Elena Poughia
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Elena Poughia

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.

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Kevin Mahaffey is an entrepreneur, investor and engineer with a background in cybersecurity, mobile and machine intelligence. He is CTO and Founder of Lookout, a cybersecurity company dedicated making the world more secure and trustworthy as it becomes more connected, starting with smartphones and tablets. He started building software when

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Kathleen Kennedy is the president of MIT Technology Review and the MIT Enterprise Forum. MIT technology review is MIT’s media platform and it covers emerging technologies and their impact. Their job is to help the audience understand the world shaped by technology, and obviously data is one of those huge

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  Nicolas Boudot is the EMEA Director at Softbank Robotics, where he has been responsible for partnerships and for promoting the use of humanoid robots in the B2B, educational and consumer markets, since 2001, when Aldebaran Robotics, the makers of Nao humanoid robots, was acquired by Softbank Mobile. He has

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Serial entrepreneur Georg Ludviksson co-founded Meniga in 2009in the wake of the global financial crisis in Iceland. Georg has spent 20 years founding, building and managing global software start-ups. Georg holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School with emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Finance. He also holds a BS degree

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Cosmin Ene is an entrepreneurial founder with an excellent first-hand understanding of the life cycle of entrepreneurial ventures, which he has accumulated over 18 years. Between 2005 and 2009, Ene was co-founder and managing director of DELUXE Television. Prior to this, he was analyst and associate at TecVenture Partners. In

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Darya Niknamian Content Marketing Manager Originally born in Germany but grew up in Canada (the land of sorry’s and eh’s) Calling herself a Berliner for just over a year Thinks life is not complete without a little daily sarcasm What brought you to Dataconomy in the first place? I have

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Wladimir Huber (29) worked several years as a professional trader in a German investment bank, founded an eCommerce startup and holds a M.A. in Finance from Leuphana University. Since he graduated from the university, he constantly developed internet business models. He especially enjoys the data-driven and analytical approach to business.

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William Vambenepe is the Lead Project Manager for Big Data at Google Cloud Platform. Dataconomy interviewed him about his career path, his current role and how he sees the industry changing. You’ve worked for some of the biggest names in the industry (HP, Oracle, Google), what stands out to you

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Justin works as a Tech Evangelist at SoftLayer. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Customers range from Web startups to global enterprises. Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking,

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Philipp works as a Sales Engineer at Splunk. His background is in data visualization and analytics with experience in automotive, transportation and software industries. Philipp’s focus is to leverage Splunk as a data platform for analytics and visualization. He recently won the Deutsche Bahn Hackathon analyzing a 10GB data set

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