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

Coinbase CEO & Co-Founder

Joe Asher

William Hill US CEO

Richard Au

Amazon Director of Prime Video Channels, U.S.

Alex Barinka

Bloomberg Technology & Deals Reporter

Phin Barnes

First Round Capital Partner

Ruzwana Bashir

Peek Founder & CEO

Jaylen Brown

Boston Celtics NBA Basketball Player

Emily Chang

Bloomberg Television Anchor

Nate Checketts

Rhone Co-Founder & CEO

Rudy Cline-Thomas

Mastry Inc. Founder & Managing Partner

Topher Conway

SV Angel Co-Managing Partner

Bracken Darrell

Logitech President & CEO

Baron Davis

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

Andy Dinh

TSM CEO and Founder

Kevin Durant

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

Laura Froelich

Twitter Head of U.S. Content Partnerships

Theresia Gouw

Aspect Ventures Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Mark Gurman

Bloomberg Consumer Technology Reporter

Ann Hand

Super League Gaming CEO & Chairman

Drew Houston

Dropbox Co-Founder & CEO

Jennifer Hyman

Rent the Runway CEO & Co-Founder

Andre Iguodala

Golden State Warriors Three-time NBA Champion

Aki Ito

Bloomberg Digital Technology Editor

Kerri Walsh Jennings

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

Jeff Jordan

Andreessen Horowitz Managing Partner

Rich Kleiman

The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media Co-Founder

Jesse Levinson

Zoox Co-Founder & CTO

Christina Lewis

All Star Code Founder & CEO

Eddy Lu

GOAT Group Co-Founder & CEO

Mark Miller

Bloomberg Live Global Editor

Dr. Laila Mintas

Sportradar US Deputy President

Joe Montana

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

Eric Newcomer

Bloomberg Technology Reporter

Eben Novy-Williams

Bloomberg Sports Business Reporter

Delane Parnell

PlayVS Founder & CEO

Paul Rabil

Premier Lacrosse League Co-Founder & CSO

Ben Reiter

Sports Illustrated Senior Writer; Author, "Astroball"

Tom Rogers

WinView Executive Chairman

Richard Smith

LinkedIn Senior Business Manager

Scott Soshnick

Bloomberg Sports Business Reporter

Selina Wang

Bloomberg News Reporter

Jillian Ward

Bloomberg U.S. Technology Team Leader


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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