ata technology and commercial company Genius Sports announced Wednesday the appointment of Kimberly Williams-Bradley as an independent director of the Genius Board of Directors, who has taken the position over on July 19 increasing the Board to nine members. She has also been appointed to the Board’s Audit and Compensation Committees.
The company’s new independent director of the Board is a financial expert, with over two decades of experience in key leadership positions within the sports and media fields. She has previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the National Football League; Chief Operating Officer of the NFL Network; Chief Financial Officer of Core Media Group; and Global Advisory Board Member of the Women’s Tennis Association.
Her most recent position was as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, where she was responsible for establishing and managing the financial strategy of the business.
In a press release, David Levy, Genius Sports Chair of the Board commented on the appointment of Ms. Kimberly Williams-Bradley. “On behalf of the Board, we are delighted to welcome Kim. She is a highly regarded professional with a wealth of experience in the finance and sports media sectors, whose accomplished perspective will strengthen and diversify the Board’s decision-making capabilities”.
Kimberly Williams-Bradley expressed that she is “thrilled to be joining Genius’ Board at such a pivotal moment for the industry, as the sports, betting and media sectors increasingly converge”. She also pointed out that “Genius Sports continues to shape the direction of the industry and the use of official data, revolutionizing how sports leagues capture new revenue streams, while delivering greater value and security for sports books and their customers”.