Management Team

Stu Siegel: CEO

StuSiegel2014Stu Siegel can best be described as a serial entrepreneur. As CEO/Founder of Siegel Enterprises, he has spent his career starting, acquiring, merging and selling a string of successful businesses. Through Siegel Enterprises, he acquired ISS on September 1, 2012 with the goal of taking the fantastic ISS brand and reputation to the next level of product and service. In 2013, Siegel acquired RinkNet and NEXT Testing and combined all of these companies under a new name of HockeyTech. In 2008, he became an owner, and later the CEO and Managing Partner, of the NHL Florida Panthers. He sold his interest in December 2011, after leading efforts to turn the organization around. Previously he had served as a principal and CEO in building and selling three multi-million dollar companies – eNeighborhoods, FreeCreditReport.com and Getko Group. As CEO of these companies, he developed businesses that were on the cutting edge of technology, yet made that technology simple for businesses and consumers to use and benefit from. After selling his first company in 1995, Siegel formed and endowed the Siegel Family Foundation as a vehicle to pursue  philanthropic interests. The Siegel family has supported various causes in health, education, community and the arts. Stu serves on multiple non-profit boards, including (amongst others) Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation, Wharton Sports Business Institute and Penn Hockey. Siegel is a cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he played hockey all four years. Email Stu

 

Jim Price: COO

JimPricePhotoJim Price is the founder of RinkNet, starting the company in 1998 with the simple philosophy: “We’ll do the work, so you can do the scouting”. He became COO of ISS Hockey parent company HockeyTech after the acquisition of RinkNet. As the founder and chief technology architect of RinkNet, Price has made a huge impact on the hockey scouting market, revolutionizing the entire scouting process. RinkNet is used by 29 out of 30 NHL teams, all 60 CHL (OHL, QMJHL, WHL) teams, all 22 USHL teams, over 40 NCAA teams, USA Hockey, Hockey Canada, plus hundreds of other teams and leagues. Price’s career in the hockey industry spans over 30 years. Prior to founding RinkNet, he worked as Director of Information for the Canadian Hockey League for eight seasons, and prior to that as Assistant General Manager for the Hamilton SteelHawks/Niagara Falls Thunder franchise in the OHL for six season. The Hockey News named Price as one of the top 100 people of power and influence in hockey. Price is a graduate of Connestoga College. Email Jim

 

Dennis MacInnis: Director of Scouting

DennisPhotoDennis MacInnis is an original founder of ISS, starting the company in 2002 with the mission of providing the best independent scouting information to the hockey world. Over the past decade, Dennis has utilized his true entrepreneurial spirit and determination to help grow the ISS brand into an industry leader. As Director of Scouting, Dennis recruits and manages the large network of ISS scouts located throughout the world. He analyzes tens of thousands of scouting reports each year, along with hundreds of other information sources, to provide ISS clients with easy to use information and rankings on hockey prospects. As one of the industries foremost experts, Dennis is often called upon by team general managers, sports agents and media for his opinions. Born and raised in a small town in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Dennis grew up with unquenchable thirst for hockey. After winning three consecutive high school hockey championships, he attended Nova Scotia CC, where he graduated with honors. Email Dennis