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John Baier

Vice President, Professional Sports

John Baier serves as Vice President of Professional Sports and Entertainment. He is an experienced executive in the sports industry and provides a unique perspective understanding the needs and priorities of a ticketed venue.  He brings a proven history of business development, customer success, strategic partnerships and organizational growth…all while being obsessed with the customer journey.  John’s extensive knowledge and network in this vertical comes from having 20 years working with such organizations as Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the Brooklyn Nets, Barclays Center, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils.  John holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Penn State University.

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In Praise of Solutions that Really Solve Something

Last Saturday, the Columbus Crew, one Evolv’s almost 40 sports clients, prevailed in their MLS Eastern Conference Semi-Final and will now face FC Cincinnati in the Conference Final this weekend. This battle for Ohio bragging rights and a trip to the MLS Cup Final will take place in Cincinnati rather than...

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Creating Peace of Mind for NFL Tailgaters

The NFL season begins tonight with a much-anticipated matchup between the Bills and the Rams, followed on Sunday by a full slate of games. Over the next 72 hours, people all around the NFL will be finalizing months of preparation, double-checking equipment, and making last minute adjustments in the hopes...

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Improving Gameday Experience from Street to Seat

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a webinar that Evolv co-hosted with the Sports Business Journal.  These “lunch-and-learn” webinars have proven quite popular because they provide useful industry information in just an hour while attendees eat a sandwich (or perhaps a bagel, depending on time zone) at their...

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Transforming the Fan Experience at a Sports Venue Near You

Attending a sports event in person should be exciting; something you look forward to....

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Columbus Crew’s State-of-the-Art Stadium Relies on Evolv Technology

One of the most rewarding aspects of my role with Evolv is partnering with sports teams and venues to understand their priorities and offer specific solutions that not only exceed expectations, but also transform their guest experience. As a sports fan myself, helping to make sports games and the venues...