Researcher, Strategist, and True Sports fanatic
Kris Smith, MBA, MSSA · Atlanta, Georgia
Since 2010, I have been actively engaged in the technology industry, honing my expertise while working at esteemed organizations like Apple, the State of Georgia, and some of the most renowned technology platforms currently in the market. Over the past few years, my unwavering passion and focus have undergone a profound transformation, directing me towards the realms of research, education, and sports analytics. With great enthusiasm, I have wholeheartedly immersed myself in the captivating world of data-driven, data-informed, and data-inspired insights within the dynamic landscape of the sports industry.
As the daughter of educators, I have inherited a profound appreciation for the transformative power of education, igniting within me an unwavering passion for teaching on the college level, where I can wholeheartedly contribute to shaping the minds of future generations in the fields of business and sports analytics. With a compelling vision in mind, I am driven by the desire to establish my own sports analytics research lab while also nurturing the minds of students at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Through this endeavor, I aim to combine my passion for cutting-edge research and education in a transformative and inclusive environment, fostering an atmosphere that empowers and uplifts the next generation of scholars in the dynamic field of sports analytics.
Been immersed in the realms of research, sports, and sports analytics throughout my entire life, I have come to realize that this is not just a passion, but my true purpose, as if I was created to delve into the depths of these fields, exploring their interconnections and making meaningful contributions. At the current moment, I am actively seeking lecturer opportunities in the fields of business, sports analytics, or data visualization in sports, and I invite you to click the button below to explore and discuss these enticing prospects in further detail.
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