Director, Strategic Partnerships - Nike Sports Research Lab
Ian Muir has been at Nike Inc. since 2001, having graduated from the Doctorate program in Exercise Science at the University of Alabama and worked as a faculty member of the Human Performance Department at Queens College CUNY. He has held several positions within Nike innovation and advanced R&D focused on athlete performance and applied sports science and currently heads the partnership programs for the company’s Sports Research Lab. His work links him directly to Nike’s sponsored athletes, teams, and federations where he partners to initiate projects that identify performance opportunities across multiple sports. In addition, this work extends outside of the company to drive identification and collaboration with leading academic institutions and companies who demonstrate innovative approaches to serving athletes of all levels.