20-29 November

Digital Summit 20

Remote international tech conference with hybrid networking and
industry-specific talks and workshops in Central Eastern Europe.

TIME FOR CHANGE
BUSINESS WITH IMPACT
SUSTAINABILITY
OPEN INNOVATION

Speakers 2020

Denmark

Emil Asmussen

Creative Director, Northern Europe

VIRTUE, The Creative Agency by VICE

Emil Asmussen is a Creative Director at VIRTUE, The Creative Agency by VICE. His work has won numerous international awards at Cannes Lions, D&AD, and The Webby Awards. He is also one of the creators behind Q, The Genderless Voice, a project that contributed to a research report by The United Nations and was exhibited at the London Design Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art.
USA

Eric Aguilar

CEO

OMNITRON SENSORS, Tesla, Google [X] Project Wing

Eric started his career by building sensors for drones at US Navy research labs. During his time at the Navy, he joined a company that was working on commercializing a sensor that his team worked on. That led to a startup that built a motion sensor that was later acquired by Google. He then transitioned to developing autonomous systems. He was the avionics lead at Google[x] Wing and enabled autonomous flight for their commercial delivery drones. He then worked for Elon Musk on the sensor integration efforts for Model 3 that allowed for autopilot. And was most recently at Argo AI and lead the sensor integration efforts for their fleet of robo-taxis.
USA

Patrick Lee

Co-Founder and founding CEO

Rotten Tomatoes

Patrick Lee is a serial entrepreneur best known for being a co-founder and founding CEO of Rotten Tomatoes (rottentomatoes.com), a leading entertainment website focused on movie reviews and news. He is a founding team member of Gold House and an advisor to a number of startups including Athena Pay, Casetify, ChargeSPOT, Tales, Instaread, Kiwibot, Oishii, and WePloy. He has also mentored and/or supported organizations including SOSV, Berkeley SkyDeck, Mozilla Builders, Blue Startups, Wefunder, Founder Institute, and Rock The Boat Podcast. Patrick holds a BA in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
USA

Meredith Howard

Social and Digital Media Lead

Deloitte

Meredith is a global social media leader and content strategist. Over the last ten years, she's worked on award-winning digital content strategies for Fortune 500 brands such as Wells Fargo, Western Union, Morningstar Inc., and now at Deloitte. As a budding journalist, Meredith already understood social media’s benefit to publishers and reporters, but quickly realized its immense potential to help brands better connect with audiences. As a result, she traded in the traditional journalism track to pursue a career in social media and digital storytelling. In addition to her work at Deloitte, she serves as an Adjunct Marketing Professor at St. Edward’s and sat on the Board of Advisors for the University’s newly established MS Digital Marketing and Analytics program. She is passionate about continued learning and has worked with the global education organization, General Assembly, to build and teach technology and digital marketing-focused workshops for students considering a career change. She also volunteers her time supporting local women’s organizations and considers herself an advocate and steward of women’s issues and gender equality. Meredith is also the creator and writer of a career blog for women navigating their twenties, joboffersbadboyfriends.com.
USA

Adam Fry-Pierce

Director, Customer Experience Programs

InVision

Top connector of design leaders in the world. CX, product, design, and community pro. Recovering restauranteur.
USA

Samira Khan

Senior Manager, Global Impact Engagement

Salesforce

Samira Khan works at the intersection of social innovation/impact + tech at Salesforce.org. Samira has worked across corporations, governments, and the social sector for over thirteen years on innovative solutions to solving some of society’s greatest challenges. She is especially interested in business model innovations for good especially for tech.
Germany

Sarah Lorenz

Director Business Development

German Entrepreneurship GmbH

Sarah is director of business development and project lead for corporate innovation projects at the German Entrepreneurship GmbH with more than 70 clients and two accelerator programs. The accelerator at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, the top ranked university in Germany, has spawned over 300 companies in 13 years and the German Accelerator, a project of the German government, has graduated over 250 companies. Sarah has various years of experience in the conception, building and management of corporate innovation units and in the implementation of entrepreneurial coaching programs as well as the establishment of strong communities – connecting start-ups, universities and corporates.
Australia

