Daniel Marion

Chief of ICT

UEFA

About Daniel
Daniel is the Chief of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) at UEFA, leading a team of more than 80 people and an extensive third-party network of national and international suppliers and vendors. He joined UEFA 20 years ago and has held different jobs within the areas of ICT and Digital Media. Daniel has extensive experience in the delivery of ICT solutions thus enabling the operations of major Football competitions, including the UEFA Champions League and the last five UEFA European Championships, in areas ranging from Networking, Event Management and Digital Media. During the last two European Championships, Daniel held a position in the tournament management team, playing a key part in ensuring decision making and issue solving at the highest level. In the last couple of years Daniel worked on optimising internal/external processes and significant cost efficiencies, while maintaining an above-average level of service for UEFA to its business partners and 55 member associations. The overall objective of ICT is to bring value to its stakeholders and help UEFA deliver the ultimate best service and experience during competitions. Daniel is also part of the UEFA Digital Board and UEFA’s Innovation Hub looking at enabling the Digital Transformation of the organisation on all domains from B2B, B2E and B2C, whilst also part of challenging the normal delivery of football as we know it today.
What you’ll learn
  • How has UEFA approached the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19?
  • What’s the process for introducing new technology or creating new technology partnerships at UEFA?
  • What’s Daniel’s prediction for the most important application technology for EUFA and sports as a whole in the coming 12-18 months?
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