Meghan Chayka, a leading sports data scientist in the United States, has joined the US Integrity Board of Advisors this week.
She is the Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Stathletes, a Toronto-based company that provides industry-leading hockey data, analytics, and insights to 22 leagues across the world, as well as the Rotman School of Management’s Data Scientist in Residence.
She has been named one of The Hockey News’ Top 100 People of Power and Influence in Hockey, the Athletic’s Top 40 Under 40 in Hockey, and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s Top Young Entrepreneur.
Unique expertise in sports data and analytics
US Integrity’s CEO and Co-Founder, Matthew Holt, stated: “We are thrilled to have Meghan join our Advisory Board as she brings unique expertise in sports data and analytics that will help us take our platform to the next level.
“Having built a successful data and analytics company, she knows the opportunities and challenges ahead of us and our team looks forward to working with her. Her insights on the Canadian sports market will also be important as we expand our geographic reach with the recent full legalisation of sports betting in Canada.”
To proactively identify potentially suspicious wagering activity and irregular contest-level patterns for customers across the domestic sports betting market, US Integrity’s proprietary product analyses dozens of data sets, including account-level wagering detail – a unique differentiator that is delivered directly from sportsbook partners –
Leagues, teams, sporting conferences, and institutions, as well as sportsbook operators, use the firm’s technology.
Critical importance of integrity
Commenting on her new role, Chayka said: “I am excited to join US Integrity’s impressive Board of Advisors and to work with the whole team. Having spent my career in sports I know the critical importance of ensuring the integrity of competition. Their mission to help grow the regulated sports betting industry through data-driven integrity monitoring resonated with me.”
Sara Slane, CEO and Founder of Slane Advisory, and AG Burnett, former Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, are among the members of Chayka’s Advisory Board.