Mark Lamb

Staff UX designer

ex-Google, Uber, Adobe

Mark is a product designer with nearly 20 years of experience building digital products and leading design teams. Currently, he partners with startups and enterprise design teams to take their products and processes to the next level as an independent product design consultant. Previously, he served in lead roles at Google, Uber, and Adobe.
Poland

Zoya Andreeva

CEO and Co-Founder

E-Contenta

Zoya was 16 when she was at the school of journalism and got her first job - a host for a live radio show. She graduated from Public Relations faculty at St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University and proceeded to work as PR, marketing, and business development manager for companies like Castorama, Mazda, Veeam Software and others. Always passionate about media, storytelling, and innovation, the move to the startup world was a natural fit when she started E-Contenta in 2016. E-Contenta is the first content performance platform that converts traffic into paying customers.
Ireland

Kateryna Kladkova

Sales Team Lead (CEE&Nordics)

HubSpot

Joined HubSpot as AE in Feb 2019 and was promoted to Sales Team Lead in 13 months. Consistent top performer: qualified for Presidents Club 2020 in early October. Before HubSpot, she used to work for Creatio in global sales department - complex and long Enterprise sales (logistics, banks etc). Main expertise: B2B tech sales.
Netherlands

Joshua Hoffman

CTO

Blendle BV

Joshua Hoffman, an experienced engineer and technical leader, has been helping Amsterdam startups to build and scale their tech teams and production since 2015. As an early Red Hat engineer, Joshua consulted for organizations across North America, Europe, and Asia, and created Red Hat's award winning Virtual Training platform. Next he served as Director of Infrastructure for Tumblr, leading the team that built Tumblr's open source data center automation tool Collins. At SoundCloud, Joshua served as Technical Director, leading the team that created the popular open source metrics platform Prometheus.
USA

Paul Campillo

Director of Brand

Typeform.com

After over 13 years in social work, Paul joined Typeform in 2015 as their first marketing hire. Now, as director of brand, Paul brings a unique blend of strategy and storytelling to create something meaningful in the tech industry.
USA

Rebecca Barkin

Vice President, Immersive Experience & Platform Design

Magic Leap

As Vice President of Platform Design at Magic Leap, I lead a team of designers, technologists, and researchers in delivering a highly-performant and beautifully-crafted augmented reality platform, OS and interaction model. Since graduating from Carnegie Mellon and starting my career at EMI-Capitol Records 18 years ago, I’ve introduced the power of new, transformative technologies to beloved brands, businesses and artists.
Israel

Liraz Margalit

Founder, Chief Behavioral Scientist

ConverCX

Liraz Margalit, PhD, is a Social Psychologist who specializes in Behavioral Design and Decision Making. She integrates Neuropsychology and Behavioral Economics perspectives to analyse User behavior and deliver actionable insights for business stakeholders.
Switzerland

Deepti Pahwa

Chief Innovation Officer

Contakt World

Deepti is an experienced human-centred design, innovation & brand strategist with 18 years of shaping and building multi-national lifestyle brands, products & platforms for consumers in 80+ countries. Her most recent work is in strategic innovation, consumer experience design & communications strategy includes MIT Safe Paths since the start of COVID19, as a way to have a meaningful impact on containing the pandemic, MIT Africa conference and various other strategic independent Consulting assignments in Digital Health & Future Technology Innovations in Europe. She is a thought-leader on use of Design-centric practices on Building architecture of trust in Data ecosystems, Empathy design in the Future Digital Health, Privacy and ethics in AI, data interoperability for digital health, and understanding Usefulness of data to Public Health for Reducing Disease Transmission. She is dedicated to leverage her expertise to advance technology for the benefit of humanity, and is committed to designing for privacy-first, inclusive, responsible & innovative use of data & digital technologies. Her current work projects focus on making public health equitable & accessible, with a focus on for health systems, government regulators, technologists, and communities.She is also a well-recognised Stanford GSB LEAD alum and Founding partner of several Stanford student/alumni entrepreneurship & innovation clubs, Swiss GSB LEAD chapter, and co-leading regional European chapter. Her expertise spans a rare combination of cross-industry intelligence with a diverse skillset ranging from designing culture, strategies and teams for innovation, design thinking, to emotional brand strategy, behavioural science, consumer experience design using neuroscience perspectives and inter-cultural competence across functions & geographies.
United States

Katherine Luchaninova

Head of Business Development

Aligned Research Group

Katherine is responsible for driving the company to success. Scouting the technological world for new possible application of Aligned Research Group’s team talents, she is responsible for expansion, marketing and relationship with clients.
Estonia

Tanya Vasileva

Product Manager

Pipedrive

Tanya Vasileva is a Product Manager at Pipedrive, focusing on Customer Engagement, developing AI-based tools and mapping the customer journey. With 10 years of experience in Product and Marketing roles in leading international companies, Tanya is an expert on both topics, bringing them together to help drive business growth through customer engagement in products and features. Tanya is experienced in B2B & B2C businesses, in both US and global markets - before Pipedrive, she worked at SEMrush, St Petersburg International Culture Forum, and PMI Corporation, and built eCommerce for Pentik.
United States

Adam Hofmann

Founder

Hofmann Ventures

Adam is a human first, growth and innovation leader. He loves empowering people, teams, and organizations with the best practices and strategies to drive sustainable growth.
United States

Lewis Williams

EVP, Chief Creative Officer

Burrell Communications Group

Recognized as one of Adweek’s 2018 Top Creative 100. Lewis is a passionate creative leader who has created award winning work for such brands as McDonald's, Walmart, Toyota, Google, American Airlines, Budweiser, Hallmark, US Army, Walt Disney World and Allstate. After spending much of his successful career at Leo Burnett/Chicago he is presently Chief Creative Officer of Burrell Communications Group in Chicago, USA.
Georgia

Kati Shanti

Yoga Teacher & CEO Tbilisi Yoga Loft

Tbilisi Yoga Loft

I've been travelling around the world for almost 10 years, switching country every 6 month. Now set up in Georgia and enjoying this beautiful country.
UAE

Vera Futorjanski

CEO & Founder

VERITAS VENTURES

CEO & Founder of VeritasVentures. A former professional dancer turned into an entrepreneur, moved to the Middle East to build a technology startup for Rocket Internet, then joined Dubai Government to build the largest government accelerator, then joined 500Startups to run Middle East and Russia.
Global

Benjamin Cole

Director of Global Partnerships

AppsFlyer

Benjamin is the Global Director of Partnerships at AppsFlyer, the world's leading attribution platform. Before joining AppsFlyer, he spent four years at Facebook growing Consumer Technology and eCommerce companies. With extensive experience working with digital brands globally, Benjamin has a unique perspective on the mobile marketing arena.
United States

Parneet Pal

Chief Science Officer

Wisdom Labs

Parneet Pal, MBBS, MS is the Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs, a San Francisco-based company solving for stress, burnout, and loneliness in the workplace. A Harvard-trained physician, she focuses on the intersection of lifestyle medicine, behavior change and technology and building wiser workplaces using the science of mindfulness, resilience and compassion. She has written for the Harvard Business Review, is a TEDMED scholar and has been featured on the cover of Mindful magazine.
Russia

Ksenia Slavnikova

Founder

AWSM SMM

From designer to startup founder to SMM agency owner
Georgia

Natalia Khizanishvili

General Manager

Wolt

Georgia

Dimitri Safonov

Co-Founder

Living Vino

Digital Marketing, Nutrition & Wine Expert
UAE - Ireland

Craig C D'Silva

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

STR8FWD

Craig is a seasoned Marketing Communications veteran with over 15 years of experience across Europe, Middle East & Africa. A self-professed petrol head he has been privileged to work with some of the world's largest automotive brands that include; Renault Automobiles, Renault F1, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd, Red Bull Racing F1, Ferrari, BMW, MINI & Rolls-Royce. He also has a passion for all things digital + tech and has consulted with numerous start-ups that formed the basis for launching STR8FWD.
United Kingdom, Georgia

