CEO Jacob Benbunan to speak at Web Summit 2017

03 Oct 2017

Our CEO Jacob Benbunan will be speaking at this year's Web Summit in Lisbon. 
He will be taking part in a debate with Patrick Llewellyn of 99Design on the value of creative agencies (Tuesday, Nov 7th), as well as a session on how to get your brand to stand out and become 'the next big thing' (Wednesday, Nov 8th). 
Jacob is also a mentor for the 'Mentor Hours' session, where startups will have the opportunity to get one-to-one meetings with the conference's high-level attendees. 
Web Summit is the world fastest growing tech conference. With the aim of joining all other industries and the technology community, the conference is attended by over 60,000 people from 160 countries. Find tickets here

Jacob's Speaking Schedule

Tue Nov 7, 13:00 to 13:25  - Governments: Don't regulate technological innovation.

Has tech innovation outpaced governments' ability to regulate? And would attempts to catch up do more harm than good? Our speakers disagree on where the boundaries should lie. Come and cast your own vote in this on-stage debate.

Tue Nov 7, 15:00 to 15:30 - The Masses Can replace our Creative Agencies 

Jacob Benbunan of Saffron Consultants debates with Patrick Llewellyn of 99Designs on the value of creative agencies in a peer to peer world.

Tue Nov 7, 10:30 to 11:30  - Mentor Hours 

Mentor hours are a series of pre-scheduled, 15-minute meetings between our high-level attendees and startups. Last year more than 400 startups got access to top speakers, leading investors, influential media and our global partners to get one-on-one advice on starting, growing and scaling a successful business.

Wed Nov 8, 12:30 to 12:50 - You've got the product, here's how you tell the world  

You've successfully designed the next product that's going to define your industry and revolutionise everything. The only problem is that nobody knows about you. How do you become the next big thing?