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
Melissa Sassi
Global Head, IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator
Kinga Stanislawska
Managing Partner & Co-founder, Experior VC
Adam Fisher
Author
Johann Urb
Coach, Be Supergood
Jamshid Alamuti
Co-founder & CEO, Neural Jam Initiator
Taavi Rõivas
Chairman, AuVe Tech
Mari Joller
Founder & CEO, Snackable
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
Katrin Fjodorova
Customer Experience Manager, Lindström
Peter Paxx
Award-Winning Magician and Entrepreneur
Age Petter
CEO, Swedbank Investment Funds
Janer Gorohhov
Co-Founder & CPO, Veriff
Robert Kitt
CEO, Utilitas Tallinn & Estonia
Kaisa Lipponen
Senior Vice President, Sustainability & Communications, Paulig
Mait Ojamaa
Head of Sales, Ex-Scoro
Kaidi Ruusalepp
Founder & CEO, Funderbeam
Ilona Baumane-Vitolina
External Consultant, Amrop
Ragmar Saksing
Greentech Sector Manager, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol
Chris Turner
Freestyle Rapper & Stand-Up Comedian
Andre Krull
Managing Director, Nortal
Meelis Kadaja
Chief Business Development Officer, Icosagen
Maud Moullec
Business Incubation Engineer, European Space Agency (ESA)
Margus Uudam
Founder & Partner, Karma Ventures
Dr. Stefan Gustafsson
Business Incubation Officer, European Space Agency
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
Urmas Klaas
Mayor of Tartu
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
Priit Salumaa
CEO & Founder, Better Medicine
Ash Ravikumar
Entrepreneurship Development Officer, CERN
Aleksander Tõnnisson
Founding Partner, .Cocoon Ventures
Kristi Saare
Investor
Triin Kask
Board Member, Estonian Founders Society
Ivar Kruusenberg
CEO & Co-founder, PowerUp Energy Technologies
Anton Albiin
Project Manager, Association of Swedish Game Developers
Sille Pettai
Manager & Board Member, SmartCap
Andrus Tasa
Head of Supervisory Board, Competence Centre on Health Technologies
Ansis Farhad Lipenitis
CEO, .Cocoon
Kristjan Tamla
Head of Retail Business, EfTEN Capital AS
Kaari Kink
Venture Development Associate, Superangel
Ants Vill*
Chief Operating Officer, Skeleton Technologies
Siim Sikkut
Government CIO, Estonia
Amy Guttman
Journalist, Forbes
Leonoore Riitsalu
Researcher of Behavioural Policy, University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
Priit Vaikmaa
CEO, TextMagic
Toomas Prangli
Partner, Sorainen
Indrek Neivelt
CEO, Respiray
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
Annika Järs
Startup Visa & Foreign Relations Project Lead, Startup Estonia
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
Aigi Young
Project Manager, KYLAS
Natalia Storozhuk
Business Development Manager, PRNews.io
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
Merle Liisu Lindma
HR Business Partner, Microsoft
Erko Risthein
CTO, Producement
Martin Goroško
Head of Business Development, Tehnopol
Kärt Raud
Associate, TGS Baltics
Mihkel Kanarik
Fraud R&D Manager, Microsoft
Paul Künnap
Partner, Sorainen
Olivia Kranich
Senior Associate, Sorainen
Eero Loonurm
Head of Study in Estonia
Kadri Moppel
Project Manager, KYLAS
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
Maria Laanelepp
Project Manager, University of Tartu Sandbox
Hanna Ental
Creative Designer, Hanna Ental Studio
Andres Kostiv
Google Design Sprints Facilitator & UX Designer, Futurist Estonia
Mikk Peetrimägi
FraudOps Manager, Microsoft
Oliver Kuusk
Associate, Sorainen
Tanel Kärp
Head of Interaction Design Curricula, Estonian Academy of Arts
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
Olga Vovk
Co-founder & COO, CyberWiseSpace
Epp Kaasik
Senior SEO Specialist, Convertal
Helena Jugapuu
HR Specialist, Swedbank