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Speakers at South Summit 2023

John Elkington

Founder - Volans

John Elkington CF is an author, advisor and serial entrepreneur. He is a founding partner and chairman & chief pollinator at Volans;[3] co-founder and honorary chairman of SustainAbility

André Schwämmlein

Founder and CEO - FlixBus

André Schwämmlein is an experienced manager in the field of digital businesses. He has a thorough understanding of growing digital businesses and the market-model as a result of the development of FlixBus from a start-up to a worldwide agglomeration.

Ruchika Sikri

Partner - Wisdom Venture

Ruchika Sikri is the founder of Mandala Ventures. After a successful corporate career of 25+ years at Google and Microsoft she is following her life's purpose to create a better world by supporting mindfulness, compassion and wellness offerings.

Nate Jaret

General Partner - Maniv Mobility

Nate has been with Maniv Mobility since 2017, leading investments in Europe, Israel and the Middle East, and beyond.

Pauline Roux

Partner - Elaia Partners

Pauline Roux is a partner of Elaia Partners which is an independent VC fund focused on the Tech-intensive BtoB startups.

Arden Tomison

Founder and CEO - Thalamos

Founder and CEO at Mental Health Software Solutions Company: Thalamos

Mayra Castro

CEO - InvestAmazônia

A connector and partnership catalyst, Mayra holds a master degree in International and European Law. She has founded InvestAmazonia, an amazonian company that uses regional expertise and international experience to design projects and partnerships.

Melina Sánchez Montañés

Principal & VP Impact - AENU

Prior to joining AENU as Principal & VP Impact, Melina was setting up a $5M Fund for the Alfred Landecker Foundation as its Managing Director and helped build the World Economic Forum’s COVID Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs.

Gastón Irigoyen

Co-Founder, CEO - Pomelo

Gastón Irigoyen is Co-Founder & CEO of Pomelo, the fintech that is building the new financial services infrastructure in Latin America.

Sahra-Josephine Hjorth

Co-Founder, CEO - CanopyLAB

Award winning entrepreneur Sahra-Josephine Hjorth has spent the past six years creating digital social learning experiences with groundbreaking results. She is the co-founder and CEO of the first-of-its-kind learning experience platform CanopyLAB.