Ari Kaplan is a leading influencer in analytics, artificial intelligence, data science, and high-growth business innovation. Nicknamed “the real Moneyball guy,” the popular movie of the same name included some of Ari’s analytical ideas and scouting experiences during his time with the MLB. Trusted at the highest level with analytical implementations across industries, Ari is at the practical forefront of advanced AI/ML and working to continue his innovative success at Databricks.
In this episode of the Winning With Data podcast, Ari Kaplan talks with Jake Schuster about how AI and machine learning has become more mainstream in the sports analytics industry, as well as how those teams are still lagging behind in how they are implementing predictive analytics into their schemes to help drive performance. They also discuss an overview of how a team starts down the pipeline of data analytics; most teams go from a small, individualized approach to an organized, larger-scale affair.