This year's highly anticipated web summit have just finalised an inaugural Sport Summit lineup. Speaking at this year's event are Rio Ferdinand, UFC's Conor McGregor, Phillipe Senderos and Cathal Pendred. They join an intriguing list of athletes, coaches and sports-tech entrepreneurs in the lineup.
Ferdinand will be speaking on the second day of the summit on the 5th of November to Emmy award winner and ESPN sportswriter Jeremy Schaap. Conor McGregor is one of the most controversial sportspeople of recent times, and he will be joined by Cathal Pendred to talk about building a sporting presence and personal brand.
Phillipe Senderos, the Aston Villa and Switzerland defender, is a leading investor in SWOL's Bard of Ballers, a group of professional soccer players who are launching their fantasy mobile platform Fury 90, and are leading the way for the introduction of technology to force social good in the beautiful game.
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