Internet Week supports New York’s vibrant tech-based economy and celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and global impact of technology on business, entertainment and culture. Set to run May 18-24, each year the festival highlights the innovators building the new economy and creating opportunity, while educating and empowering attendees to succeed. For 2015, the festival is expected to draw more than 25,000 people to over 250 events at Internet Week HQ and at venues across the city including the Webby Awards hosted by Hannibal Buress and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Met’s digital initiatives. Headline speakers include Chelsea Clinton, Al Roker, Coco Rocha, Mark Ecko, Nate Silver and William Bratton.
Here are more highlights of the festivities planned for this year. Read more