Venue
Palace of Culture and Sports
Palace of Culture and Sports, бул. Княз Борис I 115, 9002 Varna Center, Varna, Bulgaria

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Event Date Fri Oct 19 BST - Sat Oct 20 BST (about 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Fri Oct 19 12:00am - Sat Oct 20 12:00am
Location Palace of Culture and Sports
бул. Княз Борис I 115, 9002 Varna Center, Varna, Bulgaria
Region EMEA
Details

Innowave Summit 2018 is the best high tech conference in Southeast Europe with a major accent on Digitalization of business and public sectors and focus on Innovations in Marketing, Sales, E-Commerce and all industries. The event will take place on 19-20 October and together with Innowave Pre Summit are one of the main events of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the digital domain, aiming at setting a trajectory of growth of Europe, empowered by the innovation through legislation and focus on the digital economy and society. The goal of the event is to encourage innovative and creative thinking and to create a favorable environment in which participants can exchange successful business models, experience and good practices. Innowave Summit 2018 is being held in partnership with Municipality Varna (One of the new 30 digital hubs in Europe) and with the support of the Ministry of Economy of Bulgaria, European Startup Network and Startup Europe (European Commission Initiative).

Speakers

2018 Speakers:

Mariya Gabriel
European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

MICHAEL LEANDER
Marketing Innovation Global speaker

Andrew Weld-Moore
Manager Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook

Fahim R. Kibria
CMO, Kotler Impact Inc. and Executive Director, World Marketing Summit Group

John Tschohl
Customer Service strategist and best-selling author

Dr. Wolfgang Mertz
CTO EMEA Unstructured Data Solutions,DELL

Dinis Guarda
CEO and Founder, Lifesdna, Serial entrepreneur and Fintech influencer

Nancy Nemes
Founder Ms. AI, former Sales & Marketing leader, Google and Microsoft.

Vasil S. Denchev
Chief Quantum Software Architect, Quantum AI Lab, Google [USA]

George Roter
Director, Open Innovation Programs at Mozilla

Paolo Ruggeri
CEO & Co-founder, Open Source Management

Cuneyt Erpolat
Country Manager, Alibaba.com Turkey

Stiliyan Zaporozhanov
Co-founder, Zapomedia

Ivan Portnih
Mayor of Varna

Ian Moyse
Industry Influencer & Sales Director, Natterbox

Evgency Angelov
Partner, PostScriptum Ventures & Chairman, BVCA

Isidro Laso
Head of Startup Europe - European Commission

Klaus Beetz
Vice President for External Cooperation, Siemens AG

Michael Roberts
Lead Solution Engineer, Salesforce

Pascal Condamine
Project Evangelist, Indiegogo

Jens Lapinski
CEO & Founder, Angel Invest Ventures

Marc Wesselink
Managing Director, Startupbootcamp

Robert Neivert
Venture Partner, 500 Startups

Marius Ghenea
Partner, 3TS Capital

Neil Thubron
Executive Mentor, Motivational Speaker

Bjorn Weigel
Business strategist and investor

Nuno Varandas
Co-Founder and BizDev Projects Expert, F6S

Monica Miteva
Marketing & Sales Director

Norman Winarsky
Co-founder and board member of Siri (Apple) Entrepreneurial Mentor & Technology Pioneer

Aygul Zagidullina
Google Developer Group & Women Techmakers London Lead

Gary W. Whitehill
Mentor at Startup Incubators & Accelerators, Global Board of Advisors: Dell Center for

Dirk Lubberrs
CEO, Tourism Group International

Oana Calugar
Principal consultant, Performance+

Aaron Hedges
API Product Manager, Vimeo

Denis Rothman
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Hristo Stoyanov
Regional MandateManager, European Investment Fund

