Speakers 2018

See also: Replays 2017 

About the program

Latitude59 2018 conference will feature 13 tracks divided between 3 main themes.
  • "Founders" theme will include presentations on marketing & growth and company culture as well as discussions on bootstrapping your company, making the most of your board, investing in SAAS companies and fuelling your growth through an ICO. 
  • "Future is here" theme will have presentations and talks on the future of food - from clean meat to vertical farming, on AI moving from the hype to actual business practices, understanding how the human brain adapts to different technologies, and looking into the future of cyber security. 
  • "Digital society" theme will have the Estonian president on board in discussing big tech, data & the fragile state of democracy as well as a discussion on the relevance of the nation state in the digital age.

The conference will kick off on both days May 24 & May 25 from 10:00. On Thursday, the program will be over by 18:00 and on Friday, by 17:00. For the full agenda, check back here by the end of April.
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Marcin Kleczynski
Co-founder/CEO at Malwarebytes
Silicon Valley
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Joshua Slayton
Founder at CoinList / Ex co-founding CTO at AngelList
San Francisco
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Seth Bannon
Founding partner at Fifty Years
Japan
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Taizo Son
Founder & CEO of Mistletoe Inc.
Frankfurt
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Thomas Metzinger
Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Stuttgart
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Christoph Janz
Co-founder / Managing Partner at Point Nine Capital
London
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Laurence Bret-Stern
CRO at Pipedrive
London/Tallinn
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Taavet Hinrikus
Co-founder at TransferWise
New York
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Joyce Shen
Investment director at Tenfore Holdings
Atlanta
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K.P. Reddy
Founding-partner at The Combine
Paris
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Rand Hindi
Founder/CEO at Snips
Brussels
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Kumardev Chatterjee
Founder/CEO at Unmanned Life
Tallinn
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Mattias Lepp
Founder at Click & Grow
Helsinki
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Päivi Juolahti
Director at Renewal, Fazer
Tartu/Tallinn
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Martin Koppel
Co-founder/CEO at Fortumo
Paris
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Guy-Philippe Goldstein
Senior Analyst at Wikistrat
Tallinn
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Alari Aho
Co-founder of Toggl
Paris
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Moojan Asghari
Co-founder at Women in AI
Tallinn
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Thomas Padovani
Founder/CEO of Adcash
Tallinn
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Taïg Khris
Founder/CEO at onoff
Oxford
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Aro Velmet
Scholar of empire, gender, and technology at University of Oxford
Boston
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Sergey Gribov
Partner at Flint Capital
Tallinn
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Kaidi Ruusalepp
Founder / CEO at Funderbeam
Seattle
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Merike Kaeo
CTO at Farsight Security
Silicon Valley
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Eli Schwartz
Director of Organic Product at SurveyMonkey
Geneva
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Paul-Olivier Dehaye
Co-founder of PersonalData.io
Antwerp
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Jürgen Ingels
Co-founder/managing partner at Smartfin Capital
Maastricht
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Peter Verstrate
CEO at MosaMeat
Tallinn
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Ralph Echemendia
Founder/CEO at Seguru
Toronto
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John Lee
Managing Director, Enterprise Innovation & Product Development
Budapest/New York
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Kinga Jentetics
Co-founder/CEO at PublishDrive
Silicon Valley
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Michel Wendell
Co-founder/General Partner at Nexit Ventures
Berlin
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Olga Steidl
Managing Director, EMEA at Skyroam
Helsinki
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Inka Mero
Co-founder / chairwoman at Pivot5 VC
Tallinn
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Ede Schank Tamkivi
CEO at Eesti 2.0
Tallinn
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Annika Helendi
Co-founder/CMO at DashBird
Helsinki
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Kristoffer Lawson
Founder at Solu
Reykjavik
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Paula Gould
MarComm executive and speaker
London/Tallinn
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Sten Saar
Co-founder/COO at Zego
Stockholm
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Robert Luciani
Foundert and CIO at LakeTide
London
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Marc de Speville
Founder at Strategic Food Retail
Tallinn / Tartu / Boston / Prague
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Jevgeni Kabanov
Founder & CEO of ZeroTurnaround
Edinburgh
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René Mõttus
Psychology researcher at the University of Edinburgh
Stockholm
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Aida Hadzialic
Partner at Nordic West Office
Stockholm
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Marta Sjögren
Partner at Northzone
Tallinn
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Calum Cameron
COO at Investly
Silicon Valley
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Jason Nellis
Head of Marketing at Packagd
Silicon Valley
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Jenn Hirch
Global Technology Trend Scout at EY
Vilnius
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Milda Mitkute
Co-founder at Vinted
San Francisco
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Lauri Lehtmaa
Investment Analyst at Creandum
Berlin
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Dirk Hofmann
Managing Partner/ Co-founder at DAIN Studios
Tallinn
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Kaspar Korjus
Managing Director of e-Residency
Stockholm
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Anette Nordvall
Venture Partner at Capital A Partners
Tallinn
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Veljo Otsason
Co-founder / Managing Partner at Superangel
Stockholm
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Rasmus Areskoug
Venture Partner at Wave Ventures
New York
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Katya Dorozhkina
Managing Partner at Starta Capital VC
Reykjavik
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Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir
Founding Partner at Crowberry Capital
Vilnius
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Donatas Keras
Managing Partner at Practica Capital
Tallinn
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Toomas Seppel
Attorney-at-Law at Hedman Partners Law Firm

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