24 - 25 November 2020RAI, Amsterdam
28-29 November 2018RAI, Amsterdam
Get to know our first speakers. Many more will be released in the coming months
Vice President Joint Functions/Head of Strategy @ Siemens
Dr. Beate Müller-Tiemann
VP Head of iCMC Development @ Sanofi
Managing Director @ Accenture
Executive Vice President @ Everest Group
Dr. Fatima Semnani
Ventures CTIO @ BT Enterprise
Chief Operating Officer, PagoFX @ Pago FX, Santander
Chief Data Scientist @ Gendarmerie Nationale
Chief Operating Officer @ Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
COO, Design and Engineering @ BBC
EU Product Marketing Leader - Public Cloud @ IBM
Betül Susamis Unaran
Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, Executive Board Member @ Zur Rose Group
Director of Innovation, Strategy & Operations @ Burberry
Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs @ The Republic of North Macedonia
Co-Founder @ Too Good To Go
Director, Software Engineering @ Groupon
Global Head of QA @ Hogarth Worldwide
Head of Innovation Ecosystem @ Startupbootcamp & Innoleaps
Senior Software Engineer @ Dropbox
Design Director @ Philips
Belén Agüeras Angulo
Senior Software Engineer @ Klarna
Managing Director, Identity Unit @ Solaris
Senior Manager in Analytics and Digital Integration @ Vodafone
CEO @ The Good AI
Co-Founder @ WeRobotics
Martine de Visscher
VP of Product, Mid-Market @ Adyen
Senior Product Manager @ N26
Head of User Acquisition @ 7Mind
Janelle de Weerd
Head of Marketing @ Crobox
Senior Product Manager @ Adevinta
Dr. Cara Antoine
President and Chairwoman @ Women in Tech
Cyberwarfare Expert, Security Researcher @ Author & Public Speaker
Jade Le Maître
Co-Founder @ Lyon-iS-Ai
Founder and CEO @ Funderbeam
President and Co-Founder @ Impulse4women
Co-Founder, VP Business Development @ Clearvision
Berlin Chapter Founder & Lead @ Women in Data
General Manager @ SerendpTech
Data Engineer @ SoundCloud
Java Software Engineer @ WorldRemit
Customer Success Manager @ Guapa E-commerce
Associate @ Hannes Snellman
Agile Transformation Coach @ Staffbase
Lucretia Loescher is heading Transformation & Projects for Siemens Energy. Her background in legal and business management focuses her work on the transformation of the energy industry, organizational needs and team dynamics. She has experience in various industries. 2004 she began her career in sales and marketing in automotive before she moved into consulting. 6 years later she became Director of Sales Operations for OSRAM Lighting Solutions, followed by a promotion to Vice President of Strategy, HSE and Business Improvement for Siemens Energy. She is an ambitious mountaineer and diver. On Arctic expeditions, she gets to know the earth in its extreme. She is committed to the protection of species and is a volunteer rescue worker.
Beate Müller-Tiemann is currently Vice President of integrated CMC Development for Synthetic Molecules and CMC Project Management at Sanofi. In this role her mission is to expedite the technical development of new innovative medicines for patients. Her activities are focusing on securing volumes, quality, economics and environmental sustainability of new chemical entities. Previously Dr. Müller-Tiemann held the role of Technology & Innovation in the Biologics Manufacturing Platform further strengthening Innovation and Technology for Biologics technical development and manufacturing across all of Sanofi’s global businesses. Prior to joining Sanofi Dr. Müller-Tiemann held the role of Vice President Cell and Protein Sciences within Global Biologics Research at Bayer. In her more than 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical R&D, she focused on protein science, with various roles in small molecule and biologics drug discovery.
She started her career at Sandoz, Basel, Switzerland in Molecular Neurology Research, she moved into Molecular Oncology at Bayer Corporation in West Haven, Connecticut, USA, subsequently joined Schering AG in Berlin, Germany, focusing on High Throughput Technologies in Protein Sciences and Crystallography, before she moved to Bayer’s Research Center in Wuppertal, Germany, establishing and leading the Biologics Research Organization. Beate holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology from the University of Hamburg, Germany, and a Maîtrise de Biochimie of the University of Montpellier, France.
