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The 10 Best Quotes From #WebSummit 2015

We’ve just waved goodbye to what could be the last-ever Web Summit to be held in Dublin. Unruly co-CEO and co-founder Sarah Wood was one of  1,000 speakers and 30,000 attendees at this year’s famous annual event, which in 2016 will move to Lisbon.

The words on everyone’s lips this year were ‘digital’ and ‘innovation’, so before we look to the future, we’ve picked 5 of the top quotes (based on our favourites as well as the most retweeted) from the event:


1. “In the cluttered digital ecosystem, marketers need to earn attention.” – Cristiana Anghel, Google


2. “TV is how you get someone to know your brand, digital is how they fall in love with it.” – Jonathan Cloonan, Group M



3. “There is no such thing as digital marketing. There is marketing, most of which happens to be digital!” – Darren Hall, Isobar


4. “Conventional wisdom is the biggest killer of #innovation.” – Corinne Vigreux, TomTom


5. “When it comes to the #SharingEconomy, you need to get with it, or get out of the way.” – Paul Holland, KPMG


6. “The biggest myth in software development is that you have to move to Silicon Valley.” – Rob Mee, Pivotal


7. “Mobile is different from a PC because of how much more it can do, not how much less.” – Benedict Evans, a16z


8. “We must respect users’ time and their attention” – Stewart Butterfield, Slack


9. “As an entrepreneur you never fail. The only time you fail is the day you quit.” – Naveen Jain, Moon Express


10. “The company that will ultimately win is the one that has the best talent.” – Michael Dell, Dell