NEW YORK & LONDON – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Genius Sports Limited (NYSE: GENI) (“Genius” or “GSL”), the official data, technology and commerce partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, today announces the appointment of Kimberly Williams-Bradley as an independent director of the Genius Board of Directors (“Board”). Ms. Williams-Bradley’s appointment, effective July 19, 2021, will bring the Board to nine members.
Ms. Williams-Bradley, a financial expert with more than two decades of experience in key leadership roles in sports and media, has also been appointed to the Board’s Audit and Compensation Committees.
Ms. Williams-Bradley previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the National Football League, a strategic partner of Genius Sports; chief operating officer of the NFL network; Chief Financial Officer of Core Media Group and member of the Global Advisory Board of the Women’s Tennis Association. Most recently, Ms. Williams-Bradley was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, where she was responsible for establishing and managing the company’s financial strategy.
David Levy, chairman of the board of directors of Genius Sports, said; “On behalf of the Board, we are delighted to welcome Kim. She is a highly regarded professional with extensive experience in the finance and sports media industries, whose accomplished perspective will strengthen and diversify the board’s decision-making capabilities. We are delighted that Kim is joining our team to help us realize our strategic vision as a full member of our Board of Directors and Audit Committee.
Kimberly Williams-Bradley commented; “I am delighted to join the Genius Board of Directors at such a pivotal time for the industry, as the sports, betting and media sectors increasingly converge. Genius Sports continues to shape the direction of the industry and the use of official data; revolutionizing the way sports leagues capture new revenue streams, while providing increased value and security to sports betting and their customers. I look forward to working with such innovative leadership and a dedicated team around the world.”
About Genius Sports
Genius Sports is the official data, technology and commerce partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media. We are a global leader in digital sports content, technology and integrity services. Our technology is used in more than 150 countries around the world, enabling sports to capture, manage and distribute their data and live video, driving their digital transformation and improving their relationships with fans.
We are the trusted partner of over 400 sports leagues and federations around the world, including many of the world’s biggest leagues and federations such as NFL, EPL, FIBA, NCAA, NASCAR, AFA and the PGA.
Genius Sports is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, scale and global reach to support our partners. We are more than just a tech company, we build long-term relationships with sports at all levels, helping them to control and maximize the value of their content while providing technical expertise and round-the-clock support. .