Mr. Rapson will lead the commercial operations alongside the founder and CEO Annie Flamsteed
Brisbane, Australia, November 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – iNSPIRETEK (www.inspiretek.io), a wellness management system (WMS) for young athletes, today announced the appointment of Rodney Rapson as general manager. Mr. Rapson has over 15 years of commercial experience in sports and technology, building and leading global teams. He will work alongside the Founder and Executive Chair Annie Flamsteed as the company scales its mental health and wellbeing platform.
“I am honored to join iNSPIRETEK as CEO and would like to thank Annie and the board for their trust and support as we begin this new chapter together,” said Mr. Rapson. “I believe in the power of our technology to drive positive change in the mental health and well-being of young athletes. In addition to relevant industry experience, I am a former NCAA Division 1 athlete, have worked with many aspiring athletes and understand the need for greater access to mental health and wellbeing support.”
Most recently, Mr. Rapson managed commercial operations in Europe and the UK for PlaySight, which manages partnerships with organizations such as Sportradar, Tennis Channel and the German Tennis Association.
“Rodney knows our platform, the global sports market, and how to successfully scale technology. We’re thrilled that he’s stepping in and taking the lead,” said Ms Flamsteed. “This decision was made with the company, our investors and all young athletes in mind. This transition creates space for me to channel my passion for the problems we solve and to fully realize the impact we can have on healthcare and medical technology. I will remain closely associated with the company, our products and our technology while spending more time on mental health advocacy.”
“We are entering 2023 with traction at home Australia and significant opportunities around the world,” Mr. Rapson continued. “Our platform operates like an athlete tracking system, but we also provide comprehensive mental health and wellbeing tracking and support. We focus on accessibility and affordability, giving every young athlete in the world the tools and support they need.”
iNSPIRETEK is a wellness management system for young athletes. Its technology was developed in collaboration with experts in mental health, exercise science and education to drive positive behavior change and improve mental health and well-being outcomes for young athletes.