Stephen Wharton
Stephen Wharton

As Chief Technical Officer for SkyCam LLC, a division of Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, I am responsible for the vision and oversight of SkyCam’s technology, business strategy, engineering and IP initiatives.

Led Emmy Award winning SkyCam through several technology-centered acquisitions, and leading edge technical developments, earmarked by the design and successful deployment of the Worlds’ first aerial camera systems capable of stereoscopic 3D, simultaneous multi-camera payloads, ultra-motion, and emerging technologies in augmented reality, virtual reality, infinite camera technology, player tracking and Next Gen Stats.

Responsible for managing, protecting, and building SkyCam’s intellectual property portfolio which includes over 40 World and US Patents, Trademarks and other IP.

Holder of multiple patents in broadcast technology, and the inventor of the current SkyCam WildCat® system, recently highlighted on Super Bowl 50 & 51, and whose client list includes the NFL, MLS, NHL, CBS, ABC/ESPN, FOX, NBC, and Turner Sports.