The second round table, The Future World and The Role of Sport, featured: Enric Llopart, Digital Director for FC Barcelona; Mark Wan, Managing Partner of Causeway Media Partners and Co-Owner of the San Francisco 49ers; and Jen Panasik, Managing Director of IDEO.
Steve Gera, a well-known figure in sports innovation who works with BIHUB moderated the event, which was attended by around one hundred university lecturers, businesspeople, members of start-ups and active agents of innovation.
Before the forum, the members of the board attending the event – first vice-president Jordi Cardoner, director and commissioner of Espai Barça, Jordi Moix, treasurer Enrique Tombas and directors Emili Roussaud and Dídac Lee, along with executives of five-time Super Bowl winners the San Francisco 49ers, visited the Levi’s Stadium, a benchmark in the implementation of new technologies and an example of sustainability.
It even includes a rooftop organic orchard whose produce is then sold at the restaurants in the stadium. Opened in August 2014, it was the venue for Super Bowl 50 in February 2016 and is considered one of the finest venues in the NFL.