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Job listing closed on 6 Apr 2024
23 Mar 2024

Senior Vice President, Technology & Innovation

🇺🇸 Nashville, TN, USA
Full Time
8+ years exp.

The Tennessee Titans strive to be an ELITE franchise in the National Football League, excelling both on and off the field. Our mission is to win, serve, and entertain our fans, community and one another by living through our values in everything we do. We value Excellence, Leadership, Improvement, Teamwork, and Execution.

As a member of the Titans’ senior leadership team, the Senior Vice President, Technology & Innovation will lead the integration of technology and AV across all business and stadium operations. As a strategic thinker and significant contributor, this individual will oversee all technology functions and initiatives across the core business and stadium organizations and provide dotted-line support for all football-related technology and innovation efforts, to set a vision and strategy that drives continued advancements across the organization.


  • Develop and successfully implement a long-term technology strategy and vision.
  • Lead and support technology teams including IT, video and audio communication.
  • Continuously research and evaluate emerging technologies to drive innovation and assess multiple platforms, reduce redundancies, and increase process improvement.
  • Lead the vision and strategy for stadium technology and manage gameday production and A/V .
  • Identify ways to improve employee and fan experience.
  • Support teams and identify efficiencies with respect to football technology and strategy, including football-related analytics, video, and IT.
  • Effectively communicate vision and project objectives to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage technology vendor relationships and align resources with organizational goals.
  • Partner with peers and leadership to create the number one fan A/V experience in the industry.

The ideal leader will prioritize the following traits and behaviors:

  • Vision: Aligns with the organization's vision and reinforces that vision effectively to their team.
  • Strategic thinking: Has the ability to think strategically and make decisions that align with the organization's near-term goals and long-term vision.
  • Results-oriented: Focuses on achieving tangible results and has a track record of delivering on their promises.
  • Decisive: Able to make and own tough decisions quickly and confidently, even in uncertain situations.
  • Communication: Skilled at communicating with their team, colleagues (including other leaders), and other stakeholders, and able to build strong relationships based on trust and respect.
  • Adaptability: Flexible and able to adapt to changes in the business environment.
  • Emotional intelligence: Possesses strong emotional intelligence which enables the leader to be sensitive to unique dynamics to "read the room."
  • Integrity: Operates with honesty and transparency, committed to ethical behavior.
  • Empowering: Empowers team members to take ownership of their work and make decisions, which creates a more engaged and motivated workforce.
  • Driven: Curious and committed to continuous learning and personal development, which allows the leader to stay up to date on industry trends and emerging best practices.
  • Disciplined and organized: Disciplined in how they manage themselves and their approach to their own daily work and long-term growth, and careful to avoid unproductive gossip.
  • Inspirational and optimistic: Drives performance with inspiration and not intimidation; leads with positivity in their words and actions.
  • Leadership: Leads their teams through vulnerability and humility, putting the development and success of others first.


  • A minimum education level of High School Diploma or its equivalency. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field preferred.
  • Relevant project and people leadership in the technology field. Direct experience in stadium, arena or large venue technology preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a technology leadership role managing dynamic, technical teams.
  • End-to-end understanding of how an integrated set of technologies delivers a smooth and efficient venue experience for both guests and staff.
  • Deep understanding of technology trends, including cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and digital transformation.
  • Sound understanding of IT and/or telecommunications, including Wi-Fi, network cabling and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of various audio, video, and lighting systems and equipment as they pertain to live event production.
  • Experience managing technology budgets, vendor relationships and strategic partnerships.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Professional certifications in technology management, such as TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) or ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), are a plus.

NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS, PLEASE. Unfortunately, we are unable to update candidates on the status of their applications. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted by someone from the Tennessee Titans.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.