Web Summit madness has kicked off. We’ve already told you about the talks to see Tuesday morning. Now let’s see what’s going on in the afternoon. Check some of our top picks below.
Kira Orange Jones – Director – Teach for America
Off the grid: New Orleans after Katrina – Society Summit – 12.15pm
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Kira stepped up and mobilised networks as Teach for America’s executive director. A decade on from the devastation of the hurricane, Kira shares her thoughts.
Edwin Van Der Sar – CMO – Ajax
How to market the biggest sport on earth – Sports Summit – 1.40pm
The soccer legend will be imparting his wisdom at Sports Summit. The Marketing Director at Ajax, Edwin knows a thing or two about sports marketing, and he’ll be sharing what he knows with us at Web Summit. Until then, check out our interview with Edwin.
Mary Aiken – Professor – RCSI
CyberPsychology: From Europol to Hollywood – Centre Stage – 2.20pm
Mary Aiken is the inspiration behind Patricia Arquette’s character on CSI: Cyber and she’ll be on Centre Stage. You’ll want to catch this talk for an insight into the cyber criminals of the future. In anticipation of the talk, have a look at our Q&A with Mary where we discuss trolls and whether human behaviour is influenced by technology.
David Marcus – VP of Messaging Products – Facebook
M Stands for Messenger – Marketing Summit – 3.20pm
David Marcus, the VP of Messaging Products at Facebook, will speaking about how Facebook Messenger is reinventing the marketing paradigm with AI. This will give an insight into how Facebook is utilising the messaging platform which now has 700 million users.
Mike Krieger – Co-Founder – Instagram
Instagram in Focus – Centre Stage – 3.50pm
It’s an app that’s 400 million strong, and Mike is the co-founder and director of engineering. He’ll discuss his vision for the second largest social media in the world.
Check out our full schedule. Enjoy the afternoon and we’ll see you tonight at Night Summit around the streets of Dublin.