Introduction to Big Data Analytics Modelling of Footballby Edward Griffiths
Executive Manager, Big Data Analytics
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Edward Griffiths, Ph.D., studied at Imperial College and Cambridge. He spent the early part of his career helping FMCG and Pharmaceutical multinationals to successfully deploy Big Data, both in-house and as a consultant. In 2007, his passion for sports drove him to join Ladbrokes plc, one of the UK's largest bookmakers. There, he set up and managed the Trading Solutions Team, developing a comprehensive platform of in-play betting products across 25 different sports, with revenue and profit creation as key drivers. In 2013, he moved to the Hong Kong Jockey Club, where he heads up a team of mathematicians tasked with leveraging Big Data to develop state-of-the art sports trading algorithms and risk management tools.