Athlete Onboarding for Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games – Now Digital and Mobile

July 21, 2015
(TORONTO) – July 21, 2015

– With the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games underway, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) continues to manage more than 719 athletes, 170 coaches and all Team support, as well as all of the agreements they must complete and sign in order to participate. Having previously run this process on paper, the COC turned to e-signature technology from e-SignLive to free athletes and staff from paper and offer them the ability to sign documents directly through a web or mobile browser. With the average age of this year’s athletes at 25.7 years, using e-signatures allowed these millennials to interact with the COC in a way they are most used to – with their mobile phones or laptops. “Imagine how exciting it must be for an athlete to get the news that they have been selected to Team Canada and then being able to immediately sign the onboarding documents on their mobile device. By offering e-signature capability, the Canadian Olympic Committee has empowered the athlete to focus on getting ready for the Games versus waiting for the paperwork to be delivered, signing it and getting it back on time,” said e-SignLive CEO Tommy Petrogiannis. e-SignLive enables quick signing of the contracts required by COC rules. Because athletes can sign in a few clicks or taps from anywhere at any time, the athlete onboarding process has been accelerated considerably. In addition, the COC benefits with an easier and more eco-friendly way to track, manage and store multi-paged consent and contract documents – all in full compliance with Canadian data residency requirements. “Being able to onboard Canadian athletes, coaches and Team support while keeping their data in Canada, as we do with our instance of e-SignLive on IBM Cloud’s SoftLayer infrastructure, was important for the Canadian Olympic Committee and made e-SignLive the organization’s e-signature choice,” continued Petrogiannis. E-signature technology was also a quick win for the COC’s IT department as the cloud-based solution allowed the organization to get up and running with e-signatures quickly through the COC’s existing online onboarding portal. About e-SignLive™ by Silanis Businesses of all sizes choose e-SignLive™ by Silanis when electronic signatures matter. Nearing one billion documents processed each year, e-SignLive™ is the most widely used e-signature solution in the world and ranked a leader by analyst firms. Organizations of all sizes, including top banks, insurers, credit providers, pharmaceutical and government agencies, trust e-SignLive to run their core business processes and take their businesses digital through innovations in mobile technology, electronic evidence, analytics and personalization. On premises or in the cloud, e-SignLive delivers the best customer experience while providing the strongest legal protection and regulatory compliance. Learn more at


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