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Meet the ones building better products and faster growth. Less inspiration, more perspiration.

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Mada
Seghete

Co-Founder & CSO
Branch.io

Experienced marketer and evangelist, founder of Branch.io unicorn.

Ondrej
Bartos

General Partner
Credo Ventures

Early stage investor, with investments in UiPath, PriceFX, Productboard and many more.

Raul
Popa

CEO & Co-Founder
TypingDNA

Techstars Alumnus (NYC '18), AI / ML expert building a revolutionary technology called “typing biometrics”. It is currently used in Cyber Security for 2-factor and multi-factor authentication, fraud prevention, and risk-based authentication.

Carlos
Espinal

Managing Partner @ Seedcamp

Investor in 4 European unicorns and thought leader at Seedcamp Podcast.

Monica
Obogeanu

Startup Programs Manager
Orange

Manager of the Orange Fab Romania program, facilitating collaborations between innovative startups and Orange.

Raluca
Pantiru

Product Manager
Fitbit

Product expertise in building consumer software and hardware products for Fitbit and Vector Watch.

Ana-Maria
Andronic

Head of Intellectual Property and Technology
DLA Piper Romania

An accomplished attorney and former Romanian judge with dual legal qualifications in the United States and Romania

Dan
Mihaescu

Founding Partner
GapMinder Venture Partners

Investor and adviser in early-stage technology companies. Recently invested in some of the newest high-growth tech startup from the CEE - MEDIjobs, Machinations, Deepstash, FintechOS and more.

Jon
Bradford

Founding Partner
Dynamo VC

Investor in supply chain and mobility companies. Serial entrepreneur that pioneered the startup acceleration space in Europe and set grounds for Techstars London.

Enis
Hulli

General Partner
500 Startups Istanbul

Investor and adviser in early-stage technology companies and the host of a podcast on growth journeys from emerging ecosystems to global markets.

Alan
Clayton

Global Roaming Mentor @ SOSV

Acceleration specialist, mentor at HAX, Food-X, Chinaccelerator RebelBio and IndieBio accelerators. Previously 5x founder.

Paolo
Ertreo

Product Designer @ Dropbox

As a growth product designer, he focuses on creating experiences that are user-centered, performance-driven, and business-oriented. Previously he was leading design on the Growth team at Strava.

CHRIS
MASSEY

Product Lead
Mind the Product

Product management and team alignment expert with a background in content, marketing, & communities.

Marcin
Grodzicki

Chief Product Officer @ Sotrender

Product management specialist, previously startup founder.

Jag
Singh

Managing Director @ Techstars Berlin

Investor and supporter of the next wave of disruptive European startups.

Jeroen
Corthout

Founder & CEO
Salesflare

Founder, B2B sales and product expert.

Dan
Toma

Co-Founder
OUTCOME

Innovation and lean startup expert with entrepreneurial background. Worked with companies such as Deutsche Telekom, Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover, Bayer, John Deere or Allianz.

Irina
Scarlat

Global Head of Growth
Revolut

Full-stack product marketer and experienced project manager, previously leading the marketing efforts of Uber in Romania. Entrepreneur at heart.

Cristian
Munteanu

Founder & Managing Partner
Early Game Ventures

Investor and board member in early-stage tech companies. Previous entrepreneurial experience with a marketing and creative background.

Ivan Brezak Brkan

Founder & CEO @ Netokracija

Founder of the leading digital business & startup magazine in Central and Eastern Europe

Valentin
Radu

Founder & CEO @ Omniconvert

Serial entrepreneur and visionary with over 16 years of experience in technology and online marketing. Data-driven marketer and growth hacker.

Dave
Collins

Founder
Software Promotions

SEO & Google Ads expert, helping businesses tap into all that Google offer, safely and efficiently.

