What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Mon Nov 1 WET - Thu Nov 4 WET (about 1 month ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Nov 1 4:00am - Thu Nov 4 1:00pm
Location TBA
Region EMEA

Web Summit connects investors with the world’s leading founders, LPs and VCs through one-to-one meetings, roundtable discussions, and high-quality content.

Pre-register for 2022 investor accreditation and join us in Lisbon next November.

Connect with selected founders, conduct due diligence, and discover new technologies through our searchable startup database.

Investor Meetings
Our team will build a Web Summit agenda uniquely tailored to you, arranging meetings for you with founders and fellow investors from across the globe.

LP networking
100+ LPs committed to the venture asset class attend Web Summit. Our team connects you with solo LPs, as well as with leading institutions, via pre-arranged meetings.

Venture content
Keep your finger on the pulse of the emergent trends and technologies that are being watched closely by the world’s leading venture capitalists.


2021 Past Speakers

Frances Haugen
The Facebook Whistleblower, Whistleblower Aid

Amy Poehler
Founder, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Ayọ (fka Opal) Tometi
Co-founder, Black Lives Matter

Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Co-founder & CTO, Inrupt

Craig Federighi
Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, Apple

Jen Wong
COO, Reddit

Geoff Lewis
Founder & Managing Partner, Bedrock

Jane Wakely
CMO, Mars, Incorporated

Brad Smith
‎President and Vice Chair, Microsoft

Horacio Gutierrez
Head of Global Affairs & Chief Legal Officer, Spotify

António Costa
Prime Minister, Government of Portugal

Edith Harbaugh
Co-founder & CEO, LaunchDarkly

Nick Clegg
VP of Global Affairs & Communications, Meta (Facebook)

Guillaume Pousaz
Founder & CEO,

Deborah Archer
President, ACLU

Daniela Braga

Doug Leone
Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital

Tom Taylor
SVP of Alexa, Amazon

Stacey Plaskett
Representative, House of Representatives

Carlos Moedas
Mayor, City of Lisbon

Thierry Henry
Assistant Coach, Belgium National Team

Cristina Ferreira
Shareholder, Director of Entertainment, TV Host & Entrepreneur, TVI

Samuel Eto'o
Footballer & Philanthropist, The Samuel Eto’o Foundation

Dana Settle
Founding Partner, Greycroft

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Dr Wladimir Klitschko
Founder, Klitschko Ventures

Michele Romanow
Co-founder, Clearco

Stephen Kaufer
CEO, Tripadvisor

Nicolas Julia
Co-founder & CEO, Sorare

Nancy Dubuc
CEO, Vice Media

Linda Sarsour
Political Activist, & Co-founder, Until Freedom

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
President, Portuguese Republic

Patrick Brown
CEO, Impossible Foods

Daniela Melchior
Actor, The Suicide Squad

Natasha Chetiyawardana
Co-founder, Bow & Arrow, part of Accenture Interactive

Peggy Johnson
CEO, Magic Leap

Chris Cox
CPO, Meta (Facebook)

