Giulia Ajmone Marsan, Innovation Economist, OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development

Giulia Ajmone Marsan, Innovation Economist, OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development

Ms. Giulia Ajmone Marsan is an Innovation Economist in the OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development, where she is currently co-coordinating the OECD/EC project: HEInnovate. Her analysis focuses on innovation systems and science and higher education policy. She has worked on several OECD projects on innovation policy at both national and regional/local level, […]

Elena Tosheva, Head of City.AI

Elena Tosheva, Head of City.AI

Elena is on a mission to enable everyone to apply artificial intelligence. She is heading the global community of City.AI – a high-profile network, providing engaging events & curating top-trending content. With presence in 40+ cities across 6 continents, their goal is to multiply the AI talent pool and allow for better application of AI globally. Previously […]

Sasha Bezuhanova, Founder and Chairperson of MOVE.BG

Sasha Bezuhanova, Founder and Chairperson of MOVE.BG

Sasha Bezuhanova is the founder and chairperson of MOVE.BG. She is a senior executive, angel investor and philanthropist with a 20-years executive business career in HP and a multi-dimensional track record of service to society. Her long list of business achievements and social development engagements throughout the years involve positioning Bulgaria as an ICT center […]

Rumyana Trencheva, Managing Director for SAP South-East Europe

Rumyana Trencheva, Managing Director for SAP South-East Europe

Rumyana Trencheva is Managing Director for SAP South-East Europe and leads the commercial activities for SAP in 10 countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia. Before joining the company, Rumyana Trencheva has held key managerial positions in multinational companies as INDRA Sistemas S.A., Hewlett Packard, Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson […]

Martin Kern, Interim Director and Chief Operating Officer at the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

Martin Kern, Interim Director and Chief Operating Officer at the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

Martin KERN has been the Interim Director and Chief Operating Officer at the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) since 1 August 2014. Prior to joining the EIT, he worked at the European Commission for fifteen years in a variety of posts, mainly in the area of enlargement policy, having started his career with […]

Vladimir Urutchev, Member of the European Parliament

Vladimir Urutchev, Member of the European Parliament

Vladimir Urutchev is as a Member of the European Parliament from the European Peoples Party (EPP) since 2007. As a nuclear power engineer with an interest in all forms of clean energy, he is currently a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) […]