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2011 SEVT Speakers

Asim Pasha, Chief Information Officer and Chief Architect, Sporting Kansas CityAsim Pasha
Chief Information Officer and Chief Architect, Sporting Kansas City

With over 25 years of IT experience, Asim Pasha is the CIO & Chief Architect for Sporting Kansas City, Kansas City’s MLS soccer team. Pasha recently led the technical design and implementation at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, Sporting Kansas City’s new soccer-specific stadium, which is considered by many to be one of the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world.  His design covered 21 systems, including the first-ever deployment of CISCO High Density wireless, along with IPTV and broadcast over IP.  

Concurrently, he launched the Fan360 software platform to drive a socially intelligent, knowledge-driven approach to elevating fan experience to a new level.   With its foundation in a triangulated membership model, Fan360 has attracted interest from many professional teams to move towards adopting the new model.

Prior to joining Sporting Kansas City, Pasha spent 13 years at Cerner Corporation, developing new architectures, strategies and solutions for the health care industry , including  Cerner Healthe Athlete, a player wellness tracking system used by both Major League Soccer (MLS) and the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Over the course of his career, Pasha worked in many different sectors of the industry, ranging from microprocessor design to operating system design to Wifi and network design. He has worked in financial, health, banking and sports industries in his career, and continues to drive for innovative new designs and ideas.  His current interests focus on leveraging advances in systems, networks and software platforms to   progressively shift the innovation curve in sports industry across the globe.

A graduate of University of Nebraska and a University of Notre Dame Scholar, Pasha holds multiple Master's degrees in Computer Science, VLSI Design and Finance.  Pasha lives in Kansas City, MO with his wife Sabah and their three children Tanya, Zain and Rafae.

 

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