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Sports Job Interview with Nike’s Digital Sport Experience Manager – Matt Mahar

Meet Matt Mahar.  Matt is the Digital Sport Experience Manager with Nike.

I caught up with Matt at the Mixx Canada Roadshow in Vancouver where he was the Feature Speaker talking about “Is Nike A Technology Startup?: The Emergence Of Product As A Media Platform”.

Specifically, he spoke about the development and marketing thinking behind Nike Fuel and how Nike executes an integrated consumer centric experience into its products and marketing.

Matt has a very unique position with Nike in that he is in charge of the digital experience for Nike+ Basketball consumers.  He interacts with a number of departments within Nike in his role including digital, marketing, branding, retail and sales.

During this interview with Matt, we discussed:

  • How he progressed from being a “video game tester” to now his current role as Digital Sport Experience Manager
  • The unique aspects of his role with Nike that have him interacting with multiple departments within Nike
  • Advice that he would give to others that aspire to follow in his footsteps and land a job with Nike.

Matt Mahar – Nike’s Consumer Experience Manager

Connect With Matt Online

Linkedin: http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/matthew-mahar/3/3a3/8b0

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/Raham_Inc

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