Hall of fame

Here are some of the amazing speakers that graced the stage during Data Natives. Whether that’s data-inspired NGO managers or industry titans bringing machine learning to the enterprise, each of our speakers are selected for their ability to shed light on the technologies which will shape our future.

 

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Christopher Wiggins

Chief Data Scientist, The New York Times
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Erika Cheung

Executive Director, Ethics in Entrepreneurship
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Cory Doctorow

Author, Craphound.com
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Monty Munford

Co-Founder, BlockSpeak
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Whurley

CEO, Strangeworks
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Lauren Klein

Associate Professor, Emory University
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Anu Bradford

Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization, Columbia University
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Jessica Graves

Founder & Chief Data Officer, Sefleuria
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Hari Sivaraman

Head of AI Content Strategy, Venturebeat
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Roberta K. Timothy , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Program Director : Health Promotion, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
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Ann-Elise Delbecq

Data Science and AI elite team-Program Director, IBM
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Flynn Coleman

Author, International Human Rights Lawyer, Educator, Harvard University
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Moojan Asghari

Co-founder Women in AI and CEO, Thousand Eyes On Me
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Toby Walsh

Professor of AI, UNSW Sydney
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Melanie Boylan

Journalist, Irish Tech News
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Claudia Pohlink

Head of Artificial Intelligence, T-Labs - Telekom Innovation Laboratories
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Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Professor, Northeastern University
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Alistair Croll

Founder, Solve for Interesting
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Mircea Geoana

Deputy Secretary General, NATO
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Giovanna Jaramillo Gutierrez

Consultant GOARN Go.Data Senior Epidemiologist, World Health Organization
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David Ruau

VP, Head of Global Data Asset & Decision Science, Bayer Pharmaceuticals
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Kathryn Harrison

CEO, FixFake
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Sebastien Toupy

Head of Startup Relations, TNW
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Aline Noizet

Founder, Digital Health Connector
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Archit Goyal

Solutions Architecture Lead, Snowplow Analytics
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Danko Nikolić

Head of AI, savedroid, RobotsGoMental
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Clare Jones

Chief Commercial Officer, what3words
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Sola Osinoiki

Senior Director, Global People Technology, Prosus - Naspers
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Vijay Pravin Maharajan

Data Analytics Expert, Siemens AG
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Mark Turrell

Orcasci, CEO
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Qiyang Duan

Senior Big Data and AI Solution Architect, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence
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Areeq Chowdhury

Director, WebRoots Democracy
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Katharina Schueller

CEO and Data Scientist, STAT UP
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Darius Semaska

Ambassador of Lithuania,, in Germany
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Rüdiger Lentz

Executive Director, Aspen Institute Germany
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Peter Sänger

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Green City Solutions GmbH
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Jose Esteves

Associate Dean for MBA & TECHMBA Programs, IE University
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Lorenz Lehmann

CTO, Health Care Systems GmbH
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Adam Janes

JavaScript Instructor, Zoom Code Camp
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Jamie Alberico

100% Human Technical SEO Consultant, Not a Robot
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Zoltan Kovacs

CTO and Co-founder, Defudger
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Dr. Sophie Chung

CEO and Founder, Qunomedical
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Agnieszka Michalik

HERE Technologies, ESMT, Solution Architect
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Juan Carlos Medina Serrano

Political Data Scientist, Technical University of Munich
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Corinna Balkow

Founder, Kommunikatorin
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Johannes Starlinger

Cross-disciplinary Digital Health Consultant, starlinger⁺ digital health architects
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Clemens Meyer zu Rheda

Data Scientist, Foundamental
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Oliver Arafat

Senior Solution Architect, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence International
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Antje Barth

Developer Advocate, AI and Machine Learning, Amazon Web Services
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Shaheer Hussam

CEO / co-founder, Aetlan
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Christoph Sollich

The Pitch Doctor & Startup Comedian, The Pitch Doctor
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Christian Contarino

CTO, Computational Life Inc
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Ilinca Barsan

Director of Data Science, Wunderman Thompson
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Renato Losio

