August 14, 2018 | San Francisco

Players Technology Summit

The second annual Players Technology Summit, an exclusive and intimate gathering of world-class athletes, entrepreneurs and investors will take place on Tuesday, August 14th in San Francisco. The summit provides a forum for some of America’s most celebrated athletes and business leaders to share their business success and lessons learned in an environment that promotes networking.

Last year’s attendees and speakers included Andre Iguodala, Stephen Curry, Andre Agassi, Joe Montana, and more.

Bloomberg Live has a limited number of seats available. This event is by invitation-only.


Brian Armstrong

CEO & Co-Founder Coinbase

Joe Asher

CEO William Hill US

Richard Au

Director of Prime Video Channels, U.S. Amazon

Alex Barinka

Technology & Deals Reporter Bloomberg

Phin Barnes

Partner First Round Capital

Ruzwana Bashir

Founder & CEO Peek

Jaylen Brown

NBA Basketball Player Boston Celtics

Emily Chang

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Nate Checketts

Co-Founder & CEO Rhone

Rudy Cline-Thomas

Founder & Managing Partner Mastry Inc.

Topher Conway

Co-Managing Partner SV Angel

Bracken Darrell

President & CEO Logitech

Baron Davis

Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member Entrepreneur and Investor, Former NBA Player

Andy Dinh

CEO and Founder TSM

Kevin Durant

Co-Founder, The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media Golden State Warriors Two-time NBA Champion

Laura Froelich

Head of U.S. Content Partnerships Twitter

Theresia Gouw

Co-Founder & Managing Partner Aspect Ventures

Mark Gurman

Consumer Technology Reporter Bloomberg

Ann Hand

CEO & Chairman Super League Gaming

Drew Houston

Co-Founder & CEO Dropbox

Jennifer Hyman

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Rent the Runway

Andre Iguodala

Three-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

Aki Ito

Digital Technology Editor Bloomberg

Kerri Walsh Jennings

P1440 Founder Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist, One-time Olympic Bronze Medalist

Jeff Jordan

Managing Partner Andreessen Horowitz

Rich Kleiman

Co-Founder The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media

Jesse Levinson

Co-Founder & CTO Zoox

Christina Lewis

Founder & CEO All Star Code

Eddy Lu

Co-Founder & CEO GOAT Group

Mark Miller

Global Editor Bloomberg Live

Dr. Laila Mintas

Deputy President Sportradar US

Joe Montana

Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member Liquid 2 Ventures Founder and Managing Partner, Legendary NFL Quarterback;

Eric Newcomer

Technology Reporter Bloomberg

Eben Novy-Williams

Sports Business Reporter Bloomberg

Delane Parnell

Founder & CEO PlayVS

Paul Rabil

Co-Founder & CSO Premier Lacrosse League

Ben Reiter

Author, "Astroball" Sports Illustrated Senior Writer;

Tom Rogers

Executive Chairman WinView

Richard Smith

Senior Business Manager LinkedIn

Scott Soshnick

Sports Business Reporter Bloomberg

Selina Wang

Reporter Bloomberg News

Jillian Ward

U.S. Technology Team Leader Bloomberg


August 14 - Tuesday

9:00 am

Welcome Remarks


9:15 am

From Athlete to Entrepreneur



9:45 am

Technology Companies & Platforms Approach to Sports Content and Media



10:15 am

The Ins and Outs of Silicon Valley



10:45 am

Networking Break

11:10 am

Starting and Scaling a Startup



11:40 am

The New Arena: eSports



12:10 pm

Gold Medal Philosophy



12:35 pm

Networking Lunch

1:35 pm

From CEO to Investor



2:00 pm

The Future of Sports Betting & Fantasy Sports



2:30 pm

Everything Crypto



2:55 pm

A New Approach to Fashion



3:20 pm

Networking Break

3:40 pm

From Coder to CEO



4:05 pm

Making a Difference: Social Impact Through Technology



  • Aki Ito

    Digital Technology Editor, Bloomberg

4:30 pm

The Modern Athlete's Voice


  • Baron Davis

    Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member, Entrepreneur and Investor, Former NBA Player

  • Paul Rabil

    Co-Founder & CSO, Premier Lacrosse League


5:00 pm

Closing Keynote


  • Kevin Durant

    Co-Founder, The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media, Golden State Warriors Two-time NBA Champion

  • Rich Kleiman

    Co-Founder, The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media





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