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In celebration of the World Cup – the most-watched sporting tournament on the globe – we spoke with Sportvision COO and CFO Mike Jakob in Chicago.

Jakob is responsible for the company P&L, product and business unit management, media production, finance and accounting, human resources and PR and marketing. He works closely with the firm’s CEO, its board and the rest of the executive management team to define the organization’s future direction.

Prior to joining Sportvision, Jakob was COO for Ignite Sports. Before joining Ignite, he was director of Sears Online for Sears Roebuck & Co.

In this position, Jakob had responsibility for management of all e-commerce initiatives for Sears.com. Before joining Sears, he worked as a management consultant for both A.T. Kearney and Peterson Consulting. Jakob earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.B.A. in finance from University of Notre Dame.

In part one of a three-part series, Jakob sat down with international expert Michael Muth to discuss various enhancement technologies across a wide range of sports. 20 June, 2006

In part two of a three-part series, Jakob sat down with international expert Michael Muth to discuss the possibilities of enhancement technologies across various sports. 27 June, 2006

In part three of a three-part series, Jakob sat down with international expert Michael Muth to discuss creating innovative products and the future of Sportsvision.11 July, 2006


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