Dataconomy is the leading portal for news, events and expert opinion from the world of data driven technology. Founded in Berlin, a hub for data science innovation, we provide a global network of industry-renowned contributors and local communities all across Europe. We focus on industry giants and disruptive startups alike, looking at only the most interesting applications of data technology.
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Elena Poughia – Managing Director
Elena is the Managing Director of Dataconomy Media GmbH and the Founder & Head Curator of Data Natives, Europe’s largest data science conference. She has a multidisciplinary background with studies in Economics and Modern and Contemporary Art from British Universities. She has worked for established galleries and pioneering institutions and co-founded an Art Events Company (2012)and an Independent Art Publication (2014) before moving to work for Dataconomy. She is particularly committed to supporting women by helping them become established in tech professions.
Maya Lumbroso – COO
Maya has lived in many different countries throughout the world including Israel, Hong Kong, Belgium, Holland, Australia, Spain and the UK, enabling her to adapt easily to different cultures and mentalities. She has been involved with a broad range of events and has worked extensively in Sales and Marketing. She holds a BA in Business Management and Marketing from the IDC in Israel.
Diksha Dutta – Editor, Digital Media
Diksha Dutta is an author, an independent journalist and a digital media expert. Based in Berlin, she is intrigued by the startup scene in Europe after writing extensively on the Indian ecosystem. After a six-year stint as a full-time business journalist, since 2015, she has been writing independently on startups for international media publications. She is working on a book on the startup ecosystem with Bloomsbury Publishing which brings together fascinating stories of over 50 entrepreneurs across the globe. She has a passion for storytelling and following tech innovations in the startup ecosystem.
Hara Kanatsoulis – Events Marketing Manager
Hara is an Events Marketing Manager at Dataconomy Media, overseeing all marketing operations of the company and developing its marketing strategy and vision. In the last five years, she has worked in Greece and Belgium across different industries. She is passionate about all things digital, with a particular soft spot for social media advertising. She holds two Master’s degrees in European Studies and International Marketing.
Kathleen – Digital Marketing
Kathleen is a creative thinker who is passionate about Design Thinking. She uses human-centered design technology and empathy to solve problems that affect products and services. She is also a Digital Marketing Professional who drives company growth through creative and innovative marketing strategies. She is passionate about building strong brands and implementing and managing social / new media campaigns.
Brittany Russell – Contributing Writer
Brittany was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is currently working on her bachelor’s in Political Science at Gettysburg College. She has worked for her college’s newspaper and radio station, where she is music director. She likes dogs, news, travelling, and terrible puns.
Hannah Augur – Contributing Writer
Hannah is a writer, editor and nerd based in Berlin. She’s a researcher with knowledge and work in a variety of fields, including 3D printing, fantasy video games and even coffee manufacturing.
Nick Rubino – Contributing Writer
Nick worked in the e-commerce industry as well as in the area of IT-research while attending the University of Bamberg for Information Systems Management. He is currently an Account Manager at Productsup GmbH.
Additional Contributing Writers:
We’re always on the look out for new team members! Interested in working for Dataconomy? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org