VANS Warped Tour Producer, Kevin Lyman: XLIVE Spotlight Series

Lessons Learned from Vans Warped Tour Producer Kevin Lyman A LENND interview by Chris Carver INTRODUCTION What do you ask someone who has transformed an industry? In this case the Festival Industry. Think about that. If you were me, what would you want to know? A LITTLE BACKGROUND He started the Vans Warped Tour in 1995, which gets […]

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The Confluence Founder, Russell Ward: XLIVE Spotlight Series

XLIVE 2017 Spotlight Interview Series – The Confluence The science of data and analytics is universal and may be applied to a wealth of industries and utilized in a multitude of ways. Today, we lift the shroud of mystery off of the world of publicity and digital marketing to dive deep into how data and […]

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Spotlight Interview: IMG’s Tobias Sherman

The eSports Phenomenon Every Event Professional Should Learn From with IMG’s Tobias Sherman A LENND interview by Chris Carver INTRODUCTION I’m just going to assume you’ve all heard the buzz about this eSports thing. The question is, have you reeeallly listened? Because… if you’re in the event world and you’re not paying attention to those computer geeks and […]

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Behind the Production of SXSW Interactive with Director Hugh Forrest

A Lennd interview by Chris Carver: INTRODUCTION When you think about the most influential annual events over the last 30 years, what comes to mind? For me, there is not one conference that has had more influence on culture, technology and entrepreneurship than South By Southwest. Check out some of their stats just from last yeaer: 2016 Music […]

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Golden State Warriors: Spotlight Interview Sessions

Over the past few years the Golden State Warriors have transformed their organization into the gold standard of NBA franchises with an NBA championship in 2015 and a regular season record of 73 wins in 2016. The Warriors have also made quite a bit of news off the court as well. In January the team […]

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USL for XLIVE Spotlight Interview Series

    You might have missed it with March Madness starting next week but soccer season in North America is officially underway with the 2017 MLS season kicking off last Friday night in Portland. This year the MLS features a pair of new expansion teams from Atlanta and Minnesota that both have their roots in […]

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Netflix, AC Entertainment, Golden State Warriors and Warner Brothers Records Among Top Execs Hitting XLIVE 2017’s Data and Analytics Summit

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — XLIVE 2017 Data & Analytics Summit – Los Angeles – Premiere live event & entertainment conference, XLIVE kicks off their 2017 offerings this spring with their highly anticipated 2017 Data & Analytics Summit, a precursor to the main conference slated for this December in Las Vegas. Taking place April 4th – […]

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LA Kings XLIVE Spotlight Interview Series

Through our spotlight interviews we  have been able to get a better sense for how our speaker faculty balance data-driven decision making in a corporate environment and how they are utilizing data to better understand their fans and corporate partners. Today’s interview is with Kyle Burkhardt, Director of Business Intelligence for the Los Angeles Kings: […]

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Jacksonville Jaguars: XLIVE SPOTLIGHT SERIES

Through our spotlight interviews, we have been able to get a better sense for how our speaker faculty balance data-driven decision making in a corporate environment and how they are utilizing data to better understand their fans and corporate partners. Today’s interview is with Arri Landsman-Roos, Director of Analytics for the Jacksonville Jaguars. At the […]

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Monumental Sports & Entertainment: XLIVE Spotlight Series

One of the most exciting elements in putting together the XLIVE Data & Analytics Summit has been the opportunity to interview our expert faculty on how they entered the fascinating world of data and analytics. Through these interviews we also have been able to get a better sense for how our speaker faculty balance data-driven […]

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Data. How Data is Defining Our Industry…

The growing capacity and speed of mobile broadband and increased demand for usage of social media and video services have raised user and industry expectations on high performing networks. Atttendees’ in particular, are acting as a catalyst for events innovation and need for data & analytics with large crowds sharing their experience live and simultaneously. […]

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