Umberto Righetti

Umberto Righetti is Director of International Development at Genius Sports, a global leader in sports technology and data collection, distribution and commercialisation services. Over the past 12 years he has spearheaded the global expansion of the business which has seen Australian sports technology power football and basketball in over 140 countries. Genius Sports is the trusted data and technology partner to over 200 sports leagues and federations, including some of the world's largest organisations in football and volleyball and are also the Official Data and Statistics League and Federation Partner of FIBA, the world governing body of basketball.


Umberto is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and Australia and held a number of executive leadership positions with the international consulting firm, PwC heading strategy, innovation, business development and worked on major digital transformation projects for the Australian firm. Today he combines his business knowledge and passion for sport to the converging areas of marketing, media and technology. He is also an adviser to the executive team and board of Scottish football champions, Glasgow Celtic FC.

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