speakers

EmTech Europe

EmTech Europe 2021 is bringing the best in the global tech world together. Our speakers are trailblazers within the tech industry, spearheading developers and innovation in their chosen field. Over the 2 day event, you can attend a series of insightful and empowering talks with our speakers that will empower high level decision makers with ideas, inspiration, and will allow you to reimagine a world where tech transforms lives positively and serves the common good.

2021 Speakers

Adrian Bührer

Managing Partner of Übermorgen Ventures

Amanda Ferguson

Freelance Journalist with Sky, Reuters, The Washington Post, BBC, RTÉ

Anders Forslund

Founder & CEO of Heart Aerospace

Angela Brand

Professor in the Department of International Health at Maastricht University

Azeem Azhar

Founder of Exponential View

Barbara Fusinska

Engineering Manager for Search Platform

Bleddyn Rees

Deputy Chair, European Connected Health Alliance

Bo Li

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Brian O’Connor

Chair, European Connected Health Alliance

Britta Winterberg

CSO and founder of Formo

Carsten Reincke-Collon

Director of Future Technologies, Aggreko

Clay Dumas

Founding partner at Lowercarbon Capital

Daniele Pucci

Head of Dynamic Interaction Control Lab at IIT

David Surplus

OBE, BSc, CEng, M.I.Mar E.S.T.

Derek Scully

Head of Corporate Affairs, Energia Group

Dr Iain Percy, OBE

CEO, Artemis Technologies

Dr Jayne Brady

Belfast’s Digital Innovation Commissioner

Dr Loubna Bouarfa

Founder and CEO of OKRA Technologies

Dr Philippe Menu

Chief Medical Officer, SOPHiA GENETICS

Dr Rob Grundy FRSB

Chair of Matrix

Enric Asunción

Co-founder and CEO at Wallbox Chargers

Eric Trusiewicz

Industrial Decarbonization Specialist, Spain

Gareth Graham

Managing Director of Oakland Holdings

George Church

Professor / PI

Henrietta Moon

CEO and co-founder of Carbo Culture

Isabella Convertini

International Markets Director

Jeroen Tas

Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer, Royal Philips

Joanna J Bryson

Prof of Ethics and Technology, The Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Jonny Klokk

Partner, Mad Arkitekter

Julien Venne

ECHAlliance Non Executive Director

Kate Nicholl

Lord Mayor of Belfast

Kenneth Chien

Distinguished Professor of Swedish Research Council, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Kevin Nepveux

Vice President, Launch Excellence

Leslie Nooteboom

Co-founder/Chief Product Officer at Humanising Autonomy

Liz Ashall-Payne

Co-founder and CEO of ORCHA

Louis Rosenberg

CEO & Chief Scientist at Unanimous AI, California

Louisa Stüwe

International Policy Manager, Health Data Hub, France

Luis Alonso

Research Scientist in the City Science group and Principal Investigator of the Andorra Living Lab Project

Marga Hoek

Marga Hoek

Global Author & Speaker

Markus Kalliola

Project Director / TEHDAS coordinator

Michael Reilly

Executive Editor, MIT Technology Review

Michelle O’Neill

deputy First Minister

Máire O'Neill​

Director, Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT)/ Regius Professor in Electronics and Computer Engineering​, Queen's University Belfast

Nathalie Casas

Head of Technology, Climeworks, Switzerland

Nell Watson

AI Ethicist, IEEE Standards Association

Nicole Eagan

Chief Strategy Officer, AI Officer of Darktrace

Nora Khaldi

Founder and CEO, Nuritas

Paul Duan

Co-founder of Bayes Impact

Paul Frew, MLA

Minister for the Economy

Paul Givan

First Minister, NI Executive

Pekka Timonen

Mayor of Lahti

Peter Rawlinson

CEO & CTO Lucid Motors

Petrissa Eckle

Executive Director of the Sustainability in Business Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Hans Lehrach

Director at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Prof. Ugur Sahin

M.D., Co-Founder and CEO of BioNTech

Rachael Bland

Head of Data Analytics, Kainos

Rachel Dunscombe

CEO / Director of the NHS Digital Academy

Rebecca Lamas

Research Associate (at the EUI) and Sustainability Manager at Goodman

Tate Ryan-Mosley

Reporter, data and audio

Thomas Bestgen

Founder & Managing Partner of UTB

Thomas Husson

Vice-President, Principal Analyst, Forrester

Tina McKenzie

CEO, Staffline Ireland

Tom Gray

Group CTO and Director of Innovation at Kainos and Curator of EmTech Europe 2021

Tomaž Gornik

Founder and CEO of Better

Valentin Gutknecht

CEO & Co-Founder at neustark

Vanesa Arroyo

Project Co-ordinator and International Relations Manager, ActuaTech

Will Douglas Heaven

Senior Editor for AI

William Crawley

BBC Journalist & Presenter

Özlem Türeci

M.D., Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of BioNTech