Richard has 30 years experience in High Performance Sport. This includes multiple visits to the Olympics as both an athlete and as a coach. As manager of Knowledge Edge for Tokyo he is in a position to make a difference to athletes’ medal hopes. How does he find the messages of value in big data, to track the country’s performance story? Richard has 30 years experience in High Performance Sport. This includes multiple visits to Olympics as both an athlete and a coach. Now as manager for the Knowledge Edge for Tokyo he is in a position that could make the difference between medals and not. How does he find the messages of value in big data, to track the country’s performance story and uncover accelerators for learning and winning. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx