Paddy Cosgrave (Web Summit)

WeWork Moorgate - 1 Fore Street London, EC2Y 5EJ London Thu, Sep 24, 2015, 6:00 PM (BST)

About this event

Paddy is the founder and CEO of Web Summit, a global technology conference that takes place in Dublin each November. In 2014, 22,500 attendees from over 100 countries flew to Dublin for Web Summit. They hosted speakers including founders and CEOs of Twitter, YouTube, Netflix, Skype, Tesla, PayPal, Angry Birds, PayPal, Oculus VR and many others.

Paddy graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2006 with a BA, MA in Political Science and Economics. He worked in a number of start-ups before setting up Web Summit and f.ounders in 2010 with Daire Hickey and David Kelly.

In less than 5 years the Web Summit has grown from a small team of 3 people to a full time team of over 100. In 2015 Web Summit is hosting a number of international events including Collision and RISE, based in Las Vegas and Hong Kong respectively.

F.ounders is an annual private gathering of 200 CEOs of the world's leading technology companies which happens alongside Web Summit, has been described by Bloomberg as "Davos for Geeks".


Paddy is listed on WIRED Magazine's list of 100 most important people in tech.

Speaker

  • Paddy Cosgrave

    Paddy Cosgrave

    Web Summit

    Paddy Cosgrave is the founder of Europe's TOP conference, Web Summit. In 5 years it grew to a team of over 100 and expanded into conferences Collision in Las Vegas and RISE in Hong Kong. Paddy founded F.ounders, which has been described by Bloomberg as "Davos for Geeks". Paddy was named WIRED Magazine's Top 100 most important people in tech.

    Read More
  • When

    Thursday, Sep 24
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (BST)

    Where

    WeWork Moorgate
    1 Fore Street
    EC2Y 5EJ London

    WeWork Moorgate
    1 Fore Street LondonEC2Y 5EJ

    Brought to you by

    • Marian Gazdik

      Marian Gazdik

      IPM Growth | Startup Grind

      London Director

      View Profile
    • Efrat Rassin

      Efrat Rassin

      START-UP GRIND

      Ambassador

      View Profile
    • Petar Savic

      Petar Savic

      Startup Grind / Supreme Factory

      London Co-director

      View Profile
    • Loreley Bombis

      Loreley Bombis

      Startup Grind

      Ambassador

      View Profile
    • Tim Elder

      Tim Elder

      Startup Grind

      London Co-Director

      View Profile
    • Antonio Cervo

      Antonio Cervo

      Ambassador

    • Stephanie McAuley

      Stephanie McAuley

      Abbassador

      View Profile
    • Elizur Nathan

      Elizur Nathan

      Startup Grind Ambassador

      View Profile