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#TNW2019 · May 9 & 10 · NDSM, Amsterdam

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THE TNW EXPERIENCE

CELEBRATING INNOVATION

Technology is rapidly advancing before our eyes, raising questions about the next ten years. At TNW Conference, we come together to predict, discuss, and invent the future.


Our two-day festival showcases industry-leading speakers, panel discussions, and workshops. Topics range from artificial intelligence to blockchain, and everything in between.

At its core, TNW Conference is where we celebrate human innovation. Join us.

SPEAKERS

These are the first confirmed speakers for TNW2019.

  • Sandy Fershee

    Sandy Fershee

    Global Manager, User Experience,
    Ford Motor Company

  • Emanuele Madeddu

    Emanuele Madeddu

    Executive Vice President, Global Brand Strategy,
    National Geographic

  • Stephanie Hannon

    Stephanie Hannon

    CPO,
    Strava & Hillary Clinton Campaign

  • Corinne Vigreux

    Corinne Vigreux

    Co-founder,
    TomTom

  • Ali Rayl

    Ali Rayl

    Vice President, Customer Experience,
    Slack

  • Angel Diaz

    Angel Diaz

    VP Developer Technology and Open Source,
    IBM

  • Ankiti Bose

    Ankiti Bose

    Co-founder& CEO,
    Zilingo

  • Gordon Willoughby

    Gordon Willoughby

    CEO,
    WeTransfer

  • Jonathan Rochelle

    Jonathan Rochelle

    Director of Product Management,
    Google

  • Gilad Lotan

    Gilad Lotan

    VP, Head of Data Science,
    BuzzFeed

  • Gillian Tans

    Gillian Tans

    CEO,
    Booking

  • Jack Constantine

    Jack Constantine

    CDO,
    Lush

  • Des Traynor

    Des Traynor

    Co-founder & CSO,
    Intercom

  • Stacia Carr

    Stacia Carr

    Director of Engineering,
    Zalando

  • Toke Nygaard

    Toke Nygaard

    Chief Creative Officer,
    Zendesk

  • Jonathon Morgan

    Jonathon Morgan

    CEO,
    New Knowledge

  • Jane Zavalishina

    Jane Zavalishina

    President & Co-Founder,
    Mechanica AI

  • Fedra Ribeiro

    Fedra Ribeiro

    SVP,
    Bosch

  • Alice Zagury

    Alice Zagury

    CEO,
    The Family

  • Cassie Kozyrkov

    Cassie Kozyrkov

    Chief Decision Scientist,
    Google

  • Purna Virji

    Purna Virji

    Senior Manager of Global Engagement,
    Microsoft

  • Chris Slowe

    Chris Slowe

    CTO,
    Reddit

  • Robert Vis

    Robert Vis

    Founder & CEO,
    MessageBird

  • David Allen

    David Allen

    Author,
    Getting Things Done

  • Karen Wickre

    Karen Wickre

    Author, previous editorial director,
    Twitter

  • Louise Troen

    Louise Troen

    Vice President, International Marketing & Communications,
    Bumble

  • James Bridle

    James Bridle

    Author,
    New Dark Age

  • Chris Hall

    Chris Hall

    Founder,
    Bynder

  • Bracken Darrell

    Bracken Darrell

    CEO,
    Logitech

  • Rob McCargow

    Rob McCargow

    Director of AI,
    PwC

  • Stewart McCrone

    Stewart McCrone

    Head of Strategy, M&A and Partnerships,
    Philips

  • Jaya Baloo

    Jaya Baloo

    Chief Information Security Officer,
    KPN Telecom

  • Letitia Seglah

    Letitia Seglah

    Independent Expert,
    European Commision

  • James Beacham

    James Beacham

    Particle physicist,
    ATLAS Experiment at CERN

  • Jeroen Tas

    Jeroen Tas

    Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer,
    Philips

  • Marcus Wermuth

    Marcus Wermuth

    Mobile Lead,
    Buffer

  • Pamela Kaupinen

    Pamela Kaupinen

    SVP, Strategy,
    HelloSociety

  • Bindi Karia

    Bindi Karia

    Founder & CEO, Innovation expert,
    Bindi Ventures Ltd

  • Steve Vassallo

    Steve Vassallo

    Author,
    The Way to Design

  • Guillaume Princen

    Guillaume Princen

    Head of Continental Europe,
    Stripe

  • Chris Messina

    Chris Messina

    Co-founder,
    Molly

  • Tim Leberecht

    Tim Leberecht

    CEO, Author, Consultant,
    The Business Romantic Society

  • Rand Hindi

    Rand Hindi

    Founder & CEO,
    Snips

  • Catherine Price

    Catherine Price

    Author,
    How to Break Up With Your Phone

  • Nadya Khoja

    Nadya Khoja

    Chief Growth Officer,
    Venngage

  • Jackson Palmer

    Jackson Palmer

    Creator,
    Dogecoin

  • Emilie Tabor

    Emilie Tabor

    Founder & CMO,
    IMA

  • Rama Allen

    Rama Allen

    Executive Creative Director,
    The Mill

  • Rania Svoronou

    Rania Svoronou

    Associate Design Director,
    IBM iX

  • Tim Bradshaw

    Tim Bradshaw

    Global Technology Correspondent,
    Financial Times

  • Lofred Madzou

    Lofred Madzou

    AI & Machine Learning Project Lead,
    World Economic Forum

  • Francis Pouliot

    Francis Pouliot

    CEO and Co-founder,
    Bull Bitcoin

  • Sally Eaves

    Sally Eaves

    CTO and UN social Impact strategy Advisor,
    Emergent Technology

  • Simona Pop

    Simona Pop

    Co-founder,
    Bounties Network

  • Margarita Khartanovich

    Margarita Khartanovich

    Editor In Chief, Head of Insight,
    Binary District

  • Alain Sylvain

    Alain Sylvain

    Founder,
    Sylvain Labs

  • Jon Matonis

    Jon Matonis

    Founding Director,
    Bitcoin Foundation

  • Yoni Assia

    Yoni Assia

    CEO,
    eToro

  • Amy Whitaker

    Amy Whitaker

    Author, Assistant Professor,
    Art Thinking

  • Ravi Vora

    Ravi Vora

    CEO,
    Catawiki

  • Kaspar Korjus

    Kaspar Korjus

    Managing Director,
    E-Residency Estonia

  • Gabe Zichermann

    Gabe Zichermann

    Founder, Author & Speaker,
    The Gamification Revolution

  • Mihai Botarel

    Mihai Botarel

    Co-Founder, Creative Director,
    RXM Creative

  • Charles Hamel

    Charles Hamel

    Product Lead for Crypto,
    Opera

  • Caroline Hargrove

    Caroline Hargrove

    CTO,
    Babylon Health

  • Robert Metzke

    Robert Metzke

    Chief of Staff Innovation & Strategy and Head of Sustainability,
    Royal Philips

