Some of the previous speakers include



Prof. Shafi Ahmed

Consultant Surgeon & Co-founder, Virtual Medics & Medical Realities

Chris Clarke

Chief Creative Officer DigitasLBi

Alexander Renz

Managing Partner, New Mobility World

Jonas Jacobi

Vice President, Cloud and Mobile Technology Strategy, IBM

Malcolm Johnson

Deputy Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Gareth Williams

Founder & CEO, Skyscanner

Martin Wezowski

Chief Designer, SAP

Igor Beuker

Speaker and Entrepreneur

Robert C. Wolcott

Faculty member and Founder & Executive Director, Kellogg Innovation Network

Martin Kern

Chief Operating Officer / Interim Director, EIT

Paul Misener

VP, Global Innovation Policy and Communications, Amazon

Michael 'Monty' Widenius

Lead Developer, MariaDB

Praveen Paranjothi

Investments, Venture Capital, European Investment Fund

Conrad Wolfram

CEO, Wolfram Research Europe

Marton Benedek

International Coordinator, European Commission

Amr Salem

Global Managing Director for Smart Cities, Internet of Everything, Cisco Systems

Maurizio Rossi

Founder CoCEO, H-FARM

Jeffrey Puritt

President and CEO, TELUS International

David Lennon

Global Creative Director, WSJ. Custom Studios

Baglan Rhymes

Chief Digital Officer, AnchorFree Inc.

Anosh Thakkar

CTO, Vice President, Philips

Mariano A. Bosaz

Global Digital Director, The Coca-Cola Company

Markku Markkula

President, European Committee of the Regions (CoR)

Jason Jercinovic

President & Global Brand Director, Havas Worldwide

Pete Blackshaw

Global Head of Digital Marketing and Social Media, Nestlé

Jay Altschuler

Director, Global Media, Unilever

Norm Johnston

Chief Digital Officer, Mindshare Worldwide

Paul Rossi

President, The Economist Media Businesses

Nic Jones

SVP, International, VEVO

Eric Klinker

President and Chief Executive Officer at BitTorrent Inc.

Piotr Kabaj

Chairman - Warner Music Eastern Europe

Jessica Federer

Chief Digital Officer, Bayer

Raja Rajamannar

Chief Marketing Officer, Mastercard Worldwide

Andrew Ng

Chief Scientist of Baidu; Chairman and Co-founder of Coursera

Kristalina Georgieva

Vice-President EU Commission

Andus Ansip

Vice-President EU Commission

Bruce Aust

Vice Chairman, NASDAQ

Marcin Hejka

VP, Managing Director EEMEA, Intel Capital

Jason Ball

Investment Director / Head QCV Seed, Europe at Qualcomm Ventures

Tobi Oke

Director - Africa, Intel Capital

Anosh Thakkar

CTO, Vice President, Philips

Sandy Carter

Former General Manager Ecosystems and Startup, IBM

Gökhan Salmanoğlu

Multi Channel Marketing Director, Pfizer EURIT

Tom Bowman

VP, Strategy& Operations, Global Advertising Sales, BBC World

Mariano A. Bosaz

Global Digital Director, The Coca-Cola Company

Rahul Astha

Senior Director Marketing & Innovation Asia Pacific, Kimberly-Clark

Benjamin Faes

Managing Director PBS, Google

Jason Jercinovic

President & Global Brand Director, Havas Worldwide

Pete Blackshaw

Global Head of Digital Marketing and Social Media, Nestlé

Francesco Federico

Global Digital Marketing Director, Acer

Guillaume du Gardier

Head of Digital, Ferrero

Dirk Henke

Managing Director Eastern Europe & MEA, Criteo

David Moore

Chairman of Xaxis;President of WPP Digital

Tom Adams

Global Head of Strategy, FutureBrand Worldwide

Nikki Mendonça

President EMEA,OMD

Jim Rosenberg

Chief Digital Strategy Officer, UNICEF

Jay Altschuler

Director, Global Media, Unilever

Dr. Torsten Wingenter

Head of Digital Innovations, Lufthansa

Aseem Chandra

Executive Vice President, Adobe

Lars Andersen

Global Director of Social Media & Search, LEGO

Sital Banerjee

Global Head Media, Philips

Ward Van Duffel

VP & General Manager Direct to Consumer, LEGO Group

Didier Stoessel

CEO, NovaTV Bulgaria

Olivier Schaack

Director of Creative Services at CANAL+

Paul Rossi

President, The Economist Media Businesses

Hristo Hristov

CEO, Netinfo

Lindsay Nelson

Global Head of Brand Strategy, Vox Media

Berk Uziyel

Director at SPI International / FilmBox

Nic Jones

SVP, International, VEVO

Yaser Bishr

Executive Director Strategy & Development, Al Jazeera

Safdar Mustafa

Head of Mobile Media at Al Jazeera Network

Charles Caldas

CEO, Merlin Network

Eric Klinker

President and Chief Executive Officer at BitTorrent Inc.

Piotr Kabaj

Chairman - Warner Music Eastern Europe

John Sheehy

President, Global Operations, Starcom MediaVest Group

Jack Smith

Managing Partner, Director Digital Platforms Worldwide, GroupM

Gabe Zichermann

Founder & CEO, Gamification.co

Jairson Vitorino

Co-founder & CTO, Elife

Olly Barnes

Vice President Music at Rdio

Scott Cohen

Founder & VP International, The Orchard

Dobroslav Dimitrov

Co-founder, Imperia Online

Stanislav Georgiev

Head of Media & Content at Telekom Austria Group

Erkan Kilicaslan

Partner at Iris Capital

John Vary

Innovations, John Lewis

Kristalina Georgieva

CEO, World Bank

Rosen Plevneliev

President of Bulgaria

Markku Markkula

President, European Committee of the Regions (CoR)

Eva Paunova

Member of the European People's Party Group, European Parliament

Dr. Philip Boigner

VP - TIG Ecosystem Technology Investment at Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Kaspar Korjus

e-Residency Program Director, Enterprise Estonia

Dr.Gen. V K Singh

Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs of India

Binali Yildirim

Prime Minister Turkey

Andus Ansip

Vice President European Commission

Doncho Barbalov

Deputy Mayor on Finance at Sofia municipality

Yordanka Fandakova

Mayor of Sofia

Dane Stangler

VP of Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister, Co-ordinating Minister for National Security, Singapore

Vojko Obersnel

Mayor of Rieka

Jessica Federer

Chief Digital Officer, Bayer

John Vary

Innovations, John Lewis

Raja Rajamannar

Chief Marketing Officer, Mastercard Worldwide

Andrew Ng

Chief Scientist of Baidu; Chairman and Co-founder of Coursera

Nicolas Chaussin

Head of Digital Innovation, Aviva Asia

John Dillon

VP Marketing, Akamai Technologies

Andrea Fiorentino

Head of Business Strategy & Innovation, Visa Europe

Dr. Torsten Wingenter

Head of Digital Innovations, Lufthansa

Damian Blackden

WW Chief Strategy Officer, Maxus

Rohit Tripathi

GM and Head of Products, SAP Mobile Services

Martina Larkin

Head of Europe and Eurasia, World Economic Forum

Igor Beuker

Pro Speaker, Author & Awakener

Akhil Uniyal

Global Head Digital Transformation & Innovation Consulting, Dell

Bruce Aust

Vice Chairman, NASDAQ

Philipp Meixner

Investment Director, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Dmitry Chikhachev

Co-founder & Managing Partner, Runa Capital

Hanno Stegmann

CFO & Managing Director, SevenVentures

Arnd Benninghoff

EVP, CEO MTGx Digital Ventures

Max Niederhofer

Founder & Managing Partner, SunStone Capital

Alexander Galitsky

Founder & Managing Partner, Almaz Capital

Philip Anderson

The INSEAD Alumni Fund Chaired Professor of Entrepreneurship

Carlos Silva

President & COO, Seedrs

Justin Kan

Founder of Twitch & Justin.tv; Partner at Y Combinator

Marcin Hejka

VP, Managing Director EEMEA, Intel Capital

Jason Ball

Investment Director / Head QCV Seed, Europe at Qualcomm Ventures

Tomasz Czechowicz

Founder & CEO, MCI Group

Tobi Oke

Director - Africa, Intel Capital

Ori Glezer

Partner, Elevator Fund

Cem Sertoğlu

Partner, EarlyBird Venture Capital

Herwig Springer

CEO, Europe, i5inves

Jeff Lynn

Co-founder & CEO at Seedrs

Michael 'Monty' Widenius

Founder & CTO, MariaDB Foundation; Founder MySQL AB

Vassil Terziev

Co-founder & CEO Telerik, Chief Innovation Officer Progress Software

Christian Van Tuin

Chief Technologiest, Red Hat

John Lunn

Operating Partner, PayPal







UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF


THE PRESIDENT OF BULGARIA
THE PRESIDENT OF BULGARIA
THE MAYOR OF SOFIA
THE MAYOR OF SOFIA

WITH THE SUPPORT OF


MINISTRY OF ECONOMY

MINISTRY OF ECONOMY