Mariners title veteran govt to senior vice president of facts technology

The Seattle Mariners right now introduced that Kari Escobedo, who has around 20-a long time of encounter in management roles in engineering, healthcare, telecommunications and retail, is the team’s new Senior Vice President of Information Technologies.

Escobedo comes to the Mariners from Bartell Medicine, the place she was Senior Vice President and Chief Info Officer. When at Bartell, she led a redesign of the company’s Facts Technological know-how, Company Resource Planning and other devices initiatives for the enterprise.

She will lead all spots of technological know-how for the Mariners from Baseball Functions programs to organization intelligence and data, ballpark technological innovation and enthusiast purchaser encounter, each in person and online.

Escobedo, who performed Division 1 softball at California State University-Fullerton, claims this placement is a fantastic mix of her passion for baseball and know-how.

“There are so quite a few possibilities to leverage technological innovation to greatly enhance the fan expertise in the ballpark and extend it outside the game day to develop and grow the connections concerning the Mariners and the lover foundation,” stated Escobedo.

Escobedo is intrigued with the options introduced by 5G know-how and how the connectivity pace and capacity will make it doable to “create abundant lover encounters in the ballpark,” no matter whether that is with seem, video clip or facts, and “connect supporters to every other during a game in means that weren’t possible just before now.”

In addition to serving as Senior Vice President and Main Facts Officer for Bartell Medication, Escobedo led the Organization & Digital Services locations at Kaiser Permanente wherever she spearheaded approach advancements for human methods, finance and promoting systems and produced a client-centric digital technologies workforce.

As Vice President, Company Programs Advancement for T-Cellular, Escobedo led the engineering staff responsible for the progress and shipping of methods for the Consumer Retail & Company Techniques that supported the T-Cellular organization transformation.

Prior to becoming a member of T-Mobile, she was the Director of Information and facts Management for Starbucks, and in advance of Starbucks, she held management positions at Microsoft and Visio.

Escobedo graduated from Cal Condition-Fullerton with a degree in Organization Administration. The receiver of an educational and athletic scholarship, she played catcher for the Titans softball team for two seasons right before struggling a wrist personal injury. Kari is a member of the Board of Advisors (University of Business enterprise & Economics) at Western Washington College, an Advisor for the University of Washington Learn of Science of Facts Methods where by she mentors MIS learners, and is a board member of WeCOACH, which is committed to the recruitment, improvement, and retention of women of all ages coaches of all athletics and concentrations.

Kari resides in Seattle with her spouse, Liz, 4 young children (Kelsey, Kylie, Ryan, and Alexandra) and a menagerie of pets (a 14-yr aged bloodhound named Lulubelle, two chocolate labs, Eleanor and Theodore Roosevelt, kitten, Hank “The Tank” Aaron, and Romeo, a leopard gecko).