Helena Bedwell

Reporter, writer

Georgian Flavours from Helena

Helena Bedwell is a veteran journalist of 25 years.She lives in Norfolk (UK) and Tbilisi Georgia.This is her second cookery book after a successful launch of the 'GeorgianFlavours from Helena'. Her career has been varied because she has lived inseveral countries. During this period, she has applied her skills as a TV reporterin addition to her written journalistic accomplishments. After leaving Georgiain 1998 with her British husband, they travelled the world with their children,but Helena never stopped her career, and also, developed an interest in cookingGeorgian food and promoting it. Now she works for Bloomberg News, a worldwidefinancial news company, where she has successfully worked for the last 11 years.Her stories have appeared live on Bloomberg TV programmes, and shehas mostly reported on financial stories, concen trating on the government, theeconomy, lifestyle and banking in Georgia. Helena also holds childdevelopment and psychology diplomas and is a certifiedtranslator and interpreter
Georgia

Nutsa Surguladze

Chef

21 years Old Chef from Georgia, studied in France worked For Gordon Ramsay. Winner of Masterchef Georgia
RF

Arseniy Afanasenko

Ph. D. / Head of Machine Learning Department

Aligned Research Group

In 2004 graduated from Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, department of television and rdio transmission equipment. Mastered my Ph.D. thesis in 2009. 16 years of experience in image/signal processing, data mining, machine learning, and teaching activities.
Russia

Nikolay Markov

Principal Architect

Aligned Research Group

A professional Infrastructure Engineer with about 10 years of experience in software development for web, networking, cloud and distributed environments using various programming languages. Author of a number of articles about programming, Python, concurrency, algorithms, Linux etc. Active speaker at a number of English-speaking and Russian-speaking conferences, like DevOpsPro Europe, PyCon and DataFest. Co-organizer of PyData events in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Teaching several courses, both self-created as invited expert. This includes Big Data and Data Engineering specialties by NewProLab, evening Python school for people to learn programming from scratch and internal corporate courses for employees in Luxembourg, Hamburg and Moscow.
Cyprus

Žiga Vavpotič

Non executive director (past chairman)

Outfit7 (Talking Tom)

Experienced international manager and leader with a demonstrated history of successful projects, organizations and companies. Former Chairman of Outfit7 Limited (Talking Tom and Friends), one of the fastest-growing multinational family entertainment companies (350 million monthly active users, more than 9 billion downloads, acquired for 1 billion USD by Chinese owner). Passionately connecting knowledge from business and non-profit, expertise on empowering best talents, cross-cultural cooperation (focus on China-Europe), digital transformation and creating projects and organizations for social changes. Responsible, goal oriented change maker.
Latvia

Kristine Kornilova

Communication Project Manager

Printful

Passion investor. Globally thinking Latvian. Aiming at changing the business as usual in the fashion & retail industries. Currently working focusing on Printful's sustainability strategy & execution, as well as global PR projects and online events.
UK

Kostas Koukoravas

Founder and CEO

Intelistyle

Kostas Koukoravas, Founder & CEO of Intelistyle, is on a mission to help fashion retailers address the needs of customers looking for styling advice. Intelistyle’s A.I. helps them find the right clothes regardless of their style and body type. He has a background on software engineering and A.I., previously leading product teams at Skype, Microsoft and the BBC.
Netherlands

Liva Grinberga

Associate Design Director

AnalogFolk

United Kingdom

Riccardo De Franceschi

Creative Director

Dalton Maag

Riccardo De Franceschi is Creative Director at Dalton Maag, a London-based typeface design studio founded in 1991, with a portfolio of global brands such as Airbnb and the BBC. Riccardo and the team at Dalton Maag work closely with brands to help them solve typographic challenges, through the creation of high quality typefaces and logos.
USA

Constantine Bychenkov

CEO

Aligned Research Group

I'm driving the team of Aligned Research Group to build powerful solutions for our clients by introducing innovative approaches into their operations. Specialties: Innovative product design, recruiting great teams and bridging the gap between technologists and market visionaries.
USA

