NOVEMBER 5-8, 2018

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NOVEMBER 5-8, 2018



Want to make it to the top table at Web Summit? To sit with the insiders and talk through the most pressing issues facing tech, business and society today?


Welcome to Roundtables.

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What are Roundtables?

Roundtables are collaborative, intimate gatherings of a dozen CEOs and founders of the world’s leading companies, top speakers, exciting startups and influential tech investors.

Roundtables run in conjunction with onstage content at Web Summit, ensuring a laser focus on the most important questions in a given industry. Expect the sessions to encourage a dynamic, multifaceted and honest discussion about the topics in today’s society that matter to you.

Past Roundtable hosts at our events

Previous topics include

The age of the moonshot | Shervin Pishevar, Sherpa Capital

Hypergrowth: Scaling your way into the billion dollar club | Ryan Smith, Qualtrics

The benefits of in-house advertising | Gary Briggs, Facebook

Cross-border e-commerce | Hans Tung, GGV Capital

Two sides of the same coin | Julia Hartz, Eventbrite

Where in the world should we be investing? | Dave McClure, 500 Startups

How communication is evolving: The future of digital language and vocabulary | Alex Chung, Giphy

The possibilities are endless: Technology and human rights | Salil Shetty, Amnesty International

Making friends with hackers | Nico Sell, Wickr Foundation

Brexit, Trump, and other warnings | Sir Lynton Crosby, C|T Group