SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Sqor, the innovative new digital sports platform that connects fans to the athletes and sports they love, is drafting Super Bowl Champion and future first-ballot Hall of Famer Brett Favre to join the Board of Directors.
In his new role, the NFL legend will be responsible for advising Sqor's athlete acquisition team on dealings with the biggest stars in sports, giving input on new business opportunities and promoting Sqor as a product ambassador. Additionally, Favre will serve as a senior counselor on Sqor's business interests with leagues, conferences, teams, and player associations.
"Brett Favre is someone who understands innovation, audience and competing to win. Brett's appreciation of the needs of professional athletes and the relationship between the athlete and the fan are what makes Brett's involvement with Sqor so valuable," said Sqor CEO Brian Wilhite.
"When I first met Brian Wilhite and the team behind Sqor, I was impressed by what they were setting out to do. The success to date has been awesome, and I think the sky is the limit with Sqor. I am excited to be joining the Board of Directors and looking forward to contributing in any way that I can to help the company succeed," said Favre.
Sqor Now Available to Sports Fans Everywhere
Launching today, Sqor immediately becomes the most engaging, visually stunning digital experience in sports. Focused on the relationship between the athlete and the fan, Sqor combines the latest from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, sports news sites such as Sporting News and ESPN, and video, photo and original athlete-produced content to deliver unparalleled customization and personalization.
With the athlete becoming the publisher, Sqor reinvents the way athletes interact with their fans. No more filtered messages, clipped quotes or boring postgame press conferences. Sqor takes thousands of athletes off the field, court and rink and places them in your palm, providing fans an entirely new way to connect with their sports heroes.
The most entertaining platform in digital sports, Sqor (http://sqor.com) creates economic opportunity for professional athletes all over the world, while providing the same tools and audience build platform for the amateur athlete. Sqor is a licensed technology provider of digital rights for the MLB Players Association and more than 1,200 professional and top amateur athletes from all over the world. Sqor will continue to grow its athlete roster from all major sports, leagues and conferences in the months to come. Sqor's launch also marked the official corporate rebranding of digital sports leader Virtual Fan Network to Sqor.
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