Tatjana Zabasu

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Tatjana Zabasu is a Partner in RSG Capital, Slovenia-based VC fund investing in early stage tech companies in SEE. Among others, she serves on boards of ShoutEm, Efos and eDition Digital. Prior to joining RSG Capital, Tatjana was a corporate finance adviser in Deloitte, mainly engaged in transaction services, M&A advisory and in-depth company reviews…. Read more »

Till Ohrmann

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Till Ohrmann is the Co-Founder/CEO of the Pirate Summit + the EXEC series and very passionate about entrepreneurship. He and his team are organizing 100+ events per year, some of them invitation-only, some of them free and public, all of them focused on helping startups to succeed. He is the ambassador of the Digital Economy… Read more »

Dilyan Dimitrov

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Dilyan Dimitrov is one of the founders of Eleven Acceleration Venture Fund – a EUR 12 million seed fund investing up to EUR 200,000 in early stage startups, and focused on the region of CEE. Prior to joining Eleven, Dilyan had more than ten years of experience in the investment sector, working for the Small… Read more »

Andrew Song

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Andrew Song currently leads consumer product efforts for Facebook Messenger, a mobile messaging app used by over 900M people around the world. In this, his teams define the core messaging experiences around composition, navigation, photos and media, and groups. Prior to this, Andrew helped develop Facebook into a leading media discovery platform for news articles… Read more »

Paul Papadimitriou

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Paul is the founder of Intelligencr, the global innovation scouting firm. Paul flies around the planet to witness what technological disruption actually means for the future of our youth, businesses, work, cultures and societies – the geopolitics of disruption. With this new reality, he architects innovation and marketing strategies shaped around a new augmented, nomadic,… Read more »

Tony Conrad

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Tony Conrad is a co-founder and a CEO of about.me (acquired by AOL in December 2010, and bought back by the founders in February 2013), the platform for representing personal identity online. He is also a Founding Venture Partner at True Ventures (a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology startups), where… Read more »

Brian Solis

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Brian is a principal analyst at research firm Altimeter Group, a Prophet company. A digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business and society. His research and books help executives, and also everyday people, better understand the relationship between the evolution of technology and its impact… Read more »

Sara Rosso

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Sara brings 20 years of experience in technology & digital strategy to her role as Director of Marketing at Automattic (WordPress.com & more). Sara has scaled business operations and driven online engagement for companies like Ferrero International, Moleskine, Hewlett-Packard, and Ogilvy. With an MBA from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor degree in Management Information… Read more »

Frank Gruber

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Frank grew up in the United States just outside of Chicago and is an entrepreneur, new media journalist and angel investor. He is the author of Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide To Building, Growing and Celebrating Startup Success published by Wiley. He cofounded Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail) in 2006, which has grown into a hub for the… Read more »

Dave Haynes

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Dave Haynes is part of the investment team at Seedcamp, sourcing new startups whilst supporting a portfolio of 200 companies that includes Transferwise, Property Partner, Revolut and two Serbian startups, TruckTrack (Spark.me Startup Competition 2013 Winner) and, more recently, Buildcon. Seedcamp is the leading pre-seed and seed stage fund based in London that provides globally… Read more »

Veronica Belmont

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Veronica has been working in the tech and media industries in a variety of capacities since moving to San Francisco in 2004. As a writer, producer, and speaker, Veronica’s primary goal has been to educate both savvy and mainstream audiences about how technology can improve and enhance their lives. Through the years this love of… Read more »

Scott Morrison

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Scott has led some of the world’s biggest brands, worked with some of the world’s most inspirational leaders and has distilled this experience into his business, ‘The Boom!’. His experience is both Agency and Client side, spending 10 years in each discipline. He developed, led and won some awards along the way for campaigns including… Read more »

Marvin Liao

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Marvin is a Partner at global Seed VC Firm & Startup Accelerator, 500 Startups based in Silicon Valley. He invests in Digital Media, Adtech, Enterprise SAAS, Marketplace, and Mobile startups across the globe. Formerly of Yahoo! Inc. (10.5 years), Marvin has held roles in the various departments of Sales, Business Development, Ad Operations and Marketing, and ran… Read more »

Danica Kombol

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Danica Kombol is the CEO of the Everywhere Agency, a leading social media and influencer marketing firm that works with Fortune 500 companies crafting and executing successful campaigns. With clients such as Macy’s, Cox Communications, and Domain.ME, her agency is no stranger to big names and big projects. She founded the blogger network, Everywhere Society… Read more »

Annie Machon

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Annie Machon was an intelligence officer for the UK’s Security Service, MI5, in the 1990s, before resigning to help blow the whistle on the crimes and incompetence of the British spy agencies. She is now a writer, media commentator, political campaigner, and international public speaker on a variety of related issues: the war on terrorism,… Read more »

Jon Bradford

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Jon is the non-executive director of Central Working, an organisation which provides desk space, facilities and advice to support and nurture growing start-ups across a range of sectors and counts more than 1,000 businesses as members across the UK. He is also the director of the Bradfield Centre, in Cambridge, which will incubate science and… Read more »