Speakers 2018

See also: Agenda or Sessions

About the program

Latitude59 2018 conference will feature 13 tracks divided between 3 main themes.
  • "Founders" theme will include presentations on marketing & growth and company culture as well as discussions on bootstrapping your company, making the most of your board, investing in SAAS companies and fuelling your growth through an ICO. 
  • "Future is here" theme will have presentations and talks on the future of food - from clean meat to vertical farming, on AI moving from the hype to actual business practices, understanding how the human brain adapts to different technologies, and looking into the future of cyber security. 
  • "Digital society" theme will have discussions on big tech, data & the fragile state of democracy as well as a discussion on the relevance of the nation state in the digital age.

The conference will kick off on both days May 24 & May 25 from 10:00. Matchmaking already from 9:00
On Thursday, the conference will be over by 17:15, pitches by 19:00. On Friday the program will be over by 17:15 
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Rand Hindi
Founder/CEO at Snips
Silicon Valley
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Joshua Slayton
Founder at CoinList / Ex co-founding CTO at AngelList
San Francisco
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Seth Bannon
Founding partner at Fifty Years
Geneva
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Paul-Olivier Dehaye
Co-founder of PersonalData.io
London
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Laurence Bret-Stern
CRO at Pipedrive
Silicon Valley
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Marcin Kleczynski
Co-founder/CEO at Malwarebytes
Stuttgart
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Christoph Janz
Co-founder / Managing Partner at Point Nine Capital
Silicon Valley
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Kathryn Myronuk
Coach, mentor, faculty member at Singularity University
Frankfurt
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Thomas Metzinger
Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Japan
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Taizo Son
Founder of Vivita
Paris
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Moojan Asghari
Co-founder at Women in AI
London/Tallinn
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Taavet Hinrikus
Co-founder at TransferWise
Sydney
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Katryna Dow
Founder and CEO of Meeco
New York
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Joyce Shen
Investment director at Tenfore Holdings
Atlanta
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K.P. Reddy
Founder of Shadow Ventures
London
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Kumardev Chatterjee
Founder/CEO at Unmanned Life
Toronto
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John Lee
Managing Director, Enterprise Innovation & Product Development
Boston
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Sergey Gribov
Partner at Flint Capital
Oxford
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Aro Velmet
Scholar of empire, gender, and technology at University of Oxford
Helsinki
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Päivi Juolahti
Director at Renewal, Fazer
Tallinn
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Taïg Khris
Founder/CEO at onoff
Tallinn
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Alari Aho
Co-founder of Toggl
Tallinn
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Kaidi Ruusalepp
Founder / CEO at Funderbeam
Tallinn
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Thomas Padovani
Founder/CEO of Adcash
Stockholm
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Anette Nordvall
Venture Partner at Capital A Partners
Tallinn
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Ralph Echemendia
Founder/CEO at Seguru
Maastricht
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Peter Verstrate
CEO at MosaMeat
Paris
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Guy-Philippe Goldstein
Senior Analyst at Wikistrat
Seattle
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Merike Kaeo
CTO at Farsight Security
Silicon Valley
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Eli Schwartz
Director of Organic Product at SurveyMonkey
Stockholm
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Marta Sjögren
Partner at Northzone
Antwerp
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Jürgen Ingels
Co-founder/managing partner at Smartfin Capital
Bucharest/Brussels
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Sorin Moisă
Member of the European Parliament
London/Tallinn
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Sten Saar
Co-founder/COO at Zego
Tallinn
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Hedi Mardisoo
Head of Brand Communications at Click and Grow
Berlin
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Dirk Hofmann
Managing Partner/ Co-founder at DAIN Studios
Silicon Valley
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Michel Wendell
Co-founder/General Partner at Nexit Ventures
Berlin
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Olga Steidl
Managing Director, EMEA at Skyroam
Tallinn
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Ragnar Sass
Founder/CEO at Lift99
Riga
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Armands Broks
Founder/CEO of Twino
Budapest/New York
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Kinga Jentetics
Co-founder/CEO at PublishDrive
Tallinn
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Ede Schank Tamkivi
CEO at Eesti 2.0
Paris
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Éric Bothorel
Member of the French National Assembly
Tallinn / Tartu / Boston / Prague
