President & COO
Mike Jakob serves as President, COO and CFO for Sportvision, the company best known for the invention of the virtual 1st and Tenâ„¢ line that places a yellow line on the football field during telecasts. Sportvision is the premiere sports data company, adding entertainment and insight for fans by collecting a full digital record of events and creating compelling products for delivery across multiple media platforms. Prior to joining Sportvision, Mike worked as: COO for Ignite Sports, a leading publisher of private label websites for professional sports teams and leagues; Director of Sears Online for Sears Roebuck & Co.; and as a management consultant for both A.T. Kearney and Peterson Consulting. Mike earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BBA in Finance from University of Notre Dame. Mike serves as a Board Member of both Sportvision and Unwired Technologies, LLC, the world's largest manufacturer of wireless headphones and transmitters.