Séverine has joint Accenture in 2019 after 20 years in Business Consulting and Tech transformation across sectors with a deep knowledge and understanding of the Products sectors. She has built and drive platforme Business for a major SI in France and Southern Europe. Currently her client work is focused on technology transformation with Oracle Platforms in France.
She’s passionate about how “We are Truly Human” Accenture initiatives and “Leadership DNA”. Where everyone has a role to play, in a trustful and positive environment, for all.
As executive sponsor of the ‘Inclusion & Diversity program’ for the AOBG Europe, Séverine’s vision is to promote cross-cultural & social behavior, women network and coaching all in a positive and work-related state of mind where colleagues feel valued, empowered, and respected.
Sarah Burnett is a leading technology industry analyst in the field of intelligent automation, chair of BCSWomen, the women’s group of the British Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), and founder of AI Accelerator, a programme of free AI events, seminars and webcasts by experts, to encourage more women into the field of AI. One of Computer Weekly’s top 50 most influential people in technology in the UK, Sarah often speaks at clients’ and industry events and webinars. She is active in social media with frequent blogs and Twitter posts (@SarahBurnett).
Fatima has over 20 years’ experience in Telecommunications sector. Highly skilled senior manager with demonstrated leadership beyond her technology strength. Fatima brings a great blend of creativity & knowledge to solve complex problems. She led major BT transformation programmes Including Digital voice: A significant change for the industry & UK consumers which represents a move from an analogue to a digital, fibre led future.
Currently, she is leading the Ventures Businesses as CTIO B2B for BT, assisting the business with building new models and re-shaping business processes. Using Technology strategy, Innovation and Tech transformation across sectors; including healthcare, Media & TV, SME & Public Sector.
Fatima is passionate about the future of Technology and how it will shape our society. She believes that the fourth revolution is an opportunity to reset gender equality, social mobility and race. She believes that we at the Tech industry have the responsibility to shape the ethical development and deployment of AI technologies. AI is set to be deeply embedded into the fabric of society touching every aspect of people’s lives so we will have to ensure that the new Tech delivers benefits to industry and society as whole.
Fatima is an active promoter of diversity & inclusion, she has created a coaching and inspirational program for women managers in BT, extending the invitation to women managers in other industry sector, Finance, Insurance and Tech. this proved very successful, huge learning and insight exchange between candidates. The programme received support and funding from senior Executive to produce videos which were used as training material across the company.
In her spare time Fatima is a mother of three and a wife, and never stops learning.
Susana Delgado is the Chief Operating Officer at PagoFX, a fintech that enables international money transfers. In her role, she leads a number of functions including business operations, international expansion and customer service. She brings a rich expertise in strategy and digital transformation and is passionate about improving customer experience.
Prior to this role, she was at Amazon where she led the growth of the Marketplace in consumer goods categories in Spain. Previously, Susana worked in the SaaS industry, leading the digital transformation and in charge of go-to-market for Wolters Kluwer’s Cloud business across Europe. She has also been a senior consultant at McKinsey in Italy, after holding a variety of leadership roles at companies such as Citi, IBM or Havas Media.
A proud mum of three children, who believes that a healthy work life balance is possible.
For Daphne Pertsekos, it has always been about the learning process. What are the mechanisms involved, what can we learn from nature to create intelligent machines? Those questions led her to her position as data scientist at National Gendarmerie, one of two national police forces of France. Some of the missions of this military institution are general public order duties, criminal investigations, crowd and riot control. Deeply convinced that efforts in the field of Artificial Intelligence should be directed towards public interest, she assists the Gendarmerie in setting up A.I projects such as chatbots assisting citizens to file online complaints.
Working in various industries, in 3 different countries, with experiences ranging from kindergarten teacher to machine learning specialist, she can shed new lights to the challenges of the fourth revolution.
