Seasoned technologist entrepreneur with a passion to create startups that engage talented teams in transforming ideas into products and mind share. Born in the UK, lived in Italy, USA, Israel and currently in Portugal. Israeli Army-Intelligence, studied Physics, filed lots of patents and raised quite a bit of venture capital.
Limor heads RoboSavvy, a company that distributes & develops advanced mobile robots, 3D printers and parts & tools for making them. RoboSavvy is currently develops mobile robots for media and entertainment. Projects include Fonzie the “Twerking robot”, FRHANK the gamer sidekick “Fridge Raiders dispenser”, Frankie the Segway riding humanoid and Ground Drone, the first camera-man replacement robot. Limor started VC funded companies in diverse areas such as Telecom Billing, Internet Security and Social Email Templating. He has been granted many patents and is a regular speaker at tech events. Born in the UK, lived in Italy, USA, Israel and currently in Portugal. Served 3 years in the Israeli Army-Intelligence, studied Physics, still enjoys coding, 3D design and animation.
Jeremy Tai Abbett inspires ambitious organizations into realizing the creativity required to thrive in a world of constant change. He draws on his experience starting several ventures that found their genesis at the intersection of design and technology. In his current role as the creative evangelist at Google, Jeremy collaborates with creative agencies and brands such as BMW, Nivea and Zalando.
Previous to Google, Jeremy was the founding design director responsible for the branding and user-experience for mobile start-up Stuffle. His efforts helped Stuffle win a Webby Award, Lead Award, Lovie Award as well as being recognized by Apple as one of the best apps in 2012. In 2014, the majority shares of Stuffle were sold to Immobilienscout.
Jeremy also co-founded Fork Unstable Media in 1996 (with three projects that were acquired by the Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco and a game that enraged the British Monarchy to his credit), Truth Dare Double Dare, was a founding post-graduate student at Interaction Design Institute Ivrea and was an award winning creative director at a handful of advertising agencies.
I’m Co-Founder of Socialbakers, a company focused on social media measurement and optimization. I am in charge of Socialbakers Professional Services unit delivering integrated solutions consulting services to Socialbakers key accounts.
One of my key goals is to drive our “labs” team that drives innovations and new experimental projects.
I am passionate about new technologies, enjoy good food, love to travel and enjoy my precious spare time with my family when I can.
Paul joined AKQA in Berlin in 2011 to lead the technical implementation of the global digital business strategy for Volkswagen. Since then he has been responsible for delivering innovative and challenging programmes with Deutsche Telekom, Vertu, Unilever, Whirlpool and Audi.
He brings with him more than 12 years of experience in technical expertise and ambition,delivering multiple enterprise web platforms toleading companies. Paul’s work is concerned with rapid prototype development, scalable application architectures and technical team management using agile methodologies and Lean Start-‐up principles.
Some highlights so far:
• Delivered a global platform for VW.
•Delivered a next generation semantic web based gallery platform for a global Telecoms client.
• Rolled out a fully internationalised and responsive site for Vertu in under a month.
• Pioneering rapid prototype interaction design at AKQA.
• An active member of the w3c.
Anastasia Emmanuel is Director of Europe, Technology & Design for Indiegogo. She is responsible for encouraging crowdfunding growth within technology and design in Europe working with the brightest inventors, entrepreneurs and startups across the continent. Anastasia also manages social media for Indiegogo UK, where you will regularly find her tweeting the brightest and the best UK crowdfunding campaigns.
Anastasia is an experienced manager having worked within media and technology for over 6 years. She was previously known as technology reporter for leading UK technology website Tech City News, for which she hosted a weekly tech news video roundup. She was also instrumental in co-managing Newspepper – a new media agency in London working with clients such as BBC, PayPal, CH4, and The Guardian as well as many smaller start-ups. She has also produced content and assisted with online marketing, new business, and business development at numerous start-ups, including Publicate for which she was co-founder.
Anastasia has been immersed in the UK start-up community, in many capacities, for the past six years and considers the growth of small business as an interest and passion. She is fascinated by technology, how it solves problems and directly impacts our everyday lives for the better.
John Harmander is CMO, and co-owner at the fast growing gaming startup Casumo. He was earlier the youngest marketing director for one of the bigger telecoms in Europe, and have as well been marketing director for several companies, and startups with speciality in accelerating growth. John also have his own investment vehicle, and hold various non-executive advisor positions to executives, and boards in the area of brand&growth.
As part of VivaKi’s leadership team that shapes and drives the future direction of the organisation globally, Marco is responsible for the programmatic strategy for senior global accounts. Working alongside agency leadership teams across Publicis Groupe and with senior client stakeholders Marco consults and advises advertisers on focusing their marketing around the opportunities of data, tech and content.
Having started his career in TV advertising, Marco made the move into digital in 2000. He was a founding member of Zenith Interactive Solutions, Zenith’s then digital arm, leaving in 2005 as Commercial Director. After two years as Marketing Director for ZenithOptimedia, Marco was promoted to Head of Digital for the agency in 2007.
Joining VivaKi in 2010, Marco launched and spearheaded the strategy for addressability. As President of Audience on Demand EMEA and NA Client Services, he was responsible for driving the phenomenal growth of Audience on Demand, VivaKi’s market-leading addressable media buying practice, ensuring it was the first, best and most secure solution of its kind in the world.
Marco is a leading authority on digital strategy and is a regular conference speaker on the subject and industry commentator, contributing regularly to publications including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and Campaign. He was ranked as the fourth most influential person working in digital by The Drum magazine following an industry poll ranking the UK’s top 100 digital professionals in the industry. Marco was also named Programmatic Champion in The Drum’s 2015 New Year Honours List of ‘People to Watch’.
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