Wednesday, July 10th
Located in the Delano Las Vegas hotel
Cocktail reception to follow at 6pm
— By Invitation Only —
— Casual Attire —
Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall, CEO, Dallas Mavericks and former Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T
The Future of the NBA Experience
Amy Brooks, President, Team Marketing & Business Operations and Chief Innovation Officer, NBA
Cari Champion, ESPN (Host)
The fan experience of today is vastly different than just a few years ago. From live games now being available on mobile devices, through social media and in VR to AR training modules on mobile apps to in-arena enhancements through interactive technology, the future fan experience is being dictated by the ability to bring fans closer to the game. During this one-on-one interview, NBA President of Team Marketing & Business Operations and Chief Innovation Officer Amy Brooks will discuss the future of sports and the constantly evolving fan experience.
The Connected Fan
TJ Adeshola, Head of U.S. Sport League Partnerships, Twitter
Jeff Bennett, VP, Stats & Information Group, ESPN
Alex Martins, CEO, Orlando Magic
Jesse Redniss, EVP, Data Strategy & Production Innovation at Warner Media and GM of Warner Media Lab
Cari Champion, ESPN (Moderator)
Innovation has provided fans more access to NBA players, teams, and data than ever. We'll explore advances for the fan in the arena, at home or on the go.
Leading in Sports: Her Perspective
Catherine Pack, Assistant VP, Video Operations, AT&T
Marie Sornin, VP, Marketing, NextVR
Jennifer van Dijk, EVP, Marketing, Wasserman and former Chief Strategy Officer, LA Clippers
Chiney Ogwumike, Analyst, ESPN and current WNBA player
Innovation does not only mean the next new technology; it also means continuing to challenge the status quo, and shape and evolve the world as we know it. Join us for a conversation with female leaders within sports as they discuss their experiences, their vision with leading teams and ideas, and how innovation is taking the sports world by storm.
Future of 5G and IoT: A One-on-One with Mike Zeto
Mike Zeto, VP, Internet of Things, AT&T
Peter Sorckoff, former Chief Creative Officer, Atlanta Hawks (Host)
5G and the Internet of Things are no longer part of the future, they are here now. We'll discuss this technology and the impact it will have on Business Decision Makers, across smart venues and venue management, the impact to front office personnel, as well as content creation and new opportunities on the horizon.
The Evolution of Esports
Brendan Donohue, Managing Director, NBA 2K League
Yvette Martinez-Rea, CEO, ESL Gaming America
Mike Morrison, VP, Business Development, ESPN
Nathan Lindberg, Sr. Director, Sponsorships, Twitch (Moderator)
The relationship between traditional sports and esports is constantly strengthening. What's happening now, and what's next? A roundtable discussion that brings together a variety of voices within the gaming space.