Benedict Evans
Independent Analyst

Siyabulela Mandela
Director for Africa, Journalists for Human Rights

Ole Obermann
Global Head of Music, TikTok

Kate Swanborg
SVP of Technology Communications, DreamWorks Animation

Catarina Furtado
United Nations Ambassador, UNFPA

Markus Villig
Founder & CEO, Bolt

Raghu Raghuram
CEO, VMware

Georges St-Pierre
UFC Legend

Christine Spang
Co-founder & CTO, Nylas

Juan Pablo Ortega
Co-founder, Rappi

Window Snyder
Founder & CEO, Thistle Technologies

Daniel Dines
Co-founder & CEO, UiPath

Věra Jourová
Vice President for Values and Transparency, European Commission

Zara Larsson

Iker Casillas
Football Legend, Sportboost

Peter Schmeichel
Football Legend, Manchester United

Catherine Newman
CMO, Manchester United

Simone Oliver
Global Editor-in-chief, Refinery29

Sir Martin Sorrell
Founder & Executive Chairman, S4 Capital

Adam Petrick
Global Director of Brand & Marketing, PUMA

Brittany Kaiser
Founder, Own Your Data

Mark Papermaster

Tinie Tempah

François-Xavier Pierrel
Group Chief Data Officer, JCDecaux

Hanna Hennig
CIO, Siemens

Jessica Spence
President of Brands, Beam Suntory

Wesley Chan
Managing Director, Felicis Ventures

Charlotte de Witte

Pedro Siza Vieira
Minister for the Economy, Government of Portugal

Yoni Assia
Co-founder & CEO, eToro

Dame Melanie Dawes
CEO, Ofcom

Erika Allen
Senior Director of Global News Operations, Vice Media

Allan Jones
Founder & CEO, Bambee

Ellen Weintraub
Commissioner, US Federal Election Commission

Ben van Beurden
Chief Executive Officer, Royal Dutch Shell

Saeju Jeong
Co-founder & CEO, Noom

Sophie Huet
Editor-in-chief, AFP

Zach Perret
Co-founder & CEO, Plaid

Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau
CEO & Publisher, MIT Technology Review

Jennifer Tejada
Chairperson & CEO, PagerDuty

Bastian Nominacher
Co-founder & Co-CEO, Celonis

Kelly Burton
Executive Director, Black Innovation Alliance

Joe Atkinson

Kay Burley
Presenter, Sky News

Filomena Cautela
Presenter, RTP

Gabriel Braga
Co-founder & CEO, QuintoAndar

Patrick Mouratoglou
Tennis Coach & Founder, Mouratoglou Tennis Academy

Elisa Ferreira
Commissioner for Cohesion & Reforms, European Commission

Rita Marques
State Secretary for Tourism, Government of Portugal

Nicolas Cary
Co-founder & President,

Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster & Avast Security Ambassador, Avast

Stella Kyriakides
European Commissioner for Health, European Commission

Roger McNamee
Founding Partner, Elevation Partners

Ana Mendes Godinho
Minister of Labour, Solidarity & Social Security, Government of Portugal

Reshma Sohoni
Managing Partner, Seedcamp

Versha Sharma
Editor-in-chief, Teen Vogue

Manuel Marina Breysse
Cardiologist, Co-founder & CEO, Idoven

Kat Borlongan
Founding Member, Scale-Up Europe

Alex Mashinsky
Founder & CEO, Celsius

Jon Vlassopulos
Global Head of Music, Roblox

Ekaterina Malievskaia
Co-founder, Compass Pathways

Libby Liu
CEO, Whistleblower Aid

Jeff Maggioncalda
CEO, Coursera

Claire Calmejane
Group Chief Innovation Officer, Société Générale

Marta Temido
Minister for Health, Government of Portugal

Sarati Callahan
Content Creator & Entrepreneur, SaratiBody

Caspar Lee
Creator, Entrepreneur & Investor,

Jillian Deutsch
Tech Reporter, Bloomberg

Katia Walsh
Chief AI & Strategy Officer, Levi Strauss & Co.

Eva Wong
Co-founder & COO, Borrowell

Raffael Johnen
Co-founder & CEO, auxmoney

Michel Paulin
CEO, OVHcloud

Jeffrey Kolovson
Co-founder & COO, Faire

Simon Segars
CEO, Arm

Johannes Schildt
CEO & Founder, Kry

Sonia Jorge
Executive Director, World Wide Web Foundation

Andrea Radrizzani
Owner, Leeds United

Donnel Baird
Co-founder & CEO, BlocPower

Sarah Kunst
Founder & Managing Director, Cleo Capital

Eren Bali
Co-founder & CEO, Carbon Health

Inna Ushakova
Co- founder & CEO,

Dave Waiser
Founder & CEO, Gett

Mada Seghete
Co-founder & VP of Marketing, Branch

Kat Downs Mulder
Managing Editor, The Washington Post

Maximilian Tayenthal
Co-founder & Co-CEO, N26

Nas Daily
Founder & CEO, Nas Academy

Tomer Bar-Zeev
Co-founder & CEO, ironSource

Jan Hammer
General Partner, Index Ventures

Dianna Cohen
Founder & CEO, Plastic Pollution Coalition

Sridhar Ramaswamy
Co-founder & CEO, Neeva

André Villas-Boas
Football Manager, ProEleven

Dame Til Wykes
Professor of Clinical Psychology & Rehabilitation, King's College London

