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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

Contributors and Advisors

CEO

Hiottu Oy

Satu Lapinlampi

Co-Founder, Global Head For Startups & Accelerator

Illumina

Amanda Cashin

Managing Director

Digital Africa Ventures

Thandeka Xaba

Sr M&A Manager

SITA

Laetitia Pariente

Founder & Managing Partner

Sandpiper

Sarah Young

VP Corporate Development

Paycor

Jyothsna Tremblay

Group Leader

Volaris

Cristina Wheless

Investment Director

IBB Ventures

Ute Mercker

VP Corporate Development

Rockwell Automation

Sharon Van Zeeland

Principal – Origination

The Riverside Company

Cheryl Strom

Founder and Managing Partner

FusionFund

Lu Zhang

Partner, Head of Investor Relations

AnaCap

Amber Hilkene

Co-Founder, General Partner

2am VC

Brendan Rogers

Portfolio CIO & CFO

Volaris Group

Craig Finch

CEO

Dstny

Daan De Wever

EVP Corp Dev

Progress Software Corporation

Jeremy Segal

Co-Founder & Partner

Astra Capital Management

Matthew Murphy

Partner

CerraCap Ventures

Vikat Dat

Founder & Managing Partner

Rethink Impact

Jenny Abramson

CEO

MotivBase

Ujwal Arkalgud

General Partner & COO

Edison Partners

Kelly Ford Buckley

Managing Partner

Pioneer Ventures

James Shen

Co-Founder, President & COO

Metro Data Center

Rob Kopp

CEO

VelociData

Barry Rudolph

CEO

Health eFilings

Robert Hopton

Head of Acquisitions and Integration

WiseTech Global

Mark Hall

Strategy advisor - Co-CEO QR Retail Automation

Silverlake Axis

Karl Goderris

Portfolio Manager

Volaris Group

Nathan Godfrey

Senior Director

LeaseEagle (MRI Software)

Lee Trevena

Chief Executive Officer

CPR Vision

Cameron Richards

Managing Director

Krungsri Finnovate

Sam Tanskul

CEO

Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP)

Shahril Anas

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

1982 Ventures

Herston Powers

Vice President

Reefknot Investments

Ervin Lim

Founder & CEO

Lensbridge Capital

Lachmi-Niwas Sadani

Marketing Coordinator

WFS

Ana Victoria Conejo

CEO

Solvemate GmbH

Erik Pfannmöller

Head of Corp Dev

Synamedia

François Rabaey

Sen. Director, Corp Dev/M&A

SAP

Karl Michael Popp

Investment Director

Irdi Soridec Gestion

Etienne Robequain

Executive Director

Volaris Group

Jesper Ulsted

CEO

Everfield Software

Scott Saklad

Co-founder & CEO

ContentArmor

Alain Durand

Co-Founder and CEO

givve

Patrick Löffler

CEO

Azpiral

Richard Gubbins

Managing Partner

gorillacapital

Risto Rautakorpi

Partner

Verdane

Staffan Morndal

CEO & Founder

Gellify

Fabio Nalucci

Partner

Mainsail Partners

Jason Frankel

VP Corporate Development

Sony Corporation of America

Andy Tseng

Co-Founder & Managing Director

M33 Growth

Mike Anello

Group President, Healthcare

Harris Computer

Jerry Canada

Vice President

Alpine Investors

Patrick Eble

CEO

Infinity

Ryen Leyva

CEO

UNICO Solution

Vikas Punna

President/ CEO

BioSero

Tom Gilman

Vice President, Head of Corporate Development

Infostretch

Rishabh Mishra

Managing Director

Voyager Capital

Bill McAleer

Managing Partner

Presidio Investors

Chris Puscasiu

Vice President

Corum Group

Daniel Rudich

VC Investor

Invest Tech

Viviane Radiuk

Head of M&A

KPMG

Federico Diaz Ascuenaga

General Manager

PagoEfectivo

Juan Fernando Villena

M&A Manager

Prisma IC

Esteban Guarneros

CEO

Bridges Business Builder

Jorge A. Calles Estrada

Managing Director

Akamai Technologies

Claudio Baumann

General Manager

Efizity

Luis Enrique Lopez Zabala

Managing Director

Proeza Ventures

Rodolfo Elias Dieck

Partner

Zulu Ventures

Gustavo Murillo

Vice President, Marketing

Corum Group

Rielly Milne

Vice President

Corum Group

Joel Cymberg

Senior Vice President

Corum Group

Mike Donnell

President & CEO

Business Infusions

Scott Pickard

CEO

Faurecia IRYStec Inc

Tara Akhavan, Ph.D

CEO

Volaris Group

Mark Miller

Partner

Valsoft Corporation

Joseph Khoubbieh

Managing Partner

Pioneer Ventures Inc.

James Shen

Principal

ArcTern Ventures

Tanya Boyko

Vice President

Corum Group

Randy Breen

International Director

World Financial Symposiums

Barbara Momboeuf

VP for Strategic Research

Salesforce

Peter Coffee

CEO & Founder

Leiki

Petrus Pennanen

Managing Director and CCO

Maple Leaf Angels

Prathna Ramesh

Former CEO

El Pescador

Rafael Silva

Sr. Managing Dir & Co-Head

Endeavor Fund

René Yang Stewart

Managing Partner

Alacrity Mexico

Ricardo Granja Vázquez

Vice President

Corum Group

Richard Harris

Investor

AirTree

Richard Lin

President

Corum Group

Rob Griggs

CEO

NurseGrid

Rob MacNaughton

Partner

WhiteCap Ventures

Russell Samuels

Director of New Ventures

Redfin

Ryan Sudeck

CEO

Basil Technology Partners

Sameer Kanwar

Former CEO/Founder

ZeroHero

Scott Barrows

Partner

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Scott Bergen

Investments

1982 Ventures

Scott Krivokopich

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