The Daktronics Experience
58 - Handling Sponsorships During COVID with Mike

58 - Handling Sponsorships During COVID with Mike

April 29, 2020

How to handle sponsorships has become somewhat interesting during these times. As such, Justin and Matt sat down with Mike Vogelaar, Daktronics Sports Marketing regional manager, to hear how some Daktronics customers are fulfilling their sponsorships and providing exposure to those businesses due to the absence of live events taking place. He also shares how Daktronics is helping customers be creative with their sponsorships and show to show support for their partners and community.

57 - Behind the SBB projects in Switzerland with Rolf Bauer

57 - Behind the SBB projects in Switzerland with Rolf Bauer

April 22, 2020

As digital signage can be used almost anywhere, Justin and Matt discussed the SBB railway project with Rolf Bauer, region manager for German spoken area of Daktronics international operations. Rolf explains how we’ve worked with SBB to install more than 50 displays across multiple railway stations in Switzerland.

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56 - A Conversation with Northern State University’s Adam Leach

56 - A Conversation with Northern State University’s Adam Leach

April 17, 2020

Justin and Matt are joined by Adam Leach, director of athletic marketing and events for Northern State University, to talk about their recent project including the largest collegiate centerhung in the state of South Dakota. Adam also talks about his role at Northern, how they produce multiple sports on campus and future projects they have coming up.

- Daktronics and Northern State University news release: https://www.daktronics.com/news/Pages/Northern-State-University-Boasts-Largest-Collegiate-Centerhung-in-South-Dakota.aspx
- Northern State University Educational Impact Campaign: http://educational-impact.com/ 

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55 - Businesses Using Digital Signage During COVID-19 with Gina and Jess

55 - Businesses Using Digital Signage During COVID-19 with Gina and Jess

April 8, 2020

How has COVID-19 impacted the use of digital signage by both small and large businesses? Justin and Matt are joined by Gina Kuck, Business Development for National Accounts at Daktronics, and Jess Bern, Strategic Marketing for On-Premise Business at Daktronics, to find out. The conversation also includes the free content Daktronics is providing, what communities are doing to show support during this time and more.

54 - Daktronics Event Production Offerings with Steve Ackermann

54 - Daktronics Event Production Offerings with Steve Ackermann

April 1, 2020

Justin and Matt are joined by Steve Ackermann, Daktronics supervisor of event production, to talk about everything that Daktronics provides relating to event production. This includes producing the events, helping hire and staff production crews, additional services, how they share ideas, and even what they are doing during these uncertain times.

53 - Display Image Quality and Contrast with Shannon Mutschelknaus

53 - Display Image Quality and Contrast with Shannon Mutschelknaus

March 25, 2020

To talk about image quality, Justin and Matt are joined once again by Shannon Mutschelknaus, Engineering Manager for Daktronics Laboratory Services Group. He shares information on contrast ratios, why contrast is important, how to test for it and much more.

52 - Breaking into the Military Market with Jim Vasgaard

52 - Breaking into the Military Market with Jim Vasgaard

March 11, 2020

Justin and Matt recently sat down with Jim Vasgaard, National Sales Manager of Spectacular Projects for Daktronics, to hear more about our video wall applications and how they are perfect for the military niche including command centers, conference rooms and other areas. Jim is leading our efforts in this area with our narrow pixel pitch products, how they’re compliant for these applications, their operational requirements and more.

51 - Women Leaders in College Sports with Patti Phillips

51 - Women Leaders in College Sports with Patti Phillips

March 6, 2020

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Justin and Matt sat down with Patti Phillips, CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports, to talk about their organization and their goals. Patti shares her journey to becoming CEO of the organization, changing their name, their move to Kansas City, their annual conference and so much more.

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50 - Data Studio Baseball with Tony Kuck

50 - Data Studio Baseball with Tony Kuck

February 26, 2020

To talk about the integration of statistics for baseball with our systems, Justin and Matt sat down with Tony Kuck, Daktronics Product Manager for Live Events Show Control. The conversation covers the new Data Studio Baseball offering for MLB and MiLB, the new data available to the sport, how teams can use that information to tell a story for their fans and more.

49 - Preparing for 2020 Baseball Season with Dustin Culhane

49 - Preparing for 2020 Baseball Season with Dustin Culhane

February 19, 2020

Ahead of baseball season, Justin and Matt are joined by Dustin Culhane, Daktronics account service manager, to talk about getting everything ready for the season. He talks about preparations from a team’s perspective as well as from Daktronics' perspective, the checks our services team performs, display washing, preparing content and more. He even shares what happens when he attends a baseball game as a fan. (Hint: a Daktronics employee always notices the video displays.)

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