Krystian Kolondra, Opera Software’s Senior Vice President of Products, is responsible for Opera’s entire consumer products division. In 2006, he created Opera’s dynamically growing R&D center in Poland, where he holds the position of Country Manager. As the SVP for Desktop, he led the team that developed the completely new Opera for Windows and Mac in 2013. Prior to that, he served as SVP for TV Product Development in 2011 and 2012, managing the development of the Opera TV Store and other Opera TV products.
Prior joining Opera, Krystian worked in various managerial positions for Siemens and BenQ. He holds a Master‘s degree in Computer Science from the University of Wroclaw and has received a post-graduate diploma from the Higher School of Banking in Wroclaw.
Ivan Kozlov began his career in Aviasales.ru (Russia's #1 flights meta-search engine, known in Europe and the USA as JetRadar) in 2012. In the role as Product Manager, Ivan coordinate all mobile products for Aviasales.
Since his arrival, the total number for mobiles search has shown double figure growth and is now used by 600 000 users in Russia. In 2010 , Ivan Kozlov graduated from the Economics Faculty at St Pete State University.
Before Opera Mediaworks Elena used to work as New Business&New Media Director in Resolutions agency (part of OMD OM Group). In 2010-2012 Elena was responsible for mobile solutions in SUP Media. From 2007 till 2010 she was the Head of Mobile Ad in international agency Ad Watch (linked by Isobar). Besides that, in 2000-2007 Elena was the Head of Internet marketing and mobile content in «Central Partnership».
Has Ph.D. in Philosophy, docent of HSE. Teaches her author course «Interactive Marketing and Advertising» for Department of Company Marketing, Faculty of Management of HSE.
Combining work experience in big telco companies and start-ups, Olga is a mobile enthusiast and an accomplished social communicator, Olga hugely contributes to building the Telco community and connecting its layers: from application developers and startups to device manufactures and platform owners.
Olga is keeping herself busy between being Growth and Marketing Exec at Linko, Inc., Partner at dots'n'spaces and mentor at Techstars and StartupBootCamp. She is passionate about start-ups, business strategy and business mentorship.
Joined Lamoda in 2011 year and passed with company from startup phase to one of the biggest e-commerce project in Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
Aleksey leads Lamoda's advertising channels and tech projects in marketing area. Marketing tech team is focused on automation of routine tasks and rising total productivity and efficiency. In 2013 Lamoda launched mobile apps and started campaings across different networks. Since start applications became an important part of marketing strategy, bringing new cliens and rising loyalty of audience.
Before joining Lamoda Aleksey worked in online advertising industry both on client and agency sides.
Anna-Maria Treneva joined Facebook in December 2013. Prior to Facebook she was Chief New Media Officer at CTC Media from July 2010. At CTC Media she has launched their digital business (including Videomore. Domashniy.ru and transmedia projects) dramatically increasing CTC Media digital revenues. Prior joining CTC Media she served as a CEO of Next Media Entertainment, company leading in cross media projects for Russian television. At Next Media Entertainment Anna-Maria successfully launched many cross media shows and interactive services in Russia and CIS, some in partnership with Endemol Russia.
In 2013 finishes Stanford Graduate School of Business. Alumni of European Executive Academy for entertainment industry - Entertainment Masterclass. Obtained an education in the United States as part of the Freedom Support Act —Future Leaders Exchange Program. Graduated from Moscow State Tech University named after Bauman with a degree in laser technology.
Harald is passionate about the Future of Mobile and its opportunities for society, brands and entrepreneurs.
He created the MLOVE ConFestival as an inspiring global event series that brings together thought leaders and startups in a interactive format. Harald is a Co-Founder of Smaato – a pioneering mobile advertising company headquartered in San Francisco where he was CMO for 7 years. Prior, he was leading award-winning digital agencies in Europe and the USA.
Harald is a frequent speaker on mobile innovation & mobile advertising and was named a “Top 50 CMO on Twitter” by Social Media Marketing Magazine, a “Marketing Maven” by NBC and a “NEXT 100 Top Influencer of the Digital Industry” by German magazine Wirtschaftswoche.
