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Hangin' With ... NBC Sports Group Digital CTO Eric Black

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 18 / 17

NBC Sports Group Digital CTO ERIC BLACK oversees the broadcaster's digital division, Playmaker Media, which it created in May '16. A number of U.S. clubs and organizations including USA Swimming use Playmaker Media to stream their events, and the service also provides live streaming video support ...

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