ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sportradar (NASDAQ: SRAD) CEO and Founder Carsten Koerl has been appointed EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2022 in Swiss. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is highly respected around the world as an award, as a program and, most importantly, as a mindset. Since 1986, the auditing and consulting firm EY has been committed to the unique Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program which rewards the achievements of exceptional entrepreneurs. A panel of independent judges selected Mr. Koerl based on his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core skills and attributes.
Sportradar is the global sports technology leader with a strategy focused on innovation and long-term value creation. Mr. Koerl has led Sportradar’s business since its inception in 2001, leading the company’s profitable growth from a start-up to a global leader in sports data and technology. Today, it serves over 1,700 customers in over 120 countries, employs over 3,500 employees and is listed on NASDAQ. Mr. Koerl remains fully invested in fueling Sportradar’s continued growth. He is supported by an experienced and customer-focused management team, enabling the company to rapidly develop new products and act quickly to seize growth opportunities. Sportradar’s investors include CPP Investments and TCV, as well as sports industry leaders such as Michael Jordan, Ted Leonsis, Todd Boehly and Mark Cuban.
“I am extremely honored to win this prestigious award,” said Mr. Koerl. “I celebrate this feat with the whole team. I am proud that we are recognized for the impact that our innovative and visionary technological products have on the sports ecosystem. But we are only at the beginning of our journey as the sports, media and betting industries converge with Sportradar at the center of this massive market.
With the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award 2022, the auditing and consulting firm EY rewarded innovative Swiss entrepreneurs for the 25e time in Switzerland. A ten-member jury was responsible for judging the finalists in four categories. Koerl won the award in the category “Service & Commerce”.
Sportradar is the global leader in sports technology that creates immersive experiences for sports fans and bettors. Founded in 2001, the company is well positioned at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries, offering sports federations, news media, consumer platforms and sports betting operators a range of solutions for help them grow their business. Sportradar employs over 3,500 full-time employees in 20 countries around the world. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes Sportradar the trusted partner of over 1,700 customers in over 120 countries and an official partner of the NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, UEFA, FIFA, ICC and ITF. Sportradar covers more than 890,000 events per year in 92 sports. Through close relationships with the industry, Sportradar is not only redefining the experience for sports fans; it also protects the sport through its integrity service offerings around the world. www.sportradar.com
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Source: Sportradar Group AG