Advisors

Kiran Fernandes

Kiran Fernandes

United Kingdom
Professor of Operations Management, Durham University

Director of the Global Gateway’s Federation as well as a Sub-Systems Engineer at NASA’s Stennis Space Center.

João Bocas

João Bocas

United Kingdom
CEO, Digital Salutem

Tech advisor / global digital health influencer. One of the most leading wearables expert in the world.

Oleksandr Danchenko

Oleksandr Danchenko

Ukraine
Former Head of the Parliamentary Committee for Information and Communication

President of Telecom Club: association of ICT companies, public organizations, and experts.

Elliot Chun

Elliot Chun

USA
Managing Director, Weild & Co.

Advisor for Forest Park / Head of Partnerships of Chainhaus. Experience of 20 years across capital markets.

Bas Van Beers

Bas Van Beers

The Netherlands
CEO, Fringe

Over 15 years in Smart City development consultancy. Specialising in sustainable energy smart city solutions

Tran Tho Dat

Tran Tho Dat

Vietnam
Chairman, National Economics University (NEU)

Former President of NEU, Hanoi. Member of Economic Advisory Board to the Prime Minister of Vietnam.

Dr Hila Oren

Dr Hila Oren

Israel
CEO, The Tel Aviv Foundation

Founder & CEO, Global & Tourism Administration, Tel Aviv Global. Also the Adjunct Professor of Columbia University.

Jerry M. Hultin

Jerry M. Hultin

USA
Chairman, Global Futures Group (GFG)

Advisor of the World Economic Forum and Chairman of the Smart City Expo World Congress.

Robinson Hernandez

Robinson Hernandez

USA
Executive Director, The Urban Tech Hub

Senior Vice President of iDEKOgov as well as the Deputy Commissioner of City of New York.

Jeremy Lustman

Jeremy Lustman

USA/Israel
Partner, DLA Piper

Associate at Latham & Watkins and Analyst at PwC. Expert in the field of corporate, real estate, and hospitality law.

Celine Chi Hae Wong

Celine Chi Hae Wong

Switzerland
Philanthropy Ambassador, Smiling Gecko

Expert in wealth management digital strategy & business transformation. Also the COO of Life.SREDA.

Dinis Guarda

Dinis Guarda

UK
CEO of Ztudium

Lecturer of Cambridge, Copenhagen Business School, INSEEC, and Monaco University. Also the Chairman of CitiesABC and Advisor of UN/UNESCO.

Faris Oweis

Faris Oweis

USA
Chief Instigator, Instigation Protocol

Smart City Comissioner for Blockchain Commission for Sustainable Development. Also the Ambassador of Leading Cities.

Jimmy Rhee

Jimmy Rhee

USA
Special Secretary, Governor’s Office Maryland

Advisor at Adjoiner Corporation and CEO of Global Technology System Consortium, Inc.

Othmane Zrikem

Othmane Zrikem

France
COO, A/O PropTech

Investor in various tech companies including Plentific, Qarnot Computing, and Vizcab. Also the Board Advisor of Placemake.IO.

Euijoon Yoon

Euijoon Yoon

South Korea
President, KEPCO Tech

Former Dean for Research Affairs, Seoul National University. Also the Former Managing Director in Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE).

Inbal Arieli

Inbal Arieli

Israel
CEO, Synthesis

Top 100 tech-business women speakers in the world, Founder of 8200 EISP, and Senior Advisor of Start-Up Nation Central.

Alessandro Martello

Alessandro Martello

Italy
Founding Partner, Italian Brand Factory

Adjunct Professor at the UNICATT and Global Export and Distribution Director at Henkel.

Asad Sultan

Asad Sultan

Hong Kong
CEO, Deutsche Malayan Ventures

Launched NYSE-listed institutional brokerage – Investment Technology Group in Asia as regional CEO.

Dongsung Cho

Dongsung Cho

South Korea
President, Incheon National University

Professor of Seoul National University. Also the Chairman of the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS).

Angel Garcia

Angel Garcia

Spain
Founding Partner, Lanta Digital Ventures

Executive at Fractus – early pioneer in developing internal antennas for electronic devices.

Young-Sup Joo

Young-Sup Joo

South Korea
Professor, Korea University

Chairman of Korea University and former SME Minister of Korea Former MD, Hyundai Autonet.

Tammy Ahn

Tammy Ahn

Singapore
Managing Partner, Jenga K

Senior Vice President (investment strategy) of Citi and the Policy advisor of Busan Metropolitan City regarding blockchain ecosystem.

Gianluca Galletto

Gianluca Galletto

USA
Managing Director, Global Futures Group (GFG)

Co-Producer of Smart Cities New York. Also an investor and mentor of various immigrant start-ups.

Max Gurvits

Max Gurvits

Bulgaria
Partner, Vitosha Venture Partners

Joined Cross Border Angels as the Director for CEE and MENA. Launched a new 27 million € seed-stage venture capital fund for CEE.

Amir Guttman

Amir Guttman

Israel
Managing Partner, Aviv Venture Capital

Lecturerat the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Also has a Ph.D. in Accounting – UC Berkeley, California.

Arshad Daud

Arshad Daud

United Kingdom
Director, Merton Chamber of Commerce

Non-Executive Director for Merton Chamber of Commerce and Managing Director at Flexicom Solutions Ltd.

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