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.

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.

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.

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

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.

PODCAST: BBC Sport’s Head of Digital & Radio, Ben Gallop, on 18 years at BBC, Rio 2016 + more

1-2-1 interview with BBC Sport’s Ben Gallop where Dan talked to him about Rio 2016, his 18 years at the broadcaster, opportunities for ‘minority’ sports with digital and what’s next for the BBC.

PODCAST: Squawka’s Sanjit Atwal on the high’s and low’s of his entrepreneurial journey and what’s next for Squawka

Sanjit co-founded Squawka in 2011, with it being released to the public in time for the European Championships in 2012. Since then the business has won multiple awards and become one of the leading football publishers in the UK.

Podcast #6: Jon Burkhart talks newsjacking, tapping into sports fan’s passion and BALLSY content

Jon Burkhart is a speaker, author, content creator and all round bundle of energy that you may have seen at SXSW (6 years in a row), SEAT Las Vegas/London or

PODCAST #3: James Campbell on working at Williams & Mercedes, starting his own agency and an exciting future for F1

James Campbell is former Digital Manager at Formula 1 heavyweights Williams and Mercedes. He joined the German giants operation just as Toto Wolff, Lewis Hamilton and Niko Rosberg got together to start dominating the sport.

PODCAST #2: Threepipe’s Farhad Koodoruth on using digital to help sell tickets, the role of agencies and Twitter’s future

In this week’s show I explore in-depth how sports should be utilising data to help in areas such as ticket sales. Also we touch on the role of agencies in the future, given the trend for teams and leagues to do more and more in house. And finally his thoughts on my top 3 topics including VR, personalisation and the future of Twitter.