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Dan McLaren launched Digital Sport (formerly UK Sports Network) back in January 2010 and has worked in the digisport industry with adidas, We Are Social, Copa90 and Pulse amongst others. He's now a freelance social media guy living in the East Midlands and an early stage podcaster with #DigiSportChat on Audioboom

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Interview: Alexandra Willis, Head of Digital, Comms & Content at Wimbledon

Recently I headed for my first ever visit to the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the home of the Wimbledon Championships, to chat with Alexandra Willis about all things tennis, digital and listening to their audience.

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Interview: Digital Director of Sky Sports & Sky News, David Gibbs, on why recent low football viewership needs to be taken into context, Whistle Sports + innovation

David is a senior executive with almost 20 years experience within digital. He’s been at Sky since 1998, aside from brief stints at TEAMtalk Media and Coral, and has risen

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Interview: Peter Fitzboydon, Chief Executive at London Sport, on harnessing tech to get 1m more people active

Dan recently represented DigitalSport.co on a panel at London Sport’s 2.0 event at the BFI IMAX theatre in London and afterwards sat down with their Chief Executive, and self-professed data and tech geek, Peter Fitzboyden, to talk digital & sport.

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Interview: Ben Wells, Director at Well Said and former Head of Marketing at Chelsea FC

Thanks to Audioboom for hosting this podcast at their studio in London. In this episode Dan spoke with Ben Wells about his thoughts about sport in the digital era, and where it needs to get to.

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Interview: Former VP Digital & Brand Strategy at Phoenix Suns, Jeramie McPeek

In our first international podcast recording, done almost seamlessly over Skype(!). Dan caught up with the former VP for Digital & Brand Strategy at the NBA team Phoenix Suns, Jeramie McPeek.

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Interview: James Grigg, International Operations at Bleacher Report

Dan caught up with Director of International Operations at Bleacher Report and talked about his startup career at Fanatix, the importance of Snapchat to BR’s plans and the challenges for growing the brand in the UK.

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Interview: Sports Technology Awards founder Rebecca Hopkins

New podcast with Rebecca Hopkins, the founder of The Sports Technology Awards and ENS PR Ltd

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Interview: James Kirkham, Head of Copa90

Dan McLaren chat’s to James Kirkham, the man charged with taking Copa90, the worlds biggest online football channel (not just YouTube anymore), to the next level.

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Interview: Alex Trickett, Global Sports Chair & Head of UK Sport at Twitter

Dan McLaren sat down with Twitter’s Alex Trickett to discuss his rise from aspiring journalist to Head of UK Sport via social media lead at BBC Sport. #Podcast

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eSports – a threat or an opportunity for traditional sports

A ‘bonus’ podcast where I, Dan McLaren, got to sit down with 3 people who really know the eSports industry. And we recorded it on the amazing studio boat owned by The Who’s Pete Townshend.