Click here to close now.




Welcome!

@CloudExpo Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Scott Sobhani, Kevin Jackson

News Feed Item

LeWeb’12 Paris Conference

The 9th edition of LeWeb will be held December 4th , 5th and 6th at Les Docks de Paris – Porte d’Aubervilliers. Produced by Géraldine and Loïc Le Meur, Europe’s largest event dedicated to the web industry is expecting more than 3500 attendees including entrepreneurs, professionals, investors, bloggers and aficionados.

“Internet Of Thinks” is the theme of the 2012 edition.

Among the most expected speakers:
Brent Hoberman, Co-Founder, PROfounders Capital, Chairman, made.com & Founder & Chairman, mydeco.com / Brian Solis, Principal, Altimeter Group / Henri Seydoux, Founder & CEO, Parrot / Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder & CEO, Instagram / Robert Scoble, American blogger, technical evangelist, and author, Rackspace / Pascal Cagni, Former General Manager and Vice President Apple Europe, Middle-East, India, and Africa / David Marcus, President, Paypal / Marko Ahtisaari, Executive Vice President, Design, Nokia / Phil Libin, CEO, Evernote / Katie Stanton, Vice President of International Market Development, Twitter / Peter Deng, Director of Product Management, Facebook / Renaud Laplanche, CEO, Lending Club

Program below and via http://paris.leweb.co/

LEWEB’12 PROGRAM
Subject to changes

DAY 1 - DEC 4, 2012

PLENARY ROOM 1 - PULLMAN BUILDING

9h00
Doors Open, Networking time with partners

10h00
Surprise Opener

10h05
Opening remarks
Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

10h15
Ariel Garten, CEO, Interaxon

10h45
Tony Fadell, Founder & CEO, Nest Labs, Inc. & John Markoff, Senior Writer, New York Times

11h15
Tech Spotlight: Alex Hawkinson, Founder & CEO, SmartThings

11h30
Alexander Ljung, Founder & CEO, SoundCloud

11h50
Scott Harrison, Founder & CEO, charity:water

12h30-14h00- LUNCH BREAK

14h05
Misha Lyalin, Chairman & CEO, ZeptoLab & Frederic Lardinois, Writer, TechCrunch

14h25
Phil Libin, CEO, Evernote & Loic Le Meur, Founder, LeWeb

14h45
To be announced

15h15
Katie Stanton, Vice President of International Market Development, Twitter & Jamillah Knowles, UK Editor, The Next Web

15h35
Peter Deng, Director of Product Management, Facebook & David Kirkpatrick Founder & CEO, Techonomy Media

15h55
Dalton Caldwell, Co-Founder & CEO, App.net

16h15
Tech Spotlight: Adam Wilson, Founder & Chief Software Architect, Orbotix

16h25
Yossi Vardi, Pioneer, Investor, Entreprenuer

16h45
Tech Spotlight: Carly Gloge, Co-Founder & CEO, Ubooly

16h55
Fred Potter, Founder & CEO, Netamo

17h15
Tech Spotlight: Phil Bosoa, CEO & Andy Gelme, CTO, LIFX

17h25
Benjamin Cichy, Chief Software Engineer, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

17h55
Closing remarks -Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

DAY 2 - DEC 5, 2012

PLENARY ROOM 1 - PULLMAN BUILDING

08h00-09h00
Welcome Buffet Breakfast

09h00
Surprise Opener

09h05
Welcome Back, Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

09h15
Our heads are in the Cloud!
Moderator: Robin Wauters, European Editor, The Next Web
Panelists:
Aditya Agarwal, Vice President of Engineering, Dropbox
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, YouSendIt
Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon

09h45
David Jones, Global CEO, Havas & Euro RSCG Worldwide and
Co‐Founder, One Young World & Paul Papadimitriou, Founder, Digital Intelligence

10h05
Marko Ahtisaari, Executive Vice President, Design, Nokia

10h25
David Marcus, President, Paypal & Loic Le Meur, Founder, LeWeb

10h45
Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President, Developer & Platform Evangelism Group, Microsoft

11h05
Dr. DJ Patil, Data Scientist in Residence, Greylock Partners

11h20
Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist & Founder, Geoloqi, Inc.