  • Dhruv Ghulati

    Dhruv Ghulati

    Co-founder & CEO,
    Factmata

  • Mark van der Heijden

    Mark van der Heijden

    Founder,
    Wanderbrief

  • Heather Zynczak

    Heather Zynczak

    CMO,
    Pluralsight

  • Paul Triolo

    Paul Triolo

    Head of Geotechnology Practice,
    Eurasia Group

  • Scott Snyder

    Scott Snyder

    Partner,
    Heidrick & Struggles

  • Diana Wehmeier

    Diana Wehmeier

    CEO & Creative Director,
    PLASMA Magazine

  • Madeline Gannon

    Madeline Gannon

    Founder & Principal Researcher,
    Atonaton

  • Eva Gladek

    Eva Gladek

    Founder and CEO,
    Metabolic

  • Jessi Baker

    Jessi Baker

    CEO,
    Provenance

  • Amit Sharma

    Amit Sharma

    CEO and Founder,
    Narvar

  • Bas van de Poel

    Bas van de Poel

    Creative Director,
    SPACE 10

  • Gary Shapiro

    Gary Shapiro

    President,
    Consumer Technology Association

  • Luba Elliott

    Luba Elliott

    Curator & Researcher

  • Simon Kemp

    Simon Kemp

    CEO,
    Kepios

  • Anita Fontaine

    Anita Fontaine

    Creative Director,
    W+K Department of New Realities

  • Daniel Gebler

    Daniel Gebler

    CTO,
    Picnic

  • Lydia Kostopoulos

    Lydia Kostopoulos

    Senior Researcher, Emerging Technology,
    Digital Society Institute

  • Paula Forteza

    Paula Forteza

    Member of Parliament,
    France

  • Estelle Caswell

    Estelle Caswell

    Music Journalist,
    Vox

  • Sarah Kessler

    Sarah Kessler

    Author,
    Gigged

  • Mark Rolston

    Mark Rolston

    Founder and chief creative,
    argodesign

  • Dave Kerpen

    Dave Kerpen

    Author,
    The Art of People and Likeable

  • Elliot Callender

    Elliot Callender

    Founder,
    Nodeunlock

  • Sergio Pereira

    Sergio Pereira

    Founder,
    TechHQ

  • Lyle Fong

    Lyle Fong

    Partner,
    EQT Ventures

  • Amy Brown

    Amy Brown

    Founder,
    PHOENIX Brand Strategy

  • Sara Kalick

    Sara Kalick

    CEO, coach, speaker,
    The Possibilitarians

  • Annemarie Joosen

    Annemarie Joosen

    CMO,
    Marktplaats

  • Geoffrey Lillemon

    Geoffrey Lillemon

    Creative Director,
    W+K Department of New Realities

  • Loubna Bouarfa

    Loubna Bouarfa

    Founder & CEO,
    OKRA

  • Sougwen Chung

    Sougwen Chung

    Artist in Residence,
    New Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Georgia Frances King

