Andy Olsson

Manager, Business Process Analysis Cleveland Cavaliers

About Andy

During his time with the Cavs, Andy has led the execution of software implementations, designed process improvements and rollouts. All while spreading awareness for the Cavaliers Mousetrap team, a part of the organization’s business intelligence group, which was recently awarded the Ideascale Innovation Management Award for “Best Innovation Engagement Strategy”. With the Cav’s focus shifting towards analytics, Andy aims to streamline processes based on data utilization.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Andy joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as a Business Analyst during the 2016 NBA Finals, just in time to witness the greatest comeback in Finals history. Before relocating to Cleveland, he spent three years as Manager of Customer Experience with Yahoo Fantasy Sports. While there, his team deployed numerous enhancements to the Fantasy Sports platform to ensure users received an unrivalled experience. Andy received his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from SUNY Fredonia and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

What you’ll learn

  • What’s the role of the Mousetrap Team within the Cavaliers organization? How did it come to be formed?
  • What’s the response internally been to the Mousetrap team?
  • What’s been the biggest success they’ve seen from the Mousetrap team?
  • What can other teams and Leagues learn from the Cav’s experience?