11h35
Pascal Cagni, Former General Manager and Vice President
Apple Europe, Middle-East, India, and Africa & Loic Le Meur, Founder, LeWeb

11h55
Tech Spotlight: David Cann, Co-Founder, Double Robotics

12h05
Media heavyweights weigh in on iOt
Moderator: Adrian Monck, Managing Director, Communications & Media, World Economic Forum
Vivek Badrinath, Senior Executive Vice President, France Telecom Orange &
CEO of Orange Business Services
Bruno Patino, Senior Executive Vice President, Strategy & Digital & Director
France Télévisions Group & France 5

12h30-14h00 - LUNCH BREAK

14h05
Tech Spotlight: James Park, Co-Founder & CEO, Fitbit

14h20
Tech Spotlight: Cedric Hutchings, Co-Founder & General Manager, Withings

14h30
Bill Tai, Angel Investor, Venture Captialist & Kiteboarding Athlete & Susi Mai, Pro Kiteboarder

14h50
Scott Dunlap, Successful Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Blogger, Ultra Distance Trail Runner

15h10
Tech Spotlight: Gil Blander, Founder, President & CSO, InsideTracker

15h20
Michael Lazerow, CMO, Salesforce Marketing Cloud & Robert Scoble, American blogger, technical evangelist, and author, Rackspace

15h40-15h55
Danae Ringelmann, Co-Founder, Indiegogo

15h55
Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder & CEO, Instagram & MG Siegler, General Partner, CrunchFund

16h20
Money makes the world go round
Moderator: Mike Butcher, European Editor, TechCrunch
Eric Archambeau, General Partner, Wellington Partners
Jeff Clavier, Founder & Managing Partner, SoftTech VC
Sonali De Rycker, Partner, Accel Partners
Albert Ganyushin, Head of International Listings, NYSE Euronext

16h50
John Hering, Co-Founder & CEO, Lookout

17h10
Rafi Haladjian, Founder, Sen.se

17h30
Brian Shul, Former Air Force Fighter Pilot & Speaker, Author & Photographer

18h15
Closing remarks -Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

DAY 3 - DEC 6, 2012

PLENARY ROOM 1 - PULLMAN BUILDING

8h00-09h00
Welcome Buffet Breakfast

09h00
Surprise Opener

09h05
Welcome Back, Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

09h15
Tech Spotlight: Philipp Bolliger, Founder & CEO, Koubachi

09h25
Tech Spotlight: Ludovic le Moan, CEO, SIGFOX

09h35
Ramon de Leon, Social Media Marketing, Dominos Pizza

09h55
Renaud Laplanche, CEO, Lending Club

10h15
Tom Conrad, CTO & EVP of Product, Pandora & Sarah Lane, Host & Producer, TWiT Network

10h30
Tech Spotlight: Raphael Pirker, Founder, Team Black Sheep

10h40
Munjal Shah, Entrepreneur in Residence, Charles River Ventures

10h55
Henri Seydoux, Founder & CEO, Parrot & Loic Le Meur, Founder, LeWeb

11h10
Tech Spotlight: Cameron Robertson & Paul Gerhardt, Co-Founders, Apigy Inc.

11h20
Brian Solis, Principal, Altimeter Group

11h40
Tom Katis, Founder & CEO, Voxer & Alexia Tsotsis, Editor, TechCrunch

12h00
Tech Spotlight: Sascha Klement, Founder, Managing Director, & CTO, Gestigon

12h10
Ben Kaufman, Founder & CEO, Quirky & Jamie Siminoff, Chief Inventor, Edison Junior

12h30-14h00 - LUNCH BREAK

14h05
Tech Spotlight: Marcus Schappi, CEO, Ninja Blocks

14h15
Matt Mullenweg, Founder, Automattic & Om Malik, Founder & Senior Writer, GigaOM

14h35
Mike North, Ph.D., Co-Founder & CEO, Reallocate.org

14h55
Start-Up Competition Finalist Demos & Awards Ceremony Featuring All-Star Judges:

Brent Hoberman, Co-Founder, PROfounders Capital, Chairman, made.com & Founder & Chairman, mydeco.com
Other judges to be announced

14h55
Competition Overview, Chris Shipley, Founder & CEO, Guidewire Labs

15h00
Finalist company demos and Q&A with judges

16h00
Presentation of Awards

16h05
Closing remarks
Geraldine & Loic Le Meur, LeWeb Founders

DAY 2 - DEC 5, 2012 - PLENARY II - EIFFEL BUILDING

SOCIAL BUSINESS TRACK

10h00-10h30
Girls in Tech Roundtable

10h30-11h00
Let’s Get Our Game on!
Julien Codorniou, Head of European Gaming Partnerships, Facebook
Alisa Chumachenko, Founder & CEO, Game Insight
Riccardo Zacconi, Co-Founder & CEO, King.com

11h00-12h00
Ignite @ LeWeb
Hosted by Jared Goralnick, Founder & CEO, Awayfind.com

12h30-14h00 - LUNCH BREAK

14h00-15h00 - Facebook Workshop

15h15-18h00 - Social Business Track

15h15 - 15h20
Welcome
Cédric Giorgi, Curator & Host, LeWeb Social Business Track & Co-Founder, Cookening

