Executive Director @ ICIT
Parham Eftekhari is the Executive Director of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), the nation’s leading cybersecurity Think Tank. Parham is privileged to advise executives at some of the world’s top public and private sector organizations, build strategic alliances, and create thought leadership programs focused on national security and cybersecurity issues. Parham has developed or spoken at over 100 educational briefings and events at institutions including TEDx, Congress, the World Bank, and C-SPAN and regularly contributes to technology focused publications and the media. He is also the founder of CamPath Webcam Covers and was a co-founder of GTRA, which in its prime was one of Washington D.C.'s leading public-private sector executive collaboration organizations.
Phd. Fellow @ Harvard University
Dipayan Ghosh is the Pozen Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he works on digital privacy, artificial intelligence, and civil rights. Ghosh previously worked on global privacy and public policy issues at Facebook, where he led strategic efforts to address privacy and security. Prior, Ghosh was a technology and economic policy advisor in the Obama White House. He served across the Office of Science & Technology Policy and the National Economic Council, where he worked on issues concerning big data’s impact on consumer privacy and the digital economy.
UX Director @ Google
Jens Riegelsberger is a UX Director at Google and manages UX teams for Search, Maps, and User Accounts, as well as Google's UXR infrastructure team. He received his Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction from University College London and was deputy editor of IJHCS. Before joining Google, Jens worked at UX consultancy LBi and taught as a guest professor at the University of the Arts in Berlin; prior work experiences include Microsoft Research, Amazon, and Apple.
Founder of BlockchainHub
Shermin is the director of the Research Institute for Crypto Economics at the Vienna University of Economics, and the founder of BlockchainHub in Berlin. She is the author of the book Token Economy. In the past, she was a curator of TheDAO, an advisor to Jolocom, Wunder and the Estonian E-residency program. She regularly speaks at conferences especially in the context of tokens, sustainability and social impact of future technologies. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics. Furthermore, she studied film and drama in Madrid. Her past work experience ranges from internet start-ups, IT consulting & filmmaking.
ALL YOU CAN MEET goes IFA
All You Can Meet
The IFA+ Summit brings together some of the world’s brightest minds. They all can be met off stage and in a relaxed atmosphere: At ALL YOU CAN MEET at the Marshall-House visionaries and visitors come together to exchange ideas over drinks and dinner.
The event is organized by the Berlin Music Commission, German Startups Association and Berlinale.
Entrance to the event is included in the IFA+ Summit ticket.
Call for Speakers – Application Form
Be part of IFA+ Summit and present your project to an international audience of digital leaders and decision makers on the IFA+ Summit stage!
We're looking for:
- Pioneers in every field of digitization
- Inspiring presentations and visionary topics
- Products / trends / research that are not yet ready for the market but could be conceived within the next decade
- Speakers that fit into one of our four patterns
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