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Marketing Founders

Scott Kelly


Professional in venture capital and leadership. He is the Founder and CEO of Black Dog Venture, a business accelerator that helps disruptive firms access capital, business development, and coaching through a network of investors and partners.

Geraldine Le Meur

Partner / Co-Founder

French innovator and business executive. In 2004 she founded with Loïc Le Meur, LeWeb which developed into a popular series of Paris-based conferences for digital innovators and entrepreneurs. She is now the head of the LeFonds by French Founders.

Anne-Sophie Frenove


CEO @ Cosmo Connected. Ex. Airbnb, Bolt Mobility and Samsung. Expert in developing and managing great B2C companies in Europe Co-Author of the book 'Into The French Tech'.

Marija Rucevska

Co-founder & General Partner

Over the years, Marija has left an indelible handprint on the local and regional startup scene in Latvia and the Baltics. As a co-founder of Helve, she works with ambitious organizations committed to creating the future.

Alisée Tonnac

CEO and Founder

In 2013, Alisée De Tonnac co-founded Seedstars World. To begin this work, De Tonnac traveled around the world to establish a startup competition in areas with the potential to become active. Currently, De Tonnac is the CEO of Seedstars World.

Mathieu Daix

CMO & Investment

Mathieu Daix, former marketing director of France Digitale and co-founder of the Daphni investment fund

Marc Rougier


Entrepreneur turned VC at Elaia. Mark is also a partner at OpenIO, Company Stanley Robotics and Traefik Labs.

Wendy Wattebled

Investment Director

Wendy is a Partner at Convivialité Ventures in charge of investments for EMEA/LATAM zone.

Oisin Lunny

Public Speaker, Podcast & Webinar Host, Event Consultant - Galaxy of OM

Oisin Lunny is an award-winning marketer, webinar and podcast host, MC, public speaker, virtual event consultant, UX business professor, and journalist.

Ethan Pierse

Director - CryptoAssets Institute

Director at The CryptoAssets Institute, Partner at Borderless Ventures as well as has his own $ETHAN social token on Ethan is a serial entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience in digital marketing strategy.

Stephanie Lynch


Stephanie Lynch-Habib is responsible for driving the Association's global marketing and communications strategy to support and enable business success for the GSMA and its members.

Patrick de Laive

Founder - TNW

Hi, I'm Patrick, founder of TNW, board member of a couple of startups. I'm based in Amsterdam, NL.

Sarah Franklin

CMO - Salesforce

Unique leader with a blend of technical knowledge, business acumen, and marketing expertise in emerging technologies. Her career has spanned large enterprises to scrappy startups across industries including Aerospace, Big Four consulting, and Tech

Cécile Morel

Chief Sales Officer - Hyperspread

Hyperspread is B2B local marketing platform for retailers.

Marc Oshima

Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer - AeroFarms

Passionate about building new businesses for startups and within established companies. Innovative and resourceful marketing strategist with over 20 years of creating strong consumer brands.

Alina Vandenberghe

Co-CEO & Co-Founder - Chili Piper

Alina Vandenberghe is a Romanian native that created a tech billion dollar from nothing. Chili Piper is the leading inbound conversion software, fueling today’s high-growth B2B revenue teams.

Alice Deer

CEO & Co-founder - GatherContent

Alice Deer is the CEO & Co-founder at GatherContent. She attended University of Aberdeen.

Alex Kantrowitz

Founder - Big Technology

Alex is the founder of Big Technology, an independent publication that covers the inner workings of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. His email newsletter goes out to thousands of Silicon Valley decision-makers each week.

Natalia Hatalska

Founder & CEO -

Natalia Hatalska – the CEO and the founder of – a forecasting institute.

Tess Lawrence

Marketing - Sesamers

Excited for the opportunity to network with you!

Sandy Carter

SVP and Channel Chief - Unstoppable Domains

Sandy Carter is an American business woman, speaker and author. She was a general manager at IBM from 2013 to 2016, vice president at Amazon Web Services from 2017 to 2021 and is currently senior VP of business development at Unstoppable Domains.

Cathy Desaunois

Chief Commercial & Communications Officer / CPO - Stage11

Cathy’s expertise in strategic corporate management has spanned 30+ years in both startups and multinationals.

Alex Wills

Chief Experience Officer - disguise

A strategic and creative leader focused on delivering transformative experiences for audiences, clients and teams.

Ben Sufiani

Founder - Pirate Skills

I am a purpose-driven creator on the journey to master the art and science of growth marketing. At Pirate Skills I focus on studying and sharing insights about growth.

Stina Liland

COO - Bitrefill

I am currently COO at Swedish company Bitrefill where I do a variety of stuff like product & project management, process design, HR & recruitment etc.