15h20 - 15h35
Tom Smith, Founder, GlobalWebIndex

Key Figures about Brands & Consumers’ Engagement on Social Media

15h35 - 15h50
Jessica Gioglio, Public Relations and Social Media Manager, Dunkin' Donuts
How Dunkin' Donuts Keeps Its Passionate Fans Running on Social Media

15h50 - 16h05
Q&A with Ekaterina Walter, Global Social Innovation Strategist, Intel

16h05 - 16h20
Martin Oetting, Partner & Chief Research Officer, trnd AG
Word of Mouth: Myths and Realities

16h20 - 16h35
Alexis Thobellem, Global Evian Digital Manager, Danone Group
Brand Curation & Digital Impressionism

16h35 - 16h50
Mike Volpe, Chief Marketing Officer, HubSpot
Keynote title to be announced

16h50 - 17h05
Q&A with Jud Valeski, Co-founder & CEO, Gnip

17h05 - 17h30
Panel - How Mobility Brands Become Social
Patrick Hofstetter, Chief Digital Officer, Renault
Dr. Torsten Wingenter, Global Coordination Social Media Marketing, Lufthansa German Airlines

PLENARY II - DAY 3 - DEC 6, 2012 - PLENARY II - EIFFEL BUILDING

SOCIAL BUSINESS TRACK

09h15-10h15 - Facebook Workshop

10h30-12h30 - Social Business Track

10h30 - 10h45
Eric Hazan, Partner, McKinsey & Company

A Report on Social Networks

10h45 - 11h00
Joel Bloch, Co-Founder, Tag'by
Social Marketing and Retail

11h00 - 11h15
Michel Levy-Provencal - Co-Founder & CEO JoshFire
Brands and the Internet of Things

11h15 - 11h30
To be announced

11h30 - 11h45
Q&A with Lars Silberbauer Andersen, Head of Global Social Media, LEGO

11h45 - 12h00
Q&A with Sylvain Noailly, Marketing Director, Rossignol

12h00 - 12h30
Panel- The Future of Social Media Management
Amy Millard, Vice President, Marketing, Hearsay Social
Jeffrey Rohrs, VP, Marketing Research & Education, Exacttarget

12h30-14h00 - LUNCH BREAK

14h00-15h00 - Social Business Track

14h00 - 14h15
Q&A with Brian Fitzgerald, Head of Mobilisation and Digital Networking, Greenpeace International

14h15 - 14h30
Q&A with Michael Amar, Founder, ifeelgoods

14h30 - 14h45
To be announced

14h45 - 15h00
To be announced

DAY 1 - DEC 4, 2012 - PLENARY II - EIFFEL BUILDING

STARTUP COMPETITION PART

11h00-12h30 - Session 1

11h00-11h10 - Introduction
Chris Shipley, Co-Founder & CEO, Guidewire Labs
Judges:

Adrian Aoun, Founder & CEO, Wavii
Roberto Bonanzinga, Partner, Balderton Capital
Megan Quinn, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

11h10 - Recommend

11h25 - Lyncos Technologies SL

11h40 - Biletu.com

11h55 - Alleantia S.r.l.

12h10 - World Climate Credit

12h30-14h00 - Lunch Break

14h00-15h15 - Session 2

14h00-14h10 - Introduction
Judges:

Philippe Botteri, Principal, Accel Partners
Brad Hunstable, Co-Founder & CEO, Ustream
Michael Marquez, Co-Founder, Code Advisors

14h10 - kWIQly

14h25 - Argus Labs

14h40 - wiMAN

14h55 - Snapeous

15h15- 16h30 - Session 3

15h15-15h25 - Introduction
Judges:

Tony Conrad, Founder, About.me & Sphere, Founding Member & Venture Partner, True Ventures
Andrew McCormack, Partner, Valar Ventures
Eric Van Der Kleij, Founder, Adeptra

15h25 - Agent of Presence

15h40 - INTOINO

15h55 - qunb

16h10 - Ujoolt

16h30-17h40 - Session 4

16h30-16h40 - Introduction
Judges:

Frédéric Court, General Partner, Advent Venture Partners
David Hornik, General Partner, August Capital

16h40 – Phonitive

16h55 – Be-Bound

17h10 – Green momit S.L.

