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On Thursday afternoon, there was quite a bit of buzz and even a long line of students anxiously waiting outside of the Harvard Innovation Lab, the usually quiet, white monolith that sits on an island at the outskirts of the Harvard Business School campus in Allston.
The reason for the uncharacteristic crowd at the ‘i-lab’ was a panel focused on the crossroads of sports and technology.
While it doesn’t seem like the type of event that would draw a packed house of MBA candidates, the event, hosted by Boston-based wearable sensor company MC10, featured some well known names from the sports world, highlighted by the appearance of former NFL top draft pick and recent Pro-Bowl quarterback Andrew Luck. Read More