Stewart Butterfield, Chris Froome, Edwin van der Sar and much more. Day One of Web Summit got off to a flying start.
We’re picking up where we left off this Wednesday morning. Here are five of the talks and people you’ll not want to miss: sex, drugs, the ultimate selfie, a former NFL star and whether you should trust your gut or data.
Sure we have it all…
Tiki Barber – Co-Founder – Thuzio
Reach for the stars – Marketing Stage – 11.15am
Corinne Vigreux – Co-Founder – TomTom
The power of instinct: gut vs data – Startup University Stage – 10.40am
Corinne co-founded TomTom, famous for their boxed satnav that once was the fastest selling tech device of all time. She’ll be talking about what to trust – gut or data – when faced with your company’s pivotal decisions.
Brendan Kennedy – CEO – Privateer Holdings
Europe: The next cannabis battleground? – Centre Stage – 11.15am
Brendan will talk about the liberalisation of cannabis laws in the United States. Privateer is a private equity group that focuses on investment in the cannabis industry.
Jacquelyn Morie – Founder – The Augmented Traveler
The ultimate selfie – Society Stage – 11.50am
What’s left behind in a digital world? Jacquelyn will talk about the future and our legacy as we embrace and expand virtual experiences.
Ethics around sex robots and their potential implications for society. Do we need robot regulation?
Robot Ethics – Machine Stage – 11.25am
This a panel discussion on the ethics around sex robots and their potential implications for society. Dr. Kathleen Richardson (she’s mentioned in the above video), Nell Watson, Jim Hunter and Andra Keay will ask do we need robot regulation?
Find more incredible talks and speakers in our full Web Summit schedule.