Posted on June 5, 2019 by staff

Former Arsenal boss joins tech firm


Arsene Wenger has joined tech start-up PlayerMaker as an investor and operating partner.

The former Arsenal manager will take an active role in business and product development at the company which develops motion sensor tech.

During his tenure at Highbury and the Emirates Stadium, Wenger revolutionised coaching methods, breaking new ground by introducing new technologies and approaches to performance management.

In backing PlayerMaker, Wenger says it has the best solution on the market for monitoring and improving player performance.

“Arsene Wenger has always championed advancements in football, for coaches, players and fans alike, and we are proud to welcome him to the PlayerMaker family,” said CEO and co-founder Guy Aharon.

“We delivered rapid international expansion over the last year to in line with the huge global demand for our technology, and thanks to Arsene Wenger’s involvement, we are expecting to accelerate further our growth trajectory throughout 2019 and beyond.”

The company’s sensors have been used by academy teams including Millwall FC.

The Israeli firm has offices in Tel Aviv, London, Florida and Beijing.