Talking Technology, Innovation & Education with Matt Mead and Carl Southwell from Chelsea FC

Apr 19, 2018, 11:00 AM

Not everything you see that leads on technology and innovation takes place at the elite end of sport. Sometimes you have to dig a little deeper to find out what is going on and who you can learn from in the industry.

This week's guests are Matt Mead, Head of Education, and Carl Southwell, Enterprise & Employability Manager, at Chelsea Football Club. 

Last week they ran the clubs Hack event at Stamford Bridge, with 10 companies joining them for a week. And they also have a very active STEM programme, a recent link up with San Francisco 49ers and a monthly entrepreneurs club for the local community. 

It's fascinating to learn more and coming out of it there is definitely we more we can all do to help, including here at Digital Sport, to help the next generation of technologists, social media managers, etc.

Read more about their hack event at