Michael
Perry

Director of Kit
Shopify

Director of product, marketing Shopify Product expert and founder of Kit

Bogdan Lucaciu

CTO
Adore me

Experienced team builder through organization design, team performance, and engagement

Wes
Bush

Product/growth expert @ Product-Led

International product & growth expert, author of the "Product-Led Growth: How to Build a Product That Sells Itself" book

Sean
Ellis

Founder
Growth Hackers

Founder of the worldwide Growth Hacking movement, founder of GrowthHackers.com

April
Dunford

Positioning Expert & CEO @ Ambient strategy

Product positioning expert with 16 products launched, author of “Obviously Awesome”

Bob
Moesta

Founder, President & CEO @ Re-Wired Group

Pioneer of Jobs To Be Done Theory, expert on developing & launching new products

Sean
Sheppard

Founder @ GrowthX and GrowthX Academy

Product/market fit expert in a wide variety of markets

Luciana Lixandru

Partner
Accel

Venture capital investor in UiPath, Deliveroo and other future unicorns

Trevor
Hatfield

Founder & CEO
Inturact

SaaS Growth Marketing & Data Analysis

Sergiu
Manea

CEO @ BCR

Sergiu Manea is the Chief Executive Officer of Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR), Romania’s most trusted financial institution.

Haris
Hanif

CEO @ Orange Money

With an experience of over 27 years in the banking industry worldwide, Haris Hanif looks to rewrite the landscape of financial services in Romania through Orange Money. 

Dave
Hogue

UX Design Lead
Google

Applied psychologist and interaction/UX designer, Android design and research

Udit
Batra

Product Owner @ Booking.com

Product specialist at Booking.com, a top 10 internet company

Isabella
Frey

Group Product Owner @ George App

As Product Chapter Lead she has been creating and shaping the George app ever since to make daily banking smooth and simple for its +5 Mil. users.

Vladimir
Oane

Founder & CEO
Deepstash

Serial entrepreneur of technology driven businesses with previous exit experience of uberVU to Hootsuite.

Kit
Burden

Global Co-Head of Technology Sector and Partner @ DLA Piper

Leading IT and technology transactions lawyer, as recognized by all of major legal directories

Matthieu Demolin

Head of Strategy and Finance @ Dealroom

Supporting the development of Dealroom, Europe leading database about startups, investors, and tech-related investment.

Vlad
Andriescu

Editor-in-Chief
Start-up.ro

Senior journalist with experience in analyzing startups and technology trends

Razvan
Todor

Product Management Director @ Bitdefender

Product and UX expertise in B2B and B2C security products

Laurentiu
Ghenciu

VP of Sales
2Checkout

Senior sales leader, with 10+ years expertise in building sales teams, processes and customer success

Ovidiu Negrean

CEO
SocialBee.io

Serial founder, with expertise in building bootstrapped businesses

Georgios
Gatos

VP of Growth
Workable

Established sales development at Workable, the leading SaaS hiring platform. Startup Spotlight alumni

Guido
Jansen

Customer Experience Optimisation Specialist @ Vaimo

Optimising customer and product experince through data and cognitive psychology

Ensar
Bavrk

Software Developer @ Codecentric

Product digitalization expert specialized in exploratory software development driven by a passion for UX.

BENT
DALAGER

Leading NewTech practice @ KPMG

eading KPMG's NewTech practice, dealing with cutting edge technologies and focus on "consulting by doing"

Marketa
Chrzova

Investor @ Credo Ventures

Venture capitalists looking for great founders from CEE

Kyran
Schmidt

Analyst @ Seedcamp

Analyst at Seedcamp, Europe's seed fund, investing early in world-class founders attacking large, global markets.

Ognjen
Lazic

Software Developer @ codecentric

Passionate evangelist assisting companies compete with startups

Stefan Adrian Marogel

CTO @ Brunomag Concept

Helping businesses reach the next level in their journey through workflow automation and e-commerce and e-learning solutions

Hannah
Keartland

Innovation Consultant @ Cancer Research UK

Experienced innovation consultant, helping business leaders make better decisions about innovation investment

Teodor Blidarus

Founder & CEO
FintechOS

Growing FintechOS at hyperspeed to serve Fortune500 companies around the world

Kit
Gillet

Correspondent Journalist @ Sifted

Sifted is the new media site for Europe’s innovators and entrepreneurs, backed by Financial Times