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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kevin is the founder of the boutique technology consultancy company, A Bit of This & That ... focused on the intersection of the IT and Energy Industries, delivering innovative technology consultations, sales advisory, speaker & social media influencer services. He has held senior leadership Technical Sales & Sales Management roles at Compaq, HP and most recently at Intel as a Worldwide Sales Director for the energy Industry.
Doug is a Senior Executive with a track record of growing revenues in European Markets. He has worked both in large companies like EMC and VERITAS and innovative start-ups such as TINTRI and LeftHand Networks. He is experienced in working with Hardware and Software as well as running a successful Reseller Business.
Bryan is experienced at creating brand advocates for mass adoption of disruptive tech.Starting at a UK telco acquired by Vodafone, he created a mobile ISP, followed by an MNVO. At BT he introduced a SaaS to 1.5m users generating $400m per year. Recently he’s held leadership roles with Swisscom, Turkcel, and Vidyo, growing transformative technologies into the enterprise and consumer.
Frederic recently founded his own consulting services firm to enable technology companies to establish their EMEA/APAC footprint. He is currently Head of Europe Sales for Monnit, US-based manufacturer of monitoring solutions. Until September 2017, Frederic was VP Sales & Marketing Asia and EMEA at the Industrial IoT vendor, Digi International where he delivered impressive revenue growth in EMEA and Asia and performed a robust turnaround of the APAC region.
Johannes Ditterich is an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the eCommerce and technology space. He co-founded limango with two partners in 2007 and sold it later to ottogroup. As CEO Johannes grew limango to 129 Mio EUR annual revenues before he left in 2015. Previously he was working with Munich based VC firm Target Partners, investing into early stage tech companies.
Alastair has over 25 years’ experience building and leading successful EMEA sales teams for software and SAAS solutions. As a turnaround specialist, he successfully implemented new GTM strategies and transformed multiple businesses; delivering significant growth and profit improvement.
As VP Europe HTC Vive, Peter was responsible for the launch of Vive in Europe – with a special focus on selecting and setting up the right partners in addition to a huge emphasis on PR/marketing. Prior to Vive Peter held senior roles at HTC mobile – including the responsibility for Vodafone Group, Nordics and the UK & Ireland. After leaving HTC, Peter has been advising tech companies to enter the European market and/or to optimize plans and propositions.
Nuno has 20 years of experience in information technology, consumer electronics and telecom industries, having held product, sales and marketing roles with Samsung, Sony, Huawei and TomTom (both at regional and local level). Nuno is an expert in international development, product launch, go to market, profit increase, market share advancement and turnaround.
Steen has held various management roles and successfully delivered on objectives across a broad variety of industries, organizations and geographies including P/L management, turn-around projects, sales & marketing, product launches, strategy development and implementation. He now manages and develops his own consulting company, specializing in advisory services within business and organizational development.