17h25 - Closing remarks

About LeWeb:
LeWeb Paris is Europe's number one event for the web industry.
In 2011, nearly 3 500 participants from 76 countries and 400 journalists attended LeWeb. Many prestigious speakers have taken part in previous editions, including Karl Lagerfeld, Carlos Ghosn, Shimon Peres, Philippe Starck, Paulo Coelho and Rania de Jordanie.
In June 2012 has been held at Westminster Central Hall in London, the first summer edition of the LeWeb conference.
LeWeb’12 Paris will be held at Les Docks de Paris – Porte d’Aubervilliers - 50 Av. du Président Wilson, Saint Denis La Plaine.
www.leweb.co

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@CloudExpo Stories
SaaS companies can greatly expand revenue potential by pushing beyond their own borders. The challenge is how to do this without degrading service quality. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Adam Rogers, Managing Director at Anexia, discussed how IaaS providers with a global presence and both virtual and dedicated infrastructure can help companies expand their service footprint with low “go-to-market” costs.
The initial debate is over: Any enterprise with a serious commitment to IT is migrating to the cloud. But things are not so simple. There is a complex mix of on-premises, colocated, and public-cloud deployments. In this power panel at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships at Commvault; Dave Landa, Chief Operating Officer at kintone; William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interou...
You are moving to the Cloud. The question is not if, it’s when. Now that your competitors are in the cloud and lapping you, your “when” better hurry up and get here. But saying and doing are two different things. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Robert Reeves, CTO of Datical, explained how DevOps can be your onramp to the cloud. By adopting simple, platform independent DevOps strategies, you can accelerate your move to the cloud. Spoiler Alert: He also makes sure you don’t...
What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let’s talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure.
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, discussed how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to imp...
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes ho...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ReadyTalk, a leading provider of online conferencing and webinar services, has been named Vendor Presentation Sponsor at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ReadyTalk delivers audio and web conferencing services that inspire collaboration and enable the Future of Work for today’s increasingly digital and mobile workforce. By combining intuitive, innovative tec...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their backend AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT - especially in the connected home and office. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Kocher, founder and managing director of Grey Heron, explained how Amazon is extending its reach to become a major force in IoT by building on its dominant cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strat...
Connected devices and the industrial internet are growing exponentially every year with Cisco expecting 50 billion devices to be in operation by 2020. In this period of growth, location-based insights are becoming invaluable to many businesses as they adopt new connected technologies. Knowing when and where these devices connect from is critical for a number of scenarios in supply chain management, disaster management, emergency response, M2M, location marketing and more. In his session at @Th...
Your business relies on your applications and your employees to stay in business. Whether you develop apps or manage business critical apps that help fuel your business, what happens when users experience sluggish performance? You and all technical teams across the organization – application, network, operations, among others, as well as, those outside the organization, like ISPs and third-party providers – are called in to solve the problem.
Digital Initiatives create new ways of conducting business, which drive the need for increasingly advanced security and regulatory compliance challenges with exponentially more damaging consequences. In the BMC and Forbes Insights Survey in 2016, 97% of executives said they expect a rise in data breach attempts in the next 12 months. Sixty percent said operations and security teams have only a general understanding of each other’s requirements, resulting in a “SecOps gap” leaving organizations u...
The cloud market growth today is largely in public clouds. While there is a lot of spend in IT departments in virtualization, these aren’t yet translating into a true “cloud” experience within the enterprise. What is stopping the growth of the “private cloud” market? In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, explored the challenges in deploying, managing, and getting adoption for a private cloud within an enterprise. What are the key differences between wh...
It is one thing to build single industrial IoT applications, but what will it take to build the Smart Cities and truly society changing applications of the future? The technology won’t be the problem, it will be the number of parties that need to work together and be aligned in their motivation to succeed. In his Day 2 Keynote at @ThingsExpo, Henrik Kenani Dahlgren, Portfolio Marketing Manager at Ericsson, discussed how to plan to cooperate, partner, and form lasting all-star teams to change t...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...
It's easy to assume that your app will run on a fast and reliable network. The reality for your app's users, though, is often a slow, unreliable network with spotty coverage. What happens when the network doesn't work, or when the device is in airplane mode? You get unhappy, frustrated users. An offline-first app is an app that works, without error, when there is no network connection. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Bradley Holt, a Developer Advocate with IBM Cloud Data Services, discussed...
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
There are several IoTs: the Industrial Internet, Consumer Wearables, Wearables and Healthcare, Supply Chains, and the movement toward Smart Grids, Cities, Regions, and Nations. There are competing communications standards every step of the way, a bewildering array of sensors and devices, and an entire world of competing data analytics platforms. To some this appears to be chaos. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, Bradley Holt, Developer Advocate a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Bsquare has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For more than two decades, Bsquare has helped its customers extract business value from a broad array of physical assets by making them intelligent, connecting them, and using the data they generate to optimize business processes.
The pace of innovation, vendor lock-in, production sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and managing risk… In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dan Choquette, Founder of RackN, discussed how CIOs are challenged finding the balance of finding the right tools, technology and operational model that serves the business the best. He also discussed how clouds, open source software and infrastructure solutions have benefits but also drawbacks and how workload and operational portability between vendors ...
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Big Data at Cloud Expo - to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - has announced its Call for Papers is open. Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is...