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Does Influencing People Still Matter? More Than Ever.

In a world dominated by algorithms and data, and a diminishing of traditional media’s reach and impact on the general public, does influencing people still matter? I recently had the pleasure of tackling this subject on stage at Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal with The Economist’s Gady Epstein. My answer: Yes. More than ever.

Here’s the video, along with a few of the moments from our discussion that I believe resonated with our audience most.

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Quantum Computing, Flying Cars and Fake News: What Was Trending at This Year’s Web Summit?

Known as the “largest tech conference in the world” (or “Davos for geeks”), this year’s Web Summit in Lisbon hosted over 60,000 attendees, more than 1,200 of which were speakers, and a dizzying array of tech. Featuring hundreds of startups, investors and top tech CEOs, the event really has its finger on the pulse when it comes to the biggest and most impactful technology trends today. So, as a member of Ketchum’s technology practice and Web Summit attendee, I was more than curious about what the hottest trends were going to be this year…

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