8-9 June 2022 RAI Amsterdam
28-29 November 2018RAI, Amsterdam
(We'll be announcing more every week!)
Group Digital CFO @ IKEA (Ingka Group)
Co-Founder & CMO @ Binance
Chief Technical Officer, Benelux @ IBM
Head of AI Strategy & Innovation Projects @ Prosus
Director Cyber Security @ Accenture
Data & Analytics Transformation Director @ Danone
Head of Technology Research @ Spotify
Director of AI and Data Science @ Shutterstock
Director of Engineering @ A.P Moller - Maersk
Head of Finance and IT Transformation @ ASML
Head of New Business EMEA @ TikTok
Director of Operations @ Freetrade
Global VP eCommerce @ Coty
VP UX Design @ TomTom
COO & Co-Founder @ Impress
Global Head of Leadership Development @ PayU
Technology Innovation Lead @ Schuberg Philis
Consumer Business Strategy Director @ SAP
Co-Founder & CEO @ Localyze
Managing Director Benelux & Northern @ Mews
Divya Kumar is currently Global Digital CFO at IKEA Retail (Ingka Group). She also leads acquisitions, partnerships, information security, data privacy and decision analytics globally. She was earlier part of the exciting journey of opening the first IKEA store and ecommerce in India. Currently an India Board member, she steers the expansion of the digital hub in India. She has 23 years of experience in Strategy, Finance, Digital & Analytics, is a certified Independent Board Director and has worked in various industries across US, Europe and India.
Yi He leads business, marketing and branding strategy at Binance. Yi led the business strategy of Binance’s growth from zero to one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges and pivoted the company to a global blockchain ecosystem from a China-based crypto trading platform. Before co-founding Binance, Yi served as Vice President at Yixia Technology, the leading mobile video tech company behind popular mobile apps like Miaopai, Xiaokaxiu and Yizhibo, where she led branding strategy and marketing operations and was a fundamental part of the fundraising strategy that drove the firm’s valuation to USD$3+ billion. Yi was also co-founder of the digital asset exchange, OKCoin between 2014 and 2015. Under her leadership at OKCoin, the company’s market share in China increased 60 percent during a bear market and became the dominant digital asset exchange in Asia. Earlier in her career, Yi was the host of a travel show for a major Asian television network. Yi is recognized as one of the most influential entrepreneurs in the Chinese blockchain and Internet industry. She is passionate about providing transparency and empowering communities in the cryptocurrency industry and championing economic freedom through her personal experience of breaking socioeconomic barriers. Throughout her successful leadership in crypto companies, Yi helped to create a trend of hiring female executives in the male-dominant tech industry and gained the crypto market’s trust in women leaders.
Liesbeth Dingemans is part of the Artificial Intelligence team at Prosus, a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. In her role as Head of AI Strategy and Innovation projects, she leads a multidisciplinary team of data scientists, designers and engineers to discover and launch AI-by-design products. In addition to that, she works with product managers across the entire Prosus group of companies to empower them to build AI-enabled products. Her partnerships with product managers and leaders across a wide range of Prosus portfolio companies have allowed her to study and compare different approaches to AI product management.
Before joining Prosus, Liesbeth worked as strategy consultant at McKinsey&Company. She has degrees in both Physics and Art History – and loves to find ways in which science and art meet. She is based in Amsterdam but works closely with teams across the globe.
Suzanne Rijnbergen is Associate Director ICS and Cybersecurity at Accenture and leads the Resources Security business in the Netherlands. She has 15+ years of experience in information security, both in IT and OT, and is experienced in advisory services for C-level clients on supply chain security risk and third-party risk management.
Suzanne is a true changemaker and combines strong technical, business and managerial knowledge. She has solid experience in both operational technology, privacy and IT security. Suzanne worked for public and private organizations in this field and has good insights in the threat landscape and business strategy to secure organizations in the digital ecosystem.
Suzanne’s career covers, amongst others, the following (inter)national management experiences:
Suzanne holds an executive MBA from Nyenrode University and has a special interest in Privacy.
Fun fact: I tend to focus all my fear and doubt on spiders, so then there is nothing left to worry about. Yet, especially just after summer, this focus horrifies me when spider season starts. My previous employer provided me a spider-fear-course to get over it.
Camilla Bjorkqvist has a long career within the Data space, specializing in the Transformation that goes along with Data & Analytics. Having worked in consulting, banking and now the FMCG industry, she draws on her experiences to implement successful Change and Transformation within large organizations. Some highlights from her career include implementing Serious Gaming while working at Deloitte; being the Chief Data Officer for Global HR while at ING Bank; and now leading Data & Analytics Transformation within Danone. She brings the people side to the table at every conversation and is passionate about mentoring young female talent in the Data & Analytics space. Having worked as a cruise hostess for many years on Viking Line, she is a fun loving entertainer on the stage who loves a challenge.
Mounia is a Director of Research at Spotify, and the Head of Tech Research in Personalisation, where she leads an interdisciplinary team of research scientists, working on personalization and discovery. Mounia also holds an honorary professorship at University College London. In January 2022, she took an additional appointment as a Distinguished Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam. Before that, she was a Director of Research at Yahoo, where she led a team of researchers working on advertising quality. She also worked with various teams at Yahoo on topics related to user engagement in the context of news, search, and user-generated content. Prior to this, she held a Microsoft Research/RAEng Research Chair at the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow. Before that, she was Professor of Information Retrieval at the Department of Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London.
