Matt Celli

NBC Sports and Olympics, Head of Production Technology, Innovation and Data

Matt Celli is the head of production technology, innovation, and data for the NBC Sports Group. He is responsible for the development, adoption, and integration of advanced and emerging technology that is used across NBC Sports’ portfolio of properties including Sunday Night Football, Nascar, NHL, Notre Dame Football, and Triple Crown shows.

Celli handles all internal advanced tech projects and owns the relationship with NBC Sports’ partners. In addition to being the group leader in this space, he is the coordinating director for NBC Sports’ esports initiatives, including the NHL Gaming World Championship and Universal Open Rocket League seasons one and two. During season two of UARL, which aired in August of 2018 from the NBC Sports headquarters, Celli executed a creative scenic, lighting, and camera blocking design that was grown and developed internally.

Celli directed the NBC daytime show at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea and the diving venue at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio, Brazil. An 11-time Sports Emmy Award winner, Celli started with NBC Olympics in 2001. He has a B.A. in communication from the University of Scranton.

Featured in: Sports Graphics and AR Workshop (Monday)

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