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BIG ASW Chicago 2020

The B.I.G. Summit discussion panel at All-Star Weekend 2020 in Chicago was brimming with athletes, investors, disruptors, entrepreneurs and your Master Connector (M.C.), Baron Davis. Baron’s Legends Lounge featured 1:1 conversations with the Commissioner of the NBA, Adam Silver, and legendary sports icon, Isiah Thomas.

Baron had fireside chats with Chris Paul, Javale McGee, Metta World Peace and Michele Roberts, Executive Director of the NBPA.   Cyn Marshall, the CEO of the Dallas Mavericks spoke on how Diversity & Inclusion is more than a buzzword.  

Panel discussions included ‘How Cannabis Can Impact Social Enterprise’ with the founder of Viola and previous NBA athlete, Al Harrington and ‘The Philosophy of Investing’ with Marisol Hernandez, Head of Asset Owners of PRI.  Hebru Brantley discussed How Art Innovates the World of Branding with Diallo Marvel of Beats by Dre and Jordan Wolosky of AG Artists.
 
Other conversations included the Business of Disruption, how The Justice System can be Turned Inside Out with Technology and how Storytelling is Changing Through Media and Tech Evolutions. Relevant and timely topics are always discussed, challenged and solution-oriented outcomes are pronounced. The B.I.G. Summit is at All-Star Weekend and other annual sporting events around the country.

The Speakers

CHRIS HILL

Founder + Angel Investor

AHIZA GARCIA-HODGES

Reporter, NBC

JACOB HORNE

Product Manager, Coinbase

JAESON MA

CEO East West Ventures, Co- Founder 88Rising, Stampede Ventures

GAIL PERRY-MASON

Senior Director of Investments, Oppenheimer & Co Inc

DIALLO MARVEL

Global Creative Director, Beats by DRE

JELANI MCCOY

SLIC, Executive Producer

JAVALE MCGEE

NBA Player for LA Lakers

CANDACE MOORE

Chief Equity Officer, City of Chicago

CHRIS PAUL

NBA All Star, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur Aand NBPA President

TOMÁS PUIG

Founder CEO, Alembic Technologies, Inc.

GAYATRI SARKAR

Managing Partner, Hype Capital

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