Find out more about what our Sports Technology students got up to after they graduated.
Company: Hawk-Eye Innovations
Title: SMART Business Development Manager
After nearly nine years at IMG, the majority of which (including a year in Hong Kong heading up sales into Asia Pacific) I spent selling sports footage on behalf of some of the World’s greatest sporting federations & governing bodies including The Premier League, Wimbledon, The Rugby World Cup and The Open Championship, I recently moved to Hawk-Eye Innovations where I am looking after global business development of their SMART technology.
Title: Footwear Development Manager – Outdoor
I take the 2D design and engineer the construction and toolings to a finished product ensuring the product meets the strict quality standards of adidas and the consumer and also is manufacturable for mass production with our many vendors, communicating with everyone in-between and ensuring the product is delivered on time and on cost.
Company: Inspired Bicycles
I went on to identify a gap in the market and launch my own venture with an inspired new bicycle design. Complete bikes featuring my unique design have been on sale since December 2009.
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Company: Mizuno Corporation
Title: Assistant Footwear Product Manager
I develop and deliver the European Running footwear line for Mizuno
Company: Progressive Sports Technologies
Title: Founding Director
I started the Sports Technology course as a mature student and I now run a small sports design and development company, incorporated in 2001, working on short consultancy projects across the sports industry.
Company: Loughborough University
Title: Research Assistant
I went on to complete a PhD with the Group looking at a novel monitoring system for elite swimmers. Following that, I took a Research Associate position and currently work on the ESPRIT project.