Her motto: Mistakes are often the greatest teachers.
Bettina Dietsche has been Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board of Management at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE since 01.07.2018. She is responsible for Human Resources, IT, Business Transformation, Global Business Operations, Protection & Resilience, Multinational Unit, and Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Bettina started her career in consulting before joining Allianz in 1998. Since then she has held a variety of senior leadership roles both within Allianz Group and externally as well as internationally in the US, New Zealand and Switzerland.
Bettina holds an MBA. She is originally from the Black Forest and is currently living in Munich with her partner and daughter.
Grace is the Chief Operating Officer of the BBC’s Design and Engineering department. As COO she works to enable teams to have the resources, technology and working environment to deliver audiences work-class digital products and services. She is also responsible for leading the BBC’s teams responsible for the BBC’s work in Virtual Reality, Voice/Artificial Intelligence, and the editorial team who run the BBC Homepage. Before the BBC, Grace worked as a Management Consultant in the media sector. She has a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.
Divya Handa is a technology professional and marketing strategist at IBM. She has spent over 20 years in the IT and Telecom sector, driving products and delivering solutions. She started her career in India during the dotcom era after which she moved to UK to pursue an MBA from Lancaster University in International Business and Marketing strategy. During her work tenure, she has worked in Europe, driven strategic initiatives in LATAM and MEA, she enjoys the cultural diversity of working across regions. She’s a mother of 2, a keen travel enthusiast and a philanthropist. Her mantra in life, people drive performance and power so always invest in them.
Betül is the Chief Strategy and Digital Officer and Executive Board Member of the Zur Rose Group as of November 2019. Zur Rose Group is the biggest eCommerce player in Healthcare in Europe, with 1.6 billion CHF turnover, 2,000 employees, with leading brands and platforms in Germany, Switzerland, Spain, France, Italy including DocMorris, Medpex, Zur Rose, DoctiPharma, PromoFarma. Betül is leading the company to the next horizon to become The Healthcare Ecosystem of Europe bringing best products and solutions enabled by data and digital to people’s lives to empower them manage their health.
Before, Betül was the Global Head of Digital Medicines for Novartis Pharma. She led all Digital efforts for the Pharma Division including around-, beyond-the-pill as well as Digital Therapeutics solutions to reimagine medicine with data and digital.
Prior to joining Novartis, Betül was the Global Head of Digital for Ferring Pharmaceuticals responsible for the digital transformation across functions and geographies.
Before Ferring, Betül worked at McKinsey & Company in London and Geneva offices.
Betül also held several positions at Procter & Gamble in Germany and Turkey. She holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici University and an MBA from INSEAD.
Laura leads the Innovation team for Burberry, responsible for the selection and launch of concepts relevant to brand strategy. In addition, Laura oversees the Strategy & Operations team within Supply Chain to ensure the design and implementation of strategic initiatives for Quality. Key aspects of her role include; managing the innovation portfolio, spearheading strategic initiatives and driving innovative launches for product.
Laura began her career in Management Consulting, specialising in Strategic Change with an industry focus on Fashion, Retail and Luxury. During her time in consulting, she set-up the Fashion & Luxury community focussed on developing tailored propositions to support growth in this market.
Ljubica Pendaroska is Privacy and Data Protection Expert, committed to promoting profound women’s participation in the complex cybersecurity challenges. Following that spirit, she grew up professionally through her expertise role in UNICEF as well as in wide spectrum of EU and NATO projects. Ljubica is co-founder of Cyber-security, Corporate Security and Crisis Management Initiative Skopje, Program Director of the Marshall Center Security Forum, Official Representative of the NATO Memorial Federation and Vice-President of the Adriatic Council. The SC Magazine featured Pendaroska as one of the 50 most influential women in cybersecurity in Europe 2019. She currently serves as Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of North Macedonia.
An engineer, Lucie started her career in the food-processing industry in the UK. Witnessing the scope of food waste in her branch, she quit her job and imagined a concept that would empower any citizen to fight food waste at their own level.
