17LIVE global CEO, Hirofumi Ono, is hosting a session at Web Summit 2020, the world’s largest tech conference, as a leader in the live streaming industry.
Sole speaker from the Japanese private sector; being held from Dec 2nd
November 25, 2020
17LIVE, Inc. today announced that Hirofumi Ono, Global CEO of 17LIVE Inc., which operates a live-streaming business worldwide, has been invited to speak at the world’s largest technology conference – Web Summit 2020 – scheduled from December 2 to 4, 2020.
Over 70,000 people from 170 countries participated in the 2019 Web Summit, also known as “the best technology conference on the planet.” Companies ranging from fast growing start-ups to major brands listed on the Fortune 500 have participated in the past. Until now, it has been held worldwide with its operational organization based mainly in Lisbon, Portugal; but this year, it will be an online conference to mitigate the effect of the coronavirus, with 100,000 people expected to participate. This new online format is attracting more attention than usual and a large number of new attendees are expected.
Global CEO Ono who heads up “17LIVE” – the leading live-streaming operator in Japan – has been invited as the sole speaker from the Japanese private sector for Web Summit 2020. He plans to focus his presentation to participants under the theme: “Live Streaming Trends from Asia To The World.” Other speakers from Japan include Takuya Hirai, Minister for Digital Transformation, and Yuriko Koike,Governor of Tokyo.
Those who wish to participate in the Web Summit 2020 are requested to refer to the application page below for an outline of the event.
■ Web Summit Outline
Date: December 2 (Tue.) to 4 (Thu.), 2020
Event style: Online
Expected participation: Approx. 100,000 people
Participation fee: € 219 for online ticket with report
(*) Price changes depending on the timing.
Applications: Please use the dedicated form to apply (http://bit.ly/wsja2020 )