Web Summit 2021: Heard in the Halls
Join Cloudflare’s João Tomé for a series of conversations at Web Summit 2021, featuring an array of technology experts, entrepreneurs, government officials, and more.
Hosted in Lisbon, Portugal, the event drew 42,000 attendees from 128 countries — and it was an amazing opportunity to get a sense for what many of the world’s leaders are thinking about the Internet and beyond.
This episode features:
- David Shrier, American futurist and Professor of Practice, AI & Innovation with Imperial College Business School in London — on how the pandemic has affected people's relationship with technology, the digital divide, and more
- Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo, Portuguese Navy officer and coordinator of the Task Force for the Portugal COVID-19 vaccination plan, on Vaccination, misinformation and leadership
- Siyabulela Mandela, Director for Africa Journalists for Human Rights — on why the Internet is a human right
- Carlos Moedas, Mayor of Lisbon; previous European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation — on the light (and innovation) in Lisbon
For more, don’t miss the blog post: Heard in the halls of Web Summit 2021