Benton, John

Benton, John

Chief Technical Officer / Executive Producer at Curling Stadium

For 22 years, John worked as a Network and Server Engineer in the healthcare and sports facility industries. He specialized in technology automation to maximize the value technology can bring to organizations.

 In 2020, he helped found Curling Stadium. Curling Stadium, a streaming company, has become a leading provider of club and event-level streaming broadcast services for the sport in North America and Europe. Curling Stadium and its new parent company, Stadium Sports are focused on bridging the gap between streaming and linear broadcast and reducing costs associated with bringing high-quality sports productions to the masses.

 Why curling? John has been a curler since age 6 and his long-playing career culminated with him playing in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games for Team USA!  No wonder he combined his passion for technology with his passion for growing his favorite sport!

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