San Francisco 49ers President and CEO, Jed York, joined NFL Insider host Matt Maiocco for an exclusive conversation from the 49ers practice facility in Santa Clara. The duo explore the impact of technology on sports and the future of the 49er franchise as it prepares for the 2010 football season.
John Edward 'Jed' York is an American sports executive, and the Team President / Owner of the San Francisco 49ers.
San Francisco 49ers President and CEO Jed York discusses how technology will be used to enhance the game day experience at the team's proposed Santa Clara stadium. He stresses the importance of investing in both software and a robust Wi-Fi network.
"Whatever you build today is going to be obsolete very soon," says York. "We need to make sure we can be nimble."
Comcast SportsNet reporter Matt Maiocco asks San Francisco 49ers President and CEO Jed York if Maiocco's tweets about Michael Crabtree influenced negotiations that led to Crabtree's contract to play with the 49ers. In such negotiations, York says, additional information is "always helpful."