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

Founder Magnetic Ventures

Harrison Barnes

NBA Player and Philanthropist

Ira Boudway

Staff Writer Bloomberg

Shartia Brantley

Senior Programming Director Bloomberg Live

The Honorable London N. Breed

Mayor San Francisco

Jaylen Brown

NBA Basketball Player Boston Celtics

Tim Brown

Co-Founder & Co-CEO Allbirds

Molly Carter

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer KOBE INC.

Emily Chang

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Lizette Chapman

Reporter Bloomberg

Rudy Cline-Thomas

Founder & Managing Partner Mastry Inc.

Topher Conway

Co-Managing Partner SV Angel

Vlad Estiverne

Vice President of Corporate Development Foot Locker

Jeffery Fowler

President of North America Farfetch

Nico Grant

Reporter Bloomberg

James Green

Hidden Genius Alum

Daniel Gulati

Managing Director Comcast Ventures

Bill Gurley

General Partner Benchmark

Mark Gurman

Consumer Technology Reporter Bloomberg

Al Harrington

Viola Extracts and Harrington Wellness CEO

Ellen Huet

Reporter Bloomberg

Andre Iguodala

Three-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

Jeff Jordan

Managing Partner Andreessen Horowitz

Jeff Levick

CEO The Players' Tribune

Eddy Lu

Co-Founder & CEO GOAT Group

Yvette Martinez-Rea

CEO ESL North America

Ann Miura-Ko

Co-Founding Partner Floodgate

Kevin P. Murphy

Chairman & CEO Acreage Holdings

Brandon Nicholson, Ph.D.

Executive Director The Hidden Genius Project

Victor Oladipo

NBA Basketball Player Indiana Pacers

Kristine Owram

Reporter Bloomberg News

David Pakman

Partner Venrock

Chris Park


Peter Pham

Co-Founder Science Inc.

Mike Rabil

Co-Founder & CEO Premier Lacrosse League

Vivek Ranadivé

Owner and Chairman Sacramento Kings

John Robinson

President & COO 100 Thieves

Yusef Salaam

Member of the Exonerated Five

Diane Scott

Co-Founder, Chair & CEO Jamaican Medical Cannabis Corporation

Richard Smith

Senior Business Manager LinkedIn

Brad Stone

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

Erin Teague

Head of Product YouTube Sports

Kurt Wagner

Reporter Bloomberg

David West

Chief Operating Officer Historical Basketball League

Meg Whitman

CEO Quibi


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