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.

Speakers

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; Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member

Emily Chang

Bloomberg Television Anchor

Nate Checketts

Rhone Co-Founder & CEO

Rudy Cline-Thomas

Mastry Managing Partner; Players Technology Summit Advisory Board Member

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; Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member

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 General Partner

Rich Kleiman

Durant Company and Thirty Five Media Co-Founder

Jesse Levinson

Zoox Co-Founder & CTO

Christina Lewis

All Star Code Founder & CEO

Eddy Lu

GOAT 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

Pro Lacrosse Player, Entrepreneur and Investor; Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member

Ben Reiter

Sports Illustrated Senior Writer; Author, "Astroball"

Tom Rogers

WinView Executive Chairman

Richard Smith

LinkedIn Senior Manager; Players Technology Summit Advisory Board Member

Scott Soshnick

Bloomberg Sports Business Reporter

Selina Wang

Bloomberg News Reporter

Jillian Ward

Bloomberg U.S. Technology Team Leader

Agenda

August 14 - Tuesday

9:00 am

Welcome Remarks

Speakers

  • Jillian Ward

    U.S. Technology Team Leader , Bloomberg

  • Andre Iguodala

    Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member , Golden State Warriors Three-time NBA Champion;

  • Richard Smith

    Players Technology Summit Advisory Board Member, LinkedIn Senior Manager;

  • Rudy Cline-Thomas

    Players Technology Summit Advisory Board Member, Mastry Managing Partner;

9:15 am

From Athlete to Entrepreneur

Speakers

  • Jaylen Brown

    Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member , Boston Celtics NBA Basketball Player;

  • Andre Iguodala

    Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member , Golden State Warriors Three-time NBA Champion;

Moderator

  • Richard Smith

    Players Technology Summit Advisory Board Member, LinkedIn Senior Manager;

9:45 am

Technology Companies & Platforms Approach to Sports Content and Media

Speakers

Moderator

10:15 am

The Ins and Outs of Silicon Valley

Speakers

Moderator

10:45 am

Networking Break

11:10 am

Starting and Scaling a Startup

Speakers

Moderator

11:40 am

The New Arena: eSports

Speakers

Moderator

12:10 pm

Gold Medal Philosophy

Speaker

Interviewer

12:35 pm

Networking Lunch

1:35 pm

From CEO to Investor

Speaker

Interviewer

  • Andre Iguodala

    Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member , Golden State Warriors Three-time NBA Champion;

2:00 pm

The Future of Sports Betting & Fantasy Sports

Speakers

Moderator

2:30 pm

Everything Crypto

Speaker

Interviewer

2:55 pm

A New Approach to Fashion

Speaker

Moderator

3:20 pm

Networking Break

3:40 pm

From Coder to CEO

Speaker

Interviewer

4:05 pm

Making a Difference: Social Impact Through Technology

Speaker

Moderator

  • Aki Ito

    Digital Technology Editor , Bloomberg

4:30 pm

The Modern Athlete's Voice

Speakers

  • Baron Davis

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

  • Paul Rabil

    Players Technology Summit Athlete Advisory Board Member, Pro Lacrosse Player, Entrepreneur and Investor;

Moderator

5:00 pm

Closing Keynote

Speakers

  • Kevin Durant

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

  • Rich Kleiman

    Co-Founder , Durant Company and Thirty Five Media

Moderator

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