This year's LeWeb was bigger than ever and we are planning on making 2012 even more remarkable.
In case you missed some or all of LeWeb, all of the videos can be found on our YouTube channel, as well as our UStream channel.
Here's a grand summary of what went down :
DAY 1 - - PLENARY I STAGE
Steve Jang launched SoundTracking's Android app
onstage during his Q&A with MG Siegler. The new app offers instant song recognition and full song playing, plus background processing which allows for notifications with options to share songs.
DAY 2 - - PLENARY I STAGE
Opening remarks with Loic & Geraldine Le Meur and a Surprise BMX Performance from @Alexjumelin and @Matthiasdando
The Money Panel
, moderated by Jonathan Goodwin, CEO & Partner J Goodwin & Co LLP with Jeff Clavier, Founder & Managing Partner, SoftTech V, Harry Nelis, Partner, Accel Partners, Dave McClure, 500 Hats, and Eric Archambeau, General Partner, Wellington Partners talked about identifying bubbles, growth in China, education, and emerging economies.
Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote announced that starting in
Spring 2012, all Orange customers will receive a premium subscription to Evernote. He also talked with Loic about building trust, retaining users, and their launch of Evernote Hello to remember people and Evernote Food to capture food experiences.
Chris Capossel, SVP for Microsoft
told Loic why developers will be tempted to create apps for Windows 8 and why Windows is a relevant platform that continues to grow
How is Social Local Mobile changing enterprise
moderated by: Paul Papadimitriou, VP & Analyst, Constellation Research with Nigel Beck, Vice President, Business Development and M&A Social Software, IBM Corporation, Auren Hoffman, CEO, Rapleaf, and JP Rangaswami, Chief Scientist, Salesforce.com talked about enterprise versus consumer software and listening to customers.
Joseph Tame, known for his love of digital devices,
said he is the personification of social, local, and mobile. He constantly has multiple streaming devices on him and has raised a significant amount of money for charity by running with his incredible outfit.
How is social local mobile changing media
moderated by Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific Director of Social Media, Ogilvy Mather with Paul-François Fournier, Executive Vice President, Orange Technocentre, Gabe Rivera, Founder & CEO, Techmeme, Bruno Patino, Senior Executive Vice President, Strategy Digital Director, France Télévisions Group & France 5, and Brad Garlinghouse, President, Consumer Applications & Commerce Group, AOL
DAY 3 - - PLENARY I STAGE
How European governments support startup ecosystems
moderated by Sherry Coutu, Former CEO & Angel Investor with Nicolas Princen, Advisor for New Media and Information Technology, Office of President Nicolas Sarkozy and Eric Van der Kleij, CEO, Tech City Investment Organisation discussed the importance of government involvement in the start-up ecosystem, job creation, and investing to create
DAY 1 - - PLENARY II STAGE : Startup Competition
Introduction Session 1 with Chris Shipley from Guidewire Group
with judges Sherry Coutu, Former CEO & Angel Investor, Dan'l Lewin, Corporate Vice President, Strategic and Emerging Business Development, Microsoft Corporation, Sheila Marcelo, Founder & CEO, Care.com, Nicolas Princen, Advisor for New Media and Information Technology, Office of President Nicolas Sarkozy, and Rodrigo Sepulveda, Entreprenuer & Investor
: A service that facilitates groups of friends organizing to meet up - in less than 23 minutes
: A mobile application for polling whomever, whenever, wherever
: Leave virtual post-it notes that are tagged by geolocation
Introduction Session 2
with judges Carlos Domingo, Director, Product Development & Innovation, Telefonica Digital, David Hornik, General Partner, August Capital, Amit Shafrir, President, Badoo, and Gary Shainberg, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer, WISeKey
: Real-time translation services using a crowdsourced community that pays translators
: Send geolocalized rich media messages that can be scheduled for a certain time
: Use virtual reality to guide you in a new city or your own rather than a flat map
: Share and discover favorite places around you
DAY 2 - - PLENARY II STAGE : Startup Competition
Introduction Session 3
with judges Lukasz Gadowski, Internet Entrepreneur & Investor, Stephanie Hospital, EVP, Audience & Advertising Division, Orange , Jamie Siminoff, Founder & President, NobelBiz & Founder & CEO, Edison Junior, Kristell Schuber, Marketing Director, Google France, and Daniel Waterhouse, Partner, Wellington Partners
: Find a parking spot using the Apila parking community
: Get opinions from your friends
: Use the "people magnet" to find people that are similar to you and nearby
: A platform to incentivize using partner mobile applications with real-life benefits
Introduction Session 4
with judges Zachary S. Bogue, Angel Investor & Advisor, Fred Destin, Partner, Atlas Ventures, Lyle Fong, Chief Strategist & Co-Founder, Lithium, Patrick Hoffstetter, Chief Digital Officer, Renault, and Michael Parekh, Investor & Advisor
Echo Labs Limited
: Find out what people are thinking nearby and vote up your favorite opinions
: Find food items that are safe for your food allergies, and share your list with friends and family
: The mobile access provider powered by the crowd
DAY 2 - - PLENARY II STAGE Afternoon
Start-Up Clusters in Europe
with Mike Butcher, Editor, TechCrunch Europe, Alexander Ljung, Founder & CEO, SoundCloud, Gilles Babinet, Entrepreneur, Chairman of Conseil National du Numerique, and Elizabeth Varley, Co-Founder & CEO, TechHub
Panel - Game On!
with Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific Director of Social Media, Ogilvy Mather, Julien Codorniou, Head of European Gaming Partnerships, Facebook, Jens Begemann, Founder, Wooga, and Riccardo Zacconi, Co-Founder & CEO, King.com
DAY 3 - - PLENARY II STAGE : Social Media Track
Leveraging the voice of your customer
with Alexia Tsotsis, Writer, TechCrunch, Brett Hurt, Founder & CEO, Bazaarvoice, Wendy S. Lea, CEO, Get Satisfaction, and Mikkel Svane, CEO, Zendesk
Going beyond creating a Facebook page
with Martin Bryant, European Editor, The Next Web, Matthieu Chéreau, Founder & CEO, Tigerlily, Victoria Ransom, CEO, Wildfire, and Jan Rezab, Co-Founder & CEO, Socialbakers
Social organizations is a paradigm shift
with Richard Collin, Professor, Director, Enterprise 2.0 Institute, Grenoble Management School, Sandy Carter, Vice President, Social Business Sales and Evangelism, IBM, Polly Sumner, Chief Adoption Officer, Salesforce.com, and Nicolas Rolland, Director Social Prospective, Danone
Data or content - the key to social media marketing
with Emmanuel Vivier, Digital Advertising & Social Media Marketing Expert, Amelie Bourgeois-Dagues, Direct Marketing & Internet Director, Disneyland Paris, Jean-Robert Bellanger, Digital Marketing Manager, Red Bull France, Tanguy Favennec, E-Marketing Director, Air France
SEE YOU NEXT YEAR FOR LEWEB DECEMBER 4, 5, and 6