SEAT Global Magazine - Sports Industry Case Studies Issue 05 June/July 2017 Special Edition - Page 61

Upclose & Personal with SEAT Steering Committee Member

@fishtechy @Greg_Lewis83

David Enriquez

Senior Director, IT

Miami Marlins, L.P.

When was your first SEAT Event?

Dallas, Texas 2009

How would you describe SEAT?

"The best peer-driven technology event for the Sports and Entertainment market."

What are you known for? Any particular characteristic, trait, personality?

Sarcasm, dark humor, laissez faire attitude

If you woke up and had 2,000 unread emails and could only answer 300 of them, how would you choose which ones to answer?

I'd go back to sleep...

What is your biggest professional accomplishment?

Design and build of technology infrastructure of Marlins Park.

What is the one element you would like to see changed in the sports industry?

I would like to see a tighter relationship between technology and sports operations. There is some disconnect that continues to cause a rift between the two sides.

Favorite music genre or band/singer/artist?

Reggae, Bob Marley

Do you have a signifiant other? Do you have children? Would you mind sharing a bit of information about your family with us?

My wife, Maritza and I have been married for 29 years and have two daughters, Lisette and Tiffany.

Would you be willing to eat a bowl of crickets for $40,000?

No, it would cost me more in therapy to get over it.

When you are stressed out, what do you do to calm down, focus and how do you relieve the stress?

Xanax @SEATconference