The Seattle Mariners at this time introduced that Kari Escobedo, who has over 20-years of expertise in management roles in expertise, healthcare, telecommunications and retail, is the crew’s new Senior Vice President of Data Know-how.
Escobedo involves the Mariners from Bartell Medicine, the place she was Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer. Whereas at Bartell, she led a redesign of the corporate’s Data Know-how, Enterprise Useful resource Planning and different programs initiatives for the corporate.
She’s going to lead all areas of expertise for the Mariners from Baseball Operations programs to enterprise intelligence and knowledge, ballpark expertise and fan buyer expertise, each in particular person and on-line.
Escobedo, who performed Division 1 softball at California State College-Fullerton, says this place is an ideal mix of her ardour for baseball and expertise.
“There are such a lot of alternatives to leverage expertise to reinforce the fan expertise within the ballpark and lengthen it outdoors the sport day to construct and develop the connections between the Mariners and the fan base,” mentioned Escobedo.
Escobedo is intrigued with the chances introduced by 5G expertise and the way the connectivity velocity and capability will make it doable to “create wealthy fan experiences within the ballpark,” whether or not that’s with sound, video or knowledge, and “join followers to one another throughout a sport in ways in which weren’t doable prior to now.”
Along with serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer for Bartell Medicine, Escobedo led the Enterprise & Digital Companies areas at Kaiser Permanente the place she spearheaded course of enhancements for human sources, finance and advertising programs and created a customer-centric digital expertise crew.
As Vice President, Enterprise Methods Growth for T-Cell, Escobedo led the expertise crew answerable for the event and supply of options for the Buyer Retail & Enterprise Methods that supported the T-Cell enterprise transformation.
Earlier than becoming a member of T-Cell, she was the Director of Data Administration for Starbucks, and earlier than Starbucks, she held management positions at Microsoft and Visio.
Escobedo graduated from Cal State-Fullerton with a level in Enterprise Administration. The recipient of an educational and athletic scholarship, she performed catcher for the Titans softball crew for 2 seasons earlier than struggling a wrist damage. Kari is a member of the Board of Advisors (School of Enterprise & Economics) at Western Washington College, an Advisor for the College of Washington Grasp of Science of Data Methods the place she mentors MIS college students, and is a board member of WeCOACH, which is devoted to the recruitment, development, and retention of girls coaches of all sports activities and ranges.
Kari resides in Seattle along with her spouse, Liz, 4 kids (Kelsey, Kylie, Ryan, and Alexandra) and a menagerie of pets (a 14-year previous bloodhound named Lulubelle, two chocolate labs, Eleanor and Theodore Roosevelt, kitten, Hank “The Tank” Aaron, and Romeo, a leopard gecko).