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  • Enterprise Technology Management
  • iBusiness
  • Internethandel
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  • Kongress Media
  • marketing-BÖRSE
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  • press1
  • ProgrammableWeb
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  • T3N
  • TechCrunch
  • 2112Portals
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Artiklz
  • Backbase
  • Berlin Partner GMBH
  • Foxit Software
  • O'Reilly Media
  • Polopoly
  • Reply
  • Universal Mind
  • Yuuguu

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Kelly Stewart
kstewart@techweb.com or call +1 (415) 947-6236

Media Sponsor Opportunities

Matthew Balthazor
+1 (949) 223-3628
mbalthazor@techweb.com

Speaker / Program Ideas

Have a suggestion for a speaker or topic at Web 2.0 Expo Europe? Send an email to: eu-idea@web2expo.com

Press/Media Inquiries

Maureen Jennings
+1 (707) 827-7083
maureen@oreilly.com

or

Natalia Wodecki
+1 (415) 947-6762
NWodecki@cmp.com

Contact Us

View a complete list of Web 2.0 Expo Europe contacts.

Web 2.0 Expo Europe Keynote Speakers

Brady Forrest Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Brady Forrest is Chair for O'Reilly's Where 2.0 and Emerging Technology conferences. Additionally, he co-Chairs Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Berlin and NYC. Brady writes for O'Reilly Radar tracking changes in technology. He previously worked at Microsoft on Live Search (he came to Microsoft when it acquired MongoMusic). Brady lives in Seattle, where he builds cars for Burning Man and runs Ignite. You can track his web travels at Truffle Honey.

Ben Hammersley Ben Hammersley
Ben Hammersley is a British journalist, broadcaster, photographer, and technologist, currently based between London, England, and Florence, Italy. As a journalist, he is currently working as a freelance foreign news reporter. He previously worked as the first Internet reporter for The Times, where he was shortlisted for one of the British Press Awards, and as a reporter for The Guardian, the BBC, and MSN. As the author of the O'Reilly books on RSS and Atom, he survived the Great Fork Summer; as a journalist he has been accosted by the secret police of two countries. To this day, he doesn't know which was worse.

Saul Klein Saul Klein (Index Ventures)
Saul Klein joined the London office of Index Ventures as a Partner in 2007. His primary focus is on internet services, ecommerce and online advertising companies. He currently sits on the boards of Glasses Direct and Openads.

Tariq Krim Tariq Krim (NetVibes)
Tariq Krim is the Founder and CEO of Netvibes, one of the most popular and awarded web 2.0 startup. He created one of the first on-line messaging systems in France while attending elementary school. During the dotcom bubble, he was the exclusive overseas correspondent in Silicon Valley for the French newspaper La Tribune. He left to create L8rmedia one of France most popular blog networks. Tariq has been advising CEO's and politics on Internet strategy and is a regular speaker on web 2.0.

John Lilly John Lilly (Mozilla)
As the chief executive officer of Mozilla, John Lilly is responsible for guiding the product and organizational development efforts for Mozilla Corporation. Before becoming CEO, John was Mozilla's COO and focused primarily on day-to-day and international operations of Mozilla.

Tim O'Reilly Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media)
Tim O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, Inc., thought by many to be the best computer book publisher in the world. O’Reilly Media also publishes online through the O’Reilly Network and hosts conferences on technology topics, including the O’Reilly Open Source Convention, the O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, and the Web 2.0 Conference. Tim’s blog, the O’Reilly Radar "watches the alpha geeks" to determine emerging technology trends, and serves as a platform for advocacy about issues of importance to the technical community. Tim is on the boards of MySQL, CollabNet, Safari Books Online, Wesabe, and ValuesOfN, and is a partner in O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures.

Jennifer Pahlka Jennifer Pahlka (TechWeb)
Jennifer Pahlka runs the Web 2.0 events for TechWeb, formerly CMP and formerly MediaLive Intl. Previously she chaired Enterprise 2.0 for MediaLive, and before that was the director of the Game Group at CMP. During her tenure in the games business, she oversaw the dramatic growth of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) from 1995 to 2003 and launched a number of notable programs, including the Independent Games Festival, known as the Sundance of the game industry, and the Game Developers Choice Awards. Her roles included publisher of Game Developer magazine and Gamasutra.com, the premiere web site for game developers, and executive director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), an independent non-profit association serving game developers around the world. She has served on the advisory boards of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and the GDC and held a board of directors position on the IGDA for three years. She is a graduate of Yale University.

Yossi Vardi Yossi Vardi (International Technologies)

Martin Varsavsky Martin Varsavsky (FON)
Martin Varsavsky is an Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur, founder of seven companies in the past 20 years. In 1984, while still in college, Martin Varsavsky started his first business, Urban Capital Corporation, one of the early leaders of the loft movement in downtown Manhattan. This was soon followed in 1986 by Medicorp Services, a Canadian biotechnology company, a pioneer in AIDS and PSA testing. His third business, Viatel Ltd., Martin’s first venture into the world of telecom, was founded in 1990. This company is best known for inventing call back and building the first pan European fiber optic network ahead of liberalization.