Catherine St-Laurent
Co-founder, Acora Partners

Detria Williamson
CMO, Ideo

Myriam Taylor
Human Rights Lobbyist, & Co-founder, Muxima Bio

Ilan Twig
Co-founder & CTO, TripActions

Vasco Pedro
Co-founder & CEO, Unbabel

Bryony Collins
Editor, Bloomberg

Saul Van Beurden
Head of Technology, Wells Fargo

Carolina Abenante
Founder, NYIAX

Jean-Michel Jarre

Charley Boorman

Lisa Agona
CMO, TeamViewer

Peter Moore
Head of Sport & Live Entertainment, Unity

Cecilie Thorsmark
CEO, Copenhagen Fashion Week

Felix Ohswald
Co-founder & CEO, GoStudent

Nicholas Carlson
Global Editor-in-chief, Insider

Diébédo Francis Kéré
Founder, Kéré Architecture

Fernando Pimenta
Olympic Canoeing Bronze Medallist, Portugal

Neanda Salvaterra
Senior Reporter, Agenda at Money-Media, a Financial Times Company

Tom Stafford
Managing Partner, DST Global

Alessandra Galloni
Editor-in-chief, Reuters

Judith Nwandu
Political Reporter, The Shade Room

Ragy Thomas
Founder & CEO, Sprinklr

Patrícia Mamona
Olympic Triple Jump Silver Medallist, Portugal

Jorge Fonseca
Olympic Judo Bronze Medallist, Portugal

Juergen Mueller
CTO & Member of the Executive Board, SAP

Raj Samani
Chief Scientist, McAfee

Bozena Rezab
Co-founder & CEO, Gamee

Ruth Reader
Tech Reporter, Fast Company

Jeronimo Folgueira
CEO, Deezer

Sol Campbell
Football Legend, Arsenal

Sara Fischer
Media Reporter, Axios

Leisha Chi-Santorelli
World Editor & Team Manager, BBC News

Catarina Carvalho
Founder, Mensagem de Lisboa

Ana Catarina Gomes
CEO, CBR Genomics

David Simas
CEO, Obama Foundation

Des Traynor
Co-founder, Intercom

Gonzalo Brujó
Global President, Interbrand

Gouzelle Ishmatova
Chief Strategy Officer, L’Oréal Bold Ventures

Minda Zetlin
Columnist, Inc.

José Ulisses Correia e Silva
Prime Minister, Government of Cape Verde

Mattias Ljungman
Founder & CEO, Moonfire Ventures

David Cancel
Co-founder & CEO, Drift

Marjorie Paillon
Presenter, France 24

Fabrizio Romano
Football Journalist

Patrick Campbell

Jane Barrett
Global Editor for Media News Strategy, Reuters News

Alessandra Knight
Co-founder, katch

Ana Maiques
Co-founder & CEO, Neuroelectrics

Alan Boehme
Global CTO, H&M Group

Justin Winters
Co-founder, One Earth

Mary-Ann Russon
Freelance Broadcast Journalist, BBC

Mary D’Onofrio
Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Gil Coelho
Product Manager, Unbabel

Michael Guntenaar

Wojciech Kuberski
Co-Founder, nannyml

Innovation Expert | Venture Partner, Draper Esprit

Jeremy Goldman
Director & Lead Analyst for eMarketer Briefing, Insider Intelligence

Pietro Dunn
PhD student, University of Bologna & University of Luxembourg

Adam Crafton
Reporter, The Athletic UK

Alejandro Agag
Chairman, Formula E

Kirk Donohoe
Co-founder & CEO, WhenThen

Olivier Pailhes
CEO, Aircall

Javier Blas
Chief Energy Correspondent, Bloomberg

Diogo Ferreira Nunes
Reporter, Dinheiro Vivo

Dylan Ingham
President, Game Of Our Lives

Barry Lunn
Founder & CEO, Provizio

Chris Priebe
Founder & CEO, Zelt

Kieran Hill
Patner, 20VC

Dan O'Brien
Founder, Farmony

Kostya Kovalchuk
Managing Director, Kliwla Family Office

Guillaume Robic
Delegate Director, Development, Communication and Events, Fédération de la Haute Couture

Arne Koefoed
Founder, Wink

Naila Moloo
Student Innovator, The Knowledge Society

Ricardo Conde
President, Portuguese Space Agency

Serge Carreira
Head of Emerging Brands Initiative, Fédération de la Haute Couture

Valery Miftakhov
CEO, ZeroAvia

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Volkswagen
• Microsoft
• Atlassian
• Aws
• European Commission
• Siemens
• UN Global Compact
• Accenture
• Volkswagen Group
• Samsung Next
• Google