Genius Sports opens new office in LausanneWednesday, 8 August 2018
The global leader in sports data technology chose the Olympic Capital to enhance its offering to its European sports partners through on the ground expertise and support.
The new Swiss office of Genius Sports will be located inside the prestigious Maison du Sport International, together with around 30 international sports federations and organizations and some 20 sports-related companies. Headquartered in London, Genius Sports now has offices in over 20 locations worldwide and is considered to be one of the fastest growing sports tech companies in the world. It provides sports leagues and federations with cutting-edge software to capture, manage and distribute official sports data. Its clients include the world’s largest international federations and professional leagues such as FIBA and the English Premier League.
“For over 15 years, Genius Sports’ reputation has been built on forming long-term, trusted partnerships that meet the individual requirements of sports. Expanding into Lausanne will not only strengthen these existing partnerships but also drive our growth into new sports going forward”, said Steven Burton, Managing Director of Genius Sports, in a press release.
Home of international sport
Around 60 international sports federations and organizations call Lausanne their home. They benefit from specific advantages in terms of residence and work permits, customs, the purchase of buildings, taxation and VAT. The Swiss city has been proudly hosting the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee since Baron Pierre de Coubertin requested it in 1915.