Principal Cloud Architect, Funambol
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Weifeng Zhong

Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Gretchen O’Hara

Vice President AI & Sustainability, Microsoft USA
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Lubomila Jordanova

CEO & Founder, Plan A
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Angeli Moeller

Bayer AG, Head Global Data Assets
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Dr. Sabine Joseph

EdTech Co-Founder & AI Consultant, Emerald AI
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Dániel Molnár

Co-founder, Pipeline Data Engineering Academy
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Greg Ameyugo

Head of Division - AI and Interactive Systems, CEA
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Waltraud Glaeser

Owner, Organisationsberatung Waltraud Gläser
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Artiom Kovnatsky

Founder, A.
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Maren Lesche

Head of Incubation, Vision Health Pioneers Incubator
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Dominik Boeke

Senior Partner Relationship Manager, Flying Health
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Nancy Nemes

Founder, #humanAIze and Ms. AI
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Algirdas Stonys

CEO & Founder , TeleSoftas
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Andrea Martin

IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Watson Center Munich
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Prof. Dr. Klaus Diepold

Professor Machine Intelligence, Technical University of Munich
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Megan Schaible

COO, Reaktor Education and Elements of AI
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John C. Havens

Executive Director, IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent
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Harini Suresh

Lead Machine Learning Engineer, Omdena
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Brittany Salas

Board Member, Active Giving
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Denis Rothman

AI Author, Developer, Instructor and Consultant, Denis Rothman
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Sven Schmeier

Chief Engineer, DFKI
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Charlotte Seiler

Innovation Manager, Berlin Partner
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Shaista Sultana

Software Developer and Researcher, Acrolinx GmbH
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Sophia Aryan

Co-Founder, Bugout.dev
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Rosana de Oliveira Gomes

Lead Machine Learning Engineer & Project Manager, Omdena
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Kaoutar Chennaf

Researcher, Technische Universität Berlin
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Stefanie Stanislawski

CEO, Predictive People
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Vuk Popovic

Group CIO, Argus Data Insights
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Luisa Verdoliva

Associate Professor, University Federico II of Naples
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Ariana Ivan

CEO, 108 Forests
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Steve Tattum

Research Assistant, polypoly
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Stewart Rogers

Managing Editor & Editor-in-Chief, Grit Daily and Badass Times
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Alexandra Garatzogianni

Head of Knowledge & Technology Transfer & Coordinator of EU projects, Leibniz University Hannover & Leibniz Information Center for Science & Technology, University Library (TIB)
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Nicholas Borsotto

Economist and MD, Archgriffin Consulting
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Madeline Le Botlan

Head of Product, Civocracy
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Tomislav Mestrovic

Collaborator / Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Washington, US); University North (Croatia); Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek (Croatia)
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John Graham-Cumming

CTO, Cloudflare
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Katherine Townsend

COO, data.org
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Mike Brandt

CEO, 33A
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Shamala Hinrichsen

CEO, Hanai
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Roxana Nasoi

CCO, Aimedis B.V.
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Victor Pan

Principal Marketing Manager, SEO, HubSpot
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Dennis Grishin

Co-Founder, Nebula Genomics
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Jordan French

Executive Editor, Founder, Grit Daily
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Kyle Roof

Co-Founder, PageOptimizer Pro
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Lily Ray

SEO Director, Path Interactive
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Jonas Wenke

Co-Founder, 33A
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Paulina Walkowiak

CEO, cux.io
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Joe Petrowski

Research Analyst, Parity Technologies
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Daniele Gadler

Data Scientist, Südtiroler Informatik AG
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Núria Bertomeu Castelló

Director of Natural Language Processing, YUKKA Lab AG
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Ari Kamlani

Principal Data Scientist, ThoughtWorks (most recent), currently Independent Consultant
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Mia Shah-Dand

CEO, Lighthouse3 and Founder, Women in AI Ethics
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Idil Serifoglu

Creative Producer, betahausX
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Noel Yuhanna

VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
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Kip Yego

Product Marketing Manager, IBM Cloud Platform, IBM
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David Stodder