Matthew Stephens

VP of Design

The Zebra, DeviantArt

Matthew Stephens is the former VP of Design at The Zebra and Co-Founder of DeviantArt. He's an experienced leader focused on the business value of design, with an emphasis on ethics, accessibility, education, & diversity.
Germany - Spain

Marta Ortega Quesada

CEO

Dopeness Agency

Marta Ortega is a Marketing Expert and the Founder of Dopeness Agency where they create kick-ass marketing initiatives for tech startups. She also shares her expertise through lecturing at prestigious business universities, such as Pompeu Fabra where she leads a curriculum on the future of marketing, and The Valley University, where she contributes with specialised master classes in marketing.
USA

Brian Morrissey

Founder

The Rebooting

From 2011 to 2020, Brian was the president and editor-in-chief of Digiday Media, a vertical media company with brands focused on media and marketing (Digiday), fashion and beauty (Glossy) and retail (Modern Retail). Brian has spent over two decades as a reporter and editor. The Rebooting is a weekly email newsletter focused on building sustainable media businesses.
Netherlands

Sebastien Toupy

Head of Startup Relations

The Next Web

Entrepreneur, community builder & people-connector. I have a real passion for startups, technology, and social impact. I currently dedicate my time to designing and running programs that help startup founders to build successful & sustainable ventures.
Israel

Alan Hofman

Latin America & Euro-Asia Collaborations Director

Israel Innovation Authority

I am leading Israel Innovation Authority's initiatives and partnerships in Latin America and Euro-Asia, being involved in negotiations, planning and design of innovative and technological partnerships and co-investment with public agencies and large corporations for R&D collaborations.
UK

Vlad Bazikalov

Regional Director

Cision Group Limited

Vlad has over 20 years' experience in business development and management with international companies such as Avis Car Rental, Marlow Hunter Sailing, Clarion Events and PR Newswire/Cision. Currently manages business development teams in CEE, ME&Israel and India. Passionate about technology and comms.
Georgia

Nodari Ivanidze

CEO and Co-Founder

WiFisher

A serial Entrepreneur with 10+ years of experience in Software based Startups. Big experience in Direct Sales and Building companies from Scratch.
Netherlands

Eliza Casapopol

AI Engineer

MIcompany

Eliza Casapopol is the co-founder of Romanian Science Festival, the first national science festival in Romania, with more than 20000 participants. She has graduated from a Master in Mathematics at University of Oxford and is working now in Amsterdam as an AI Engineer for MIcompany, a leading consultancy company creating sustainable business impact with artificial intelligence. Eliza has a passion for science and tech and aims to inspire thousands of people every year to achive their potential and dreams.
USA

Alain Sylvain

Founder & CEO

Sylvain Labs

Alain is the Founder and CEO of Sylvain Labs, a strategy and design consultancy that provokes progress for companies, people and society at large. Clients include Google, American Express, Airbnb, Spotify, BlackRock, Samsung, Pepsico, Diageo, Hilton, AB InBev, IKEA, GM, Sonos, the NBA and others. Founded in 2010, the company is headquartered in NYC, with offices in Amsterdam and Richmond, VA, and is a Certified B-Corporation.
Lithuania / Singapore

Lukas Zajancauskas

Director of Strategy & Business Development

Content Arena

Lukas has spent over 7 years working in the sports media industry – he is currently part of the management team at Content Arena, a software start-up developing innovative and market-leading solutions for sports organisations. A huge basketball fan, Lukas previously worked for the NBA, where he was part of the EMEA team, working on strategic initiatives to grow the game and fanbase across the region.
USA

Joe Sabia

Founder

Sabia Studio

Digital video artist, creative consultant, voice and creator of 73 Questions, ex-SVP of Creative Development for Conde Nast Entertainment.
Germany

Dmytro Boguslavskyy

Founder / CEO

Dive

Hustlin', bustlin' and making things talk. 24/7 is just a number. Stay true to yourself. Serial entrepreneur born in Ukraine, exported to Germany, built products, scaled companies. Founder of Dive (it's a secret), Co-Founder of Circ (acquired by Bird), ex Quandoo.
Ireland

