Danni Santana

Business Journalist

United States

A proud video game and sports enthusiast, Danni Santana is an alum of CUNY York College and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He offers years of business reporting experience covering restaurants, hospitality, insurance, and sports business.


Sports Business

Front Office Sports
MLB Clubs Exploring Ad Tarps for Empty Seats

Ad inventory would help make up a percentage of revenue lost from game ticket sales. Nielsen also said to be working with multiple teams and leagues on generating extra ad revenue from 'new concepts.'

Front Office Sports
Esports Offer NFL Draft a Roadmap for Hosting Remote Events

ESPN will receive more than 100 different feeds from the homes of talent, NFL personnel, and top prospects at its headquarters in Bristol, Conn. Even if the tech prevails, storytelling becomes the real concern.

Front Office Sports
MLB Playoffs Remain Big Draw For Top Brands

Brands spent an estimated $652 million in TV advertising during the 2019 MLB playoffs. according to iSpot.tv. More than 40% of those funds were earmarked for the World Series.

Hotel News

TWA Hotel Looks to Stabilize After Rocky Takeoff

The TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy International Airport was one of the most-anticipated hotel property openings of the year. Yet it has received mixed reviews since opening - perhaps too early.

Restaurant News

Insurance Technology News

Digital Insurance
2017's record hurricane season put insurance transformation to the test

Insurers spent much of the first half of 2017 focused on transforming the industry with digital innovation. And in late summer, many of those investments were put to massive real-world tests in one of the most remarkable and memorable catastrophe seasons ever for the property and casualty insurance industry.

Digital Insurance
How accelerators link insurers and insurtechs to fast-track innovation

Insurance customer expectations have skyrocketed in recent years due to the simple online experiences provided by organizations in banking and retail. As a result, carriers are looking for new partners and digital technologies to meet this changing demand, and are finding a range of opportunities from an eager insurtech cohort.


Digital Insurance
Inside AIG's strategy for insurtech and digital transformation

In this podcast, AIG's CEO of Personal Insurance Gaurav Garg sheds light on the company's dealings with insurtech startups, how it implements new technologies into the organization and the digital trends permeating the industry affecting his role.

Digital Insurance
How USAA is moving past mobile for customer engagement

In this podcast, Patrick Kelly, USAA's AVP of product development, details the opportunities emerging technologies - such as virtual reality and the Internet of Things- present the military insurer in tapping into new customer touchpoints.

Digital Insurance
MetLife's inside-out approach to innovation

In this podcast, John Geyer, head of the MetLife's innovation office, sheds light on the life insurer's work with insurtech startups, established tech companies and ways to create a creative culture within to reach the millennial market.