World Financial Symposiums (WFS) is an international organization dedicated to educating technology leaders on the current tech and financial landscape, helping them build strategies for growth and eventual exit.

WFS brings together tech CEOs, founders, investors, strategic & financial buyers, accounting experts, law firms, and M&A experts through digital media - webcasts, podcasts, videos - and live symposiums in tech cities around the world, facilitating idea sharing, global networking, and deal flow.

Founded by experts in management education in the software and IT industries, and supported by a top-tier faculty of presenters from around the globe, WFS has developed a true symposium, bringing tech and finance together.

About WFS

Sponsors

WFS Team

Editor

Nicholas Girard

Director of Media Production

Jacob Chung

International Director

Barbara Momboeuf

Contributors and Advisors

Daniel Rudich

Vice President

Corum Group

Viviane Radiuk

VC Investor

Invest Tech

Federico Diaz Ascuenaga

Head of M&A

KPMG

Juan Fernando Villena

General Manager

PagoEfectivo

Esteban Guarneros

M&A Manager

Prisma IC

Jorge A. Calles Estrada

CEO

Bridges Business Builder

Claudio Baumann

Managing Director

Akamai Technologies

Luis Enrique Lopez Zabala

General Manager

Efizity

Rodolfo Elias Dieck

Managing Director

Proeza Ventures

Gustavo Murillo

Partner

Zulu Ventures

Rielly Milne

Vice President, Marketing

Corum Group

Joel Cymberg

Vice President

Corum Group

Mike Donnell

Vice President

Corum Group

Scott Pickard

President & CEO

Business Infusions

Tara Akhavan, Ph.D

CEO

Faurecia IRYStec Inc

Mark Miller

CEO

Volaris Group

Joseph Khoubbieh

Partner

Valsoft Corporation

James Shen

Managing Partner

Pioneer Ventures Inc.

Tanya Boyko

Principal

ArcTern Ventures

Randy Breen

Vice President

Corum Group

Barbara Momboeuf

International Director

World Financial Symposiums

Peter Coffee

VP for Strategic Research

Salesforce

Petrus Pennanen

CEO & Founder

Leiki

Prathna Ramesh

Managing Director and CCO

Maple Leaf Angels

Rafael Silva

Former CEO

El Pescador

René Yang Stewart

Sr. Managing Dir & Co-Head

Endeavor Fund

Ricardo Granja Vázquez

Managing Partner

Alacrity Mexico

Richard Harris

Vice President

Corum Group

Richard Lin

Investor

AirTree

Rob Griggs

President

Corum Group

Rob MacNaughton

CEO

NurseGrid

Russell Samuels

Partner

WhiteCap Ventures

Ryan Sudeck

Director of New Ventures

Redfin

Sameer Kanwar

CEO

Basil Technology Partners

Scott Barrows

Former CEO/Founder

ZeroHero

Scott Bergen

Partner

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Scott Krivokopich

Investments

1982 Ventures

Scott Sidman

EVP Bus. & Corp Dev

Building Engines

Serge Jonnaert

Senior Vice President

Corum Group

Shaun Maine

President & CEO

Converge Technology Solutions

Shawn McMorran

Founding Partner

Navora Capital

Shezad Okhai

Vice President

Volaris

Sid K. Hasan

Founder

MeSpoke

Simer Mayo

CEO

Valor Global

Srini Vasan

CEO

eShipGlobal

Stacy Tatem

Accelerator Adviser

Women in Cloud

Stephanie Buckner

SVP Corp Dev

Altair

Stephen Baker

CEO and Board Member

Attivio

Steve Jones

Industry Advisor

Corum Group

Sue Abu-Hakima

VP, CEO

Genasys, Alstari

Suzanne Oakley

CFO

New England CFO Strategies

Tanya Marvin-Horowitz

Partner

Butterfly Ventures

Tao Bauer

Managing Director

Mailtastic

Teresa Chase

Former CEO

American HealthTech

Thomas Seddon

Principal, Origination

The Riverside Company

Timothy Goddard

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategies

Corum Group

Tim Moore

Director

Dorado Capital

Tim Porter

Managing Director

Madrona Venture Group

Todd Crick

Co-Founder & Partner

Astra Capital Management

Tomer Yosef-Or

Partner

Abry Partners

Utkarsh Bahadur

Global Head Go-To-Market Strat

SAP

Vani Rao

Managing Partner

EdgeVenture Group

Vik Sasi

Partner

Dreamers VC

Vinoth Jayakumar

Partner

Draper Esprit

Vladimir Besprozvany

Managing Director

Greater Sum Ventures

William Cordes

Founder & CEO

KPI Sense

William Hill

Senior Vice President

Corum Group

Xuchen Yao

CEO

KITT.AI

Yasmin Khodamoradi

Vice President, Valuation Services

Corum Group

Ziad Moukheiber

President and CEO

Boston Harbor Angels

Kahly Berg

CEO

Rational

Karl Redenbach

CEO & Founder

LiveTiles

Karl Schabas

Managing Director

Verstra Ventures

Karolyna Schenk

Head of M&A

TOTVS

Kerri McConnell

CEO

Datalight

Kevin Climans

Software Investor

Klass Capital

Kevin Tan

Co-Founder

CutQ

Kim Finger

Former CEO

CodeMetro

Kirsten Porter

Principal

Rubicon Technology Partners

Krista Young

Managing Dir & Corp Dev

Accenture

Kristin Fox

Founder

FoxInspires LLC

Kunju Mehta

Dir. Growth Str. & Exe.

Microsoft (Azure)

Kuo-Yi Lim

Managing Partner

Monk's Hill Ventures

Kurt Pilecki

Vice President

Bison

Kurt Wedgwood

Blockchain Lead

IBM

Laila Partridge

Managing Director

Techstars Accelerator

Larry Naughton

Member

Mintz

Lisa Israelovitch

Co-founder & CEO

Umapped

Luc Pettet

Founder

Telescope.co

Luiz C. Tangari Pereira

CEO and Co-founder

Strider Agriculture

Lyndsay Kerwin

Vice President

Silversmith Capital Partners

Manoj Vittal

VP Corporate Development

Fortinet

Marcelo Barcellos

Former CEO & Owner

ARCON Managed Security Service

Maria Grineva

CEO and Co-Founder

Orb Intelligence

Marina Barbir

Corp. M&A EMEA

Mark Gilbert

Director, Loan Origination

Espresso Capital

Mark White

Senior Vice President

Corum Group

Mark Willems

CEO

Martin Lowrie

Senior Vice President

Corum Group

Matt Picciano

Principal

Alpine Investors