Ed Giansante

Founder and Content Creator

E-Dublin

Ed Giansante is the founder and CEO of E-Dublin - the largest channel of information for Brazilian expats based in Europe. Since its launch in 2008, E-Dublin has helped millions of Brazilians searching for information about studies abroad. Ed's work has been recognised many times globally, including being awarded 4x as the Best Blog Abroad. While building his side hustle, Ed has worked for many multinational companies including Intel, Zynga and Dropbox, where he led global community operations and ambassadors programs. He was also elected the Community Professional of the Year by CMX.
United Arab Emirates

Richard McKeon

Co-founder and Managing Partner

STR8FWD

Richard McKeon is the co-founder and managing partner of Dubai based communications and digital agency STR8FWD, and the CEO and editor-in-chief of the B2B beauty industry publication Beauty Business Journal. Richard began his career in sales which developed his understanding of people's motivations and what drives them in their decision making process. He now uses that experience, combined with his current marketing knowledge to build desirable brands and develop impactful marketing campaigns.
FRANCE / SWITZERLAND

Melanie Lesaulnier

Mel Yogi

Melanie has been a certified yoga instructor for 2 years, practicing and teaching in different countries like India, Thailand, France or Cambodia.She teaches a unique style of yoga based on meditation in motion. Her aim is to bring her students to a deep state of relaxation so they can express fully their true potential.
Slovakia

Lujza Bubanova

CEO

MAIA MD

Background ranging from pro athlete to technology, her motto has always been to always stay out of comfort zone as nothing special happens while init. While studying in San Francisco, Lujza co-founded a startup conference Startupism. Now at number 4 mediaTech company - Youfirst, an emotion AI that aims to drive monetization of creative content. Implemented in entertainment, politics or even art, Lujza believes that the new vertical comes in mental health.
Georgia

Kati Shanti

Yoga Teacher & CEO Tbilisi Yoga Loft

Tbilisi Yoga Loft

I've been travelling around the world for almost 10 years, switching country every 6 month. Now set up in Georgia and enjoying this beautiful country.
United States

Merritt Fletcher

Founder

Meet

Hi, I am Merritt Fletcher, the Founder of Meet and MeetGreet both are Video Chat app platforms that allow YOU to get paid for your own video chat time down to the minute. You can name your own price around your own schedule or simply accept meet request to start earning today! Meet makes mobile business possible for everyone, anywhere.
Georgia

Erik Sarkisian

Chef de cuisine

Republic Restaurant

The most interesting and amazing thing that happened to me lately, is our team's and country's very first participation at the Bocuse D'or competition and this event was a great success for me as a young chef.
Georgia

Dima Guryev

Yoga Teacher

Tbilisi Yoga Loft

Yoga Teacher
Ukraine

Oksana Kononova

CEO & CoFounder

LOOQME

7 years as Entrepreneur 15 years as Projects and Teams Lead 15 years as Customer Service professional

