Sysorex Chairman Recognized for His Early Work in Data Analytics with the Dallas Cowboys
Decades Before Moneyball, The Dallas Cowboys Used Advanced Stats To Win Super Bowls
A. Salam Qureishi grew up in India and knew nothing about football — or America. And yet in the early 1960s, Qureishi, a computer programmer and statistician, helped the Dallas Cowboys overhaul their scouting system, replacing hunches with hard numbers.
The result: five Super Bowl appearances and two titles. FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films present “The Cowboys and the Indian,” directed by Mark Polish.