Among the personalities announced this year:
Once again this year, major figures in the fields of technology and business will be speaking at VivaTech alongside government leaders. This fifth edition will be marked by the participation of Tim Cook (CEO - Apple), Eric S. Yuan (Founder & CEO - Zoom), Mark Zuckerberg, (Founder & CEO - Facebook), Thomas Kurian (CEO - Google Cloud), Thierry Breton (Commissaire européen pour le marché intérieur), Peggy Johnson (CEO - Magic Leap), Stéphane Richard (Chairman & CEO - Orange), Arvind Krishna (Chairman & CEO - IBM), Ken Hu, (Deputy Chairman - Huawei), Brad Smith (Président - Microsoft), Marguerite Bérard (Head of French Retail Banking - BNP Paribas), Dan Schulman (President & CEO - PayPal), Bernard Arnault (Chairman & CEO - LVMH), Sébastien Missoffe (Managing Director & VP France - Google France), Thibaud Hug de Larauze (Co-Founder & CEO - Back Market), Mitchell Baker (Chairwomen & CEO - Mozilla Corporation), Jonathan Cherki (Founder & CEO - ContentSquare), Sonali de Rycker (Partner - Accel), Sandeep Mathrani (CEO - WeWork), Boris Winkelmann (CEO DPD - Groupe La Poste), Nick Clegg (VP of Global Affairs - Facebook), Aurélie Jean (Founder & CEO - InSilicoVeritas), Marie Barbesol (Co-founder - Klaxoon), Sarah Franklin (CMO - Salesforce), Jean-Bernard Lévy (Chairman and CEO - EDF), Paul Hudson (CEO - Sanofi).
Narendra Modi (Prime Minister - India), and Pedro Sánchez, (Prime Minister - Spain).
Among the key personalities speaking on Tech for the Environment: Xuemei Germaine (CEO - Microgen Biotech), which uses microorganisms to remove toxic metals and pollutants from crops for safer food; Markus Villig (Founder - Bolt), an Estonian unicorn that reinvents mobility for a future without individual cars; and Jennifer Holmgren (CEO - LanzaTech), a New Zealand biotech company that captures carbon from the air to make synthetic fabrics or biofuels;
Among those addressing Tech for Society: Jenny Lay-Flurrie (Chief Accessibility Officer - Microsoft), which is committed to people with disabilities; Sophia Baah (COO - mPharma), a Ghanaian startup that simplifies access to healthcare and medicine; and Michał Borkowski (CEO - Brainly), a Polish startup that has seen tremendous growth in the last year with e-learning platforms, which have been particularly useful during the health crisis.
In the Tech to Watch category, we are honored to have with us: Luca Parmitano (Chief, Astronaut Operations - ESA), former ISS commander who spent a year in space; Aurélie Jean (Founder - In silico Veritas), renowned for their work on algorithmic biases, which is now tackling breast cancer; Ilana Wisby (CEO - Oxford Quantum Circuits), a Deep Tech entrepreneur; and Roland Lamb (Founder & CEO - ROLI).
Among the Scaling Up speakers: Along with Jonathan Cherki (ContentSquare) and Thibaud Hug de Larauze (Backmarket), we have Michiel Muller (Founder - Picnic), a company that aims to revolutionize grocery delivery with electric vans; and Adrien Nussenbaum (Co-founder & CEO - Mirakl), the French unicorn that provides online marketplace technology and services.
And for the Future of Work: Sofia Nunes (Co-founder and Head of Culture - Mambu), and Marie Barbesol (Co-founder and Chief Evangelist - Klaxoon, a French startup that develops productivity tools for smart teamwork); David Gurle (Founder - Symphony); and Ciara Lakhani (Chief People Officer - Dashlane, a password management tool developed in France).