Jamie Williams
NFL & Super Bowl Veteran, Holllywood Actor, Entrepreneur

Lloyd Waldo
Community Manager, StartupYard

Syd Lawrence
Co-founder, The Bot Platform

Helio Vogas
Leadership & Motivational Speaker

Mike Doherty
Founder, Doherty & Associates

Thomas Cochran
Former White House and State Department digital leader

Pavel Šafarik
ROI Hunter Product Leader

Larry Biehl
Founder, Interculture & founder, Bulgarian Entrepreneurship Center (BEC)

Thomas P. Offner
Senior Manager, PwC

Jacob Burestam
Co-founder & CTO, Just Arrived

Rumen Iliev
Partner, LAUNCHub Ventures

Milen Ivanov
Serial Entrepreneur, adviser and investor

Kaaan Mamikoglu
Mobile Software Engineer , MyDrive Solutions Limited

Desigan Chinniah
Director of Open Innovation & Emerging Technologies atMozilla

Yordan Zarev
Investment Manager

Boyan Benev
Digital and Social entrepreneur, CEO, SHYN

Nikola Stojanow
CBDO , Blockchain & CEO, Ventures

RADOMIR MILANOV
Managing Director, SAP Bulgaria

TEMELKO DECHEV
Prosperamo, CEO, ExpandX & Chairman, Pontera (East West Business Alliance)

Dr. Mel Gill
Legendary Psychotherapist and Counselor

Peter Iliev
CTO of Cloudcart

Andy Szekely
founder of Bootcamp University

Konstantinos Tovil
SVP, e-Commerce|TBI Bank

Prof. Anna Nedyalkova,D.SC.
President of Varna Free University (VFU) “Chernorizets Hrabar”

Boyan Moskov
CEO of digital agency Interactive Orb

Anelia Pergoot
CEO of LEM Bulgaria

Miroslav Bogdantsaliev
Co-founder of International Business Alliance Bulgaria

Irie Merltzer
Director, Business Development, Central and East Europe, OrCam Technologies

Raz Peleg
Sales manager, Mobileye

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors:
• BAPHA
• BULGARIAN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES PROMOTION AGENCY
• European commision

Golden Partners:
• BBF I ANGELS CLUB
• ORCAM
• NEW WAVE
• MOBILEYE

Silver Partners:
• iCard
• SAP
• scalefocus
• SUPERHOSTING.BG
• SUTHERLAND
• TBIBank
• ResearchMetrics
• TURKISH AIRLINES
• Happy
• FUND OF FUNS

Bronxe Partners:
• DHL
• VARNA FREEE UNIVERSITY
• mokeez
• Fraport
• Nemetscheck
• M Car Varna
• SOLVAY SODI
• NNB
• socialfreaks
• M Car Varna
• VIENNA BUSINESS AGENCY
• Fantastic Services

Media Partners:
• NET INFO
• Bloomberg TV Bulgaaria
• / dir.bg
• b RADIO
• NJOY
• Dnes.bg
• INVESTOR.BG
• b2b Media
• iNEWS
• ECON.bg
• mail bg
• Petel.bg
• MEDIA
• XCREANTE
• EVENTSMEDIA.BG
• MOHNTOP
• YEPHOMOPE
• MARKETKING.BG
• EUROPOST
• POWER FM
• YEPHO MOPE
• VIP

Associate Partners:
• BASSCOM
• ENDEAVOR
• BEC
• BBBA
• BULGARIAN VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION
• CEO CLUB
• puzl coworking
• LAUNCHUB
• BNI
• Software University
• ict cluster burgas
• CDIT
• IBA.BULGARIA
• ELYSIUM
• TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF VARNA
• TECHICAL UNIVERSITY SOFIA
• MOVE.BG
• CRYPTOVARNA
• brand
• GOLDEN TULIP
• INTERNATIONAL
• zapomedia
• iCTClustervarna
• INNOVATOR
• STARTUP FACTORY
• Hoe Dom1
• aitiss
• top prin1
• start it smart
• Neftelimov.com
• ExpandX
• Academy
• Voyage
• BULGARIAN ASSOCIATION OUTSOURCING
• SALES MACHINE
• Ardes.bgt