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Forget what you know about speeches: the WSA Speakers network offers a fine selection of thought leaders that will rock the audience's way of thinking entrepreneurship. By breaking the mainstream way of thinking, they inspire innovation and prepare the audience to develop new routes of finding solutions. WSA office is happy to form collaborations to introduce our thought leaders to partner events. Get in touch!

 

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

Niki Ernst

Co-Founder

Silicon Valley Inspiration Tours

Austria

Mathias Haas

Founder and CEO

SuperSocial

Austria

H. E. Ali Mammad oglu Abbasov

Minister of Communication and Information Technologies

Azerbaijan

Prof. Muhammadou M.O.Kah

Vice Rector For Technology and Innovation & Founding Dean, School of IT & Engineering, ADA University, Baku, Azerbaija

ADA University

Azerbaijan

Rodrigo Assumpção

President

Dataprev

Brazil

Jennifer Corriero

Co-founder and Executive Director

TakingITGlobal

Canada

Eileen Knowles

Sustainability Consultant

Columbia University in the City of New York

Canada

Gary Schwartz

Global Director

Location Based Marketing Association

Canada

Catherine Warren

President

FanTrust Entertainment Strategies

Canada

Witman Hung

Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong

Shenzhen Qianhai Authority

China

Elizabeth Quat

Legislative Council Member | Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Founder | Internet Professional Association (iProA)

Legislative Council Member SAR Hong Kong

China

Sebastián Bustamante

co-Founder Verdéate.com / Entrepreneurship Consultant

Empréndelo

Colombia

Sergio Llano

Professor

Universidad del Norte

Colombia

Adam Montandon

Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Factory of Imagination

Denmark

Dana Al Salem

Founder & CEO

FanFactory Ltd

France

Jean-Luc Scherer

Founder and CEO

Innoopolis

France

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development Consultant

Ghana

Karla Ruiz Cofino

Co-Founder

MilknCookies

Guatemala

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Shinta Dhanuwardoyo

CEO

Bubu.com

Indonesia

Sanny Gaddafi

CEO

8villages

Indonesia

Ahmad Alhendawi

Former United Nations Secretary-General''s Envoy on Youth

United Nations

Jordan

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist ; Board of Directors, World Summit Award (WSA)

DotDesign

Kuwait

Bistra Kumbaroska

Scaling and Partnership Manager

Social Impact Award gGmbH

Macedonia

Marta A. Tomovska

Former Minister of Information Society and Administration

Digital Transformation Strategist / Business Development Consultant

Macedonia

Zikry Kholil

Chief Inciter

The Incitement

Malaysia

H.E. Adama Samassekou

President of the African Academy of Languages President of WSIS Preparatory Committee for Geneva Phase Former Minister of Education of Mali (1993-2000)

African Academy of Languages President

Mali

Rudy Laddaga

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Paul Hughes

Director

Ten Meters of Thinking

Netherlands

Nkemdilim Begho

Managing Director / CEO

Future Software Resources Nigeria Ltd

Nigeria

Harry Tomi Davies (TD)

President

The African Business Angel Network (ABAN)

Nigeria

Zawan Al-Sabti

Projects Specialist

Information Technology Authority (ITA)

Oman

Momal Mushtaq

Digital Project Manager

Patteri Entrepreneurship Society

Pakistan

Paulo Andrez

Angel Investor

Green Swan Group

Portugal

Delfina Coelho

Managing Partner

Innovsky

Portugal

Mario Franco

Founder

Millennium@EDU

Portugal

João Machado

Social Innovation Fund program manager

Portugal Inovação Social

Portugal

Paulo Malta

Managing Partner

Innovsky

Portugal

Salvador Mendes De Almeida

Founder and President

Associação Salvador

Portugal

Ricardo Zozimo

Assistant Professor of Management

NOVASBE

Portugal

Sofia Couta da Rocha

Founder

SkinSoul

Portugal

Badr Ward

CEO

LAMSA

Saudi Arabia

Razz Salem

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR SINGAPORE | Social Impact Investor

EP-SI

Singapore

Maja Makanjee

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR TELCO RELATIONS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES/AFRICA | Chief Officer Corporate Affairs |

Vodacom Group Unlimited

South Africa

Jason Muloongo

Co-Founder

TelliGram

South Africa

Nadav Ossendryver

CEO

Latest Sightings Pty Ltd

South Africa

Rapelang Rabana

Founder & CEO

Rekindle Learning

South Africa

Jordi Pons

Founder of UniversalDoctor

UniversalDoctor

Spain

Chitranganie Mubarak

Digital Society Development Consultant

Sri Lanka

David Shelters

Co-Founder & CFO

Ovalz

Thailand

Sallyann Della Casa

Growing Leaders Foundation (GLF)

Trinidad and Tobago

Irene Kaggwa-Sewankambo

Head, Research & Coordinator, Office of the Executive Director

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Uganda

Ralph Simon

Chief Executive & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Marcus Delano East

CTO

National Geographic

United States of America

Jon Mark Walls

Consultant, Technology Innovation and Logistics

UNCTAD

United States of America

Janine Warner

Co-founder and executive director

SembraMedia

United States of America