He lives in Hamburg, loves photography & travel and visited Singularity University.
More than 7 years in Mobile and more 14 years in IT. Earlier, for over 5 years, Konstantin has devoted CAD/PLM solutions. Before association of companies Rambler, Afisha, Sup Konstantin used to work as Head of Mobile Development in Sup Media. Now as Deputy Lead of Mobile Development the at Rambler&Co.
Konstantin has extensive work experience in development and implementation of a mobile strategy, RND and solutions for Mobile. At Rambler&Co he is driving partnership with mobile vendors, international partners, operators and developers. Evangelist of mobile technology and digital media.
Based in London, Richard Pidgeon brings a history of knowledge and experience in the mobile marketing and developer sectors to his current role as VP Business Development EMEA at Distimo, a globally recognised leader in app store market data and analytics.
Prior to working at Distimo, Pidgeon spent over 15 years working in the mobile ecosystem gaining the majority of his experience at Vodafone and Nokia. His last endeavor was spent working with Nokia in partnering with Microsoft to evangelize the Windows Phone experience for brands and developers. He also led the business development team at Catchy Agency, the leading global developer marketing agency based in the UK. Richard is frequently seen speaking all over the globe at events such as G-Star, Pocket Gamer Connects, Winter Nights, and GMIC.
Web Evangelist at Opera Software, editor-in-chief of Web Standards project, author of Pepelsbey.net blog. Organizer of RIT and Web Standards Days conferences, speaker and active participant of many others. Author of Zen Coding project idea and Shower presentation engine. Previously worked for LiveJournal, Yandex and few other companies.
Kei is a Japanese American entrepreneur from New York. He has worked for Panasonic, Lucent Technologies, Cybird, all leading companies in their respective industries before establishing one of Japan's first mobile strategy firms, Infinita.
For over 10 years, Kei has devoted his time to helping Japanese companies with their mobile product and service strategies in expanding across borders and likewise guided International companies with their entry into Japan.
Since 2012, he is Director of Business Development at Dentsu's innovation section, the Future Communications Department, where he is going beyond the companies traditional advertising business to cultivate new global business opportunities in the digital arena.
Kei is also one of the most sought after speakers on the world's most advanced mobile market, Japan.
A career of 18 years in IT on different positions in Dell, Hp, Luxoft, Apple. Experience in software architecture, code development, team management, and delivering software solutions.
Alexey joined Alfa Bank as merchant acquiring manager in 2006.
Currently he is in charge of mobile commerce branch development & payment integration in mobile applications.
As a head of mComAlexey had introduced several payment projects for public transportation among them: Get Taxi, City Mobil, Wheely etc.
Before joining Comindware, Dmitry developed a number of mobile and web applications. Among other projects designed a mobile application based on machine learning that offered a plan for the users evening based on the analysis of their preferences. Developed a robotics system “The race of radio controlled cars” as a promo for the Red Bull Soapbox Race.
Dmitry graduated from the Higher School of Economics, with a major in Business Informatics.
Dmitriy Tarasov is a founder and product manager of Chaos Control – goal&task management app for entrepreneurs, startups and creatives. Working on mobile apps product development since 2007, Dmitriy is focused on B2C and B2B productivity apps and services.
Inna is a co-founder and CEO of Zenna Apps company, devoted to the marketing and promotion of mobile games and apps. Being previously engaged with internet marketing, Inna started working in mobile marketing since 2012. Zenna Apps provides a full-cycle solutions and has already more than 30 successful global projects by supporting and developing cutting edge marketing and promotion campaigns in Asia, South America, Western and Eastern Europe.
Oleg Artamonov is a product manager and technical expert in Samsung Electronics Mobile Division, with product range that includes smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs. With ten years of previous experience as tech journalist and deep knowledge of hardware and software fundamentals, he is responsible for external communications of Mobile business team — with strategic and retail partners, media, and end-customers, providing them with company’s vision for the present and the future, market analysis and consultations on Samsung’s mobile products.