Lucie joined forces with a couple of young entrepreneurs in Denmark that had a similar idea and together, they created Too Good To Go. Lucie launched Too Good To Go in France in June 2016, with great success.
Awarded Woman digital entrepreneur of the year 2019 by The Margaret Awards, and Green Woman of the Year by Elle Magazine, Lucie is now leading the Too Good To Go expansion into New York and Boston, and more than 34 million meals have been saved. Lucie is a member of the Carrefour Food Orientation Committee.
I work with passion and ethic to drive change, nurture diversified high performance culture and build trust to reach common goals.
I currently hold the role of Engineering Director at Groupon. I have over 14 years’ experience in IT Business. Starting as a programmer in the banking industry, I then moved to project management and then to Program and Vendor Management and stayed in those roles for over 7 years. From there I joined a strategic team and worked as a Head of Customer in DataCenter and Transformation Manager for an IT Service Provider. During that time I moved and lived between Poland, Lithuania and Denmark settling down back in Poland in January 2017. At that time I joined FirstData and became IT Digital Development Director and in August 2019 I moved to Groupon where I truly belong..
I’ve worked for numbers of companies, in different capacities and different industries. That unique, cross industry knowledge gives me the ability to connect multiple items and drive conclusion and plan from sometimes not obvious relations. No matter what I was working on I always focused on building diversified, empowered, self motivated and very close-knit teams what’s by far my strongest skill. I always have a plan and vision for the future and I always stay independent. A fast pace, multi-tasking environment is where I feel like a fish in water.
As a Head of Innovation Ecosystem at Startupbootcamp and Innoleaps - Eva facilitates engagement opportunities and dedicated programs to connect and bring value to their network of startups, corporates, mentors, investors, media and governmental initiatives across different industries. Startupbootcamp has accelerated over 800 startups using Lean Startup practices and supported 100+ corporates with programs in 20+ cities. Having lived and worked in five countries, Eva actively engages with the innovation community internationally, advocating the importance of knowledge-exchange, collaboration, diversity and inclusion. She is passionate about women in technology and is an advisor for Women Who Tech and an Ambassador forImpulse4Women.
Rina is a senior software engineer at Dropbox and was a full stack engineer before the term was invented. She is a speaker and a mentor, focused on promoting women in tech. Rina has been known to have opinions about all things software development & design, though not about tabs vs. spaces. Follow her on Medium @rinaarts.
Chrissy Welsh is the Creative Lead & Director for Philips, based in Amsterdam. She is interested in the potential of ‘bleeding edge’ technologies in user experience design to make products easy and pleasurable to use. She has over 15 years design experience and has worked with a variety of industries including software development, healthcare and education. Before Philips, Chrissy was the Lead & Principle UX for Backbase where she designed user experiences & apps for the financial sector.
As an engineer at Klarna, she is now having fun helping their merchants make sense of their huge amount of data by building insights and analytics for them.
Delia König is Managing Director of the Identity Unit at solarisBank, the tech company with a banking license. She manages and oversees the business unit that has built a platform comprising cutting-edge customer identification solutions for fintech, banks and other digital companies looking to offer a smooth onboarding process for their customers.
Prior, she was working as an IT Consultant in Germany’s largest financial services-focused consultancy, zeb, and gained experience as a Product Manager and entrepreneur. Delia studied Information Systems at the University of Münster and holds a Master’s degree in Digital Banking from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Emily Loh is a Sr. Data Analyst at Coinbase, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms in the world, de facto serving as the Data Lead for European markets. Her expertise is mainly in marketing analytics: media mix modelling, attribution modelling, and spend optimisation. She somehow slipped into the word of data science and analytics from the world of literature, critical theory and theatre. In her spare time, Emily spends her time reading, frequenting boutique gyms, and serving as Director of Communications on the board of SheSharp, an Amsterdam-based organisation promoting diversity in technology.
Nahia Orduna is Senior Manager in Analytics and Digital Integration in Vodafone Business. She has a master in Telecommunications Engineering and holds a MBA.
