Speakers at StartupFest Europe


Kees Koolen
Founding partner of EQT Ventures

Werner Vogels
CTO Amazon.com

John Ramey
Founder of The Prepared

Travis Sheridan
President CIC Venture Café Global Institute

Ayelet Noff
Founder & CEO Blonde 2.0

Slava Rubin
Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer Indiegogo

Robert Opp
Director UN World Food Programme’s innovation division

Dan Barry
Former astronaut NASA

Alexander von Frankenberg
High Tech Gruenderfonds

Roelof Hemmen
Anchor/ presentor BNR Newsradio

Mark Gainsborough
Executive Vice President New Energies, Shell

Eva Gladek
Founder and CEO Metabolic

Alejandro Tauber
Editor-in-Chief The Next Web

Galia Bernartzi
Entrepreneur & Community Builder

Josh Baer
Founder Capital Factory

Reshma Sohoni
Managing Partner & Co-Founder Seedcamp

Barbara Belvisi
Co-founder Hardware Club

Luciana Lixandru
Partner Accel

Deep Nishar
Managing Director SoftBank

Saskia Bruysten
Co-founder Yunus Social Business (YSB)

Pieter van der Does
CEO Adyen

Boyan Slat
Founder and CEO The Ocean Cleanup

William McDonough
Cradle2Cradle

Peter Schwartz
VP Salesforce

Machteld Huber
Institute for Positive Health

Carolien Nijhuis
KPN – Internet of Things

Remy Gieling
Chief editor Sprout

Jennifer Schenker
Chief editor The Innovator

Sean Seton-Rogers
Founder PROfounders Capital

Wenda Harris Millard
Vice Chairman, MediaLink

Stewart Rogers
Director, Marketing Technology at VB Insight

Nigel Gifford
Founder Windhorse Aerospace

Michiel Prins
Co-founder HackerOne

Dean Johnson
Head of Innovation Brandwidth

Daniel Gebler
CTO of Picnic

Amy Sterling
Executive Director of EyeWire

Kai Eberhardt
CEO Oviva

Michael van Schaik
Director Healthcare, Rabobank

Maurits Ros
Programma director AMC

Artur Steffen
CEO GoClinic

Lonneke Baas
Senior Business Developer Life Sciences & Health, InnovationQuarter

Casper Smeets
Digital Health Accelerator Rockstart

Tim Dolman
Investment Manager, Noaber Ventures

Ted Meeuwsen
LtCol, Dutch Ministry of Defence

Willemijn Verloop
Founder and Director Social Enterprise NL

Shardul Seth
CEO en Co-founder of Agrostar

Steve Ellis
Managing partner The Rise Fund

Nisha Dutt
CEO Intellecap

Eugene Borukovich
Global Head, Digital Health Incubation & Innovation, Bayer

Ali Niknam
CEO of Bunq

Erik Gerritsen
Secretary General  Ministry of Health

Wienke Giezeman
Initiator The Things Network

Dominik Schiener
Co-founder IOTA

Daniel Gasteiger
Founder Procivis AG

René Penning de Vries
Chairman Dutch Blockchain Coalition

Kaspar Korjus Managing director e-Residency program Estonia

Severn Cullis-Suzuki
Environment Activist for Intergenerational Justice

Bart Krull
Social Enterprise NL

Hubertine Roessingh
B Corp

Jorgen van Rijn
Afval loont

Walter aan de Wiel
Impact Booster

Yp Kroon
Octrooicentrum/ The Netherlands Patent Office

Anna Kogut
Perspectivity

Raphaël Nouwen
Triodos Bank

Sebastian Hamers
World Startup Factory

Tycho Onnash &
Splinter Dreesman
DeedMob

Anne Marie Verschuur
Nauta Dutilh

Tony de Bree

Arthur van de Graaf

Wieke van der Zouwen
Impact Hub Amsterdam

Diderik van Wingerden
Think Innovation

Ruud Smits
Nauta Dutilh

Nir Kouris
Embassy Israël

Nicole van Haelst
ICP

Matthias Klietz
Head of Research Powertrain BMW

Wolfgang Warnecke
Chief Scientist Mobility, Shell

Rene Savelsberg
Managing Partner SetVentures

Tommie van der Bosch
Co-founder PWC Blockchain Experience Lab

Felix Dembski
Vice President Strategy Sonnen GmbH

Frank Phuan
Founder & Director Sunseap

Jan Palasinski
Investment Principal E.ON Innovation Scouting & Co-Investments

Rene Kerkmeester
Digital Transformation Lead Tennet

Alexei Andreev
Co-founder & Managing Director Autotech Ventures

Joep Arends
Senior Innovation Manager Deloitte, Co-founder Tailoride

Marc Bras
Manager BMWi at BMW Group Nederland

Michael Loehr
CEO and Founder of tiramizoo GmbH

Alberto Prado
Philips Healthworks

Ancilla van de Leest
The Pirate Party of the Netherlands

Jaya Baloo
Chief Information Security Officer KPN

Tom Bottinga
Director at Grouplife

Marleen Evertsz
CEO at nx’change

Erich Schnoeckel
Senior Partner Manager at Exact

Maria Genova
Author ‘Komt een vrouw bij de H@cker’

Ronald Koorn
Partner at KPMG

Bohumir Zoubek
Services & Products Director at Profinit

Damiano Bolzoni
CEO of SecurityMatters

Sjoerd Slot
Founder at Fraud Dynamics

Martijn Vos
Managing director at Ortec Finance