On Friday, February 15, 2019, we will host the 20th annual NBA All-Star Technology Summit in Charlotte, NC. The event will bring together a unique, invitation-only group to explore the trends and innovations in sports, media and technology.
One-on-one conversations will feature:
Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets Chairman, with Michael Wilbon of ESPN
Randall Stephenson, AT&T Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, with Peter Kafka of Recode
Panels with other industry leaders will cover:
Betting on the Future
Sports betting in the United States is evolving at a rapid pace. This panel will focus on the challenges and opportunities that arise from legalized sports betting, the technological innovations it has inspired and its impact on how fans consume the game.
Chasing Gen Z
Gen Z, the 2.5 billion people born between 1997 and 2010, makes up nearly a third of the world’s population. This panel will discuss how to engage the first generation born and raised in the digital age – a generation that craves customizable, immersive experiences on demand.
Evolution of Disruption
Disruptive technologies are creating unprecedented challenges and opportunities for today’s leaders. This panel will touch on how tech, such as augmented reality and voice technology, will transform the way leaders approach innovation in a constantly evolving media landscape.
The Connected Athlete
Aided by technology, today’s professional athletes live life in the public eye more than ever before, by choice and by necessity. As a result, they face more off-the-court pressures and pitfalls than ever before. This panel will explore how players manage intense traditional and social media scrutiny while building their brands and focusing on their personal and professional growth.