Betgenius names Matt Stephenson as Managing Director

Sports Betting

Betgenius, the leading provider of sophisticated data-driven software to regulated sportsbook operators, has today announced the appointment of Matt Stephenson as its new Managing Director.

He replaces Jack Davison, who becomes Chief Commercial Officer for Betgenius’ parent company, Genius Sports Group. Davison joined the business in 2012 and will now oversee commercial strategy across the Group.

Stephenson has 15 years’ experience and knowledge of the sports betting industry, spending three years at Sporting Index before joining Betgenius in 2005.

Having been instrumental in the company’s success since then, Stephenson’s new role will see him assume full responsibility for the commercialisation of Betgenius’ suite of sportsbook products and outsourced trading tools.

Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports Group, said: “Matt’s knowledge of the sports betting sector is second to none. As Betgenius undergoes a period of unprecedented growth – reflected in record numbers of clients and an expanding team – his experience will be invaluable as we continue our innovative track record and grow our presence globally.”

Matt Stephenson added: “With one of the strongest teams in the sector across sales and technology, Betgenius is primed for even greater success in the coming years, and I am proud to be given the opportunity to lead the business at this time.”