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Jevgeni Kabanov
Founder & CEO of ZeroTurnaround
Stockholm
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Robert Luciani
Foundert and CIO at LakeTide
Fukuoka
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Soichiro Takashima
Mayor of Fukuoka City
Helsinki
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Kristoffer Lawson
Founder at Solu
Tallinn
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Eva-Maria Kangro
Founder at Interim Gene
Tallinn
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Kaspar Korjus
Managing Director of e-Residency
Silicon Valley
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Jason Nellis
Head of Marketing at Packagd
Silicon Valley
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Jenn Hirsch
Global Technology Trend Scout at EY
Vilnius
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Milda Mitkute
Co-founder at Vinted
Tartu
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Madis Vasser
CTO at Futuruum
Tallinn
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Triin Kask
Co-founder/CEO at Nevercode
Helsinki
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Inka Mero
Co-founder / chairwoman at Pivot5 VC
Tallinn
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Marko Russiver
Founder/CEO of Guaana
Tallinn/Silicon Valley
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Kaarel Kotkas
Founder/CEO of Veriff
Silicon Valley
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Uldis Leiterts
CEO at Fragmentic
Stockholm
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Aida Hadzialic
Partner at Nordic West Office
Tallinn
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Martin Villig
Co-founder of Taxify
London
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Marc de Speville
Founder at Strategic Food Retail
Tallinn/Berlin
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Ivo Malm
Co-founder/CEO at Autobahn
Tallinn
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Marek Kiisa
Managing Partner at Superangel
Edinburgh
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René Mõttus
Psychology researcher at the University of Edinburgh
Tallinn
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Mari-Liis Lind
Co-founder of Tech Sisters, co-founder of Vivita Estonia Creativity Accelerator for Kids
Tartu
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Andrei Dementjev
COO of Fortumo
Helsinki
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Elina Arponen
Co-founder/CEO at Quicksave
Tallinn
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Mattias Lepp
Founder at Click & Grow
San Francisco
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Lauri Lehtmaa
Investment Analyst at Creandum
Tallinn/London
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Clare Lain
UK Senior National Representative at the NATO Co-operative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
Tallinn
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Rasmus Rask
Founder/CEO of LaMuu
Tallinn
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Kei Karlson
Co-founder of GoWorkaBit
Tallinn
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Annika Helendi
Co-founder/CMO at DashBird
Reykjavik
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Paula Gould
 Head of Brand & Comms at Men & Mice
 Copenhagen
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Nikolaj Juncher Wædegaard
Deputy Tech Ambassador of Denmark
Tallinn
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Risto Rossar
Founder/CEO of Insly
Riga
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Rolands Mesters
Co-founder/CEO of Nordigen
London
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Joyce Liu
Principal at Dawn Capital
Riga
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Petr Andropov
Business Development at Lokalise
Riga
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Richard Fomrats
Founder/CEO of PlayGineering
Tallinn
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Taavi Tammiste
Cofounder/CEO of SIFR
Vilnius
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Linas Vaitulevičius
Co-Founder/ BizDev at Rubedos
Vilnius
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Henrikas Urbonas
Founder/CEO of Interactio
Copenhagen
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Christian Jantzen
Founder at Futuristic VC
Tallinn
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Margus Uudam
Founder & Partner at Karma Ventures
Copenhagen
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Daniel Bakh
Investment manager at Wave Ventures
Tallinn
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Veljo Otsason
Co-founder / Managing Partner at Superangel
Krakow
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Chris Kobyłecki
COO at Innovation Nest
Vilnius
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Donatas Keras
Managing Partner at Practica Capital
New York City
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Alla Levina
Head of Program @ Starta Accelerator
Reykjavik
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Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir
Founding Partner at Crowberry Capital
Tallinn
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Toomas Seppel
Attorney-at-Law at Hedman Partners Law Firm
Tallinn
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Triin Mahlakõiv
Co-founder of North Star AI
Tallinn
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Calum Cameron
COO at Investly
Tallinn
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Annika Ljaš
Head of PR and Communications at WePower
Tallinn
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Yrjö Ojasaar
Investment Partner at Change Ventures

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