Speakers

Jonas Kjellberg

Sweden | Founder - Skype

Guy Kawasaki

United States | Former Chief Evangelist - Apple

Jonathan Ortmans

United States | President - Global Entrepreneurship Network

Ghida Ibrahim

United Kingdom | Founder - Rafiqi

H.E. Toomas Ilves

Estonia | CEO - Ilves Consulting Group

Adenike Adeyemi

Nigeria | Executive Director - FATE Foundation

Afton Halloran

Denmark | External Consultant - Nordic Food Policy Lab

Ahmed Osman

Egypt | Acting Managing Director - GEN Egypt

Ahmed Shalaby

Egypt | Managing Director & Board Member - Tatweer Misr

Alesimo Mwanga

South Africa | Research Director - GEN South Africa, SEA Africa

Ali Almajthoob

Bahrain | Associate Director - Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)

Allan Connolly

Australia | Director of Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneursville

Amira AlZayed

Kuwait | Program Manager - Savour Ventures

Ana Maria Torres

France | Director for Entrepreneurship World Cup - GEN Global

Anabela Marcos

Angola | Career Coach and HR Consultant - VV Grow Fellow

Anya Eldan

Israel | VP - Israel Innovation Authority - StartUp Division

Arjan Goudsblom

Netherlands | Startup Ecosystem Specialist - ACE Incubator

Armando Viteri

United States | Phoenix Chapter Chair - MIT Enterprise Forum

Arnobio Morelix

United States | Director of Research - Startup Genome

Ayla Matalon

Israel | Executive Director - MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel

Bart Sutorius

Netherlands | Coach Entrepreneurship - ACE Incubator

Bidushi Bhattacharya

Singapore | Co-Founder and CEO - Astropreneurs HUB

Bill Ericson

United States | Founding Partner - Wildcat Venture Partners

Brandon Seifert

United States | Frontier-Tech Entrepreneur - Space Explorer

Buke Cuhadar

United States | - GEN Global

Carlos Rey

Spain | Founder of DPMC -

Chad Renando

Australia | Director - Startup Status

Christopher Lee

United States | Co-founder - InfiniteMD

Christopher Schroeder

United States | Venture Investor and Writer on Startups - Emerging Markets and the Middle East

Cristina Fernandez

United States | Vice President for Policy + Research - GEN Global

Dalia Sherif

Egypt | Chief Business Officer - Universities & Schools - Tatweer Misr

Dane Stangler

United States | Senior Policy Advisor - GEN Global

Dave Moskovitz

New Zealand | Acting Managing Director - GEN New Zealand

Denis Medvedev

United States | Practice Manager, Firm Capabilities and Innovation, Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation - The World Bank

Diederick Van Der Wijk

Netherlands | Co-founder and Managing Director - Refugees Forward

Duygu Kutluoğlu Kılıç

Turkey | Co-Founder and CEO - Fine Dine Menu

Ellen Bateman

United States | Director for U.S. Ecosystems - GEN

Erik Boer

Netherlands | Director - ACE Incubator and Startup Village

Frances Lanzone

United States | Chief of Staff - GEN Global

Gleb Maltsev

Estonia | Co-founder - Fundwise

Guillem Aris

Spain | CEO - Autoocupació

Hanafy Khaled

Egypt | Secretary General - Union of Arab Chambers

Hans Kunisch

United States | Principal - Savor Ventures

Harry Devonshire

United Kingdom | Evaluation Officer - Argidius Foundation

Hashim Hussein

Bahrain | Head - UNIDO ITPO BAHRAIN

Henry Ong

Philippines | Managing Director - GEN Philippines

Hera Barrameda

Singapore | Entrepreneur - Antler

Ibrahim El Dukheri

Sudan | Director General - Arab Organization for Agricultural Development - League of Arab States

Isik Atahan

United States | - Related & Co.