    Georgia Frances King

    Ideas Editor,
    Quartz

  • Pauline Van Dongen

    Pauline Van Dongen

    Fashion Designer

  • Jitse Groen

    Jitse Groen

    CEO,
    Takeaway.com

  • Iwo Szapar

    Iwo Szapar

    Remote Work Advocate & CEO,
    Remote-how

  • Joeri van Geelen

    Joeri van Geelen

    Founder & CEO,
    Build Blocks Group

  • Juha-Matti Liukkonen

    Juha-Matti Liukkonen

    Director of Space and Robotics,
    Reaktor

  • Laure Cucuron

    Laure Cucuron

    Managing Director,
    TerraCycle

  • Christina Bechhold Russ

    Christina Bechhold Russ

    Principal,
    SamsungNext

  • Ricardo J. Méndez

    Ricardo J. Méndez

    Technical Director,
    Samsung Next

  • Bernhard Schambeck

    Bernhard Schambeck

    Head of BMW Startup Garage,
    BMW

  • Susanne Chishti

    Susanne Chishti

    Founder & CEO,
    FINTECHCircle

  • Sander Nagtegaal

    Sander Nagtegaal

    CEO,
    Unless

  • João Graça

    João Graça

    Co-founder & CTO,
    Unbabel

  • Vinay Ramani

    Vinay Ramani

    CPO,
    Pipedrive

  • Jenny Fielding

    Jenny Fielding

    Managing Director,
    Techstars New York

  • David Vermeulen

    David Vermeulen

    Founder & CEO,
    The Inner Circle

  • Mike McGee

    Mike McGee

    Co-Founder & CCO,
    Framestore

  • Victor Knaap

    Victor Knaap

    Main Monk & CEO,
    MediaMonks

  • Pep Rosenfeld

    Pep Rosenfeld

    Co-founder & CEO,
    Boom Chicago

  • Amy Lewin

    Amy Lewin

    Senior Reporter,
    Sifted

  • Caroline Sinders

    Caroline Sinders

    Research Fellow,
    Harvard University

  • Karen Palmer

    Karen Palmer

    Storyteller from the Future

  • David Arnoux

    David Arnoux

    Co-Founder & Head of Growth,
    Growth Tribe

  • Mike Gaston

    Mike Gaston

    CEO & Founder,
    Cut.com

  • Ash Koosha

    Ash Koosha

    Creative Technologist & Composer,
    AUXUMAN

  • John Thornhill

    John Thornhill

    Innovation Editor,
    Financial Times

  • Reshma Sohoni

    Reshma Sohoni

    Co-founder and Managing Partner,
    Seedcamp

  • Wybo Wijnbergen

    Wybo Wijnbergen

    General Manager for Northern Europe,
    WeWork

  • Uranik Begu

    Uranik Begu

    Executive Director,
    Innovation Center Kosovo

  • Nicolas Burer

    Nicolas Burer

    Managing Director,
    digitalswitzerland

  • Georgina Ustik

    Georgina Ustik

    Editorial Community Manager,
    TNW

  • Rodolfo Groenewoud

    Rodolfo Groenewoud

    Business Director,
    In4Art

  • Lara Gessner

    Lara Gessner

    Graphic Designer

  • Joanna Skorupska

    Joanna Skorupska

    Founder,
    Radicalzz

  • Lennart Frank

    Lennart Frank

    Director of Augmented Creation,
    DCMN

  • Tanya Soman

    Tanya Soman

    Venture Partner,
    500 Startups

  • Ian Sanders

    Ian Sanders

    Creative Consultant,
    The Ian Sanders Company

  • Henri Jacobs

    Henri Jacobs

    Chairman of the Board,
    Techventures

  • Yaroslav Stepanenko

    Yaroslav Stepanenko

    Head of Growth,
    Setapp

  • Mike Gozzo

    Mike Gozzo

