Q&A

Ask them anything

It’s one of the most open and honest stages in tech. Our biggest speakers give the audience a chance to ask them anything on the Q&A stage.

Gilberto Silva, World Cup Winner, Brazil, on Q&A Stage during day one of Web Summit 2023 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal
Gilberto Silva
World Cup Winner
Brazil

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Get answers to the questions you’ve always wanted to ask on one of the most honest and open stages in tech. And that’s not all. Your ticket gives you access to all Q&A sessions, as well as to roundtables, masterclasses and other 25-plus tracks at Web Summit.

Desdemona x, Humanoid Robot, SingularityNET; on the Q&A Stage during day two of Web Summit 2023 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal
Questions. Answers. Insight.

Join tell-all Q&As with some of the leading figures in tech, sport and entertainment. That burning question you’ve always wanted to ask? This is where it gets answered.

An eclectic lineup

Tech founders, musicians, astronauts, athletes, big wave surfers, beauty bosses and investors host these exclusive experiences. You won’t find this lineup anywhere else.

No filter

Speakers answer questions from the audience as they come in. This is one of the most open and honest stages in tech.

Stars showcasing skills

Whether the skill set is soccer, skincare, music or mixology, our experts demonstrate – live and in person – how to do it like a pro.

Meet some of our past Q&A speakers

Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
Co-founderDos Hombres
Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
Co-founderDos Hombres
Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning
Co-FounderNeuralyz, Inc.
Brad Smith
Brad Smith
Brad Smith
President & Vice ChairMicrosoft
Jen Wong
Jen Wong
Jen Wong
COOReddit
Kate Brandt
Kate Brandt
Kate Brandt
Chief Sustainability OfficerGoogle
Jimmy Wales
Jimmy Wales
Jimmy Wales
FounderWikipedia
Dr Siyabulela Mandela
Dr Siyabulela  Mandela
Dr Siyabulela Mandela
Director for AfricaJournalists for Human Rights
Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner
Olympian & Advocate for Transgender RightsActivist
LL COOL J
LL COOL J
LL COOL J
Founder & CEORock The Bells
Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton
CEO & Entrepreneur
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Actor
Alessandro Del Piero
Alessandro Del Piero
Alessandro Del Piero
Global Brand AmbassadorSocios.com
Nadja Swarovski
Nadja Swarovski
Nadja Swarovski
Member of Executive BoardSwarovski
Changpeng Zhao
Changpeng Zhao
Changpeng Zhao
Co-founder & CEOBinance

”We have this fairly basic philosophy: innovation is a fairly unpredictable decentralised activity.”

Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT, on Q&A stage during day two of Web Summit 2023 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal

Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT

"There's responsibility to amplify other voices that might be more educated in a topic than I am."

Loren Gray, Social Media Personality & Songwriter

 

Loren Gray, Social Media Personality & Songwriter

“From a young age, I was able to understand the power of young people to mobilise and galvanise action.”

An attendee asks a question to Calema after they perform live on Q&A stage during day three of Web Summit 2022 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.

Sophia Kianni, Founder and Climate Activist, Climate Cardinals

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