VIDEO/TV/MOVIES: SPORTS & ESPORTS: A NEW WAVE OF INTERACTIVITY AT THE INTERSECTION OF STREAMING, GAMIFICATION & SPORTS FAN ENGAGEMENT
February 06, 2020
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Vice President of Startup Partner Development, SportsTech Comcast Cable
Jenna Kurath serves as Vice President of Startup Partner Development overseeing partner relations and resource management of SportsTech – a global accelerator for multi-stage sports technology startups and The FARM – an innovation hub supporting early-stage startup founders.
In this role, Jenna is responsible for leading strategy for both accelerator funds; defining the investment thesis and managing key industry partnerships to build and curate a team of advisors and mentors, along with custom-designed curriculum and capital investment, to attract the best startups from around the world to innovate in Atlanta. Both programs are part of a larger portfolio of Comcast NBCUniversal accelerator investments, including LIFT Labs in Philadelphia, focused on entrepreneurial engagement to help the next generation of technology leaders succeed.
Previously she was Executive Director of Business Development & Partnerships having joined Comcast in 2013, working previously within the corporate Strategic Development team as well as Comcast Business. Prior to joining the company Jenna held various business development, sales strategy and communication roles at companies ranging from the startup, pre-IPO stage to Fortune 500 companies including Symantec and Concentric Networks.