    Co-founder & CTO,
    Smooch

  • Rodger Buyvoets

    Rodger Buyvoets

    Founder & CEO,
    Crobox

  • Barbara Galiza

    Barbara Galiza

    Growth & Product Data Specialist

  • Alisa Choong

    Alisa Choong

    Vice President and CIO, IT Services and Operations,
    Shell

  • Stefan Fountain

    Stefan Fountain

    CEO,
    PR.co

  • Holley Murchison

    Holley Murchison

    Founder,
    Oratory Glory & HOLI. Brands

  • Martha Mghendi-Fisher

    Martha Mghendi-Fisher

    Founder & Chair to the Executive Board,
    European Women Payments Network (EWPN),

  • Jason Williamson

    Jason Williamson

    Vice President,
    Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem

  • Peter Guse

    Peter Guse

    Founder & CEO,
    grow

  • Ulla Riber

    Ulla Riber

    Vice President, Head of Corporate Garage,
    Group Commercial ISS World Services A/S

  • Katja Berkhout

    Katja Berkhout

    International Director,
    StartupDelta

  • Lillian Li

    Lillian Li

    Co-founder,
    Diversity VC

WHAT OTHERS SAY

  • CNBC

    "THE MOST INTIMATE TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL ON THE PLANET."

  • BBC News

    "THIS WAS A GREAT SHOW, THE PRODUCTION WAS FIT FOR TECH SUPERSTARS."

  • Vice

    "IT WAS BOTH TERRIFYINGLY INTERESTING AND INTERESTINGLY TERRIFYING."

IN GOOD COMPANY

We've had the pleasure of working with industry-defining brands. These are just some of them.

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Take a look at some of the previous speakers who joined TNW Conference on stage.

  • Emily Weiss

    Emily Weiss

    Founder & CEO,
    Glossier

  • Scott Belsky

    Scott Belsky

    Founder,
    Behance & 99u

  • Casey Neistat

    Casey Neistat

    Filmmaker

  • Julie Zhuo

    Julie Zhuo

    VP Product Design,
    Facebook

  • Jason Fried

    Jason Fried

    Co-founder,
    Basecamp

  • Gary Vaynerchuk

    Gary Vaynerchuk

    Founder,
    Vaynermedia

  • Tim Ferris

    Tim Ferris

    Best-selling Author

  • Gillian Tans

    Gillian Tans

    CEO,
    Booking

  • Cal Henderson

    Cal Henderson

    Co-founder & CTO,
    Slack

  • Cassie Kozyrkov

    Cassie Kozyrkov

    Chief Decision Scientist,
    Google

  • Danielle Wood

    Danielle Wood

    Director Space Enabled,
    MIT Media Lab

  • Anjali Sud

    Anjali Sud

    CEO,
    Vimeo

  • Alexis Ohanian

    Alexis Ohanian

    Co-founder,
    Initialized Capital & Reddit

  • Jason Silva

    Jason Silva

    Futurist & filmmaker

  • Kevin Kelly

    Kevin Kelly

    Co-founder,
    WIRED

  • Ron Faris

    Ron Faris

    GM, S23NYC Digital Studio,
    Nike

  • Ray Chan

    Ray Chan

    CEO,
    9GAG

  • Rich Pierson

    Rich Pierson

    Co-founder & CEO,
    Headspace

Gary Vaynerchuk

Founder, Vaynermedia
Gary Vaynerchuk

An incredible lineup of speakers, and the set up and production of the conference was absolutely mind-blowing. I even paused mid-talk to applaud them because this event was off the charts.

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