Startup guy, Co-founder Reddit
Alexis is young, smart and very successful (and we're told loves stroopwafels). He co-founded the humongously popular reddit, started breadpig, and launched Hipmunk. We can imagine why Forbes selected Alexis in the 30 under 30 list.
CEO of AVOS, Co-founder YouTube
After founding YouTube and leading it into the biggest video platform of the world, Chad is taking on a new adventure. He bought Delicious from Yahoo and he's building great products at AVOS
Chief Strategist at Adobe
Mark is a successful serial entrepreneur who sold his last company to Adobe and he took on the role of Chief Strategist for Digital Media. After last years standing ovation at TNW2011 we asked him to come back with a new story.
Scobleizer, startup enthusiast
Robert Scoble doesn't need that much of an introduction. He's probably the most enthusiastic and sincere startup lover in the universe, has deep knowledge about tech, startups and gadgets and
CTO of Amazon - Summit only speaker
Dr. Werner Vogels is Vice President & CTO at Amazon.com. He has held positions of VP of Technology and CTO in a range of companies that handled the transition of academic technology into industry. A guest and friend of TNW Conference for many years.
Head of Social Media IOC
Alex Huot is Head of Social Media of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and responsible for the Social Media strategy and engagement of online communities during the upcoming Olympics in London
Joe defines the Airbnb experience. He is dedicated to creating an inspiring and effortless user experience through sharp, intuitive design, and crafts the product roadmap to make it so. Joe values products that simplify life and have a positive impact on the environment, and ensures that the company adheres to these tenets.
Ross is globally recognized as a leading futurist, entrepreneur, business strategist, keynote speaker, and bestselling author of 4 books.
Susan Crawford served as Special Assistant to President Obama for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy. She is a professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City and a Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy.
Alan Cooper is widely known as ‘the father of Visual Basic’ and is founder of Cooper. He also authored several books on designing successful technology products such as ‘About Face 3’.
Matt is a award winning entrepreneur, technologist and lecturer. Currently he's CEO of Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace and in the top 250 biggest websites globally.
Author 'Digital Vertigo' and 'The Cult of the Amateur'
Andrew is a widely know author, a provocative speaker and a beloved guest at TNW. He currently hosts his own show "Keen on" on TechCrunch and his new book "Digital Vertigo" will hit the stores in June 2012.
Director of Platform Partnerships at Facebook
Christian runs Facebook's Platform Partnerships in EMEA. He works with leading media, gaming mobile and e-commerce companies to help make large companies social and social companies large.
Entrepreneur, investor, teacher
Steve is an active teacher at Sofia University, an entrepreneur democratizing business intelligence for big data and an investor focusing on the CEE region. Apart from this all he's a great guy and an amazing speaker.
Professional speaker and entrepreneur
Jonathan is a respected thought-leader, entrepreneur and professional speaker in digital media. Furthermore he helps powerful brands like Ogilvy, Heineken, Alcatel Lucent and Unilever with their digital strategy.
Brian is called the youngest person to ever receiver funding by a VC. With Kiip, a mobile rewards network, he raised 4.4 million dollars by the age of 18. Brian is in every top 10 young entrepreneurs list you can imagine.
Designer - Creative Officer Black Pixel
Dave is the CCO at Black Pixel, makers of beloved Mac and iOS apps like NetNewsWire, Versions, and Kaleidoscope. He'll focus on designing mobile apps, the Don Draper way.
Co-founder Upload Cinema
Dagan is a creative mastermind and fulfills the role of creative director at digital marketing agency Draftfcb. His Upload Cinema is taking the creative tech world by storm.
Gabe is the chair of the Gamification Summit where top thought leaders in this burgeoning industry gather to share knowledge and insight. He is also an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur whose book, ”Gamification by Design“ (2011) looks at the technical and architectural considerations for designing engagement using games concepts.
Chief Scientist at bit.ly
Hilary is listed on Fortune's 40 to watch. As Chief Scientist at bit.ly she finds sense in vast real-time data sets. She's also co-founder of HackNY, a non profit to link talented student coders to NY startups.
Chief Revenue Officer at Dyn
Kyle York is a revenue growth and brand building expert who currently serves as the Chief Revenue Officer for Internet Infrastructure Company, Dyn, where he leads the overall sales, business development, customer service and marketing efforts for the company.
Returning guests on stage to moderate the conference. Boris is co-founder of The Next Web and Hermione handles the video channel and travels the world to find cool startups. Here are some interesting facts you probably didn't know about them.
Piet Hein is the CEO of digital research software company Wakoopa. Wakoopa understands and knows what people do digitally. Expect some interesting facts in his 8 minute State of the Interwebs overview.
EVP External Communications Shell - CxO Summit speaker only
Dr Ing. Herbert Heitmann is EVP External Communications for Royal Dutch Shell. He is ultimately responsible for managing and safeguarding Shell’s Reputation and Brand around the globe.
Co-Founder and CTO Yandex
Yandex is the largest internet company of Russia, accounting for 63% of all traffic in Russia. Ilya co-founded this Internet giant and since 2000 is taking the role of CTO.
Angel investor, President at Reed Exhibitions Latin America
Marco is a Latin American expert, he runs the Reed Exhibitions Latin America division, is very well connected and is Angel investor in tech and media startups.
Angel investor and entrepreneur
Kevin made his name by founding Digg, now he's leading Milk and he is one of the hottest angel investors in the tech scene with investments in Zynga, Twitter, Square, Facebook, Foursquare and many other awesome companies.
CEO Doo, serial entrepreneur and investor
Frank is driven by his passion for design and smart software-architecture. Beside leading doo, he is creating Wunderkit to make productivity beautiful and effective. He is investor and board member at myTaxi and Robot Media.
Executive editor ProgrammableWeb
Adam DuVander is Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb, the leading resource for open Web APIs. He is also the author of Map Scripting 101.
Senior advisor Cabinet Kroes at the European Commission - CxO Summit speaker only
HRH Prince Constantijn is member of the European Commission team of Neelie Kroes. His focus is on communication and the digital portfolio of the European Commission.