Matt Restivo Appointed CEO of OddsJam to Drive Global Expansion and Innovation
OddsJam, a leading data platform for sports bettors, announces the elevation of Matt Restivo to CEO, marking a significant phase of growth and innovation under his leadership.
Leadership for the Next Era
Matt Restivo, with his extensive background in digital sports media, has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of OddsJam. Restivo’s appointment comes at a time when the company is poised to capitalize on its previous year’s substantial growth and expand its global footprint.
In his own words, Restivo stated, “OddsJam is a category defining company in the sports betting space – we provide the best data, tools and educational content for sports bettors. Our goal is to build on last year’s remarkable growth by scaling the business globally and delivering on an exciting roadmap. It’s an honour to step into the CEO role and work alongside what is easily the most talented team I have seen in sports.”
A Track Record of Innovation
Having served as an influential advisor to OddsJam since late 2021, Restivo’s innovative approach and deep understanding of technology’s role in sports have positioned him as the ideal candidate to lead the company into its next chapter of expansive growth. His tenure as COO saw the company’s business triple, a testament to his effective leadership and strategic vision.
Ankit Goyal, OddsJam Co-Founder, emphasized Restivo’s impact, stating, “We are incredibly fortunate to have industry veteran, Matt Restivo, at the helm of OddsJam. Since Matt joined as the operating COO last year, we have seen our business triple, a testament to his exceptional leadership of our incredible team. There is truly no one better suited than Restivo to scale this business to new heights.”
A Distinguished Career
Restivo’s career is marked by significant achievements, including his role as Chief Product Officer at the Action Network, where he was instrumental in driving product innovation and user experience enhancements. His efforts helped expand the user base significantly, introducing industry-leading technologies like Bet Sync and Bet Win Probability.
Before his tenure at OddsJam and the Action Network, Restivo served as the General Manager of ESPN+ at BAMTECH Media, contributing to the launch of ESPN+, Disney’s pioneering direct-to-consumer streaming subscription service. His technical foundation is solidified by a B.S. in Computer Science from Siena College, equipping him with a tech-driven perspective vital for navigating the evolving landscape of sports betting.
Under Restivo’s leadership, OddsJam is set to embark on a transformative journey, focusing on global expansion and the continued delivery of cutting-edge data, tools, and educational content for sports bettors. With a clear vision and a track record of innovative achievements, Restivo’s role as CEO is anticipated to herald a new era of growth and success for OddsJam.