Senior Director of Research for BI, TDWI Research
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Beate Porst

Program Director Offering Management, IBM
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Bharath Chari

WW Product Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM Data Integration and Information Server, IBM
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Carlvin Paris

IBM Data Science Segment Leader, IBM
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Yoav Katz

IBM Debating Technologies, IBM
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Matthias Biniok

Lead AI Architect, IBM
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Laurent Mesnier

FP&A Information Systems Manager, L'Oréal
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Rachel Su

Offering Manager, IBM Cognos Analytics
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Brian Loveys

Offering Management, IBM
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Jennifer Sukis

Director of Design, AI Transformation, IBM
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Dr. Robin Langerak

User Researcher, IBM
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Joerg Geier

Sustainability strategist, Connector, Project director, Partner at NOW Partners, COBIOM
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Alexander Juengling

Partner, Comfield Legal
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Charlie Ballard

Founder/CEO, Relevancy Analytics
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Bruno Amaro Almeida

Head of Architecture, Futurice
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Ralf Klinkenberg

Founder & Head of Research, RapidMiner
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Kirell Benzi

Head of Research, ekino
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Stephanie Cleijpool

Developer Relations Lead EMEA, IBM
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Bente Acking

Founder & CEO, TheHeroLoop
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Lisa Chen

Lead Design Strategist, IBM
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Dillon Eversman

User Experience Designer , IBM
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Mary Kim

UX Designer , IBM
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Ritika Gunnar

VP, Data & AI Expert Services & Learning , IBM
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David Cox

IBM Director, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, IBM
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Dr. Sean Goltz

Advisor to the CEP, Global Regulations Inc
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Romeo Kienzler

CTO and Chief Data Scientist, IBM
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Anne Bowser

Deputy Director with the Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) and the Director of Innovation, Wilson Center
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Kunal Sawarkar

Principle Data Scientist, IBM Data Science and AI Elite, IBM
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Dick Darden

Engineer IBM Data and AI Expert Labs and Learning North America Government , IBM
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Howard Stone

Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
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Stephanie Mortimore

Principal Piccolo, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
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Seth Dobrin, PhD

Chief Data Officer (CDO), IBM
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Travis Smith

hief Architect, Consumer Products, The Weather Company
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Thorsten Dittmar

Founder, Polypoly
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Emeli Dral

CTO and Co-founder, Evidently AI
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Shreya Agrawal

Data Scientist, FREE NOW
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Noah Syken

Vice President, Sports and Entertainment Partnerships, IBM
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Aaron Baughman

Distinguished Engineer - AI and Emerging Technology Leader, IBM
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Ana Echeverri

Data and AI Expert Labs Learning Leader , IBM
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Elizebeth Varghese

Partner & Norht American Market Leader: Talent & Tranformation Innovation Unit IBM Partner, Talent & Transformation, IBM
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Andy Jankowski

Partner, Talent & Transformation, IBM
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Katie King

Board Advisor | Author | Management Consultant | Keynote speaker on AI, AI in Business
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Kim Dressendörfer

Technical Specialist AI, Data & Watson Platform , IBM
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Marisa Tschopp

Researcher @ scip AG | Women in AI Ambassador Switzerland | Lecturer @ HSLU | AI & Psychology, scip AG, HSLU
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Andrea Martin

IBM Distinguished Engineer, Leader IBM Watson Centre Munich, IBM
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Scott & Lila

Musicians, Scott & Lila
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Iveta Lohovska

Principal data scientist, HPE
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Genefer Baxter

Designer, IMRSV Arts
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Dr. Tim Stuchtey

Executive Director, BIGS - Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
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Daria Minksy

Entrepreneur, publisher and data explorer, AllWomen
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Mo Haghighi

Developer Ecosystems Leader, IBM
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Rick Vermeer

Metadata Manager at ING Wholesale Banking Data Management, ING
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Dr. Liz Pratt

Head of UX Research, IBM AI Applications
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Fernando López Bello

Big Data & Data Science Practice Leader, Quanam
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Sarianne Gruber

