Paddy Cosgrave


Paddy Cosgrave is an Irish entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Web Summit, an annual technology conference, and CEO of the company that runs Web Summit and other events. In 2015 he was listed 18th in the Wired UK list of the most influential people in Europe in the field of technology.


38. Social Media or Social Menace? Facebook, freedom and your future

St. Patrick's Church

In 1984 Orwell created the terrifying Big Brother who spied on enemies; today our dystopia is that we are spying on each other. We are all spies and we are all working for Facebook. Is Facebook the enemy? Is secretive online profiling and selling data to influence elections just the tip of the iceberg? Where […]