speakers

Meet the people who will make the magic happen at the conference and help you elevate your business or a simple idea to the next level!

 
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Mehak Chadha

Senior Product Manager, Amazon

Growing up in rural India, Mehak always dreamed of traveling the world. A believer in 'everything you can imagine is real', she shaped her life to make her dreams a reality. Today, having lived across 3 continents, she manages a strategic Smart Home initiative for Amazon, the Dash program, across Europe. Mehak will share how she made bold life-changing decisions in the face of risk and fear.

 

Sten Tamkivi

Chief Product Officer, Topia

Sten has been a tech entrepreneur since 1996. After founding a few companies in Estonia, he joined Skype as an early executive, ran the original R&D office, and held several global product leadership roles for 8+ years. These days, Sten is the Chief Product Officer at Topia, the technology leader for global mobility management.

 
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Kristel Kruustük

Founder and CEO, Testlio

In 2012, she turned her passion for testing software into a business. In 2017, she was named the youngest millionaire in Estonia. These days, she’s running Testlio from their headquarters in San Francisco. Some of Testlio’s customers are Microsoft, Lyft, the NBA, and Hotels.com, to name a few. And while they operate in a male-dominated business, she’s proud to say that half of her team are women or minorities.

 
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Arnaud Castaignet

Head of Public Relations, Estonia's e-Residency programme

Having previously worked as a digital strategist and communication officer of the former French President François Hollande, he is now sharing the story behind Estonia’s contribution to the world. 

 
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Yrjö Ojasaar

Startup consultant & angel investor

A famous speaker and business mentor in the region, he has advised several successful startups and is a lecturer at Estonian universities. At CREATE conference, Yrjö will hold the Business Model Innovation session.

 
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Joao Rei

Digital Innovation Manager, IDEA

The digital innovation manager at the Baltics’ largest marketing and communications agency IDEA, will show us how to generate new and innovative ideas. 

 
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Gustav Tamkivi

Founder, Gusmath

Probably the youngest speaker at JA Alumni Europe conference ever – the 12-year-old founder of Gusmath, a Youtube channel about math and science. 

 

Stay tuned – more speakers will be announced soon!


company visits

Meet the local companies you'll be able to visit and learn from during the conference.

 
 

More companies will be announced soon.