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Chip Suttles

VP Technology - Seattle Seahawks


Chip Suttles begins his eighth season with the Seahawks as Vice President of Technology. He is the voice in guiding the values and mission for the technology needs of the Seahawks and First & Goal Inc. He is responsible for aligning technology vision with the overall business strategy of the organization and increasing the performance of the organization by modernizing technology to improve the customer experience and drive increased revenue. His areas of focus include maintaining and optimizing the IT infrastructure, modernization of stadium technology, supporting player performance analytics, and enhancing the organizations’ mobile applications. Suttles joined the Seahawks after working most recently for the Vancouver Canucks in 2010-11 as Director of Technology. Prior to his two seasons with the Canucks, Suttles worked as the Director of Broadcast Integration for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC). Working with VANOC marked Suttles’ fourth time participating in the Olympic Games; he had previously served in various technology roles in support of the Olympic Games in Torino, Salt Lake City and Atlanta. Suttles and his wife, Lauren, have two sons and a daughter. He enjoys participating in a variety of recreational sports and co founded and actively serves on the board of directors for his community’s local youth football ­organization.

Chip also serves on:

Steering Committee member for the Sport Entertainment in Alliance with Technology (SEAT)
Customer Advisor Board for the Extreme Networks
Member of the CenturyLink advisory Customer Advisory Group
Member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the NFL Technology Department
Project Management Institute (PMI Member since 1996’)  PMP Certified 1999

Education:
Louisburg College 1987-89, Associate in Arts (AA)

Virginia Commonwealth University, 1991-1993 Bachelor of Science