CUBE TECH FAIR

WE BRING GLOBAL VISIBILITY TO THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INSPIRATIONAL INDUSTRIES IN STARTUP INNOVATION TO FORGE THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRY 4.0.

2nd edition: 15 – 16 May 2018

Arena Berlin, Germany

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2018 SPEAKERS

Kevin Eisenfrats

Contraline
CEO

Kevin Eisenfrats is an entrepreneur whose passion lies at the intersection of biomedical engineering and reproductive medicine. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Contraline, a medical device company based in Charlottesville, Virginia developing the first long lasting, non-hormonal, and reversible male contraceptive. The product, which has plans to hit the market in 2022, is comprised of a hydrogel that is implanted into the vas deferens via a quick, non-surgical procedure. The gel works by blocking sperm, and can be easily reversed when the patient desires their fertility be restored. Contraline has raised over $3 million to date from investors including Founders Fund, and has also participated in the Y Combinator Fellowship program.

Kevin graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Nanomedicine Engineering. Throughout his undergraduate career, he conducted research on immunotherapy and in vitro fertilization (IVF). Kevin continues to be actively involved in innovation and product development, being listed on 8 patents relating to novel medical devices, drug-delivery devices, and medical procedures. He has won multiple university and national competitions for the invention behind Contraline, and was recently recognized on the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Healthcare. Kevin and Contraline have been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, MIT Technology Review, TechCrunch, MedGadget, and AskMen.

Kay Wackwitz

Drone Industry Insights
CEO

Kay Wackwitz is CEO & Founder of the commercial drone market research firm „Drone Industry Insights“. He holds a degree in aeronautical engineering and has more than 19 year of experience in manned and unmanned aviation. He acquired a large network of professionals practical experience in projects around the globe. In the recently founded sister company „Drone Industry Consulting“ market know-how combined with consulting expertise creates the perfect base for those who want to adopt drone technology in their business today.

Christoph Jentzsch

Slock.it
Founder and CEO

Christoph’s background is in theoretical physics, where he developed optimized software solutions for high performance computing on specialized hardware. Christoph has been part of the Ethereum project since 2014 as Lead Tester, securing and shaping the core protocol while working on the backend of the C++ client. End of 2015 he co-founded Slock.it, working on the decentralized sharing economy through the connection of Blockchain and IoT.

Sabeen Ali

AngelHack
Founder & CEO

Sabeen Ali is Founder and CEO of AngelHack, female-owned and majority female-operated company that organizes hackathons and accelerates early-stage startups from around the world.

Prior to AngelHack, Sabeen founded and sold her own leadership training and organizational development company; Team Building ROI, which provided leadership and organizational development training to companies such as Google, IBM, Blackberry, NetApp, Cisco and others. She holds a M.S. in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco and is an expert in change management.

Sabeen also founded Code For A Cause, a nonprofit organization that aims to make technology and coding accessible for all, and to bring the tech community together to make the world a better place. Founded in 2013, CFAC has organized events and initiatives designed to connect developers, support women and girls, minorities, veterans and other disproportionately disadvantaged communities.

She speaks internationally to corporate, nonprofit and student audiences on rapid innovation, entrepreneurship, acceleration, women in tech initiatives, and more. Most recently, she spoke at 4YFN with Mobile World Congress, Money 20/20, Shoptalk, and delivered USF’s commencement speech in 2016. She has received numerous accolades for her work, most recently including the Harari Conscious Leadership and Social Innovation award. Her work with AngelHack and CFAC has been highlighted in Inc., Fast Company, Voice of America, and featured in the hit documentary: Seed.

Gisbert Rühl

Klöckner & CO
CEO

With a number of leadership positions in industry and consulting already under his belt, Gisbert Rühl joined the Klöckner & Co Management Board as CFO in 2005. He has served as Chairman of the Board since 2009. Gisbert is currently driving forward Klöckner & Co’s digital transformation and the development of an open industry platform in which the company plays a pioneering role within the steel industry.

Alicia Asin

Libelium
CEO & Co-Founder

Alicia Asín is CEO and co-founder of Libelium, the wireless sensor hardware provider, creator of Waspmote, a modular, open source sensor platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Alicia is a computer engineer focused on how IoT can change our world, starting with Smart Cities and smart agriculture. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences on issues related to Smart Cities, wireless sensor networks and IoT. After the Mobile World Congress 2016, The Financial Times talks about Libelium as one of the Spain’s baby unicorns referring to its revolutionary technological developments in the country.

Ton van’t Noordende

01 Ventures
CEO

Ton is CEO of 01Ventures – European early & growth stage deep tech VC. Next to that, I’m the Investor In Residence at StartupDelta working closely together with HRH Prince Constantijn of Oranje. Founded the E/D/T Global Foundation in 2017 to support the pioneers in emerging technologies that are fundamentally changing the way our world operates.

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