A thousand of the most influential and inspiring people in the tech world are set to descend on Dublin this November as part of Web Summit. This includes a long list of CEOs and founders who are behind some of the most successful companies of recent years. We’ve cherry-picked 10 of the most exciting Web Summit speakers to give you a taste of what’s to come.
Stewart Butterfield – Co-founder & CEO of Slack
Slack, the group messaging app proclaimed as the ultimate “email killer”, is fronted by Stewart Butterfield. Stewart is no stranger to the startup scene. In 2004 he launched Flickr, a photo sharing website which would grow to reach over 92 million users. It was during his time at Flickr that Stewart was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by Time Magazine.
Sean Rad – Co-founder & CEO of Tinder
As the CEO of Tinder, Sean is responsible for the dating app that got the world swiping. Sean studied Business at USC but dropped out to start his first business, Orgoo. He also founded celebrity-endorsement marketing company Adly.
Michelle Peluso – CEO of Gilt
Named as one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business”, Michelle is the CEO of Gilt, a membership-only, discounted fashion website. Her leadership style is unusual for such an established company – she doesn’t have an office, preferring instead to rotate between her time with various teams within Gilt. Prior to Gilt, Michelle was the CEO of Travelocity.
Other speakers include:
Mike Krieger – Co-founder of Instagram
Lisa Falzone – Co-founder & CEO of Revel Systems
Sonny Vu – Co-founder & CEO of Misfit
Kristo Kaarmann – Co-founder & CEO of TransferWise
Corinne Vigreux – Co-founder & CEO of TomTom
Bill Ready – CEO of Braintree
Ian Ayre – CEO of Liverpool Football Club
To see these incredible speakers, get your Web Summit ticket now.