Karl Pierburg enters his 13th season with Falcons and his fifth as the club’s senior director of football systems.
Karl Pierburg enters his 13th season with Falcons and his fifth as the club’s senior director of football systems. He spent the previous nine years as the director of football systems/special projects, designing and developing systems for the Falcons personnel department and coaching staff. Prior to arriving in Atlanta, Pierburg worked for the Chicago Bears for three seasons as IT manager for football systems. During his time in Chicago, he handled extensive development work on coaching systems and college and pro scouting systems. Pierburg is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science. He was a four-year letterman in football, earning first-team honors as an offensive guard while also being named to the academic all-conference first team. Karl and his wife, Kathy, have two young daughters, Anna, and Ellie, and a young son, Jonathan.