Have a look at our first speakers of IdeaLab 2017:
Founder & CEO, Mesosphere
At Mesosphere, which is based in San Francisco, Florian develops the most advanced operating system for data centers and cloud computing working together with companies like Google and Amazon.com. Although founded only four years ago Mesosphere has grown to a multi-billion dollar company raising over 120M$ from investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Previous to founding his own startup Florian worked as a software engineer at Airbnb and Twitter and was substantially responsible for building the technical basis, which enabled the companies fast growth and scalability.
Head of Europe, AngelList
Phillipp is the head of AngelList Europe and an advisor for 500 Startups. He is an expert in venture capital and works with a wide network of business angels and investors. Phillipp helps startups raise money and thanks to his extensive network can connect them with the right people at the right time. Previously he worked at famous seed round fund Seedcamp London as principal where he was responsible for managing the network of investors and mentors. He was also an Investment Manager at DuMont Venture and co-founded the Pirate Summit, another top-class startup conference.
Thomas de Buhr
Managing Director Germany, Twitter
Thomas is the Managing Director of Twitter Germany and responsible for the expansion of the American short messaging service in the DACH region. Previous to working at Twitter Thomas spent several years at Google as Director Media Solutions and among other was responsible for promoting YouTube and Google’s own display network. Thomas is an expert in the field of media services and has gained previously significant experience by working in the TV market for ProSiebenSAT.1 Media and the RTL Group.
Co-Founder & CEO Savvy and Adviser Singularity University
Thomas is a renowned international product manager and Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Valley based startup Savvy - a platform where learners and teachers can connect for live, one on one video learning sessions. He also serves as Executive Product Adviser for the famous Singularity University, where he educates and inspires leaders on how to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of product management and has been working for the finest tech companies such as IBM, SAP, Google and Mozilla, before becoming the International Product Lead for Twitter and later Airbnb.
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