Speakers

We are busy booking industry leaders for this year's forum. Please visit this page regularly for updates.

Laurent Allégot – Partner, Stage Capital
Laurent joined the predecessor firm of Stage Capital in 2008, as founder and head of the French Fund. He manages
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Oxana Balayan – Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells (Moscow)
Oxana is a modern dealmaker and a star lawyer focusing on cross-border M&A and a full spectrum of corporate work.
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Julian Riedlbauer – Partner, GP Bullhound
Julian joined GP Bullhound as a Partner in August 2012 and is head of the German office. Previously Julian was
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Anna Hejka – Founder & Managing Partner, HCM Group
PE/VC Fund Manager & Business Angel plus Serial Entrepreneur, Executive & Supervisory Board Member, Investment & Commercial Banker, Lecturer &
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Dominic Reed – Senior Managing Partner, UFG Private Equity
Dominic Reed joined UFG Private Equity in 2007. Mr. Reed has extensive operational and investment experience, having worked in Russia
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Frank Seehaus – Partner, Acton Capital Partners
Frank Seehaus possesses exceptional analytical skills – not only when he is playing chess. He has few peers when it
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Jens-Peter Schulz – CEO of Dresdner Invest & Advisory; President of ReTechDACH.org
Peter oversees Dresdner Invest & Advisory’s business with national and international clients such as funds, banks and insurance companies, looking
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Isabelle Richard – Founder and CEO, Io2 HUB
Isabelle Richard is a serial entrepreneur who launched her first business in France, Hong Kong & China in 1997. Her
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Denis Cherkasov – CEO, SBVC Asset Management, Sberbank Group
Mr Cherkasov has been involved with PE/VC for 16 years already and began his career as a business start-up owner
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Bruno Derungs – Managing Partner, Adaxia Capital Partners LLP
Bruno is a Board member of Enerqos SpA, Neura AG and Power Plus Communications AG (PPC). He has over 17
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Raffi Kassarjian – Executive Director and General Manager, Monitis, Inc.
Raffi Kassarjian is Executive Director and General Manager of Monitis, Inc., an-Armenia based technology company serving thousands of clients around
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Giuliano Bidoli – Partner, KPMG (Luxembourg) – International Tax, Alternative Investments, Private Equity
Giuliano Bidoli is a Luxembourg-based international and private equity tax Partner. He has been with KPMG Luxembourg for 16 years
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Andreas Pages – Head of FinTech Unit, Swisscom
Andreas has been educated in Germany and the UK combined with several years of working experience in the field of
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Chris Shuttleworth – Partner, Deloitte
Chris advises on the use of analytic techniques and technologies to gain insights on business issues by discovering previously unobvious
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Irakli Menabde – Managing Director, Energy and Infrastructure, Georgian Co-Investment Fund (GCF)
Prior to joining the Georgian Co-Investment Fund as a Managing Director, Mr. Menabde was a partner at M2 Capital Partners,
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