June 27, 2019 | San Francisco

The Players Technology Summit
Presented by Bloomberg

The third annual Players Technology Summit, presented by Bloomberg, is an exclusive and intimate gathering of world-class athletes, entrepreneurs and investors taking place on Thursday, June 27th in San Francisco. The summit provides a forum for some of America’s most celebrated athletes and business leaders to share their success stories, lessons learned and consumer technology trends to watch in an environment that promotes networking.

Past attendees and speakers include Andre Agassi, Jaylen Brown, Kimberly Bryant, Maverick Carter, Troy Carter, Stephen Curry, Baron Davis, Kevin Durant, Theresia Gouw, Kirsten Green, Andre Iguodala, Joe Montana, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Tina Sharkey and more.

June 27 - Thursday

8:00 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00 am

Welcome Remarks


  • Brad Stone

    Senior Executive Editor, Global Tech; Sooner Than You Think Editorial Co-Chair, Bloomberg

  • Rudy Cline-Thomas

    Founder & Managing Partner , Mastry Inc.

  • Andre Iguodala

    Three-time NBA Champion, Golden State Warriors

9:05 am

In Conversation with Meg Whitman



9:30 am

Is It The Shoes



10:00 am

In Conversation with Vivek Ranadivé



10:25 am

Networking Break

10:55 am

The Secrets of Early Stage Investing



11:20 am

In Conversation with The Honorable London N. Breed



  • Brad Stone

    Senior Executive Editor, Global Tech; Sooner Than You Think Editorial Co-Chair, Bloomberg

11:45 am

What to Know About the Cannabis Industry



12:10 pm

Making a Difference



12:35 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

The World of eSports



1:55 pm

In Conversation with Bill Gurley



2:20 pm

Building a Direct to Consumer Company



2:45 pm

From Athlete to Entrepreneur



3:10 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm

The Content Game



3:55 pm

State of Venture Capital and Theme Investing



4:20 pm

A New League Approach


  • Mike Rabil

    Co-Founder & CEO, Premier Lacrosse League

  • David West

    Chief Operating Officer, Historical Basketball League


4:45 pm

A Closing Conversation with Jeff Jordan and Andre Iguodala: From Athlete to VC



5:10 pm

A Special Session: Yusef Salaam

In conversation with a member of the Exonerated Five.



  • Brad Stone

    Senior Executive Editor, Global Tech; Sooner Than You Think Editorial Co-Chair, Bloomberg

5:35 pm

Networking and Cocktail Reception


Christine Aylward

Magnetic Ventures Founder

Harrison Barnes

NBA Player and Philanthropist

Ira Boudway

Bloomberg Staff Writer

Shartia Brantley

Bloomberg Live Senior Programming Director

The Honorable London N. Breed

San Francisco Mayor

Jaylen Brown

Boston Celtics NBA Basketball Player

Tim Brown

Allbirds Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Molly Carter

KOBE INC. Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Emily Chang

Bloomberg Television Anchor

Lizette Chapman

Bloomberg Reporter

Rudy Cline-Thomas

Mastry Inc. Founder & Managing Partner

Topher Conway

SV Angel Co-Managing Partner

Vlad Estiverne

Foot Locker Vice President of Corporate Development

Jeffery Fowler

Farfetch President of North America

Nico Grant

Bloomberg Reporter

James Green

Hidden Genius Alum

Daniel Gulati

Comcast Ventures Managing Director

Bill Gurley

Benchmark General Partner

Mark Gurman

Bloomberg Consumer Technology Reporter

Al Harrington

CEO Viola Extracts and Harrington Wellness

Ellen Huet

Bloomberg Reporter

Andre Iguodala

Golden State Warriors Three-time NBA Champion

Jeff Jordan

Andreessen Horowitz Managing Partner

Jeff Levick

The Players' Tribune CEO

Eddy Lu

GOAT Group Co-Founder & CEO

Yvette Martinez-Rea

ESL North America CEO

Ann Miura-Ko

Floodgate Co-Founding Partner

Kevin P. Murphy

Acreage Holdings Chairman & CEO

Brandon Nicholson, Ph.D.

The Hidden Genius Project Executive Director

Victor Oladipo

Indiana Pacers NBA Basketball Player

Kristine Owram

Bloomberg Cannabis Reporter

David Pakman

Venrock Partner

Chris Park


Peter Pham

Science Inc. Co-Founder

Mike Rabil

Premier Lacrosse League Co-Founder & CEO

Vivek Ranadivé

Sacramento Kings Owner and Chairman

John Robinson

100 Thieves President & COO

Yusef Salaam

Member of the Exonerated Five

Diane Scott

Jamaican Medical Cannabis Corporation Co-Founder, Chair & CEO

Richard Smith

LinkedIn Senior Business Manager

Brad Stone

Bloomberg Senior Executive Editor, Global Tech; Sooner Than You Think Editorial Co-Chair

Erin Teague

YouTube Sports Head of Product

Kurt Wagner

Bloomberg Reporter

David West

Historical Basketball League Chief Operating Officer

Meg Whitman

Quibi CEO


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