ESPN Director of Creative Technology David Saphirstein Presents at Full Sail University
On Monday, Sept. 12, Full Sail University, located in Winter Park, FL, hosted David Saphirstein, ESPN Director, Creative Technology for a guest lecture and presentation. The audience consisted of students, staff, and faculty at Full Sail Live, the university’s performance venue.
Prior to relocating to Florida, Saphirstein was the Creative Director at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut where he managed design and animation for properties including NFL, NASCAR, Baseball, Football, College Basketball, Golf, Tennis and ESPNEWS.
Currently, Saphirstein has an instrumental role in the ongoing Full Sail University Sports Lab powered by ESPN initiative that was co-launched on the university’s campus. During the presentation, Saphirstein explored the creative process behind ESPN, one of sports and media’s strongest brands.
“Throughout my career at ESPN, I have had the privilege of working on projects whose execution and success relied on the integral relationship between technology and creativity,” said Saphirstein. “It is always a pleasure to share my professional experience at ESPN with Full Sail’s students who are eager and motivated to take their passion for the creative use of technology, and turn it into a life long career.”