Analyst, SG Healthcare Analytics LLC
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Giulia Motteran

4YFN Global Engagement Manager, GSMA
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Kalev Leetaru

Founder, GDELT Project
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João Paulo Apolinario Passos

Product Lead, World Data Lab
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Konstantin „CoCo“ Prochorowski

Brand Ambassador Hendrick's Gin, William Grant & Sons
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André Loesekrug-Pietri

Director, Joint European Disruptive Initiative (J.E.D.I.)
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Tina Woods

Founder & CEO, Collider Health
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Kathrin Steinbichler

Senior Editorial Manager, Looping Group
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Florian Grüning

Head of Product, Kuwala.io
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Eve Logunova

Ambassador at Women AI Netherlands and Initiator, WaiACCELERATE
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Agostino Calamia

Data Scientist, N26
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Katrie Lowe

CEO, Co-Founder, Domi Labs
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Urska Jez

Founder & CEO, Transformation Lighthouse d.o.o.
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Michael Ionita

CTO, Walls.io
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Alexander Szanto

Research Fellow, Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS)
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Larkin Ryder

Product Security, Slack
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Nabia “Bia”Malouf

Clinical Informatics , Independent
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Caroline Lair

Founder, The Good AI
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Avi Shaked

Systems Security Engineering Lead, IAI Cyber Division
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Caroline Harth

Founder and CEO, Harthcommunications
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Hartej Sawhney

Principal, Zokyo / Qredo
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Vince Madai

MD, PhD, MA, Senior Medical AI Researcher at Charité Berlin, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), ai4medicine
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Joanna Kirk

Founder / co-founder, JKPR / Startup Sesame
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Oussama Ammar

Co-founder & Director, The Family
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Gianna Brachetti-Truskawa

VP of SEO, Startdowns.de
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Ayse Elvan Aydemir

Chief Data Scientist, Amplify Analytix
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Jesus del Valle

Pharma R&D, Head Open Innovation Stranger Things, Bayer AG
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Luciana Carvalho Se

Cofounder & CMO, MindCheck

Hackathon Judges & Mentors

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Maren Lesche

Hackathon Jury Member, Head of Incubation, Vision Health Pioneers
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Laura Nelde

Hackathon Jury Member; Startup Relationship Manager, Flying Health
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Max Wegner

Hackathon Jury Member; Head of Regulatory Affairs, Bayer AG
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Kirill Satanovsky

Hackathon Jury Member; Co-founder, HackingEDU
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Lina Nikolopoulou

Hackathon Jury Member; Managing Director , eHealth Forum
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Norman Hiob

Hackathon Jury Member, Strategy & Startup Consultant, Norman Hiob
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Alistair Nolan

Hackathon Jury Member; Administrator, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
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Christian Müller

Teamleader Data Generation, BAYER Vital GmbH
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Dirk Miethe

Solution Architect (ML/AI) SAP, SAP
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Alex Baker

CEO, Retail Tech X
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Marina Markežič

Consultant, Unlawcked
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Ignatz Schatz

Innovation Coach, Freelance
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Josep Itopa

Lead ML Engineer, Renewable Africa 365
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Harini Suresh

Technical Solutions Engineer, Arista Networks
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S. Elif Kocaoglu Ulbrich

Founder, Contextual Solutions
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Rodolfo Gallucci

UX/UI Designer, ANCHOVY
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Annesha Kar Gupta

Advocate, Ambassador, Professor, University of London (Student)
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Sabine Petzsch

Senior Project & Content Manager, Openers
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Sweeha Panwar

Senior Associate, Corporate Partnerships, The/Nudge Foundation
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Erika Torres

Machine Learning Engineer, MLReef
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Camillo Pachmann

CEO, MLReef
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Leo Magazzu

COO, SafePls
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Gözde Bal

Senior Product Manager, Milestone Systems
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Sanjana Basu

Investor, Radical Ventures
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Alina Kukarina

Entrepreneur, Digital Purpose Consulting
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Johannes Starlinger

Interdisciplinary Digital Health Consultant, starlinger⁺ digital health architects

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