SPEAKERS AT EMERGE

Makers & doers from tech sphere
rocked the stage at EMERGE 2019
MEET EMERGE 2019 SPEAKERS
LYSANDRE FOLLET
Portland, US
Director of
Computational Design,
NIKE
STEWART ROGERS
Digital nomad
Analyst-at-large,
VentureBeat
LEV MANOVICH
New York, US
Director, Cultural Analytics Lab; Professor of Computer Science, The Graduate Center,
City University of New York
CHRIS BROWN
New York, US / Moscow, RU
Non-Organic Innovation Lead at Strategy &
Entrepreneur in Residence,
ex-500 Startups
MICHAEL SMUGA
Seattle, US
Principal Program Manager Director, Microsoft
DANIELLE McCLUNE
Seattle, US
Senior Communications Manager, Microsoft
ANNA BULDAKOVA
London, UK
Product Manager, Workplace by Facebook
RUNE THEILL
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Co-founder & CEO,
Rockstart
DARIA REUTOVICH
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Associate Director Accelerator Programs, Rockstart
George Robson
London, UK
Product Owner,
Revolut Premium
Nikolai Ptitsyn
Minsk, Belarus
Managing Partner, Synesis Group
Bryony Cole
New York, US
Founder, Future of Sex
Eugene Fooksman
Menlo Park, US
Founding Engineer at WhatsApp
Alexandra Genis
Berlin, Germany
Critical Food Designer & Founder, TAS2R
EGOR Stsefanovich
Minsk, Belarus
VP of Product Management, WorkFusion
Gigi Dzhanelidze
Moscow, Russia
Head of Design Lab, MTS
Artiom Kontsevoi
Minsk, Belarus
Founder, Dev.by,
Co-dounder, SPACE
Dmitry Razorionov
Minsk, Belarus
Senior Director, Delivery Management, EPAM
Dmitry Matskevich
Moscow, Russia
Co-founder,
Dbrain.io

Yuri Deigin
Moscow, Russia
CEO,
Youthereum Genetics
Petr Antropov
Riga, Latvia
Co-founder, Lokalise.co,
Ex-cofounder Odnoklassnki.ru, Megogo
Alexei Okishev
Moscow, Russia
Partner, Technology Leader, PwC
Antonina Binetskaya
Minsk, Belarus
CPO,
Stack by Appodeal
Daniel Hastik
Prague, Czech Republic
Partner,
Nextech Ventures
Sergey Gribov
Boston, US
Partner,
Flint Capital
ELIZAVETA
ORESHKINA
St. Petersburg, RU / Lisbon, PT
Co-Founder,
Breakfast App
IGOR DOUPLITZKY
Paris, France
Director, Business Development with Startups,
Orange Fab Scouting
Alex Drozdovsky
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ex-Head of Strategy, WARGAMING
Vlad Arbatov
Minsk, Belarus
Engineering Manager, Mapbox
Anatoly Borodin
Moscow, Russia
Acceleration Program Manager, GenerationS
Ville Miettinen
Helsinki, Finland
Principal Algorithm Developer & Co-Founder, Varjo
Igor Sokolov
Kyiv, Ukraine
Founder, Goort
Product Manager, Grammarly
Elena Kulgavaya
Minsk, Belarus
Backend QA Lead, Juno
TANYA AULACHYNSKAYA
Minsk, BY
Lead Product Manager, Pandadoc
Ilya Tregubov
Minsk, Belarus
Head of Product,
Teachbase
NIKOLAI ORESHKIN
San Francisco, US
Managing Partner,
Elysium Venture Capital
Gennadiy Nissenbaum
Dublin, Ireland
Manager,
Emerging Markets, Google;
Venture Partner, TEC Ventures
Alexander Sumin
Sofia, Bulgaria
Founder, Head of Growth,
ClaimCompass
Dmytro BYlash
Kiev, Ukraine
Co-Founder/Managing Partner, Captain Growth
Nikolay Chesalin
Minsk, Belarus
Principal UX-Designer, EPAM
Anna Lebedeva
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Head of Growth Marketing, SEMRush
Anton Dukovsky
Moscow, Russia
Innovation Project Manager, Leroy Merlin
Gabor Kiss
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Head of User Growth & Analytics, WeTransfer
Anton Marchanka
Minsk, Belarus
Head of Marketing, Apalon Apps
Kirill Liakh
Minsk, Belarus
Product Manager, Gismart
Yuri Vedenin
Minsk, Belarus
Founder & CEO, UXPressia
Daria Hlopova
Moscow, Russia
Lead User Researcher, Cian
Alex Petrov
London, UK
CTO, Co-Founder, Mercaux
Alisa Chumachenko
Vilnius, Lithuania
Founder & CEO, GOSU.ai
Kirill Gurbanov
Moscow, Russia
Director, Department of Digital Platforms, MTS Bank
Eddie Stern
New York, US
CEO and Founder, The Breathing App
Mikalai Koniukh
Minsk, Belarus / Vilnius, Lithuania
Associate Partner, Board Member, CIVITTA
Anna Pozniak
Minsk, Belarus
PR Partner, Bulba Ventures
Goetz Trillhaas
Hamburg, Germany
Country Director CEE New Markets, Google
ALINA SUSLOVA
Silicon Valley, US
Founder, Skoola
Eugene Borukhovich
Berlin, Germany
Global Head, G4A Digital Health, Bayer
Tatiana Poleshchuk
Moscow, Russia
Digital Innovation Manager,
PwC
Myladie Stoumbou
Athens, Greece
Regional Director, Commercial Partner Strategy and Programs for CEE Multi-country Region, Microsoft
Ruthy Kaidar
Tel Aviv, Israel
Chief Startups and SW Partners Technological Lead, CEE, Microsoft
Alex Uvarov
Moscow, Russia
Head of Tech Scouting, MTS StartUp Hub
Yury Melnichek
Minsk, Belarus
Partner, Bulba Ventures
Alexey Amyotov
Moscow, Russia
Co-founder, Look At Media, SETKA
Katya Bazilevskaya
Moscow, Russia
Co-founder, Look At Media, SETKA
Carly Minsky
London, UK
Senior reporter, Sifted.eu
ECOSYSTEM DAY SPEAKERS
Meet key ecosystem players from the New East who will speak at the Ecosystem Day
Sergey Bogdanov
Samara, Russia
Partner, Yellow Rocket VC
ALEKSANDER MOKRECKI
Warsaw, Poland
Investment Director,
StarFinder Capital Fund

