A mix of CEO's, futurists, investors, founders and Latin American role models will take to the stage at The Next Web Conference Latin America. Find out more about the first speakers here.
Dan is founder and CEO of the world's leading A/B testing platform Optimizely and was recently listed on Forbes' 30 under 30 in tech. Before founding Optimizely, Dan served as the Director of Analytics during the Obama 2008 presidential campaign.
Kei is a Japanese American entrepreneur, strategist and best known keynote speaker on the world's most advanced mobile market, Japan. He was previously Founder and CEO of successful mobile strategy firm, Infinita.
Luis is an entrepreneur and a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the inventor of CAPTCHAs and of reCAPTCHA, which sold to Google in 2009. He is also the founder and CEO of Duolingo, a free language-learning and crowdsourced text translation platform.
Craig Le Grice is a global thought leader in digital technology marketing. A member of BIMA's Executive Committee, and Chair of the organisation's Silicon Roundabout group, he is an industry advocate for entrepreneurship.
Marco is the founder of social media advertising company boo-box, which reaches 60 million people in Brazil monthly with ads from clients like Google, Unilever, Volkswagen and Microsoft. They were named one of the world’s top 5 most innovative advertising companies.
As Senior VP, Jean manages all of Adyen's latin american business. He has been working in the internet business & payments industry for more than 13 years and was previously Director of Operations for Western Union Financial Services.
Roi is Managing Partner of Initial Capital, an early stage investment firm focusing on Israel and Brazil. Besides advising startups, Roi has also been covering the Israeli startup scene on TechCrunch for the past six years.
Horacio leads the team behind the groundbreaking government initiative Start-Up Chile. Horacio's previous work experience includes marketing positions at LAN Airlines and Procter & Gamble. He also was selected in 2012 one of the 100 youth leaders by El Mercurio.
Paulo was the Managing Director for Endeavor Brazil for 4 years and is currently a board member at Endeavor and B2W, which is the largest e-commerce operation in the Brazil. He's now working on several startups in the digital space, amongst which 99Taxis.
Vanesa is an entrepreneur and mentor with over 15 years of experience. She co-founded multiple technology companies in LATAM, including Bumeran.com. She co-founded Palermo Valley and mentors at 500 Startups, Founders Institute and Startup Chile.
Juan Pablo was selected as a Top 50 Entrepreneur by Business Leader Magazine and was partner and director of Patagon.com, which was sold to Banco Santander for US$750 million. Recently he co-founded Idea.me, a leading Latin American crowdfunding platform.
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