Andrew Shannon

Director of Emerging Technology

AMB Sports + Entertainment

About Andrew

Andrew is the Director of Emerging Technology for AMB Sports and Entertainment which encompasses the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Andrew is a technologist with a background in IoT and big data product development. His career has centered around technology, first in consulting, then building a start-up, and now as an innovator-in-residence for AMBSE.

Andrew got his start in tech entrepreneurship during his MBA, when he co-founded Aspirum Technologies. Later, he envisioned and commercialized many new products and features at Microsoft, including Windows Ink, Windows Focus Assistant, and Windows Timeline while on the Windows team, and Azure Sphere and Azure Time Series Insights while on the Azure IoT engineering team. Andrew is an Atlanta native, attending Georgia State University for his undergrad and Georgia Tech for his MBA and MS-CS.

What you’ll learn

  • How AMBSE is using technology to plan the safe return of fans to Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a “frictionless fan-experience”.
  • What innovations Andrew has on the horizon and how AMBSE goes about selecting new tech solutions and partnerships.