She has over 15 years’ experience in companies as Cisco Systems or Vodafone.
She is part of the EMEA core team of Women in Big Data, an industry-driven global organisation that encourages diversity in data careers. Her view on topics around cognitive diversity or digital transformation has been share in various articles in the World Economic Forum Agenda and she has won the Data Leader of the Year Award 2019 at Women in IT Europe Summit.
Caroline Lair the Founder & CEO of The Good AI, a catalyst for mindful, fair and responsible AI usage within business, government and public sectors. She’s also the co-founder of Women in AI, an international non profit working towards gender-inclusive AI.
Prior to this, Caroline did operate in various business positions, lately at Snips, building private by design AI Voice Assistant, and at Hardware Club investment firm as an investor and partner.
She’s a regular speaker, and adviser on AI ethics topics for the European Commission and Parliament. She was ranked « Top 50 Women Pioneers in Tech in France » in 2018.
Sonja Betschart is the Co-Founder of WeRobotics, a young US/Swiss based non-profit organization that enables a growing network of local experts in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Oceania to solve local humanitarian, development, environmental and health challenges with the aid drones & AI. Sonja is a passionate “Tech for Good” entrepreneur. She believes that technology is a means to an end and that everyone wins by democratizing access to robotics solutions such as drones and AI as well as the knowledge to apply these solutions safely, responsibly and meaningfully for social good.
Martine is the Vice President of product for the Mid-Market customers, joined Adyen in June 2018 and has an approaching 10 years experience in creating partner focused product strategies for retail, hospitality and e-commerce sector.
She is responsible for determining and executing the product strategy regarding the Mid-Market customers of Adyen. Martine has previously been employed at Booking.com and Idemia and holds a Msc. in Business Administration & IT from the Rijks Universiteit Groningen.
Adyen is at the forefront of the fast moving payment revolution and many of the world’s largest businesses use their technology.
As a Senior Product Manager at N26, Tamara Amorim is driving the cards strategy across Europe. Among other things, she ties up the relationship with Mastercard, the internal service architecture and the user experience into one single vision.
While living in Portugal, Tamara worked on the online luxury industry reshaping the payments area at Farfetch. She scaled the platform to support all regions where the marketplace was present as well as being flexible enough to process transactions from all whitelabel merchants through the same architecture.
During her college years in São Paulo, Tamara had the opportunity to work with early stage startups and transition from a software engineering role to apply her technical skills into a business focused position.
Marta is the Head of User Acquisition at 7Mind, one of the most popular mindfulness apps in Europe. After completing her MA in Media and Communications, she moved to Berlin to begin her journey into the start-up world and has since established a track record of growing startups exponentially to a successful acquisition.
Being actively involved in the mindfulness industry, she is on a mission to demystify meditation - making it more accessible for people around the world while promoting dialogue on mental health in order to break down stereotypes and take the stigma out of something that can have a positive impact on us all.
Marta is passionate about early-stage companies and embraces diversity, cross-functional teamwork and collaboration. She is driven to empower young women to attain leadership positions in tech.
Janelle is the Head of Marketing at Crobox, an AI-driven data solution that tells retailers what their customers love about their products. At Crobox, she manages the marketing team and defines the brand direction and strategy. Her analytical yet empathetic perspective helps translate the complicated, and often intimidating, data insights into digestible actions. She leverages her background in consumer psychology to make marketing efforts more engaging and relevant. It’s within this scope that she has helped entrepreneurs, small businesses, and retailers future-proof their brand strategies.
Ferdaws is a Product Manager in Adevinta building products that help people become more sustainable through selling used items in our marketplaces worldwide.
Following her passion of empowering women, she co-founded career hacking for women, a group of ladies who target power skills through coaching and introducing tools needed to stay true to goals, have constructive conversations about careers and support the navigation of career changes and milestones.
