Benjamin Alamar

Benjamin Alamar is the Head of Business Analytics at StubHub where he leads a global team of analysts in support of StubHub’s market operations. Previously, he was Director of Sports Analytics at ESPN, a Professor of Sport Management at Menlo College, Senior Analytics Consultant and Data Engineer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and author  of Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers (August, 2013). He has consulted with a variety of teams in the NFL and NBA, including five seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder and with a variety of 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.