Yuval Dvir, Head of EMEA Online Partnerships, Google
Yuval Dvir is Google's Head of EMEA Online Partnerships. Prior to joining Google, Yuval headed the Business Transformation group at Skype, responsible for driving the strategic alignment of the division and the data culture across wider Microsoft. Yuval brings years of international experience in Strategy, Operations and Product gained in large multinationals and technological start-ups as a consultant.
Julia Kloiber, Project Lead, Open Knowledge Foundation Germany
Julia is an activist who’s passionate about growing open communities. Since 2013, she is the project lead for the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany and a consultant for The Engine Room. She has been running multiple community projects that foster the reuse of open data, such as Germany’s first Civic Tech Incubator ‘Stadt Land Code’ and a series of hackathons on transport,energy and citizen science. Code for Germany, her latest project in collaboration with Code for America, is a civic tech community with 25 labs and more than 350 members all across Germany. In 2016 she kicked off a prototype fund for civic tech projects in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany.