Top startup experts speaking at GITEX Future Stars

GITEX Future Stars conference will feature some of the leaders of the startup scene

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Top startup experts speaking at GITEX Future Stars The GITEX Future Stars Conference features the best talent from the startup sector.
By  Mark Sutton Published  September 25, 2018

GITEX Future Stars will welcome over 50 leading lights from the startup scene to its conference lineup.

The GITEX Future Stars conference, which takes place from 14-17th October, will feature experts from some of the best known startups and disruptive tech companies in the world, including Sherpa and Lively, Reddit and BioConnect,

This year's conference will feature three vertical-focused tracks, for smart cities, FinTech and digital marketin.

GITEX Future Stars is co-hosted with GITEX Technology Week, happening from 14 to 18 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Among the featured speakers for the event will be:

Xabi Uribe-Etxebarria, Founder & CEO, Sherpa

Named among ‘World's Top Innovators Under 35' by MIT, Xabi built what is now known as the most promising startup in AI space. He arrives to share how brands can use Machine Learning & AI to create new experiences and improve consumer response.

Joe Federer, Brand Strategy, Reddit

Launched Reddit's first-ever interactive live-stream activation that has become a case-study among marketers. Joe takes the Digital Marketing stage to decode the algorithms that help brands get noticed on social media.

Bianca Lopes, CEO/Founder, BioConnect

Ranks alongside Mark Zuckerberg & Edward Snowden in the 2018 ‘Top Identity Influencer' by OWI. A leading global voice on technology, identity, trust and data, Bianca is stopping by GITEX to share how biometrics will protect consumers. 

Emiliano Kargieman, Founder & CEO, Satellogic

Has spent the last 30 years building new technologies and tech companies, with his latest one venturing into satellite tech. Emiliano talks about space tech breaking barriers and turning into a stellar market worth $4bn in the future.

Michelle Cordeiro Grant, Founder & CEO, Lively 

Michelle has created brands and products for some of the world's most renowned retail groups such as Federated, VF Corporation and Limited Brands (Victoria's Secret). She joins us to share her journey of creating Lively and winning the Millennial marketing war.

Zach Ferres, Founder, Coplex

Award-winning speaker, Zach started Coplex - a nationally-ranked accelerator that has a startup portfolio worth $3.8bn today. He's coming to bust some myths about starting a successful tech enterprise and how traditional industry experts can break into ecosystem.

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