Reflections From The Sport Tech Trenches: Opportunities And Challenges (Wearable USA 2018)

Mr Rami Alhamad, CEO, Co-Founder


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Presentation Summary

Established in 2013, PUSH and its team has been both fortunate and unfortunate as one of the early sport technology startups to spring up as the smartphone and MEMS revolutions were taking hold. The transformation over the past 5 years in the field of Sport Technology has been astounding to see and the pace of change is only accelerating. In this talk, Rami will share his thoughts and opinions on some of the opportunities and challenges that currently face technology companies operating in the field of Sport.

Speaker Biography (Rami Alhamad)

Founder of Push, Rami's true passions lie at the intersection of sport and technology. Motivated by his own experiences as an athlete and witnessing the potential that technology can unlock in sport and athletes at all levels, Rami set out on his journey to launch Push in 2013 and hasn't looked back since. Push's products are now in active use by over 38 pro teams across all major sports as well as in training facilities that are busy developing tomorrow's elite athletes. Rami has a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master's degree in Engineering Systems and Computing from the University of Guelph. He has played rugby competitively and you can find him in the gym or running on the streets of Toronto.

Company Profile (PUSH Inc)

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Our mission at Push is to build exceptional sport technology solutions that help athletes perform at their best. The technology developed at Push, such as the Band, Portal, and Vital, are in active use by over 38 pro sports organizations at the highest level of sport as well as thousands of athletes and coaches at a junior level. Push's wearable technology, the Push Band, enables coaches to objectively assess and track their athlete's performance in the weightroom helping sport organizations and the staff that powers them make smart decisions about the way their athletes train and prepare for competition.
Push is in active use by teams such as the San Francisco 49ers, University of Michigan Basketball, Canadian Sport Institute, Everton FC, and others. To learn more, visit External Link
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