Elena Poughia

Founder & CEO, MD
at Datanatives, Dataconomy

Elena is a creative and practical purpose-driven professional, with an entrepreneurial mindset and a demonstrated experience of working in art, tech and business in the last decade. She has worked for established galleries and pioneering institutions co-founded an events company and an art publication before founding Data Natives. She is particularly committed to supporting womxn and marginalized communities by helping them become established in tech professions. She is an analytical Thinker, Visionary, Speaker, Ecosystem Builder & Connector, enabling people to lead themselves. She has a multidisciplinary background with studies in Economics, Art History and Modern and Contemporary Art from British Universities.
Most excited about: She speaks regularly around topics related to data ethics, diversity, unconscious bias, data, society and philosophy.
Work anthem: any song by Beyonce

Founder of Data Natives, a big data conference taking place on the 25th & 26th November 2019 at Kühlhaus Berlin. DN will bring together 2,000 attendees, 150 speakers and 700 Founders to discuss cutting-edge tech trends (AI, big data, blockchain, healthtech) and their applications across a range of industries.