DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of youth, amateur and professional sports technology, today announced the appointment of Alex Alt as its President and CEO. Alex succeeds former CEO and Founder Robert Wechsler who will become Chairman of the Board. Blue Star Sports, founded by Wechsler in 2016, has rapidly ascended to an industry leading position in sports technology serving the complete sports ecosystem through the acquisition of 19 best-in-class companies such as Bonzi, Pointstreak, CaptainU, Krossover and Global Apptitude.
"On the heels of our hyper-growth over the last 18 months, we're excited to bring together the industry's broadest product suite to transform how technology serves and connects leagues, teams, parents, coaches and athletes," said Wechsler, Chairman of the Board. "The timing is perfect for adding an accomplished, results oriented and passionate leader like Alex as we enter this next chapter of growth at Blue Star Sports."
Alex joins Blue Star Sports from Sabre, where he served as President of Sabre's fast-growing Hospitality Solutions business. During his tenure as President, Alex tripled the size of the business and firmly established Sabre Hospitality as the leading global provider of SaaS solutions for the hospitality industry. Alex has a proven track record of scaling businesses and delivering innovative technology solutions underpinned by a highly customer-centric service and support model.
"I am thrilled to be joining the market leader in Blue Star Sports as we embark on this next phase of innovation and growth," said Alt, President and CEO. "The Company has assembled an amazing portfolio of capabilities, brands and people. I'm eager to leverage the Blue Star platform as we transform the youth, amateur and professional sports experience."
About Blue Star Sports
With over 45 million users in 32 countries, Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the global leader in youth sports management providing a complete innovative technology platform for national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. Companies under the Blue Star Sports platform include Bonzi, Pointstreak, Goalline, PrimeTime Sports, SDI Camps, LeagueLineup, RaceWire, Bigfoot Hoops, Groupnet Solutions, Krossover, CaptainU, Student Sports, GlobalApptitude, SportsTG, STACK, On The Mark Sports, Amazing Race Timing, Rogue Multisport and RegattaCentral. Blue Star Sports is headquartered in Frisco, Texas and backed by Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, Providence Equity and Genstar Capital. To learn more about how Blue Star Sports is revolutionizing youth sports management, please visit http://www.bluestarsports.com.
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