Natalie Novick

Head of Marketing - PIRATEx GmbH

Communicator and startup enthusiast driven to make things better. Love to learn, share and give back to the community.

Paola Bonomo

Non Executive Director

Senior executive and Non Executive Director in Technology, Media and Telecommunications. Digital transformations evangelist and coach. Inspiring Fifty - one of the 50 most inspiring women in European Tech in 2015 and 2016.

Elena Garbujo

Country Manager Italy - Swappie

Looking for meaning in everything I do: sustainability is my mindset.

Timothy Armoo

Co-Founder - Fanbytes

Fast forward 5 years, Timothy cofounded Fanbytes which helps organizations like the UK Government, Apple, Deliveroo, Mattel, and Rubik's to win the hearts of Gen Z on social media.

Kyle Andrew

Chief Brand Officer - Athleta

Globally experienced and highly adaptable chief marketing/brand officer with multi-industry experience known for exceptional brand leadership and multi-channel marketing innovation.

Vladimer Botsvadze

Advisory Board Member - RETHINK Retail

Ranked as the No. 1 Global Marketing, Social Media, and Retail Thought Leader by Thinkers360 in 2022 with over 130,000 followers across his social media platforms, Vladimer is a world-renowned digital transformation and social media influencer, keynote speaker, Fortune 500 consultant and startup advisor who initiates change, drives growth, and positions brands as market leaders in their industries. He has more than 15 years of international experience with a proven track record and has enjoyed an outstanding career at the top of the technology industry. Vladimer has become one of the world’s top speakers on technology and he has been booked by Startup Grind, Digital Talk Forum, AI Conversational, and Global Marketing Summit. His keynote speeches center around his social media career and his marketing strategies provide a foundation for success. He helps high-performers achieve their growth and prepares organizations to think with a new perspective on the future of marketing. Vladimer is currently an Advisory Board Member of RETHINK Retail in Orlando, Florida. He has been elected as a jury member at the Digital Revolution Awards and the Prolific North Marketing Awards in the UK, the Lisbon Advertising Festival in Portugal and the Eventex Awards Barcelona. In addition, he is a member of the Marketing Judging Committee of the American Business Awards. He has been featured and mentioned in Forbes, Bloomberg, and Yahoo Finance. Vladimer is a career mentor at the University of Westminster and a marketing mentor at global start-up accelerators including Seedstars, FasterCapital and APX VC. Vladimer has contributed to the European Business Review. He has been interviewed by World Biz Magazine, Natfluence, Billion Success, Thought Leader Magazine, Irish Tech News, and Emerging Europe. He sets the highest standards for marketing and delivers extraordinary results. Vladimer is a global audience favorite from New York to Sydney. Vladimer has been recognized as a Transformative Leader of the Year by Exeleon Magazine, Enterprise World Magazine has listed him among the Top 5 Successful Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2022 and Insights Success Magazine has named him among the Top 10 Inspiring Business Leaders Making a Difference. Vladimer is among the Top 25 Digital Transformation Influencers by Sparity and the Top 100 Global Retail Influencers by RETHINK Retail.

Michael Kassan

Chairman & CEO - MediaLink

Kassan founded MediaLink to be a transformational partner to the world’s leading media, marketing, and technology companies. Bringing these groups together while balancing strategic insight, MediaLink guides its clients through the media landscape.

Elena Pantazi

Partner, Talent and Portfolio Development - Northzone

Elena focuses on helping Northzone’s portfolio companies build strong teams and advise founders on their growth journey. She also works closely with our investment team on pre-deal talent needs across deal origination and due diligence.

Sir Martin Sorrell

Founder, Chairman - S4 Capital

Sir Martin Stuart Sorrell is a British businessman and the founder of WPP plc, the world's largest advertising and PR group, both by revenue and the number of staff.

Michael Schlein

President, CEO - Accion

Since 2009, Michael Schlein has served as President and CEO of Accion, a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing.

Sanaa Bencheikh

Startups Project manager - Startup Sesame

Project manager intern & master student.

Ori Bauer

CEO - Dynamic Yield

Ori Bauer has 20+ years of executive experience in both startups and large global corporates. Prior to joining Dynamic Yield, he was the Founder & CEO of Glean Health, an innovative, digital health data startup.

Avery Schrader

Founder and CEO - Modash

Avery Schrader is Co-founder and CEO of a startup headquartered in Estonia with the mission to help every creator earn a living. Modash is an Influencer data platform used by more than 600 consumer brands.

Des Traynor

Co-Founder - Intercom

Des is the Co-Founder of Intercom, a next generation Customer Service platform used by 25,000 businesses to have hundreds of millions of conversations every month. Des also speaks and writes about all things startups, and invests in other startups.