Executive Team

Stu Siegel: Chairman/CEO

StuSiegel2014Stu Siegel can best be described as a serial entrepreneur. As CEO/Founder of Siegel Enterprises, he has spent his career starting, acquiring, merging and selling a string of successful businesses. In 2013, he started acquiring well respected brands in the hockey technology, analytics and information services space to form HockeyTech.

In 2008, he became an owner, and later the CEO and Managing Partner, of the NHL Florida Panthers. He sold his interest in 2012, after leading efforts to turn the organization around. Previously he had served as a Principal and CEO in building and selling three multi-million dollar companies – eNeighborhoods, FreeCreditReport.com and Getko Group. As CEO of these companies, he developed businesses that were on the cutting edge of technology, yet made that technology simple for businesses and consumers to use and benefit from. After selling his first company in 1995, Siegel formed and endowed the Siegel Family Foundation as a vehicle to pursue  philanthropic interests. The Siegel family has supported various causes in health, education, community and the arts. Stu serves on multiple non-profit boards, including (amongst others) Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation (Chair), Wharton Sports Business, Penn Hockey Alumni (Chair), and Boca Raton Police Foundation. Siegel is a cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he played hockey all four years. Email Stu

 

Marc Ruskin: President

Marc Ruskin was the founder of FASTHockey, starting the company in 2005. He joined HockeyTech in April 2015 with HockeyTech’s acquisition of FASTHockey. Marc was promoted to President of HockeyTech in September 2015. Ruskin founded FASTHockey while coaching college hockey, and built it into the dominant provider of live and on-demand webcasting for amateur hockey. He brings a unique perspective to the HockeyTech management team, having a background in the sport as a player, coach, scout, and official. His professional career has focused on management, information technology, and business development. As an experienced entrepreneur, Marc has been involved with the start-up, growth, and operation of nearly a dozen technology focused ventures. He has hands-on experience as a developer, built a practice around human factors in interface design, has developed custom delivery methodologies, and held senior leadership roles from sales to marketing to executive management. His background also includes leadership roles at technology consultancies including Cambridge Technology Partners, c.w. Costello & Associates, CBSI, and CBE Technologies. Marc is a graduate of Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.  Email Marc

 

Jim Price: Chief Operating Officer

JimPriceJim Price was the founder of RinkNet, starting the company in 1998 with the simple philosophy: “We’ll do the work, so you can do the scouting”. He became COO of HockeyTech with the acquisition of RinkNet by Siegel Enterprises and the formation of HockeyTech. As the founder and chief technology architect of RinkNet, Price has made a huge impact on the hockey scouting market, revolutionizing the entire scouting process. Price’s career in the hockey industry spans over 30 years. Prior to founding RinkNet, he worked as Director of Information for the Canadian Hockey League for eight seasons, and prior to that as Assistant General Manager for the Hamilton SteelHawks/Niagara Falls Thunder franchise in the OHL for six seasons. The Hockey News named Price as one of the top 100 people of power and influence in hockey. Price is a graduate of Conestoga College. Email Jim

 

Cary Moretti: Chief Technology Officer

podiumCary Moretti was the founder of LeagueStat, starting the company in 1994. He became CTO of HockeyTech with the company’s acquisition of LeagueStat in 2014. Over the past 20 years, Cary has worked as a designer, programmer, software architect, CTO and CEO. While his IT experience is wide and varied, it’s his passion for sport that gave LeagueStat its focus. Moretti, a competitive athlete, strives to help organizations implement processes that reduce administrative overhead, improve communications and data mining techniques to empower those organizations so they can spend their time where its most needed; with the athletes and their community. Email Cary

 

Linda Buth: Chief HR Officer

LindaButhPhotoLinda Buth brings over 15 years of human resources experience to her role as HockeyTech’s Chief HR Officer. Making her mark in primarily tech environments, Linda prides herself as an accomplished “People Person”. Her specialty is building core cultures and foundational HR infrastructures, from start-ups to growth-mode businesses. She is a strong business advisor for management and business owners, as well as an avid employee advocate. Prior to HockeyTech, she was the Director of HR/Operations for Homes.com and eNeighborhoods (which was merged into Homes.com after being acquired by Dominion Enterprises in 2007). Linda loves creating really cool places to work, and she’ll always tell you that “HockeyTech is the Coolest Company EVER!” Linda lives with a couple of hockey fanatics, is crazy about family and animals, and is proud to say that she’s a health nut extraordinaire. She earned her Professional in Human Resources from HRCI in 2007. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is an active member of her local Human Resources Association. Email Linda