Joe Inzerillo oversees all aspects of technology for BAMTECH Media, a leading distributor of direct-to-consumer video and a premiere provider of video streaming solutions globally. A subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, BAMTECH Media was formed out of MLB Advanced Media’s overall digital business in August 2016 before being acquired by Disney in September 2017.
Prior to joining BAMTECH Media, he was chief technology officer for MLB, including its flagship media companies, MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network, and was responsible for developing the technology powering the successful launch of expanded instant replay, the first live sporting events to stream on iPhone and iPad, the Tech Emmy Award winning MLB.TV, the installation of iBeacon technology, building a reliable mobile connectivity through new wifi and DAS infrastructure and Statcast, a revolutionary player tracking system to measure every play on the field, among other innovations.
Inzerillo started his sports career in 1987 with the Chicago White Sox and is the former CTO of the United Center (home of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks). Celebrating his 30th season in professional baseball, Inzerillo also was a recipient of the Sports Business Journal 40 under 40 award in 2009.