About this event
Event SpeakersBilal Farrukh
Bilal founded over 4 internet service startups, 0-100+ employees, $30M+ value creation, 2 exits. He joined 2 early stage startups leading to public listings, one global $10B IPO, LINE messenger’s dual listing in NYSE and Tokyo. He was in charge of Innovation & Growth for Line Plus Corporation, the makers of LINE messenger app. He was responsible for growing LINE into the world’s top portal, beyond a social platform, catering all content consumption needs and Fintech projects. He developed several internal ventures, expanding business into Europe, SEA, MENA region via partnerships and new business launches.
Further, he co-founded Pring, a mobile social network accessible over web and mobile. Growth hacked Pring to over 7 million users in 18 months. He has also co-founded Integry in 2017 as a platform to integrate different productivity apps and make the most out of them.
Shoba is a co-founder of Hardskills, a corporate learning platform focused on behavioral “human skills” workforce development at scale. A 3-time global entrepreneur, Shoba built disruptive businesses from concept to exit in multiple industries and geographies. She holds a strong track record in enterprise sales with Fortune 500 and building exceptional, long-term global client relationships. Moreover, she is a globetrotter and has lived & worked in 7 different countries.
Jag is one of Europe’s most active angel investors. He is currently a partner at AngelInvest. He previously built four companies from scratch, and his first two exits were in 2007 and 2009. His background spans the interconnected worlds of marketing and technology, underpinned by over a decade of experience at the highest levels of politics/strategy He has helped craft and execute political strategies and campaigns for some of the world’s most influential politicians, brands, and global causes.
Stefani has combined experience of working in big corporates and lean startups in China. She has contributed for 300% brand growth, also struggled to rescue a 40% declining brand and created key initiatives to turn-around a brand from 10 years’ declining.She has explored 51 countries across America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. She deeply understands the culture and differences while continuously advancing to bridge the gap between China and the rest of the world.
Pawas Gupta has 21 years of experience in the music industry across India and Germany. He is currently the head of Electronic music at Flux and A&R at Label Sound Of Berlin / Embassy One.