Even Westwang - Bengler
Even is a principal at Bengler, a company that invents unlikely and interesting uses for technology. In order to argue for the value of making public data available to the public he has self-initiated a series of experimental prototypes. These projects have been featured in Norwegian national media several times and in international publications such as The Guardian in the UK and Fast Company in the US. He teaches at the School of Design and Architecture (AHO) in Oslo – where he has insisted on doing a course called Internet Carpentry 101 on the material circumstances of the internet and how this informs how we may design for it.
Jay Cousins - Open Design City
Everything should be questioned, and since very little in the world makes sense, Jay adapts the world to meet his needs, and shows others how to do likewise. His experiments have led him to co-found a community space in Berlin (Open Design City), and coordinate numerous self organised events where everyone participates and share skills (MakerLabs). He is presently working in Egypt enabling Egyptians to experience collaboration, solving their own problems using their own resources with the icehubs project.
Priscilla Posada - How.do
Priscilla Posada is the Lead Community Developer at How.Do, a platform for capturing and sharing DIY skills. In this capacity, she is responsible for growing a community of makers and ensuring they have the right tools to easily share their processes. Previously, she worked in Google's global SMB business unit leveraging mobile trends into strategy for small businesses. Her interest in the intersection of mobile and community evolved from university research on emergent technology and its impact on civil society in Cuba.
Cecilie Vanem - Dipper
Cecilie has more than 20 years working experience from the IT Industry. She has worked in startups like Falcon Information Services, TeleComputing,SaveIT and now Dipper. Cecilie has been involved with all aspects of the IT industry except hardware, in various positions.
Kim Daniel Arthur - Playfish
Kim was a founding member and VP of Global Studios at Playfish as they grew to over 250 million users in their social games leading up to the $400million acquisition by Electronic Arts. Before Playfish he spent 6 years at Glu Mobile as Head of Studio Europe and CTO Asia Pacific as Glu Mobile listed on Nasdaq in 2007.
Torleif Ahlsand - Northzone
Torleif has a diverse business background and is acknowledged as one of the leading venture capitalists from the Nordic region. Torleif currently served as chairman of Soundrop, Energy Micro and X5 Music, and as board member of Funcom and VisualDNA.
Daniel is the CEO and co-founder of FundedByMe, Europe's fastest-growing crowd investment platform connecting investors and entrepreneurs. In 2012 they opened the platform for equity crowdfunding and has since not looked back. He is a passionate sailor, father, art curator and crowd investor.