First speakers ITEM 2018
Gigi Wang (USA)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Industry Fellow & Faculty, SCET
Board Member, Past Chair & President at VLAB
Managing Partner at MG-Team, LLC
Gigi Wang is an Industry Fellow & Faculty at UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship where she teaches a start-up boot-camp and executive innovation programs. She also runs a consulting firm, MG-Team, LLC, which delivers programs for entrepreneurship and innovation, and services for international business development. Read more
Sïmon Saneback (Sweden)
Co-founder Wellstreet и Chairman в Ecommerce Europe
Sïmon is an award-winning geek with substantial experience in the online industry in general and the e-commerce domain in particular.

He founded his first startup at 16 years of age and has since started over dozens of different companies. Since the late nineties, being in an entrepreneurial environment and developing successful businesses he has been two of his greatest passions. Read more
David Braun (Ukraine)
David is a well-known public activist and serial IT entrepreneur. In May 2002 together with his mates, he co-founded the TemplateMonster company.
The business is run by a 35 year old CEO – David Braun – who has built a team of 427 people, and through everybody's combined efforts reached $15M in revenue.

He is the happy father of 3 children, a drummer and passionate social activist in the development of the local small businesses. Read more
Kristina Pototska (Ukraine)
Growth Product Manager, RetargetApp
Kristina is a Product Manager at RetargetApp, Facebook Ad intelligence for Shopify. She is great when it comes to retargeting and remarketing tips.
During pasted 4 years, as a growth product manager she successfully launched more than 100 product features for eCommerce websites.

She's also the voice of RetargetApp.
Kristina performed as a speaker at 100+ events in USA,
Europe & Asia. Read more
Allan Grant (California)
Co-Founder of Hired and Talkable. Hacker/Entrepreneur
Allan Grant has been passionate about software development since writing his first game at age 7. Between ages 13 and 18, Allan earned his 10,000 hours coding online games (in C) with thousands of players.

In college, Allan founded a web development company, Webmasters International, and bootstrapped it to profitability with 50+ employees. Most recently, Allan co-founded Talkable, the leading social referral platform for ecommerce companies. Read more
Alexander Sambuk (New Jersey)
Global Operations Director / COO at Luxoft
Global Technology & Operations Executive experienced at leading global technology services, application development, and cybersecurity companies.

Proven Team Builder & Team Leader who is able to create transparency, foster buy-in, and effectively engage technicians and Board members in new business and technology initiatives. Read more
Solomon Amar (Israel)
Founder & CEO of AllStars-IT Group
Solomon has more than 19 Years of leadership experience in Software Product Development and Product Market Launch. For the last 13 years Leading and managing the International IT Services Group- "AllStars-IT" and its Ukrainian subsidiary.

AllStars IT Ukraine is a leading international IT offshore staffing services company Located in Kiev, providing services to HighTech, Banking and Telecom sectors mainly in the US, UK, Germany and Israel. Read more
Valery Krasovsky (Ukraine)
CEO/Co-Founder at Sigma Software
Being the co-founder of Sigma Software, Valery Krasovsky headed the company since its inception, first as a Chief Operating Office, and then as Chief Executive Officer. Under Valery`s leadership the company has grown from a small business with few clients in Europe to a premier software provider offering superior quality IT services for such companies like Volvo, AT&T, SAS, Fortum, Formpipe, Scania, and other world-known brands. Read more
Ivan Pashko (Ukraine)
Scrum Master / QA at Ciklum
Typical software engineer. Along the almost 10 years career in IT, was working as QA, support, security, automation, development engineer and team leader. Daily duties were to design strategies, develop automation processes, maintain gaps, work closely with the clients and cross-functional departments to succeed in product delivery. Speaker on various Ukrainian conferences. Read more