Pioneering Sports Performance Tech Towards the Future
My presentation will briefly cover the pioneering years of the sports tech. Following this, I will transition to sharing some examples leading edge Polar innovations that help today's athletes and coaches maximise their success in endurance and team sports. I will cover some background of our organisation and the processes we apply to creating world class training technology.
Marco Suvilaakso is the Director of Product Management for Polar, the original fitness wearables pioneer. He is leading the global product management, strategic and portfolio planning at Polar. The product management team that Marco leads is pioneering the future standard for fitness and sports training experience. Marco joined Polar in 2002 to establish the highly successful running product category for Polar. During his twelve years at Polar Marco has held various key product management and marketing positions within Polar. During these years, Marco has been at the forefront of groundbreaking firsts in the Sports and Fitness Category involving: connectivity, activity tracking and ecosystem design.