AI in Action E31 Kevin McLaughlin VP Operations at Kitman Labs

first_imgWelcome to episode 31 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI across the world.Today’s guest is Kevin McLaughlin. Kevin is an ex-Leinster rugby player who is the now the VP of Operations at Kitman Labs. Kitman Labs are the industry-leading sports analytics company who use Artificial Intelligence to increase athlete performance and health through the world’s first Athlete Optimization System.No other athlete optimization system has empowered teams to better results with 41% of fewer days lost to injury, 31% fewer server injuries and 65% fewer season-ending injuries. Over 20 elite sports teams across 35 leagues on five continents rely on Kitman Labs’ powerful insights to put their best team on the field and outperform the competition.In the episode, Kevin will tell you about:Making the transition from playing pro rugby into a career in Data ScienceWhat Kitman Labs is all aboutTheir role with the Irish Rugby TeamThe importance of personalised treatmentsCreating success stories for their clientsExpanding into US Sports, such as Baseball and American FootballHow they help players and coaches manage their dataWhat’s in store for the future at Kitman LabsWhat did you make of Kevin’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.If you would like to hear more from AI in Action then please subscribe and don’t forget to like and share with your friends on social media.Subscribe to the AI in Action PodcastiTunes: read more