Seasoned C-Suite Executive, Chairwomen and Board Member with over 27 years’ experience in international technology markets, Dr. Cara Antoine is well versed in digitally transforming businesses and cultures, and a true ambassador for diversity, inclusion and accessibility. She is President and Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of Women in Tech, The Netherlands and Chairwoman of the Corneal Patients Association. Her career spans industries and corporations from Polaroid to Compaq Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Royal Dutch Shell and Microsoft Corporation. She embraces every opportunity to push the boundaries of technological, cultural and human achievement in her work and life’s purpose.
Cara has a Doctor Business Administration (DBA) degree from Bradford University, Graduate School of Management & Law, UK and the Tias-Nimbas Business School, NL where her research thesis explored individual behaviours that explain a manifestation in relationships that influence collaborative innovation in technology at scale.
She is a global-citizen at heart, having lived and worked in the USA, Australia, Germany, France, the UK and The Netherlands, the latter with her life-time partner Niels with their 2 grown children, Jesse and Syll.
HypaSec CEO, previously heading Information Protection Group, network/security ops/joint-international intelligence team for Aramco, establishing security teams, security contracts, EU/UK Privacy, USAF Space Command, recovering after cyberwar Shamoon attacks, Hack the World with OSINT author.
Co-founder of the Lyon-iS-Ai cluster, Jade Le Maître has taken much initiative to be involved in the AI and robotics community. With a background in engineering and having conducted a research project about human-robot interaction, Jade found her passion in working in the science communication sector. Throughout her journey of working in science and robotics for 5 years, Jade teamed up with Max Vallet and co-founded the robotics startup HEASE, where Jade spearheads the technical side of the project.
Founder and CEO of Funderbeam, the global funding and trading platform of private companies. Funderbeam enables companies to raise funds and investors to invest with liquidity, also list existing shares and investments of private companies. Kaidi is a former CEO of Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange and of the Central Securities Depository. She was the first IT lawyer in Estonia and co-author of the landmark legislation that enables secure digital identities. For the fourth year running, she has been listed among TOP 50 Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space.
Taryn Andersen is President and co-founder of Impulse4women, who are developing a Matchmaking Platform to connect International Women Entrepreneurs with different investors based of their economics needs.
She is the Investor Relations Director of Telegraph Hill Venture Capital. They are investing in Cybersec, FinTech, Education Tech, Digital Tech, PropTech, Transportation, and early stages.
Since February 2019th she is part of the Jury Member @EIC SME Innovation Funding Instrument at European Commission.
Previously, a professional background in Private Banking for 13 years.
She mentored DataQuarks, big data startup and Galigú, virtual reality startup through Startupbootcamp. Through Everis Foundation she mentored Girls in STEAM. She founded Pluribus United Foundations composed of 15 different private foundations.
Taryn Andersen has a PLD graduation from IESE Business School.
Hanna studied 3 years China in the early 90’s and then worked as Futurist at Finland Future Research Center with environmental technology, sustainability and China as research topics – way before these became mainstream topics.
Hanna has more than 25 years of international business executive experience in managing and implementing leading edge technologies. She has worked in Asia, Europe and Latin America with companies like Ericsson, Verizon, Huawei, Teradata, IBM and Microsoft. Always focusing on emerging technologies from the first internet solutions to advanced analytics and AI technologies disrupting the way we live and work today.
Business and Information complexity is becoming a hurdle on any level and we need to strive to simplify, visualize and model complexity by connecting the dots to create a bigger picture. This is the need why she Co-founded Clearvision -A Start up with a pioneering SW - to help create transparency and more holistic view that most companies don’t have today.
Mina Saidze works as a Data Analyst at idealo, Europe´s leading price & product comparison platform and one of the largest websites in the German e-commerce market. In the department "New Business", an internal incubator, she is building data products for brands to generate an additional revenue stream. Before idealo Mina established a career in the media industry as journalist (taz.die tageszeitung, Deutsche Welle) as well Data Analyst (Funke Mediengruppe, Axel Springer). Next to her work she founded and leads the Berlin Chapter of Women in Data, a non-profit organization with a mission to increase diversity in data careers.
