Emily Ross, Inkvine

Emily Ross is the founder and CEO of Inkvine, a boutique marketing firm for deep tech companies scaling internationally with whom she created award-winning and subversive marketing campaigns. Emily has been writing a book 'Just Evil Enough' with Alistair Croll on how to rethink marketing for the attention economy.

As a business strategist, she has twenty years of experience helping businesses grow. She's an Advisory Board Member at SXSW and a co-founder of SportsTech Ireland, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to position Ireland as a hub for sports technology and innovation. Loves words, hates jargon. Likes playing with fire. (more)

Tristan Pollock, CTO.ai

Tristan Pollock is an American tech entrepreneur, startup investor and currently Head of Community at CTO.ai, a Platform tools for modern DevOps teams.

He has created and sold two companies. SocialEarth was an award-winning leading source for social entrepreneurship. Storefront was a VC-backed “Airbnb for Retail”, a marketplace for retail space that has helped the likes of Nike and Kanye West open pop-up shops. Storefront merged with Oui Open in 2016 to continue expansion internationally.

As a Silicon Valley VC and accelerator director at 500 Startups he has directed

$30M in venture capital into 200 companies. Today he’s running Cool Climate Collective syndicate, and has invested in a dozen climate ventures, including JuicyMarbles, AgFunder, and Ethic. (more)

Daniel Mori, Iris

Daniel Mori is the Chief Growth Officer at Iris, a company solving online dating with artificial intelligence. Before he was VP of Marketing for two SF-based companies - Zoosk & Ethos and an interim head of growth at Coffee meets Bagel. Daniel is a strategic marketing leader with 15 years of experience driving customer growth and revenue, primarily for subscription and recurring revenue businesses. He has worked in companies from early stage startups to late stage and publicly traded ones. He likes to get his hands dirty, especially in the areas of marketing technology, analytics and creative strategy. (more)

Ali Jamal, Payclip

Ali Jamal is a Director of Growth and Performance Marketing at PayClip, Mexico's First FinTech Unicorn. As a Product Leader, Growth Expert, Data Scientist, Corporate Strategist, & Angel Investor, he combines his passions for strategy, analytics, product, data, marketing, and technology. Previously, Ali was the Head of Performance Marketing at Rappi, leading 80+ people on 7 teams across 8 international offices and responsible for generating over $1 billion in total transaction value per year globally. Prior to joining Rappi, he was the Head of Marketing Innovation at Agoda, where he led 3 teams across 3 international offices and was responsible for expansion into the China market. Ali previously held Product and Analytical leadership roles at RockYou, Zynga, and Maxim Integrated Products.

He is also the Founder of First Check Ventures, an angel syndicate that invests in early stage startups across the globe. The syndicate has supported and invested in startups all over the world including the US, Pakistan, India, Singapore, Venezuela, Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia.

Anton Kasyanov, DataRobot

Anton Kasyanov is a Director of Engineering at DataRobot. Anton leads ML teams behind customer-facing features like Visual AI. DataRobot’s enterprise AI platform  democratizes data science with end-to-end automation for building, deploying, and managing machine learning models. In 2021 DataRobot announced a $300 million Series G funding and is now valued at $6.3 billion post-money.

Over the course of his career Anton worked on delivering various Machine Learning systems and wrote publications in the area of Computer Vision. (more)

Francesco Cracolici, Nomadic Minds

Digital marketing expert Francesco Cracolici is General Manager at Nomadic Minds, the world's largest network of Silicon Valley CEOs & top execs that collectively raised $4+ B and generate $20+ B in companies' value. Prior to that, Francesco was a 2 times founder and head of Sales at The Family, the 2nd largest accelerator in Europe with $3+B in companies portfolio.

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