Alessandra Sala is Director of AI and Data Science at Shutterstock; Global President of Women in AI (https://www.womeninai.co); Technology Advisory Board Member at CeADAR (http://www.ceadar.ie); Governance Committee Chair at the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning; and Member Of The Board Of Advisors at Continuous Ventures. Alessandra is the Ambassador of Women in AI Ireland (a nonprofit do-tank working towards gender-inclusive AI that benefits global society) promoting a strong community of women and minorities in Ireland by providing means for growing knowledge and expertise in AI thanks to the strong support of the government, academia and private enterprises.
Claudia is born and raised in Romania. She followed computer science majors since high school, and graduated from university as a software engineer. She has been leading multiple teams, from platform infrastructure and data engineering to lean startup product teams. She previously worked in the banking industry and the e-commerce industry. Since moving to The Netherlands, she joined the Ebay Classifieds Group, where she worked with large-scale distributed systems for the biggest classifieds sites in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the UK, headquartered in Amsterdam. Being a software engineer by background and at heart, she believes that successful technology organizations are built on a foundation of a strong culture and engineer empowerment, by making our decisions based on data and leaving the ego at the door. She joined Maersk as Director of Engineering with the ambition to bring the lean startup mentality and engineering excellence practices needed to deliver a scalable and customer-focused experience in the supply management field.
Fun Fact: I love drawing and watercoloring and I do art live streams 2 times a week, and my 2 lovely cats Hup and Deer always join in.
Married with two adult children; proudly Indian while considering the Netherlands to be her second home. Travelled widely fuelling her interest in people and cultures. Committed to voluntary work in the sanitation space. Passionate about art, drama, public speaking, politics and developmental economics. Runs a Confidential professional women’s organisation, speaks in public forums, experiments with cooking and has learnt to ski!
Rozemarijn is a business- and brand leader with 15+ years & experience in the Consumer Goods industry. Today, she's heading the worldwide indirect E-Commerce organization for Coty, out of the HQ in Amsterdam.
Rozemarijn started her career in Procter & Gamble, where she was inspired for life about the power of building exceptional talent and a supporting community as a catalyst for transformational business growth. Talent- and community development also stretches out over the non-corporate part of her life, as she raises her two daughters of 5 and 7 years old, mentors actively and started supporting female-founded startups.
Rozemarijn is Dutch and moved back to her home country two years ago after having lived in Switzerland for many years.
I am passionate about creating the best future experience for car drivers around the world by making innovative and intuitive products that are magically simple to use.
Diliara continues to grow as a well-known female founder and Angel throughout Europe. She currently leads operations at Impress as COO.
She spent 6 years in KPMG focused on transactional services. Later a large KPMG client - Roca Group (A Spanish based company) recruited her to lead a critical finance project, then she became the in-house CFO for Russia, and after just 9 months she went from the CFO position to CEO and led the Russian group for 5 years.
She co-founded her first start-up, a jewellery and art accessories marketplace called StyleMeUp. After months later co-founded Impress. She was inspired to start the medically focused company based on her own personal experience with the treatment. She found that she was missing a very important element during treatment in that there was a lack of high-quality medical feedback and trust throughout the process.
Enthusiastic Learning and Development manager with a breadth of experience across HR within a dynamic, commercial and international environment. I am passionate about personal and organizational development and want to push the capability agenda to make a significant change in leadership, culture and business performance.
Irina Pushkina is the Technology Innovation Lead at the future-forward innovation engine Lab271 of the Dutch company Schuberg Philis.
She comes from a deep technical background with industrial R&D projects and prior to that with a proven record of academic research projects. Her interests include simulation software, technological trends and digitalization initiatives that drive business transformation.
Irina holds a PhD degree in high-performance computing theoretical physics from Hiroshima University (Japan) and various qualifications in Software Engineering, Professional Scrum and Artificial Intelligence. On top of that, she is an award-winning professional and a public speaker.
Innovative, results-oriented leader with a 15+ years successful track record in cloud business transformation initiatives. Ms Morais leads early adoption programmes for the Fortune 500, using solutions from the SAP enterprise software ecosystem.She is also Circklo’s board chair, focusing on circular economy and customer experience digital acceleration programmes.
Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ceumorais/
Twitter - @ceumorais
Hanna Asmussen is the CEO & Co-Founder of Localyze, a global mobility platform for companies and employees. With a passion for living abroad, having been an expat for 10 years and speaking 6 languages, Hanna co-founded Localyze after seeing the pain points associated with moving internationally for work.
She believes that international talent contributes to our societies' economic, social, and cultural development and increases multicultural diversity in organizations. Her involvement in the Open Employers Pledge supports a common European labour migration policy that should help employers attract, retain and relocate global talent.
While the past year has been marked by constant changes and challenges in global mobility, she sees the opportunity in Hybrid work setups as key to successfully enable hyper-growth for companies all over the world. Localyze recently closed a $12M Series A round and is accelerating its European expansion.
Fun Fact: Hanna was very curious to explore different job fields and has had 5 jobs parallelly when studying. The jobs varied from harvesting asparagus to writing articles for a university magazine.
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