Menlo Park, CA and Dublin, Ireland — January 21, 2020 — Kitman Labs, the provider of Performance Intelligence Solutions to elite sports teams around the globe, today announced its world-wide expansion plans. Propelled by the launch of its state-of-the-art Performance Intelligence Platform and recent sales growth, Kitman Labs will double its employee base across the world from 44 to 88 over the next 12 months, with the majority of growth taking place in Europe and in the company’s innovation center in Dublin, Ireland.
“Launching the integration of sports science and bespoke performance analytics with real-time athlete management in 2019 was transformational for the company and our solutions were adopted at a record pace across Europe, the US and Asia,” said Stephen Smith, Founder and CEO of Kitman Labs. “Entering 2020, we are excited to grow our world-class team to accelerate development of our analytics-led solutions, grow our network of world-class sports teams, and set a new standard for the customer experience.”
Irish Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD commented on the company’s plans. “Successful indigenous businesses and thriving entrepreneurship are at the heart of the Irish economy. We welcome and support the growth plans of companies like Kitman Labs to continue to bring high-value jobs to our economy, as well as to enhance Ireland’s well-earned reputation as an outstanding home to innovative technology companies.”
Smith continued, “In 2019, Fast Company named Kitman Labs as one of the most innovative companies in the world. Our innovation stems from our core philosophy – everything we do starts and ends with the performance needs of our customers. This unique approach requires a unique blend of world-class expertise in performance, sports science, data science, software engineering, and modern user interface design. Our growth in all of these areas combined with our deep partnerships with top sports teams across the globe will power next generation of sports performance solutions.”
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About Kitman Labs
Kitman Labs is the leader in performance intelligence solutions for elite sports teams. Founded in 2012 with the vision to fundamentally change how the sports industry uses data to increase athlete availability and on-field success, Kitman Labs has consistently set the standard for performance and injury analytics. With over 200 years of performance, medical sports science, and data science expertise, Kitman Labs delivers immediate and ongoing performance and business results. Kitman Labs powers over 150 elite teams across the NFL, NHL, MLB, UFC, NCAA, English Premier League, Bundesliga, Pro14, Premiership Rugby, NRL, Chinese Super League and more. The company has offices in Silicon Valley, Dublin, and Sydney.