Cutting across a variety of industries and the public sector, with a significant technology pedigree, CNBC's Technology Executive Council offers perspective on the most pressing issues facing the industry. This is the list of the founding members of the Technology Executive Council.  For a full list of current TEC members, please visit www.cnbccouncils.com/tec.
Technology Executive Council Founding Members

Jason Gaedtke, Major League Baseball

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Jason Gaedtke, CTO Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball

Jason Gaedtke joined Major League Baseball in May 2017 as chief tecnology officer, overseeing technology development and operations for the League. This includes in-stadium baseball technology enabling Statcast, Instant Replay, Broadcast Services and Umpire Evaluation, as well as AtBat and Ballpark mobile apps, MLB and Club websites and MLB.tv streaming. Gaedtke's team is also responsible for Enterprise Baseball and IT systems supporting League operation.

This role allows Gaedtke to combine 20-plus years of engineering and technology leadership with a lifelong passion for the game of baseball. His previous professional experience includes senior engineering leadership roles with Google, YouTube, Spotify, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. At Google, Gaedtke led the team that built YouTube's live streaming platform, which has scaled to support more than 9 million concurrent users.

Gaedtke is married with two children and lives in northern Colorado.