6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tip-Off Reception
The Beverly Wilshire Hotel
The Ballroom
Lobby Level
9500 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills


7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration for Tech Summit & NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service / Breakfast Buffet

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Adam Silver
Commissioner, National Basketball Association

Ahmad Rashad
Host, NBA TV

8:45 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Panel I: The Future of Storytelling

Ernie Johnson
Studio Host, Turner Sports


Steve Ballmer
Chairman, L.A. Clippers
Leslie Berland
Chief Marketing Officer & Head of People, Twitter, Inc.
Kobe Bryant
Chief Executive Officer, Kobe Inc.; General Partner, Bryant Stibel
Kevin Durant
Partner, The Durant Company; Partner, Thirty Five Media; Golden State Warriors
Issa Rae
Chief Executive Officer, Issa Rae Productions
Connor Schell
Executive Vice President, Content, ESPN
Ricky Van Veen
Head of Global Creative Strategy, Facebook


In an age when individuals and now even artificial intelligence can create content, the competition for fan engagement has never been greater. This panel will discuss the role technology can play in creating and sharing sports narratives that continue to inspire and engage people around the world.

9:25 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Panel II: The Rise of Esports

John King
Chief National Correspondent; Anchor, Inside Politics, CNN


Chris Bosh
President & Chief Executive Officer, Bosh Enterprises
Ted Leonsis
Founder, Chairman, Majority Owner & Chief Executive Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment
David Levy
President, Turner
Kevin Lin
Co-Founder, Twitch
Neal Mohan
Chief Product Officer, YouTube
Vivek Ranadivé
Owner & Chairman, Sacramento Kings
Michael Rubin
Executive Chairman, Fanatics


From college dorm rooms to a global phenomenon with celebrity investors and now professional leagues, the rise of esports is one of the biggest stories in sports and entertainment today. This panel will discuss the explosive growth of esports and the NBA’s new 2K League.

10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

10:35 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Reinventing The Camera With Evan Spiegel
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Snap, Inc.


Rebecca Jarvis
Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent; Host, No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis, ABC News

11:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Panel III: Managing Through Disruption

Zain Asher
Anchor, CNN International


Jeanie Buss
Chief Executive Officer & Controlling Owner, Los Angeles Lakers
James L. Dolan
Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Madison Square Garden Company; Executive Chairman, MSG Networks
David Drummond
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Alphabet
Brian Krzanich
Chief Executive Officer, Intel Corporation
Dinesh C. Paliwal
President & Chief Executive Officer, HARMAN
Kevin Plank
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Under Armour
Steve Stoute
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, United Masters + Translation


As digital technologies mature, they transform communities, disrupt businesses and redefine what’s possible. The industry leaders on this panel will discuss the risks, opportunities and responsibilities that accompany management in the digital age.

12:05 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.

12:20 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Panel IV: The Connected Game

Wolf Blitzer
Lead Political Anchor; Anchor, Wolf; The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, CNN


Sue Bird
WNBA Player, Seattle Storm
Mark Cuban
Chairman, AXS TV; Owner, Dallas Mavericks
Trevor Edwards
President, Nike Brand, Nike, Inc.
Earvin “Magic” Johnson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Magic Johnson Enterprises
Carsten Koerl
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Sportradar AG
Stephen Pagliuca
Co-Owner & Managing General Partner, Boston Celtics; Co-Chairman, Bain Capital
Casey Wasserman
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, WASSERMAN


From in-game tracking of player movement to season-long monitoring of rest and recovery, wearable and player tracking technology continues to advance the narrative of player health and analytics in sports. This panel will dive into how these technologies are transforming the game for players, coaches and fans.

1:00 p.m.
Summit Concludes / Boxed Lunches Available

1:15 p.m.
Board Buses for Travel to NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service Project Sites

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service Projects

3:30 p.m.
Projects Conclude / Board Buses for Return