InnoApps EU-ChInA hACkAthon FInAl 4 FEbrUAry 2015 The InnoApps Hackathon Final will be held from 4.15pm to 8pm at the Bibliotheque Solvay, Parc Léopold, Belliardstraat 137, followed by a cocktail reception. 3.45pm 4.15pm 4.20pm 4.30pm 5.30pm 5.45pm 7pm 7.15pm 7.45pm Registration Opening Speech by Kumardev Chatterjee, Founder and President, EYIF Welcome keynote speech by Antonio Salvatore Graziano, Vice-President at Huawei’s European Public Affairs and Communications Office Session 1: InnoApps Hackathon – Pitch Your App! Moderated by Robin Wouters, Co-founder Tech.eu JURY AND SIX FINALIST TEAMS: Frank Kresin, Research Director, Waag Society Arne Herkelmann, Head of Handset Portfolio & Planning Europe, Huawei Lionel de Somer and Vincent Castus, Co-founders, Pinch Miranda Qu, Co-founder, Little Red Book Jana Vecerkova, Director, EYIF Special address: InnoApps 2013 2nd Winner, Natalia Vicente, TagTagCity Coffee Break Session 2: Urban Smart – App Life or City Life? Moderated by Robin Wouters, Co-founder Tech.eu Colette Maloney, Head of Unit, DG Connect Eva Paunova, MEP, Bulgaria Frank Kresin, Research Director, Waag Society Gerard Corcoran, Senior Solution Manager at Huawei Miranda Qu, Co-founder, Little Red Book Keynote by Robert Madelin, Director-General, DG Connect InnoApps Award Ceremony Cocktail Reception www.innoapps.eu #InnoApps, @EYIF, @HuaweiEU InnoApps EU-China Hackathon Final 4 February 2015 INNOAPPS FINAL SPEAKERS Colette Maloney Head of Unit DG CONNECT, European Commission Frank KresinKresin, @Kresin Research Director, Waag Society Head of Unit Smart Cities and Sustainability Unit at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology. From 2004-2008, Dr. Maloney was Head of Unit Cognitive Systems and Robotics and was responsible for building up a substantial R&D initiative in this domain. Prior to this she held various assignments in the Commission in the field of ICT, from microelectronics, to telecommunications and digital content. Before joining the Commission in 1994, she held research positions in Ciba, Switzerland and Dartmouth College, USA. She has a BSc in Mathematics and Physics (summa cum laude) and a PhD in Physics (1982 and 1986 respectively) from Trinity College Dublin. Research Director at Waag Society, responsible for the research programme and chairman of the Management Team. The research programme consists of six research themes, aimed at healthcare, education, culture, society, the government and the business world. Frank has a background as filmmaker and holds a masters degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam. He has worked as a programme manager at the Dutch Digital University Consortium, and filmmaker functional designer at the University of Amsterdam. He is a board member for ISOC NL and The Mobile City, and currently serves in the steering committees of Erfgoed & Locatie (Heritage & Location) and CineGrid Amsterdam. Wauters, @Robinwauters Co-founder Tech.eu Miranda Qu Co-founder of Little Red Book Robin is a seasoned European technology journalist and founding editor of Tech.eu, a new digital publication dedicated to covering the EU tech industry in depth. He was formerly the European Editor of The Next Web, and before that a senior editor at TechCrunch (acquired by AOL in 2010) and managing editor of Virtualization.com. Robin started his career working as Internet marketing manager for IT company Hostbasket (acquired by Telenet) and later as online media manager for Belgian ICT publisher Datanews / VNUnet (acquired by Roularta). He went on to cofound social media agency Talking Heads in 2009 (the company became part of Web development agency Netlash in 2010). Robin occasionally serve as a startup advisory board member – more specifically, he is currently a minor shareholder in / advisor to Belgian startups such as Checkthis (Frontback), Maily, Showpad, Argus Labs and ARTPLUS. Co-founder of Little Red Book, app that provides a mobile platform for the people all around the world to share their overseas shopping experience, including picture, brand, price, address and above all the personal comments. Based in Shanghai, Little Red Book has accumulated 2 million people and more than 10 million sharings since Jan 2014. Miranda also gained 8-year experience in media & marketing and 5 in general management. Antonio Salvatore Graziano Vice-President at Huawei’s European Public Affairs and Communications Office Since May 2011, Mr Graziano has held the position of Vice-President at Huawei’s European Public Affairs and Communications Office in Brussels. Mr Graziano holds a B.Sc. Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Master’s certificate in Business administration from the University College of Cardiff, UK. Starting off as an engineer for AB Electronics Newport, Wales, he spent nine years at Matsushita Electric (Panasonic) Television Division, where he held senior European and international positions. He went on to join EACEM (the former European Association of the Consumer Electronic Manufacturer) where he was appointed Technical Officer charged with organising, coordinating and administering EACEM’s Technical Committee liaisons with standardisation institutes and EU legislators and with providing expert information and advice on regulatory issues. Arne Herkelmann Head of Handset Portfolio & Planning Europe, Huawei Arne is a tech heavy gadget lover from day one and found his profession within the mobile industry. Starting his career with Symbian programming for Vodafone as part of his diploma thesis, Arne joined o2 Germany in 2005 as part of the device accreditation team. In 2007 he then decided to change from the customer to the supplier perspective and therefore joined HTC when they started building their consumer brand in Europe. 2010 Arne took another step joining Huawei Device as Product Manager for a global account and since early 2013 he’s now heading the Smartphone portfolio of Huawei Device in Western Europe. Lionel de Somer, @LioneldeS Co-founder Pinch Lionel has a very diverse career. In the past ten years, he is interested in entrepreneurship in different areas, countries and continents. After spending a year in Asia within a NGOs, he co-founded Assisto. Assisto’s goal is to help reduce the problems that arise from the use of the European Accident Statements in its paper form both for users and insurance companies making it quicker, easier and less costly for insurance companies to handle. www.innoapps.eu Kumardev Chatterjee, @Kumardevc Founder and President EYIF Kumardev Chatterjee is a Young Innovation leader, top-tier ICT industry professional, European Commission appointed expert and New York Times published opinion leader, all by the age of 35. Chatterjee’s vision, opinions and views have been published by the New York Times, World Economic Forum, European Commission, European Business Summit, Microsoft and leading tech media acr oss Europe. Chatterjee is one of the 45 world’s leading digital thinkers who with Eric Schmidt and Vint Cerf co-wrote the European Commission’s e-book Digital Minds for a New Europe that articulates a vision for Europe 2020. He is an Advisory Board member of the Journal of Innovation Management with Henry Chesbrough. In recognition of his Innovation leadership and the highimpact achievements of EYIF, the European Commission and INTEL have awarded him as an Innovation Luminary – Young Innovation Champion. Natalia Vicente, @NataliaVice InnoApps 2013 2nd Place Winner, TagTagCity Graduated at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid with a law degree and at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia in Business Administration and Management, she is currently working as European Project Manager in TagTagCity. During her professional career, she worked in an international environment in the ICT realm of business. Namely, she was a programme assistant at Telefonica S.A. and an stagier at Telecom Italia (Public Affairs Department). Furthermore, she enriched her working background overseas by working as a programme and event assistant with the EUBrasil association. Mentor: Robert Hopman, @Roberthopman Founder and Director at Puuush.com Owner of Iwilldesignyou.com (marketplace for creative content) and Troll.ws (image sharing service) in 2013. Robert is Founder & Director at Puuush.com (Innovative marketing services for global tech companies). Robert followed a BA in International Business at Maastricht University and started helping local small businesses with their sales and marketing during his studies. In the final year he started to do consulting for international clients from Denmark, Sweden, India and the US.
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