Viva Technology to Feature ‘Greater Presence of Women’



The 2017 edition of Viva Technology will see a “greater presence of women” thanks to the participation of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, according to Publicis Groupe Chairman and CEO Maurice Lévy. Organised by Publicis Groupe and Groupe Les Echos, Viva Technology will take place 15-17 June in Paris.


More than 50,000 visitors and 5,000 startup organisations are expected to attend this second annual edition of Viva Technology.


Among the more than 300 speakers: Peter Fenton, General Partner, Benchmark; Tony Hseih, CEO, Zappos; Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman & CEO, GE; Peggy Johnson, Executive VP, Business Development, Microsoft; Ambarish Mitra, Co-Founder & CEO, Blippar; David Kenny, General Manager, IBM Watson; Bob Pittman, Chairman & CEO, iHeart Media


Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Alphabet Inc; Dan Schulman, CEO, Paypal; Karim Sy, Founder & Chief Catalyst, Jokkolabs; Shelley Zalis, CEO, Girl's Lounge; and Daniel Zhang, CEO, Alibaba.