INOV8 Golf Announces Additions to Advisory Board

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Company leader taps sports, tech and entertainment industries to build top-notch advisory team

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“INOV8 Golf is about more than creating an engaging user experience; we are focused on building a lifestyle brand,” said INOV8 Golf Founder and CEO, John Cioe.

INOV8 Golf founder and CEO, John Cioe, has announced the addition of two key members to the company’s board of advisors. Tom Schneider and Jerry Hairston officially joined the organization mid-March and are some of the first members of the board, which will continue to strategically grow throughout 2016.

“INOV8 Golf is about more than creating an engaging user experience; we are focused on building a lifestyle brand,” said Cioe. “Jerry and Tom bring extensive experience and success in their respective industries and are both well-versed in business, which helps INOV8 Golf go far beyond the expectations of a typical tech start up.”

  • Jerry Hairston is a former Major League Baseball player and played from 1998 to 2013 with the Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Washington Nationals, Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was part of the 2009 World Series Championship team for the New York Yankees. Upon his retirement, he joined the Dodgers pre-and post-game broadcasting crew for SportsNet LA.
  • Tom Schneider has nearly 25 years of experience in the golf industry. He is the current CFO for Loudmouth Golf and has worked with a number of big industry names, including PING Golf. Schneider is also highly recognized on the professional poker circuit and was the 2007 World Series of Poker Player of the Year. He has four World Series of Poker bracelets, has made numerous TV appearances and is the author of “Oops! I Won Too Much Money: Winning Wisdom from the Board Room to the Poker Table.”

INOV8 Golf is currently working on a yet-to-be-announced mobile app that combines golf and virtual gambling in an innovative, fun and social way. INOV8 Golf expects to announce the app and additional details mid-2016. For more information, visit

About INOV8 Golf
INOV8 Golf is a media company based on Scottsdale, Ariz. that is focused on gaming, virtual gambling and golf lifestyle. INOV8 Golf is creating new and engaging ways to disrupt charitable giving and visibility with new mobile social golf games. INOV8 Golf brings the excitement and whale lifestyle to users by creating fun, addictive experiences. For more information, visit

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