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

Aubrey de Grey

Sens Research Foundation
Chief Science Officer

Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist based in Mountain View, California, USA, and is the Chief Science Officer of SENS Research Foundation, a California-based 501(c)(3) biomedical research charity that performs and funds laboratory research dedicated to combating the aging process. He is also VP of New Technology Discovery at AgeX Therapeutics, a biotechnology startup developing new therapies in the field of biomedical gerontology.

In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief of Rejuvenation Research, the world’s highest-impact peer-reviewed journal focused on intervention in aging. He received his BA in computer science and Ph.D. in biology from the University of Cambridge. His research interests encompass the characterisation of all the types of self-inflicted cellular and molecular damage that constitute mammalian aging and the design of interventions to repair and/or obviate that damage.

Dr. de Grey is a Fellow of both the Gerontological Society of America and the American Aging Association, and sits on the editorial and scientific advisory boards of numerous journals and organisations. He is a highly sought-after speaker who gives 40-50 invited talks per year at scientific conferences, universities, companies in areas ranging from pharma to life insurance, and to the public.

Bina 48 and Bruce Duncan

Hanson Robotics Ltd.
Managing Director

Bruce Duncan, M.Ed.
Bruce Duncan, M.Ed., is Managing Director of the Terasem Movement Foundation Inc. and project leader for the LifeNaut Project (http://www.lifenaut.com), which is the brainchild of Dr. Martine Rothblatt, Inventor of SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Author, and Biotech CEO.

As the Principle Investigator of the LifeNaut Project Bruce Duncan is responsible for the ongoing development of Bina48, the worlds first advanced humanoid robot based on the “mindfile” information of a real person.

Bruce is also Managing Producer for Terasem Media and Films, which produced the independent science fiction feature film “2B: The Era of Flesh is Over (www.2Bmovie.com). He also curates the first cyber museum dedicated to addressing racism , bigotry and prejudice at the World Against Racism Museum, www.endracism.org.

As and Educator he has taught Conflict Resolution at the University of Vermont and worked as a Peace Facilitator with the Seeds of Peace International Peace Camp, New York/Casco Maine.

Bina48 (Android)
Bina48 is one of the worlds most advanced social robots commissioned by Dr. Martine Rothblatt and created by Hanson Robotics Inc. based on the information about a real person, Bina Aspen,co-founder of the Terasem Movement and the World Against Racism Museum. Using video interview transcripts, laser scanning life mask technology, face recognition, artificial intelligence and voice recognition technology, Bina48 was created to demonstrate the first step in the Terasem Hypothesis, which states “(1) a conscious analog of a person may be created by combining sufficiently detailed data about the person (a “mindfile”) using future consciousness software (“mindware”).

Bina48 is designed to be a social being that represents a mix of memories, values,beliefs from the original Bina along with new experiences gained through interaction with others. She has been featured in the New York Times Science Section, GQ Magazine, NPR and National Geographic Magazine since she “came to life” in 2010.

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.

Yariv Bash

Flytrex
CEO

Yariv Bash is the CEO of Flytrex, a drone technology company providing comprehensive, autonomous drone delivery systems that enable any business, from SMBs to e-commerce giants, to integrate instant, autonomous drone delivery into their offering. Flytrex is an end-to-end drone logistics service spearheading the drone revolution.

Prior to Flytrex, Yariv was the Founder and CEO of SpaceIL – the Israeli team at the Google Lunar X-Prize competition. SpaceIL’s mission: landing an unmanned spaceship on the moon, for a fraction of the traditional cost. Under Yariv’s management, the non-profit SpaceIL has raised more than $30 million.

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.

Galia Benartzi

Bancor
Co-Founder

Galia Benartzi is a serial technology entrepreneur from California and Israel, and a co-founder of the Bancor Protocol, a blockchain smart-contract standard for the creation of intrinsically tradable cryptographic tokens. She has a BA in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College and an MA in International Economics from SAIS Johns Hopkins.

In 2005, Galia co-founded Mytopia, the first social gaming company for smartphones (acquired by 888), and in 2010, Particle Code, a cross-platform development technology for mobile applications (acquired by Appcelerator).

In 2013, Galia moved from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv to support and invest in Israeli technology as a Venture Partner at Founders Fund, where she also launched numerous local currency pilots to model, build and test software for community marketplace networks. Galia is a founding member of Powder Mountain, permanent home of the Summit community in Eden, Utah, and creator of the Eden2Zion Reality trips by the Schusterman Foundation. She is passionate about decentralized technologies, women’s empowerment, consciousness, natural wellness and plants.

Fiona Nielsen

Repositive
CEO

Fiona Nielsen, founder and CEO Repositive, is a bioinformatician who previously worked in research and development (R&D) at Illumina, developing tools for interpretation of next-generation sequencing data and analysing cancer and FFPE samples, sequenced on the latest technology. It was in these roles that Fiona realised how difficult it is to find and access genomics data for research. In 2013, Fiona founded DNAdigest, a charity promoting best practices for efficient and ethical data sharing – aligning the interests of patients and researchers. Fiona was nominated for the 2013 WiSE award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for her work with DNAdigest.

Amos Meiri

Colu
Co-founder and CEO

Amos is the co-founder and CEO of Colu, a venture capital funded start-up that uses blockchain technology to help people reclaim economic power by creating local currencies and building local economies. With his background in the finance and FinTech industries, and having worked for the world’s leading social investment network, he channeled his passion for disruptive technologies into establishing the world’s first bitcoin 2.0 movement, ColoredCoins, in 2012. Amos is a pioneer and champion of the digital currency ecosystem, encouraging the adoption of open source code projects for everyone who wants to explore the possibilities of Blockchain technology.

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