Lorenzo is an engineer by education and a marketer by vocation. After working for more than a decade at Logitech in engineering, marketing and sales roles, Lorenzo now focuses his career on the scaling of mid-sized companies. He currently drives Sales & Marketing at Native Instruments, a Berlin-based high-tech company transforming the lives of music producers and DJs.
Carsten is a high-achieving and respected technology leader with a strong record in business development and general management, drawing on a vast experience in networking, virtualization, SaaS, cloud and IT outsourcing. He is a multi-cultural executive who confidently operates in both developed and emerging markets, and specializes in growing, restructuring and managing complex fast growth channel-focused technology sales organisations.
Marco is COO & VP Channel at Lenovo Group EMEA. Responsible overall for the company’s operations & channel business in Europe, Middle East & Africa, he also acts as Gen.Manager for Lenovo´s UK & Ireland operations. Prior to Lenovo he held senior roles in other global companies - as VP at Acer Group EMEA & Head of New Media Category at Media Markt Sweden.
Graham is an Entrepreneur and Executive with 20 yrs. experience in the Telco and Media industry. He is a sought-after consultant & advisor and has worked with companies like NTL, Telewest, Wanadoo, Monaco Telecom (C&W International), MSP, Deloitte and Virgin Media. He has extensive experience in raising money for start-ups and sits on the Board of Directors of several media and Telco businesses internationally.
Barbara has over 15 years of experience managing great brands – from small luxurious brands such as Silversea to huge companies such as MSC. She considers starting a start-up her most intense & challenging experience. Barbara is the proud CEO of Yonderbound, the world’s largest collection of bookable travel stories, which she co-founded in September 2012.
Jos de Kruijf
Jos has extensive international experience in Graphics, Mobile and SaaS. He started at Adobe Systems that enabled him to market PostScript printing software to a variety of OEM’s including Apple, HP, and Siemens. He then took on leadership roles at Nortel Networks, Software.com, Openwave Systems & various mobile software start-ups. Today, Jos is a well-respected leader & team player experienced in delivering outstanding results in all levels in a diverse global industry.
Alain is a seasoned executive with 25 years of international experience in consumer technology. Leader with a passion for building high-performance teams, he has a track record in driving EBITDA growth for both venture-backed startups and established public firms. Before joining White Castle, he was CEO of TCL Communication Europe.
Steve is a visionary and charismatic leader with 30 years’ experience guiding culturally diverse teams to success in the consumer electronics industry. He thrives on generating growth in mid-size companies by transforming them into sales and marketing driven organisations. Steve played key roles at brands like Logitech, Swatch, SanDisk and OtterBox during their high-growth phases across the multi-cultural countries of EMEA.
Lars-Ole has over 30 yrs. experience in leading IT and Communication companies: Siemens Enterprise Communications, Avaya, AirClic, 3Com/US Robotics & HP. He has extensive experience in formalizing and executing strategies, setting up effective organisational structures and Go-to- Market models, mentoring and coaching.
Sandro is an experienced EMEA strategist with a successful career in sales, marketing & business development over 18 yrs. in IT, consumer electronics, telco, digital technologies, B2B, online & multichannel sales. He is a turnaround specialist with strong analytical skills & proven track record of turning stagnating companies into high-growth ones. A multilingual, Sandro inspires people through open communication, team spirit, collaboration, discipline & a culture of accountability, mutual trust & passion for excellence.