Speakers

We’re expecting more than 100 speakers at sTARTUp Day 2021. Check them out!


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PS! An asterisk (*) by the speaker's name indicates that their side event requires a separate ticket. 



Kersti Kaljulaid
President of the Unicorn Factory
Pekka Hyysalo
CEO, FightBack
Andrei Herasimchuk
Principal Product Designer, Booking.com
Antti Niittyviita
Testing Guru & CEO, Prove Expertise
Johann Urb
Coach, Be Supergood
Jamshid Alamuti
Co-founder & CEO, Neural Jam Initiator
Kinga Stanislawska
Managing Partner & Co-founder, Experior VC
Taavi Rõivas
Chairman, AuVe Tech
Mari Joller
Founder & CEO, Snackable
Melissa Sassi
Global Head, IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator
Eve Peeterson
Head of Startup Estonia
Wytze de Haan
Founder, The Hatchet & Formerly at TNW
Allan Eesmaa
Co-founder, Synctuition
Reshma Sohoni
Co-founder, Seedcamp
Olavi Lepp
CEO, Swedbank Estonia
Riho Terras
Chairman Of The Supervisory Board, Milrem Robotics
Ann Margit Sepp
CMO, Resolw & Ex-Googler
Mihkel Tammo*
Leader, Rohetiiger
Chris Hales
Media Artist
Artur Schaback
Co-founder & CPO, Paxful
Simona Andrijauskaitė
Co-founder & CBDO, Interactio
Karen K. Burns
CEO & Co-Founder, Fyma
Peter Paxx
Award-Winning Magician and Entrepreneur
Robert Kitt
CEO, Utilitas
Mait Ojamaa
Head of Sales, Ex-Scoro
Kaidi Ruusalepp
Founder & CEO, Funderbeam
Ilona Baumane-Vitolina
External Consultant, Amrop
Chris Turner
Freestyle Rapper & Stand-Up Comedian
Andre Krull
Managing Director, Nortal
Margus Uudam
Founder & Partner, Karma Ventures
Anna Albert
Product Manager, Fortumo
Anna-Greta Tsahkna
CEO, Timbeter
Nin Castle
Co-founder, Reverse Resources
Jordan Valdma
CEO, Producement
Taavi Kotka
Head of Jio Research Center in Estonia, Jio
Andrew Lee Miller
Early-Stage Startup Marketing Advisor
Evelyn Mora
Founder, Digital Village
Evelin Uibokand
Crisis Management, Tartu City Government
Sten Tamkivi
Partner, Taavet+Sten
Jaan Praks
Assistant Professor, Aalto University
Antti Perli
Counsel, Ellex
Ann Runnel
Co-founder and CEO, Reverse Resources
Jaan Hendrik Murumets
Founder & CEO, Krakul
Kaarel Holm
Co-founder & CEO, MeetFrank
Aleksander Tõnnisson
Founding Partner, .Cocoon Ventures
Triin Kask
Board Member, Estonian Founders Society
Ivar Kruusenberg
CEO & Co-founder, PowerUp Energy Technologies
Anton Albiin
Project Manager, Association of Swedish Game Developers
Mari Vavulski
Board Member, SmartCap
Andrus Tasa
Head of Supervisory Board, Competence Centre on Health Technologies
Ansis Farhad Lipenitis
CEO, .Cocoon
Ants Vill*
Chief Operating Officer, Skeleton Technologies
Amy Guttman
Journalist, Forbes
Priit Vaikmaa
CEO, TextMagic
Toomas Prangli
Partner, Sorainen
Tõnis Arjus
Leading City Architect, Tartu
Killu Tõugu-Sanborn
Managing Director, Oxford Finance
Martine Päi
UX/UI Designer, Singleton
Jacob Johnson
Founder, innovosource
Carlos Paniagua
CTO & Co-Founder, Glia
Vytenis Buzas
CEO and co-founder, NanoAvionics
Katrina Laks
Co-founder & CEO, Migrevention
Raul Källo
Founder, Viveo Health
Jüri Kaljundi
Co-founder, Weekdone, Koosloodus & Garage48
Veeli Oeselg
Partner, CIVITTA
Jurgen Herzmann
Co-founder & COO, Singleton
Jari Strandman
CEO, Helsinki Innovation Services
Emil Syundyukov
Tehnical and Medical Product Lead, Longenesis
Sander Kärson
Partner, Co-Head of M&A Practice Group and VC Industry Group, TGS Baltics
Alari Aho
Founder, Toggl
Andrus Oks
Founding Partner, Tera Ventures
Emily Wai Sum Elenurm
Team Manager, Swedbank
Sandra Saarniit
Design Sprint Facilitator & Trainer, Studio Leek
Kalev Koppel
CEO, STACC
Tero Vauraste
Regional Director Europe, ICEYE
Waqar Ahmed
Software Engineer, Swedbank
Tähe-Kai Tillo
Co-founder & Design Sprint Facilitator, Studio Leek
Valdur Rosenvald
Co-founder & CEO, Produktiivsusklubi
Arno Lehtsaar
Co-founder & CMO, Produktiivsusklubi
Erko Risthein
CTO, Producement
Martin Goroško
Head of Business Development, Tehnopol
Kärt Raud
Associate, TGS Baltics
Paul Künnap
Partner, Sorainen
Olivia Kranich
Senior Associate, Sorainen
Mindaugas Civilka
Partner and Head of Technology Industry Group, TGS Baltics
Kadri Tammai
Head of Tehnopol Startup Incubator, Tehnopol
Urmas Simson
Credit Portfolio Manager, Swedbank
Kaie Hansson
Chief Innovation Officer, Eurora
Maret Ahonen
sTARTUp Lab Manager, University of Tartu
Aksel Joonas Reedi
CFO, Münt
Marilin Berg
CEO, Münt
Kene Vernik
Sleep Technologist & Therapist, Nordic Sleep Centre
Merike Liiva
UX/UI Designer
Enrique Sarap
Associate, Tera Ventures
Hanna Ental
Creative Designer, Hanna Ental Studio
Andres Kostiv
Google Design Sprints Facilitator & UX Designer, Futurist Estonia
Oliver Kuusk
Associate, Sorainen
Margus Holland
Head of Digital Banking, LHV
Jakob Rosin
Chairman of Board, Estonian Blind Union
Viktor Muuli
Manager of Smart Specialisation, Estonian Research Council
Relika Alliksaar Williams
Development Cooperation Expert, EAS
Lauri Liivat
Counsel, Sorainen
Age Rosenberg
Founder & Coach, Headflow
Age Laine
Partner, CIVITTA
Johanna Elisabeth Taalmann
IT-Recruiter, Swedbank
Karl-Oskar Masing
Data Scientist, STACC
Annika Oper
Digital Advertising Team Leader, Convertal
Joanna Kurvits
Former CEO, Student Foundation
Anneli Saaroja
Project Manager, Adapter
Epp Kaasik
Senior SEO Specialist, Convertal
Helena Jugapuu
HR Specialist, Swedbank