Yakushev Semen — co-founder and R&D director of the first Russian mobile visual shopping solution Goodwin. Goodwin allows to buy goods in e-shops using own visual recognition technology to recognize images of goods in offline media (magazines, billboards etc.). Nowdays such company's like Rambler, Price.ru, Cosmopolitan and OZON became partners of Goodwin. Before starting Goodwin Semen during 7 years took place in much of mobile and other IT projects in roles from QA to Product director.
Joseph Noronha heads the Berlin office of Group Business Development & Venturing (GDV), the division of Deutsche Telekom Group responsible for strategic partnerships and is responsible for all partnering activities in Berlin, the Nordics and now, in Russia. He has managed several innovation and strategic consulting initiatives out of Silicon Valley, and led product launches in the Cloud, Media and M2M spaces in USA, Europe, Middle East and Africa. A firm believer in the mantra "winning through partnering" - a key strategic pillar at DTAG, he is actively engaged in scouting and engaging with new potential partners across the spectrum and is keen on what the Russian ecosystem has to offer.
Christoph Dressel — is a partner in a global innovation agency and incubation fund — Kwamecorp, best known for developing socially conscious innovation.
Christoph Dressel started his own web agency in the late 90’s and has been working with web and mobile ever since, usually consulting for large corporations all over the world. His work has been focused on operating systems for mobility and lately wearable technology.
Chris’s upcoming book — Digital Happiness, mixes yoga and wellbeing best practices with a structured vision for how technology should best enable our lives.
Chris’ work with Fairphone.com reveals a profound involvement in transparent and open supply chains as the necessary language for a sustainable future.
Andy Carvell is Growth Manager: Mobile at SoundCloud, the world’s leading audio platform that enables anyone, anywhere to create and share their originally created sounds across the web. In this capacity, Andy is responsible for growing the mobile user base through data-driven product marketing, bringing the SoundCloud app to millions of new users every week.
Prior to joining SoundCloud, Andy developed and published mobile games, including the original ‘Space Impact’ game, embedded on over 150 million handsets worldwide. Andy has over 13 years of mobile experience: developing mobile software, launching mobile services and delivering B2B mobile solutions.
Andy holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Leeds University and an MBA from Warwick Business School.
With degrees in Econometrics and Marketing, Samia Abara has many years’ experience guiding some of AT Internet’s largest accounts (Vente privée, Rue du commerce, Ryanair, Carrefour, etc.) in the collection and business application of web analytics data. She created AT Insight, the consulting branch of AT Internet, and oversaw this department for 3 years before taking on her current role of Product Evangelist.
Kohta Fujii is head of business development for the smartphone messenger app LINE in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. Launched from Japan in 2011, LINE has grown into a leading messenger app for smartphones with over 400 million registered users worldwide. Russia and the CIS region are a key market for LINE's global expansion, and Kohta is driving strategic partnerships and production of locally relevant content for the region.
Prior to joining LINE, Kohta was engaged in several different web media projects at livedoor. These projects included Japan's leading blogging platform and an online magazine subscription service. Kohta holds a Master's degree in Economics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.
Leonid manages business development and sales in Russia and CIS for App Annie. Leonid began his career working as an Investment Analyst for Regional Government (PPP), after which he joined a small interactive agency named Manufactura Soft where he set up Mobile Development Department and created a few amazing apps, one of which was mentioned as App of the Week and nominated for The Webby Awards. Following that, he served as Senior Project Manager in Undev, one of the top software development companies in Moscow. He also has a background in Banking, developing and maintaining accounts and new opportunities at Performance Lab. Leonid graduated with a MPA degree from Voronezh State University.
17 years experience in advertising. Being on both client and agency sides.
2000-2007 Used to work for Group M agencies (Maxux, MEC) as a nontv buying director. 2007-2013 As a commercial director SUP media and +SOL selling agency — one of leading selling agency on Russian market - was responsible for monetization 40+ internet sites in Russia. Now sales director in Avito.ru - number 3 classified in the world and number 1 classified in Russia.