Jaideep Bansal

India | COO - Global Himalayan Expedition

Javad Mushtaq

Norway | Director - Nordic Impact Investment

Jennifer Trzepacz

United States | Operating Partner and Chief People Officer - Wildcat Venture Partners

Joanna Gray

United Kingdom | Director of Programme Delivery and Mentoring Lead - Youth Business International

Johanna Cloete

Namibia | Managing Director - GEN Namibia

Jose Maria Rodriguez

Argentina | Director - Cordoba Innovar y Emprender

Julienne Oyler

United States | CEO - African Entrepreneur Collective

Julio Maria

Mozambique | Project Manager - Orange Corners Mozambique

Khalid Saad

Bahrain | CEO - Bahrain FinTech Bay

Kizito Okechukwu

South Africa | Co-Chair - GEN South Africa

Lathika Pai

India | Country Head - Microsoft for Startups

Laura Leun

Germany | Quantitative Consultant - EY

Leena Al Olaimy

Bahrain | Cofounder & Managing Director - 3BL Associates

Marie Depelssemaker

Belgium | Secretary General - Transeo aisbl

Mark Marich

United States | Executive Vice President - Global Entrepreneurship Network

Marta del Castillo

Paraguay | CEO - Koga Impact Lab

Matt Guttentag

United States | Director or Research and Impact - Aspen Network and Development Entrepreneurs

Matt Smith

United Kingdom | Director - Centre for Entrepreneurs

Michelle Richey

United Kingdom | Lecturer in Technology and Entrepreneurship - Loughborough University

Mohamed Altawash

Bahrain | Chairman - CH9

Mounir Kabbara

United Arab Emirates | Founder - Climatick

Mutaz Mohamadnour

Sudan | Project Manager - Orange Corners Sudan

Nada Al Saeed

Bahrain | Manager - EDB

Nada Darwish

Bahrain | Marketing and Communications Specialist - Global Shapers Community - Manama Hub

Nada Diouri

Morocco | Project Manager - Orange Corners Morocco

Naomi Koeberg

South Africa | - Industrial Development Corporation

Nawaf Alkoheji

Bahrain | CEO - Tenmou

Nora Lambrecht

Germany | Global Shaper - Frankfurt Hub

Obeida Takriti

Lebanon | Trainer and Coach - Freelancer

Omar Tabbaa

Jordan | Chairaman and CEO - EAT Holding

Patrizia Baffioni

Germany | Project Manager - Roots of Impact

Paulo Andrez

Portugal | Chairman - Green Swan

Phil Auerswald

United States | Senior Advisor and Director - GEN Exponential

Phillip Kim

United States | Professor of Entrepreneruship - Babson College

Racheli Ganot

Israel | Founder and CEO - Rachip Ltd

Raman Kumar

India | Founder and Chairman - Aeries / CASHe

Ramy Boujawdeh

Lebanon | Deputy General Manager - Berytech

Randall Ussery

United States | Professor of Entrepreneurship - Babson College

Rebecca Palmer

Canada | Chief Catalyst - EntreLaunch Inc.

Reem Younis

Israel | Co-Founder - Alpha Omega

Roberto Flore

Denmark | Manager - DTU Skylab

Robin Weninger

Germany | Co-Founder and Managing Director - Sa

Samar Sohieh

Egypt | Executive Manager - GEN Egypt

Shadi Alhakimi

Yemen | Co-founder - Elanza

Shaikha Hind Bint Salman Alkhalifa

Bahrain | President of Bahrain International Federation of Business & Professional - Bahrain International Federation of Business & Professional

Stephan Reckie

United States | Executive Director - GEN Space

Stephanie Marrus

United States | Director of the Entrepreneurship - UCSF

Susan Amat

United States | Executive Director - GEN Accelerates

Tariq Al Usaimi

Kuwait | Head of Digital Strategy - Central Bank of Kuwait

Teo Firpo

France | Senior Researcher - Innovation Growth Lab (IGL)

Theodoros Klouvas

France | Program Manager / Policy Officer Entrepreneurship - The Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Tri Rismaharini

Indonesia | Mayor - City of Surabaya

Ubaydli Al Ubaydli

Bahrain | Chairman - Arab ICT Union

Valerie Vlasenko

Finland | Founder - VSpace Media

Vanitha Engelbrecht

South Africa | Project Manager - Orange Corners South Africa