LeWeb comes to London

LeWeb is in London  for a summer conference at the Central Hall Westminster  today and tomorrow (June 19 & 20).

The theme is “Faster than real time”.

It started at 9am with a live stream from LeWeb’s YouTube channel where a selection of  videos are available. These are the opening remarks of  Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders:


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Social conversationsNice (live) graphics from LeWeb

The Plenary 2 Start-Up competition can be viewed here

Hangouts can be viewed here

The Plenary 1 running order is provisionally as follows for day 1:

  •  9.00, 14.30 & 18.20

Lindsey Stirling, The Hip Hop Violinist






  • 09.05

Opening remarks

Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

LeWeb London Kick-Off with Special Guests

Brent Hoberman, Co-Founder, PROfounders Capital & Co-Founder & Chairman, mydeco, made.com

Jonathan Luff, Advisor to the Prime Minister, No10 Downing Street

Eric Van Der Kleij, CEO, Tech City Investment Organisation

Rohan Silva, Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister, No10 Downing Street

  • 9.20

“Faster than realtime: Understanding shifts in digital consumer behavior”

Eric Hazan, Partner & Philipp Nattermann, Partner, McKinsey & Company

  • 9.40

Jamie Oliver,  Television Personality & Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder & CEO, Instagram with Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founder

  • 10.15

Bradley Horowitz, Vice President, Product Management, Google & Loic Le Meur, Founder, LeWeb

  • 10.45

Ben Ling, COO, Badoo & Robert Scoble, American blogger, technical evangelist, and author, Rackspace

  • 11.05

Aaron Levie, Co-Founder & CEO, Box & Mike Butcher, European Editor, TechCrunch

  • 11h25

Team Uber vs. Team Hailo

Moderated by Michael Arrington, General Partner, CrunchFund

Travis Kalanick, Co-Founder & CEO, Uber

Shervin Pishevar, Managing Director, Menlo Ventures

Adam Valkin, Partner, Accel Partners

Jay Bregman, Co-Founder & CEO, Hailo

  • 11.50

Phil Libin, CEO, Evernote & Loic Le Meur, Founder, LeWeb

  • 12.15

Christian Hernandez Gallardo, Director, Platform Partnerships, Facebook & Jamillah Knowles, UK Editor, The Next Web

  • 12.35-14.30 Lunch
  • 14.35

Welcome back & Check in with Hugh MacLeod, Gaping Void

  • 14.40

Michael Schneider, CEO, Mobile Roadie

  • 14.45

Martha Lane Fox, UK Digital Champion & Michael Bracken, Executive Director of Digital, Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office with Roxanne Varza, Startup/Tech Journalist

  • 15.05

Joe Fernandez, Co-Founder & CEO, Klout, & Alexia Tsotsis, Writer, TechCrunch

  • 15.25

Eric Migicovsky, Founder & Lead Designer, Pebble Technology & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founder

  • 15.45

Zach Sims, Co-Founder, Codecademy & Bobbie Johnson, European Correspondent, GigaOM

  • 16.05

Tom Katis, Founder & CEO, Voxer & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founder


  • 16.25

“Three themes to thrive in real time”

Jeremiah Owyang, Partner, Altimeter Group -

  • 16.45

Jason Goldberg, Founder & CEO & Bradford Shane Shellhammer, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Fab & Michael Arrington, General Partner, CrunchFund

  • 17.10

Martin Varsavsky, Founder & CEO, Fon

  • 17.30

Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Co-Founder & CEO, Klarna & Tim Bradshaw, Financial Times

  • 17.45

Sam Lawrence, Co-Founder & CEO & Matt Wilkinson, Co-Founder & CTO, Crushpath


  • 17.50

Disruption in Finance Roundtable

Moderated by: Nina Dos Santos, London Anchor, CNN’s World Business Today

Errol Damelin, Founder & CEO, Wonga,com

Samir Desai, CEO and Co-Founder, Funding Circle

Renaud Laplanche, CEO, Lending Club


LeWeb London 2012 Start-Up Competition

June 19th – Plenary 2

 We have a separate page for the Start-Up competition sessions here

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