We are pleased to announce that Mark DiMaurizio has joined the SSB team in a critical leadership role as VP of Client Success to provide strategic advice and support our professional and collegiate sports clients.
Mark brings over 25 years of experience in the technology and professional/collegiate sports industries. His work with over half of all professional sports teams and dozens of the nation’s collegiate athletic departments and overseas European experience with UEFA offers a unique perspective and insight into the business challenges and opportunities sports organizations face.
“Over the last decade, SSB has supported the success of over 100 sports organizations. Adding Mark to the team further reinforces our dedication to the sports industry, and our clients will prosper from his distinct knowledge during today’s precarious times and beyond.
Mark’s combination of pro, college and league experience will help our clients leverage their fan and operational data to drive outcomes and support strategic and tactical initiatives around sales, retention, marketing and business intelligence,” explains Mike Banville, CEO of SSB.
Prior to joining SSB, Mark was VP of Strategic Consulting at KORE Software, leading a business intelligence division working with sports and entertainment industry clients. He also served in critical technology leadership roles with Comcast-Spectacor, Paciolan, and the NBA league office, leveraging CRM, marketing automation, and other business enabling technologies to cultivate, develop and retain fans.
“We are truly living in unprecedented times. Traditional challenges for sports organizations around ticket sales, fan engagement, partnership activation have been complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. All organizations are being tasked to do more with less.” said Steve Hank, Sr. VP for Sports & Entertainment and Collegiate Athletics at SSB. “Mark’s deep understanding of these issues and strong track record in developing solutions will help SSB’s clients meet those challenges head on.”
“SSB is committed to providing best in class products, services and partnerships for its professional and college sports clients, and I’m excited to be a part of that growth mindset,” says Mark DiMaurizio. “With the current challenges facing our beloved sports organizations, I look forward to doing everything I can to drive outcomes and bolster their business success now and in the future.”
“I’ve known Mark for many years. His combination of sports business experience and staying relevant with today’s challenges will be a huge asset for SSB.” said Andrew McIntyre, SVP of Technology and Innovation for the Tampa Bay Lightning, “Bringing on a veteran sports leader like Mark in the current times we’re in shows SSB’s commitment to offering their clients sports business expertise to complement their technology offerings.”
We encourage you to email Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org as we welcome him to the SSB team!