FanConnect adds key leaders to its roster to drive growth

CHARLOTTE, NC - March 7th, 2022 - FanConnect, the leader in sports venue TV and signage, today announced two new leadership hires to fuel company growth. Louis Gates joins as Vice President of Engineering and Brett Crossley as Vice President of Product. Louis joins FanConnect from Credit Karma where he was Engineering Manager leading a team in charge of building Credit Karma Money. Brett joins FanConnect from Knotch, where he was Senior Vice President of Product.

"Louis brings great depth of experience in engineering, at both startups and growth-oriented technology companies," said Jeff Rayfield, FanConnect CEO. "His experience with building out engineering teams combined with his understanding of our industry puts Louis in a unique position to lead our development efforts." Louis will be building the engineering, R&D and devops teams as FanConnect grows both its customer base and product footprint. "I am passionate about both sports and technology so this was the perfect opportunity." said Louis. "I'm thrilled to join the FanConnect team and look forward to leading the development of the next generation of products that will accelerate company growth."

"We are delighted to have Brett as part of the FanConnect team." said Rayfield. "Coming out of the pandemic we are seeing strong demand for both our existing and new products and Brett is an important part of how we will meet that demand." Brett will focus on product development and marketing as FanConnect launches multiple new products for 2022, including the new FanConnect Touch loge tablet. "I am very excited to join FanConnect," said Brett. "The great work FanConnect has done is clearly visible with the list of professional and collegiate teams working with them today, and I am ready to help shape the next phase of FanConnect's journey." Brett has had key leadership roles at multiple successful startups including Venetica (acquired by IBM), 10 Foot Wave (acquired by Spectrio) and Tusonic (acquired by PacketVideo).

About FanConnect

FanConnect, a Charlotte, NC based company, provides leading-edge technology to create and distribute automated, engaging content to stadium fans over IPTV or RF infrastructure. Installed in over 60 top college and professional venues, our unique platform allows venues to enhance the fan experience, maximize sponsorship revenue, and increase brand exposure. To learn more about FanConnect, please visit or contact