Speakers

    • Marcos Battisti, Managing Director for Intel Capital in Western Europe and Israel and a Vice President of Intel

      Marcos Battisti, Managing Director for Intel Capital in Western Europe and Israel and a Vice President of Intel 

      Marcos Battisti leads the investment activity of Intel Capital in Western Europe and Israel and is one of the members of Intel Capital’s investment committee Marcos joined Intel Capital in 1998 and is one of the founding members of the European team. Marcos has worked on a substantial number of transactions for Intel Capital over the past years, amongst which Azure Solutions (acquired by Subex), eTel (acquired by Telecom Austria), Imagination technologies (publicly listed in the LSE), Silicon Hive (acquired by Intel), IPTego (acquired by AcmePacket), Aldebaran Robotics (acquired by Softbank

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    • Professor Low Teck Seng Chief Executive Officer National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore

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      Professor Low Teck Seng Chief Executive Officer National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore 

      Prof Low Teck Seng has been actively involved in the research, technology and innovation landscape in Singapore for over 30 years. As the founding Executive Director of A*STAR’s Data Storage Institute, he has helped to spearhead world class R&D in data storage technologies. After leadership roles in the education sector as Dean of Engineering at the National University of Singapore and as the founding CEO of Republic Polytechnic, Prof Low joined A*STAR as the Deputy Managing Director (Research) in April 2009 to synergise the work of A*STAR’s Science and Engineering Research Council (SER

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    • Neelie Kroes, Special Envoy of StartupDelta

      Neelie Kroes

      Neelie Kroes, Special Envoy of StartupDelta 

      I was born 1941 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, where I attended school and helped to build my family's transport business. I studied economics at Erasmus University, before working there for six years as an Assistant Professor. My political career started on the Rotterdam Municipal Council, and in 1971 I was elected as a Member of the Dutch Parliament for the liberal VVD party. From 1982-1989 I served as Minister for Transport, Public Works and Telecommunication in the Netherlands. After my position as Minister I was appointed President of Nyenrode University from 1991-2000, and serve

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    • Ton Backx, Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology

      Ton Backx, Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology 

      Ton Backx has been Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology since 2006. Since 1990 he has been part-time professor at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Control Systems group. Ton was one of the founders and former CEO of Ipcos, a company specialized in the field of high performance model predictive control and process optimization. He previously had senior management positions within Setpoint and AspenTech. He also has worked as principal consultant for Hydrocarbon Processing Industries, Chemical Processing Industries and Glass Industrie

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