Jason Wilson Named Chief Operating Officer Of 1/ST Content

1/ST Content, the innovative operating group for all of 1/ST’s media and content companies, has announced the appointment of respected industry executive Jason Wilson as chief operating officer.

Wilson will work directly with Aidan Butler, president, 1/ST Content, to further develop and align the company’s North American and international content businesses. He will focus on innovating Thoroughbred racing content programs and building competitive platforms to service customers in dynamic new ways.

“I am thrilled to have Jason, a well-known and knowledgeable industry executive who shares our vision for the future of our sport, as part of the 1/ST team,” said Butler. “Jason’s appointment as chief operating officer is an important next step for 1/ST Content as we continue to harness new technologies and modernize the way racing content is produced and distributed.”

“I look forward to working with Belinda Stronach, Craig Fravel, Aidan and the entire 1/ST team to establish the 1/ST Content division as the future of content platforms for Thoroughbred racing,” said Wilson. “My own vision for the future of modern racing directly aligns with the 1/ST vision to reimagine racing as a competitive sports product for a new generation of customers and fans alike.”

Wilson previously served as president and chief operating officer for Equibase Company, the Thoroughbred industry’s official database of racing information and statistics and as the vice president of business development for The Jockey Club and president of TJC Media Ventures.

“The Jockey Club and especially Equibase have been honored to have Jason represent us over the past decade,” said Ian Highet, secretary-treasurer of The Jockey Club and chairman of Equibase Company. “Jason’s passion for the sport, his insights into how to improve it, and his quality of work will be missed, and they will serve him well in his new position with 1/ST Content.”

Prior to joining The Jockey Club, he spent three years as the assistant general counsel for SoftNet Systems, Inc./Aerzone Corporation in San Francisco and later served as an associate in the Healthcare Investment Banking group of Deutsche Bank Securities and as vice president in the real estate, gaming and lodging group of Banc of America Securities.

For more information on 1/ST Content please visit www.1st.com or follow @1ST_Racing on social.

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