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#SBS23 Preview: The tech behind LA’s Intuit Dome

A rendering of Intuit Dome

Featured image credit: LA Clippers / Intuit Dome

A rendering of Intuit Dome

Featured image credit: LA Clippers / Intuit Dome

Intuit Dome, the future home of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, is one of the US’s most anticipated venue projects. Due to be opened in time for the 2024-25 season, the 18,000-cap arena is being designed around the fan experience – and we’ll delve deeper into exactly what that means during the A Frictionless Experience at Intuit Dome session at TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2023.

Presented by George Hanna, the Clippers’ chief technology and digital officer, and Aifi’s Rehman Mohammed, the session will explore the key role that tech will play in creating a unique fan experience at Intuit Dome: creating a frictionless experience that allows fans to get back into their seats quicker and so much more. Find out more about what’s on the #SBS23 programme here.

As CTO at the NBA team, George leads a talented team responsible for the technology vision (commercial, operational, and experiential) for the organization, which includes the LA Clippers, their G League affiliate the Ontario Clippers, the live entertainment venue the Kia Forum, and Intuit Dome, the Clippers’ new arena opening in 2024. George’s guest experience expertise helps the Clippers build and grow technology infrastructure that prioritizes the fan experience across the organization and that will revolutionise the Intuit Dome live event experience.

George came to the Clippers from The Walt Disney Company, where he was the Chief Technology Officer of Disneyland Resort and Vice President of Technology and Digital. He oversaw a team of 300+ and was responsible for all technology and digital strategy and delivery – including accountability for more than 140 guest- and cast-facing applications, websites, apps, and the Resort-wide cellular and wireless infrastructure.

Before joining Disney in 2015, George’s information technology management career spanned more than 17 years at Toyota and IBM. Most recently he served as the Director – Vehicle Supply Chain Systems for Toyota.

George has a Bachelor of Science from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona and holds several industry and technical certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP), J2EE Certified Architect, and IBM Architecture. He volunteers in various capacities, including sitting on the Cal Poly Pomona Cyber Collaborative Advisory Board.

Join George and hundreds of venue owners, operators and executives only at #SBS23 on 28-29 June at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester…