First Announced Speakers



David Mayman

CEO, JetPack Aviation

Gareth Williams

Founder & CEO, Skyscanner

Fara Warner

Global Editorial Director, Wall Street Journal Custom Studios

Jason Jercinovic

President & Global Brand Director, Havas Worldwide

Chris Clarke

Chief Creative Officer, DigitasLBi

Denise Parkinson

Global Entertainment Director, Telegraph Media Group

Don Dodge

Developer Advocate, Google

Bruce Rogers

Chief Insights Officer and Head of the CMO Practice, Forbes Media

Jonas Jacobi

VP, Cloud and Mobile Technology Strategy, IBM

Cristian Citu

Senior Director, Group Digital Strategy, DHL - Global Headquarters

Kyle Outlaw

VP Experience, Razorfish

Tanja Kufner

MD, Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation and Energy

Tom Yoritaka

Global Managing Director, Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence, Cisco Corporate Development

Alex Farcet

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Startupbootcamp

Peter Heinrich

Developer Evangelist, Amazon

Christian Von Hammel-Bonten

Executive VP Global Product Strategy, Wirecard

Tim Kneen

Executive President Europe, Merck

Richard Yeo

CEO, TechHuddle

Christoph Auer-Welsbach

Partner Innovation Leader Europe, IBM Watson

Patrick J Hagerty

Technical Advocate, IBM Bluemix

Allan Grant

Founder & CTO, Hired

Paul Swaddle

Founder and Chairman, Pocket App

Andrey Kolodyuk

Co-founder & Managing Partner, AVentures Capital

Jonathan Reichental

CIO, City of Palo Alto

Dennis Van Heezik

Global Head of E-Commerce, Philips Lighting

Peter Wurtenberger

Chief Marketing Officer, Axel Springer AG

Jon Hook

General Manager of Advertising, Phunware

Pamela Pavliscak

Founder, Change Sciences Group, Inc.

Nasser Sahlool

VP, Digital Strategy, DAC Group

Baglan Rhymes

Chief Digital Officer, AnchorFree Inc.

Norm Johnston

Chief Digital Officer at Mindshare Worldwide

Jeffrey Puritt

President and CEO, TELUS International

Townsend Feehan

CEO, IAB Europe

Brian Collins

CMO, AngelHack

Ward Van Duffel

VP, Direct to Consumer, LEGO

Ditte Hammarström

Founder, Snowfire

Emil Sundberg

CEO, Snowfire

Jeroen De Wit

CEO, Teamleader

Graham McDonnell

Design Director, T Brand Studio International, NY Times

Nick Worth

Chief Marketing Officer, Selligent

Chris Colborn

EVP Global Chief Design and Innovation Officer, R/GA

Prof. Shafi Ahmed

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

Scott Arpajian

CEO, Softonic

Nadine Levitt

CEO & Opera Singer and Songwriter, Wurrly

Sridhar Iyengar

CEO, Elemental Machines

Joe Baguley

VP & CTO, EMEA, VMware

Norihisa Wada

Executive SeVP & CMO EdulLab

Scot Amyx

CEO at Amyx+, TechCrunch

Gael De Talhouet

VP Digital Transformation, SCA

Rami Essaid

Co-Founder, Distil Networks

Federico Guerrini

Contributor, Forbes; European Journalism Observatory

Markus Witte

CEO, babbel.com

Kai Wähner

Community Director and Technology Evangelist, TIBCO

Ralph Simon

Faculty Member for Exponential Health at Singularity University

David Cass

Chief Information Security Officer Cloud & SaaS Operational Services, IBM

Vitaliy Goncharuk

Founder & CEO Augmented Pixels

Martin Woolley

Technical Program Manager, Bluetooth SIG

Simon P. Worden

Chairman, Breakthrough Prize Foundation

Martina Larkin

Head of Europe and Eurasia, World Economic Forum

Malcolm Johnson

Deputy Secretary General, ITU

Paul Baran

Director of Biblionet programme, Digital Champion Romania, EC Digital Agenda

Ilias Lakovidis

Adviser in DG Connect, EU Commission

Erion Veliaj

Mayor of Tirana

Michal Boni

MEP, European Parliament

Prof. Fátima Barros

BEREC Chair 2015, President of the Board, ANACOM Portugal

John Higgins

Director General, Digital Europe

Travis LeBlanc

Chief, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

Paul Copping

Smart City Advisor, Digital Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich

Mike Pitts

Interim Head of Urban Living & Built Environment, Innovate UK

Gautam Rege

Co-founder, Josh Software

Alexander Renz

Managing Partner, New Mobility World

Ljubo Bešlić

Mayor, Mostar

Richard Harris

Director Communications and Marketing, International Transportation and Government, Xerox

Kurt Collins

Director of Technology Evangelism and Partnerships, Built.io

Michael Schuster

Partner, SpeedInvest

Liliana Reasor

Venture Capital Investor & CEO, Novus Ordo Capital

Suraj Kumar Rajwani

Managing Partner, DoubleRock

Torsten Oelke

Executive Chairman, CUBE

Sriram Prakash

Co-Lead, Growth Capital & Venturing Services, Deloitte

Roby Stancel

Partner for Europe and Innovation, VCI

Gleb Davidyuk

Managing Partner, iTech Capital

Dr. Sven Scheuble

VP & Global Head, Siemens Technology-to-Business Center

Ulrich Grabenwarter

Deputy Director, European Investment Fund

Olga Afanasyeva

Executive Director, UVCA

Frank Meehan

Co-founder and General Partner, SparkLabs Global Ventures

Jon Soberg

Advisor, 8VC

Michael "Monty" Widenius

Founder & CTO, MariaDB Foundation; Founder MySQL AB

Volker Glaeser

Partner & MD, Twice Reply





Some of the previous speakers include



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

Vice-President European Commission

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





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