Benjamin Alamar

Benjamin Alamar is an experience leader in data science with over 15 years of experience in sports and high tech. He has worked at StubHub, ESPN, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Oklahoma City Thunder as well as teaching at Columbia University, George Washington University, the University of San Francisco and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He wrote Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers (August, 2013) and has consulted with a variety of teams in the NFL and NBA and  companies in sports analytics. He has published numerous research studies in sports analytics and has written on sports analytics for outlets such as ESPN, Analytics Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. Additionally, Benjamin is the founding editor of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, the first peer-reviewed academic journal for research in sports analytics.