CUBE TECH FAIR

Targeted matchmaking between startups and corporates: rewriting the formula behind innovation.
Together, we can forge the future of industry 4.0

15th – 16th May, Berlin

Arena Berlin, Germany

UNDER PATRONAGE

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Your Journey, CUBED

Demonstration over pitches – let your tech do the talking. Startups will demo and interact with a delegation of engaged corporates and investors as well as build momentum and hype at an invitation-only press roundtable with our network of media contacts. Want one of our coveted startup slots?

2018 SPEAKERS

David C. Woessner

Local Motors, Inc
GM

David currently serves as the General Manager of Local Motors in National Harbor, MD. After finalizing the launch of an award-winning facility in 2016, where the world’s first self-driving, cognitive, low speed, electric shuttle, Olli, was debuted, he is now responsible for operations of the sales and demonstration facility in National Harbor, MD. His primary focus is working with local stakeholders and partners to demonstrate, pilot, and sell self-driving Ollis in the Washington, DC region and beyond. He also leads External Affairs in order to appropriately influence public policy of self-driving vehicles.

David earned his MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology while serving multiple terms on the National Society of Black Engineers’ National Board of Directors. He received his BA in Physics and German from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana where he recently completed his 3-year term on the Board of the National Association of Wabash Men.

David enjoys playing soccer and basketball while also coaching youth sports, he fully embraces his German & Moroccan culture and the live, work and play model that National Harbor, MD and Detroit have to offer.

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.

Fabian Gompf

Parity Technologies
Product manager

Fabian is a product- and project manager at Parity Technologies. In his role he also oversees the partnerships of the company. Parity is an infrastructure-focussed blockchain company, that builds decentralised platforms and applications. Parity’s work combines cutting-edge cryptography, cellular systems, peer-to-peer technology and decentralised consensus architectures. Through his work, Fabian is substantially involved in blockchain initiatives of leading organizations in industries such as Energy, Mobility, Pharma and Finance – as well as the Polkadot project.

Before joining Parity, Fabian was part of the early days of Electromobility in Germany through his work with StreetScooter GmbH (acquired by Deutsche Post DHL Group) and Porsche AG. He studied electrical engineering and business administration at RWTH Aachen University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.

Jane Kinney

Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Director

Jane Kinney’s main focus for CSF include Regulatory Reform, Export Control, Standards, Spaceports, the Suborbital Research Applications Group, and the Research & Education Affiliates Program.

She has previously worked as a Flight Controller in Mission Control for the International Space Station Program at NASA Johnson Space Center.

Previously, she worked as a Systems Engineer for Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation. During her time at BATC she worked on a range of programs including Kepler, the Ozone Mapping Profiler Suite (OMPS), and the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS).

Kinney received a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue where her technical focuses were Propulsion and Dynamics & Controls.

Dean Johnson

Brandwidth
Head of Innovation

As an accomplished design leader, writer, presenter, BBC tech pundit and Head of Innovation at Brandwidth, Dean Johnson is shaping the connected future for Film, TV, Automotive, Publishing, Music, Education and Leisure sectors with the emphasis on user experience and engagement. Dean is a Fellow and former VP of the Chartered Society of Designers and a Mentor for the British Fashion Council and Startup Sesame.

Continuing to push boundaries in design and technology, in April 2017 Dean spent 48 hours in virtual reality with Sarah Jones of Coventry University, tackling 30 different immersive experiences including go-karting, a wing walk and receiving a real-world tattoo – all whilst in VR! Dean is a top VR, IoT, CES, Industry 4.0 and Automotive Design Influencer and writes for numerous publications, his own blog ( www.activrightbrain.com ) and is the author of international #1 interactive iBook ‘Digital Publishing: The Next Steps’ Recent conference appearances have included: CapitalFest, UX-DAY, Pirate Summit, DigitalK, BDL Accelerate, IAB MIXX, Develop:VR, FutureFest, IBC Rising Stars, Capitol Hill VR, AWE Santa Clara, FashTech Summit, Smart IoT London, TEDx Athens, The Wearable Technology Show, Silicon Beach, Bitspiration, Mobile Show Middle East, DBW New York, CONTEC Frankfurt and lecturing at the Strelka Institute Moscow.

Monty Munford

Forbes
Weekly tech columnist

Monty Munford is an ​emcee/panellist/moderator​/interviewer ​​​and speaker at events such as SXSW, ​BDL Accelerate, ​The Europas, Slush, STEP, Zest, Digital K, Startup Village, South Summit, Mobile Web Africa ​and others in cities such as London, San Francisco, ​Beirut, ​Helsinki, Moscow, Dubai, Lagos, Madrid, Sofia, Austin and Dublin.

He writes a weekly tech columnist for Forbes in New York and a monthly business/tech columnist in London for the BBC and writes regularly on technology for The Economist, MIT Tech Review, Wired UK, Newsweek, VentureBeat TechCrunch, Mashable​,​ Fast Company and many others​.​ He has a well-trafficked tech blog, Mob76 Outlook​, which has more than 110,000 unique visitors per month.

Ronald Souza

vm9
CEO

Ronald Souza has degree on International Business (Foreign Trade) and hold two post-graduation degrees in Business and Marketing Management and Petroleum and Gas Management. He has 17 years in management and 10 years in foreign trade experience.

Shane Curran

qCrypt
Founder

Shane Curran hails from Dublin, Ireland and is the founder of qCrypt, a cybersecurity technology developer building platforms to enable businesses to deploy their applications in a secure environment. He is currently in his final year of High School and was recently featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2018. qCrypt evolved from a research project that won him the 2017 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, a national science competition for students in Ireland. Founded in 1965, it is one of the longest-running science fairs in the world.

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