Speakers 2019

Georgia

Levan Berulava

Managing Director

Adjara Group

Ukraine

Igor Karpets

Head of Enterprise Sales

Grammarly

Czech Republic

Pavel Vydra

Growth Manager & Community Leader

Toptal

Georgia

Avtandil Kasradze

Chairman

Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency

Turkey

Günce Önür

Startup Fundraising Advisor

StartersHub

Saudi Arabia

Abdulrahman Al Qahtani

CEO

DAAL

Georgia

Konstantine Chatidi

CEO

Holmes & Watson

Georgia

Gaga Darsalia

CEO

Redberry

England

Tamuna Papava

Senior Program Manager, Amazon Devices

Amazon

Georgia

Giorgi Vashakidze

Digital Products and Innovations

Bank of Georgia

Latvia

Egita Polanska

Partnerships

Startup Wise Guys

Georgia

Nikoloz Jinchveladze

Head of AI Department

Leavingstone

Georgia

Giorgi Jvaridze

CEO

MaxinAI

Latvia

Keti Meparishvili

Regional Manager of Asia

TWINO

Georgia

Koba Kurdadze

Founder and CEO

UniPAY.com

US

Salome Urotadze

AI Developer

Partnership with SpaceX & Neuralink

Georgia

Zaal Gachechilade

CTO

Pulsar AI

US

Katherine Luchaninova

Head of Business Development, Marketing and Sales

Aligned Research Group

Sweden

Oskar Wahlbäck

Head of Global Operations

Beetroot Academy

Turkey

Neşen Yücel

Co-founder

Stage-Co

Sweden

Mike Wittrup

Founder and Creative Director

Barkas

France

Guillaume Moubeche

Founder & CEO

Lemlist

Romania

Wiliam Bognar

Product Manager

UiPath

Romania

Vlad Calus

Co-Founder

Planable

Czech Republic

Daniel Hastik

Partner

Nextech Ventures

Georgia

Gigi Janelidze

Design Director

Turkey

Barkin Lacin Ozdemir

Storyteller

Freelance

Georgia

George Avaliani

Founder & Creative Director

Holy Motors

Germany

Vitaly Friedman

Creative lead

Smashing Media

Ukraine

Oleksandr Honchar

CTO

Neurons Lab

Czech Republic

Antonio Nasuto

Director, Commercial Sales, Central and Eastern Europe

IBM

Dublin

Vera Ivashchenko

Client Partner, Digital Natives Central Eastern Europe

Facebook

Switzerland

Matthias Zwingli

Head Startup Enablement & International

Digitalswitzerland

Germany

Pavlo Kuznyetsov

Product Manager - Martech

Zalando

Netherlands

Sebastien Toupy

Head of Startup Relations

The Next Web

Entrepreneur, community builder & people-connector. I have a real passion for startups, technology, and social impact. I currently dedicate my time to designing and running programs that help startup founders to build successful & sustainable ventures.
France

Pascal Condamine

Startup Evangelist

INDIEGOGO

Latvia

Marite Aleksandra Silava

Fintech Community Manager

Swedbank

Banking, innovation and communication expert with 16+ years of experience, most notably as Innovation and Collaboration Lead for Swedbank Group, international speaker and business owner.
Ireland

Andrii Krykavskyi

Territory Manager

Google

Ireland

Grygorii Krutii

Technical Consultant, Web and Apps

Google

Germany

Anastasia Stefanska

Business Intelligence Analyst

BlaBlaCar

US

Rebecca Roth

Social Media Specialist & Imaging Coordinator

Nasa

US

Lysandre Follet

Director of Generative Design

Nike

I’m a musician, designer and innovator living and working in Portland, Oregon. During the day I’m the Director of Generative Design in Nike’s Innovation Department. I lead a team of cutting-edge multidisciplinary creatives who use Generative Design to create the cutting-edge performance products like those introduced at the 2016 Olympics.

Speakers 2018

Timon Afinsky

Angel Investor I Co-Founder

Elbi

Maxim Chebotarev

Angels, Co-investments, Co-Founder

IIDF @ TECHMAFIA

Jake Sharpe

Product Designer

Farfetch

Lukasz Maroszczyk

Digital Marketing Lead CEE

Philips

George Chogovadze

Chairman

Georgian national tourism administration

Andrii Krykavskyi

Google Cloud Manager

Google

Clement Marcelet

Director of the Airbnb Hospitality Lab

Airbnb

Sergiy Myronenko

Startups, Export & Entrepreneurship Development

Google

James LEGO Poulter

Head of Emerging Platforms & Partnerships

LEGO

Tornike Margvelashvili

Musician

RM

Eka Kadagishvili

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

The Movement TV

Grzegorz Kosiński

CEO

Audience Network

George Tserodze

Priest

Georgian Orthodox Church

Jakub Dymitrowicz

Founder & CEO

Brandbridge

Mariam Lapiashvili

Co-founder and Managing Director

Giovanni Morra

Anano Bakuradze

Co-founder & Managing Partner

Movement TV

Margo Lazarenkova

Co-founder

Emerge

Tarek Ghobar

Entrepreneur, Business founder, and Growth driver

Union.vc

Benjamin Talin

Founder

MoreThanDigital

Zurab Japaridze

Politician

GIRCHI

Tarmo Virki

Co-founder

CoFounder Magazine