Sandra Golbreich
Lithuania, Vilnius
CEO, Baltic sandbox
Kirill Tiufanov
Berlin, Germany
Founder and CEO, Ruhab
Alex Malyshev
Berlin, Germany | Moscow, Russia
CEO, founder Russian Hackers
Aleksander Tõnnisson
Riga, Latvia
Co-founder & CEO at Buildit Accelerator
Rustem Akishbekov
Vienna, Austria
Partner, Arkley VC
Mohammed AlMajid
Arabian Gulf Countries
Ecosystem Catalyst, The Greek Campus
Timofey Golovin
Moscow, Russia
CEO, Winno Accellerator
Ravshan Kurbanov
Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan
55group, CEO
Curator, Startupstan

Maciej Sadowski
Warsaw, Poland
CEO, Startup Hub Poland Innovation
Altynbek Ismailov
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Director, High Technologies Park of the Kyrgyz Republic
Igor Ovcharenko
Kiev, Ukraine
Founder & CEO
Scal8R Consulting
Vlad Gliga
Piatra Neamt, Romania
Сo-founder Rubik hub
Daniel S. Kim
Santa Monica, Los Angeles, USA
Orrick, Partner
Alina Dolgikh
Minsk, Belarus
Сo-founder SPACE
Olga Barreto Gonçalves
Riga, latvia
Chief Startup Instigator, Magnetic Latvia Startup
Dmitry Kuzmin
London, UK
4bio Capital, co-founder
Dmitrij Sosunov
Vilnius, Lithuania
General Partner, Startup Wise Guys Fund in Lithuania
PAVEL BOGDANOV
Silicon Valley, CA, USA
General Partner, Almaz Capital
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Natalia Vodianova
Paris, France
Supermodel, Philanthropist and Angel Investor
Rebecka Carlsson
Stockholm, Sweden
Climate activist, entrepreneur and NASA Singularity University alumni
Oscar Kneppers
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Founder at Rockstart Accelerator
Bay McLaughlin
Hong Kong
IoT & Hardware investor, co-founder at Brinc.io Accelerator
Danil Khasanshin
Moscow, Russia
CEO of the CMTT publishing house (vc.ru, TJournal.ru, spark.ru)
Dmitry Gurski
San Francisco, USA
Founder at Flo, partner at Haxus
Evgeny Kurishev
San Francisco, USA
Technical co-founder at Mirror AI
Yury Melnichek
Minsk, Belarus
Founder at AIMATTER, Maps.me, Bulba Ventures
Nikita Obukhov
Moscow, Russia
CEO and Founder of Tilda Publishing
Tiago Correia
London, UK
Global Digital Business Development Manager (Innovation) at Warner Music Group
Askar Ramazanov
Moscow, Russia
Co-founder at Chekhov APi and DI Telegraph
Alexander Gornyi
Moscow, Russia
Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Mail.Ru Group
Craig Corbett
Medellin, Colombia
Principal at Publicize and Chairman at 150sec.com
Nkiru Uwaje
London, UK
Digital & Innovation Lead at Dell EMC
Arseniy Kravchenko
Minsk, Belarus
Alchemy Team Lead at Wannaby, Evangelist at Open Data Science community
Artem Goldman
Moscow, Russia
CEO at Visabot and Legal Space
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