Mirzoyeva Firuza, in the recent past, General Director of “Softline Tajikistan”, with more than 12 years of experience in the IT field. Currently, she is a business coach in “Accelerate Prosperity” and a specialist in digital communication risks. She has an MBA degree. Firuza was an intern in the United States in the program "Intellectual Property Rights for Eurasia. Transfer and commercialization of technology”. A practicing psychologist -consultant. Adherer of cyber psychology. In her practice Firuza uses work experience in the field of information technology, communication risks and the psychology of human relationships. In the frame of social responsibility, she is a mentor of various start-up development projects, such as “StartUp Weekend for Woman”, EBRD's “Mentoring for Women Entrepreneurs” program.
Entrepreneur, business - coach. The head of Kazakhstan's first Center for business training with horses “Chamberlain-Education”. Certified partner and official representative of the German company “HorseDream GMBH” in Kazakhstan. She graduated from the Moscow Electrotechnical Institute of Communications with a degree in Electrical-mechanical Engineering, MBA. General Director of the “Asia-Soft” company.
Glenn is the Director of SAP Global Security. His experience is in cybersecurity, privacy, architecture, and data management. Most of his programs focuses on improving governance, risk and compliance capabilities. Glenn worked for PwC and Microsoft and he also has an experience in Corporate Innovations field.
Seasoned entrepreneur, thinker, leader, mentor, advisor and investor. Key Speaking 2018: - AI in Healthcare Conference, Harvard - AI, Chatbots, Big Data in Healthcare, HIMSS NorCal Innovations Conference, Silicon Valley- Blockchain in Healthcare, DC - AI, BIg Data Analytics in Healthcare, World Health Congress, DC - Blockchain in Healthcare, Healthcare Innovation Talk Show - Innovations in Healthcare, Alzheimer's Global Conference, Chicago.
Drawing on two decades of leadership and innovation, Jim strives to transform businesses from traditional to modern by solving problems and applying appropriate technologies weighted against a diverse background/skillset. Leveraging his passion to coach and inspire others to positively influence the bottom line, he has transformed hundreds in an organization as his day-job. Having mastered multiple disciplines, he can more effectively position organizations for their future by sharing patterns from experience that yield the greatest results. Jim's innovative products: Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, the Octahedral Hexapod, Digital Transformation and creating a Data Engineering discipline.
Dr. Timour Paltashev works in Silicon Valley over 20 years. He is holds PhD (1987) and Doctor of Technical Sciences (1994) degrees in computer engineering. He works in visual/graphics, perceptual and deep learning high performance computing architectures professional field and has 28+ US patents and over 10 pending patent applications. At present time he works in AMD Radeon Technology Group, previously he worked in Vivante/Verisilicon Corporation, S3 Graphics Inc. and S3 Inc. respectively. Academic activity includes long term experience in PhD candidates advising and graduate level courses teaching in computer graphics, high performance computer architecture and system-on-chip design in leading universities of the USA and Russian Federation.
Director and partner of Namba Food Kyrgyzstan. Worked for Megaline, the leading telecommunication operator. Starting 2015, Aziza joined Namba team. She is co-founder of "Ozelenim" project - ecological way of doing business and living.
15 years of experience in journalism, head editor of the several leading printed media as Forbes Kazakhstan, Capital.kz, and others. Last several years Rashid actively develops Kazakhstani startup-ecosystem. Helped many young talented teams to launch joint IT projects with the biggest kazakh and international companies
Manages and develops Internet products for 8 years. Was leading development team in one of the largest web studios in Kazakhstan. Has opened an online store and successfully sold the business. Has launched a startup about primary real estate. The project has become profitable after six months of team work instead of twelve months of the initial business plan.Since 2014 works in Kolesa Group. Supervised the product Market.kz. Last six months he is responsible for data, Analytics, DS and ML in KolesaGroup. Believes that Big Data helps improving business decisions and contributes in the growth of multiple products.
Elaine Buckholtz is a Light Installation Artist and Professor of Interrelated Media Art at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Massachusetts. Her recent work utilizes video and light in relation to sculptural forms, digital prints, and preexisting sites in architecture and nature under the cover of darkness. A significant aspect of her visual work has involved direct experiences and immersive environments for the viewer to engage in – the materials of her work have included light, vision, and perception in relation to objects as large as cathedrals and as small as a pair of glasses. Buckholtz received 2 consecutive MFA’s from California College of the Arts and Stanford University from 2002 to 2006 with the support of The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship. Her work was recently exhibited at The Minnesota Street Project and Gallery 308 in San Francisco CA., The International House of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, and The Lumiere Festival in London, England. She received a Fulbright Specialist Fellowship in 2018 and the Japan Friendship Commission Fellowship for 2017. Her work is held in the collections of numerous private collectors on the East and West coasts of the US and abroad.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Interactive Media & Games at University of Southern California. Mike Fischer is an experienced executive in interactive entertainment, having held senior positions at Amazon, Microsoft, and top video game companies, including CEO of Square Enix America. He has led the publishing strategy for some of the biggest franchises in video games, including Fortnite, Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Halo, Gears of War and Sonic the Hedgehog. Mike is also an angel investor and advisor to a number of firms across interactive entertainment, including eSports, AR/VR, digital communities, AI and network technology. He has also represented the industry as a board member of the Entertainment Software Association and President of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.
Daniyar Amanaliev is a co-founder and CEO of the “ololo” group of companies in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Until 2016, Daniyar used to be a head of the largest tourist company in Kyrgyzstan for 12 years. In addition to tourism competence, Daniyar has a consulting experience in the field of strategic planning, finance and business model building. The “ololo” group of companies includes an art studio, the “ololohaus” coworking network in Bishkek and Osh, a real property management company, an event company, and a business incubator.