Advisors

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, Chairman of Academic Board of National Economics University, Hanoi. Member of Economic Advisory Board to the Prime Minister of Vietnam

Jerry M. Hultin

Jerry M. Hultin

USA
Chairman, Global Futures Group (GFG)

  • President of Polytechnic Institute of New York Univ.
  • Business Advisor of the US Secretary of Defense
  • Chairman of the Smart City Expo World Congress
  • Advisor of the World Economic Forum and the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils
Oleksandr Danchenko

Oleksandr Danchenko

Ukraine
Former Head of the Parliamentary Committee for Information and Communication

President of a Public Assotiation “Telecom Club” association of companies, public organizations, experts working in the market of information and communication technologies

Robinson Hernandez

Robinson Hernandez

USA
Executive Director, The Urban Tech Hub

  • Senior Vice President, iDEKOgov
  • Deputy Commissioner, City of New York, Department of Small Business Services
  • Executive Director, New Business Accerleration Team, New York City Office of Mayor
Jeremy Lustman

Jeremy Lustman

USA/Israel
Partner, DLA Piper

  • Leader of DLA Piper, cultivating international business emanating from Israel
  • Maintains his practice that operates in the field of corporate, real estate, and hospitality law
  • Associate at Latham & Watkins
  • Analyst at PwC
Celine Chi Hae Wong

Celine Chi Hae Wong

Switzerland
Philanthropy Ambassador, Smiling Gecko

  • Wealth Management Digital Strategy & Business Transformation /Ommichannel Management
  • COO, Life.SREDA (Singapore)
  • Law School, Harvard University
  • MBA, University of Liverpool
Dinis Guarda

Dinis Guarda

UK
Chairman, Citiesabc/Techabc

  • Lecturer in international business schools such as Cambridge, Copenhagen Business School, INSEEC, and Monaco University
  • Chairman of CitiesABC
  • Advisor of UN/UNESCO
  • Founder and CEO of Ztudium
Faris Oweis

Faris Oweis

USA
Chief Instigator, Instigation Protocol

  • Chief Instigator at Instigation Protocol
  • Instigator at Streamr and ShareRing, telecoms and blockchain companies
  • Smart City Commissioner for Blockchain Commission for Sustainable Development
  • Ambassador of Leading Cities
Jimmy Rhee

Jimmy Rhee

USA
Special Secretary in the Governor’s Office Maryland

  • Special Secretary in the Governor’s Office Maryland
  • Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Trade Virginia
  • Consultant & Advisor at Adjoiner Corporation
  • 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
  • Board Advisor of Placemake.IO
Euijoon Yoon

Euijoon Yoon

South Korea
President, KEPCO Tech

  • Former Dean for Research Affairs, Seoul National University President, SNU R&DB Foundation, Seoul National University Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University
  • Former Managing Director in Core Industry Sector at Office of Strategic R&D Planning, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (South Korea)
  • Previosuly Visiting Professor at UC Santa Barbara
  • Previsouly worked at AT&T Bell Labs as a Postdoctoral member of Technical staff.
  • PhD in Electronic Materials at MIT 
Inbal Arieli

Inbal Arieli

Israel
CEO, Synthesis

  • Top 100 tech-business women speakers in the world
  • Founder of 8200 EISP
  • Senior Advisor of Start-Up Nation Central
Alessandro Martello

Alessandro Martello

Italy
Founding Partner, Italian Brand Factory

  • Founding Partner of Italian Brand Factory
  • Adjunct Professor (Brand Management) at the Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Founding Board Member of Revolution Associazione
  • Global Export and Distribution Director at Henkel
Asad Sultan

Asad Sultan

Hong Kong
CEO, Deutsche Malayan Ventures

  • Managing Director for Cantor Fitzgerald (2008)
  • Launched NYSE-listed institutional brokerage – Investment Technology Group in Asia as regional CEO
  • Division Director and Head of Asian Equities for Macquarie Bank
Dongsung Cho

Dongsung Cho

South Korea
President, Incheon National University

  • President at Incheon National University, South Korea
  • Professor, Seoul National University
  • Honorary Doctor, University of Helsinki
  • Chairman, The Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS)
Angel Garcia

Angel Garcia

Spain
Founding Partner, Lanta Digital Ventures

  • Founding Partner of Lanta Digital Ventures
  • Early-stage venture capital investing in innovative start-ups
  • Executive at Fractus – early pioneer in developing internal antennas for electronic devices
  • Co Founder of Celling 5G and Koduz
Young-Sup Joo

Young-Sup Joo

South Korea
Professor, Korea University

Extensive experience including being Korea University Chairman,  Korea ICT Convergence Network Senior Member, National Academy of Engineering Korea, 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
  • Policy advisor of Busan Metropolitan City regarding blockchain ecosystem
Gianluca Galletto

Gianluca Galletto

USA
Managing Director, Global Futures Group (GFG)

  • Principal and Managing Director for Global Futures Group
  • Director of International Business for the NYC Economic Development Corporation
  • Investor and mentor of various immigrant start-ups
  • Co Producer of Smart Cities New York
Max Gurvits

Max Gurvits

Bulgaria
Partner, Vitosha Venture Partners

  • Joined Cross Border Angels as the Director for CEE and MENA
  • Runs a number of ecosystem and networking initiatives including Summit Summit and Entrepreneur-In-Residence
  • Launched a new 27 million € seed-stage venture capital fund for CEE
Amir Guttman

Amir Guttman

Israel
Managing Partner, Aviv Venture Capital

  • Lecturer in MBA programs at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya (IDC)
  • Formerly Investment Manager, Discount Investment
    Corporation (TASE: DIC)
  • Ph.D. 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

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, 12 years with early stage companies, and 2 years in emergent technology

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