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 she has overseen the Techstars Startup Programs across Europe and supported the growth of startup communities in 140+ European cities. Before joining Techstars, Elena spent 3 years with Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) in Brussels, where she has led their marketing and brand strategy, while supporting a number of youth entrepreneurship and financial literacy programmes. Her first introduction to the world of entrepreneurship was in 2006 with her participation in the JA Company Program. Since then she’s an active alumna and volunteer for the organisation. Elena is passionate about entrepreneurship education and innovation, and is a strong believer in the #givefirst mentality!