Football Innovation 2020 Speakers

Alex Kleyn

Lead Data Scientist, Southampton FC

Having obtained a Bachelorís level Mathematics degree at the University of Sheffield, Alex went on to complete a Masterís degree in Computer Science at the University of East Anglia. Alex started out as a data analyst at Norwich City Academy working to improve the use of data across a variety of departments. He then moved to the first team technical scouting team where he established analytical processes to support scouting and recruitment. In 2017, Alex moved to Southampton FC to work as a Data Analyst where he established an analytical framework in performance and scouting. Most recently, Alex has held the role of Southampton FCís Lead Data Scientist, overseeing data analytics and working closely with the analysis and scouting teams.