6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tip-Off Reception
The Ritz-Carlton
201 East Trade Street
Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
2nd Floor


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.
Ahmad Rashad
Host, NBA TV

Opening Remarks
Adam Silver
Commissioner, National Basketball Association

8:45 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Modern Media in the 21st Century with Randall Stephenson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, AT&T

Peter Kafka
Executive Editor, Recode

9:20 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.

9:35 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Panel I: Betting on the Future

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


Mark Cuban
Chairman, AXS TV; Owner, Dallas Mavericks
Dan Gilbert
Chairman, Cleveland Cavaliers; Founder & Chairman, Quicken Loans, Inc.
Matt King
Chief Executive Officer, FanDuel
Carsten Koerl
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Sportradar AG
Ted Leonsis
Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment
David Levy
President, Turner
Vivek Ranadivé
Owner & Chairman, Sacramento Kings


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.

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Panel II: Chasing Gen Z

Poppy Harlow
Anchor, CNN Newsroom


Steve Ballmer
Chairman, L.A. Clippers
Marie Donoghue
Vice President, Global Sports Video, Amazon
Jeremi Gorman
Chief Business Officer, Snap Inc.
James Pitaro
President, ESPN; Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks
Lilly Singh
Creator, Comedian & New York Times Best-Selling Author
Steve Stoute
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, United Masters + Translation
Casey Wasserman
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, WASSERMAN


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.

11:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Panel III: Evolution of Disruption

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


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
Paul E. Jacobs
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, XCOM
Marne Levine
Vice President, Global Partnerships & Business Development, Facebook
Mickey Mikitani
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Rakuten, Inc.
Stephen Pagliuca
Co-Owner & Managing General Partner, Boston Celtics; Co-Chairman, Bain Capital
Joe Tsai
Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, Alibaba Group; Co-Owner, Brooklyn Nets; Owner, New York Liberty


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.

12:05 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.

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

Ernie Johnson
Studio Host, Turner Sports


Sue Bird
WNBA Player, Seattle Storm; Basketball Operations Associate, Denver Nuggets
Joel Embiid
NBA Player, Philadelphia 76ers
Grant Hill
Basketball Analyst, Turner Sports; Vice Chairman, Atlanta Hawks
Earvin “Magic” Johnson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Magic Johnson Enterprises
Damian Lillard
NBA Player, Portland Trail Blazers
Neal Mohan
Chief Product Officer, YouTube
Michael Rubin
Founder & Executive Chairman, Fanatics; Co-Owner, Philadelphia 76ers


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.

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Airtime: One-on-One with Michael Jordan
Chairman, Charlotte Hornets

Michael Wilbon
Co-Host, Pardon the Interruption; ABC/ESPN Basketball Contributor; Columnist, The Undefeated

1:45 p.m.
Summit Concludes

2:00 p.m.
Board Buses for Travel to NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service Project Sites

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service Projects

4:00 p.m.
Projects Conclude / Board Buses for Return

For questions, contact Lauren Mroz at 201-974-6068 or via email by clicking here.