Valérie is the General Manager of SerendpTech. The company mission is delivering digital identities solution for keeping people safe on line, but above all to contribute to a more inclusive world, where identity is a human right. She currently oversees the scaling-up of the company, including strategy, business development and growth acceleration.
Valérie has over 25 years of management experience in AXA and Danone Group, mainly supporting organization on passing new strategic milestones and reinventing new business model.
In her previous role, as COO of the AXA Corporate University, she developed platforms and new learning experiences accessible to 150 000 employees worldwide, encouraging them to proactively develop new skills to become adaptable professionals.
During ten years in AXA IM, the AXA Asset managers, her responsibilities were to run big and complex transition programs, such as creating new services and IT platforms in various domain: Cash Management, Fund management, Data, and IT/Operations
Prior to AXA, Valérie started as a project manager within Group Danone where she built the Middle function of the Corporate trading room, and set the European Cash Pooling enabling the internal funding of all Danone entities.
Valérie is French and graduated from Toulouse Business School with a Master in Banking and Finance.
Her motto: “It takes attitude, to reach altitude.”
Louise Columelli is a Data Engineer at SoundCloud. She started as a Data Scientist at Tesla and moved to Berlin in 2018 to work for SoundCloud. Broadening the scope of her skills, she recently transitioned to Data Engineering within the Insights and Royalties team.
Gathering experience ranging from Data Warehousing, Machine Learning and analytics all the way to production pipelines, scheduling and monitoring, she is an all-round engineer capable of dealing with most aspects of a Data Pipeline.
Committed to helping others and sharing her passion, in her free time she gives Data Science classes to refugees at ReDI School.
Katsiaryna Kazak is a Software Engineer and Team Lead at WorldRemit. She has more than 10 years of broad experience in IT. Throughout her career, she has worked on a wide variety of projects: from financial world systems to telecom software solutions. Her main technical focus is the JVM ecosystem in Cloud. Katsiaryna is fluent with the multicultural environment: born in Russia, grew up and educated in Belarus, currently living in Poland, worked for 7 years in a Korean company and traveling around the world.
Speaking about, writing on, and helping companies grow their e-commerce businesses through SEO and using the Magento platform is – after spending time with her family and Jack Russell terriers – Chantal’s greatest passion.
When it comes to e-commerce, Chantal learned by doing, from running her own webshop to helping other online businesses grow as a Senior Customer Success Manager at Guapa E-Commerce, Magento Enterprise partner in the Netherlands.
Besides her work at Guapa E-commerce, Chantal is doing research about self-promotion and unconscious bias and - as a certified trainer- giving #IamRemarkable workshops to empower women and underrepresented groups.
Linn Alfredsson and Associate at Hannes Snellman law firm and the founder of Tech Academy Nordic.
She has a broad experience in legal tech, was recognized as Women of Legal Tech in 2020 and as one of the Legal Tech innovators of the year 2019. Further, Linn is an active member in retail, tech and AI forums across the Nordics and the US.
Before joining Hannes Snellman, Linn was a part of the global legal department at Hennes & Mauritz at HQ in Stockholm. She holds an LL.M. from Lund University and a degree from UC Berkeley School of Law in law and technology.
Rutuja is an Agile Transformation Coach by “Profession and Passion”, with a wide range of experience in coaching multiple diverse teams. She believes in “Agile as Philosophy”, and always tries to share the agile values and principles with others, not only on an operational level but more on a psychological level.
With over 12+ years of experience in the software industry (6+ years’ in an agile environment and over 6 years in various leadership roles), Rutuja brings in multiple perspectives to the table when it comes to leading and coaching Agile teams. She is an avid learner with strong presentation, communication and influencing public speaking skills.
Rutuja is well familiar with and possesses good hands-on experience in various frameworks and methodologies under the Agile Umbrella, like Scrum, Kanban, TDD, CI/CD, DevOps and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®). She also possesses extensive experience in conducting face- to-face and virtual training on Agile for teams across continents.
She is a regular contributor to the Agile community by being a speaker and panelist in multiple Agile conferences. On a personal front, she has a passion for Music and Traveling.
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