Steven Strogatz is an applied mathematician who works in the areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, often on topics inspired by the curiosities of everyday life. He loves finding math in places where you’d least expect it—and then using it to illuminate life’s mysteries, big and small. Steven is also a Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University
Check out his book: https://www.amazon.com/Infinite-Powers-Calculus-Reveals-Universe/dp/1328879984
John Wirtz is the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Hudl. The mobile video software provides tools for coaches and athletes to review game footage and improve team play. Hudl has changed the way players are recruited to play college sports across the country. Also the software facilitates the sharing of highlight reels with sports fans and recruitment scouts.
Visit Hudl: http://www.hudl.com/