St.Petersburg, Russia
November 14–15, 2019

Key & invited speakers

Asger Alstrup Palm photo

ENGAsger Alstrup Palm 🎦

Co-founder and Chief technology officer, Area9

Asger Palm has a background in computer science from DIKU, Copenhagen, and is the co-founder of Area9. He has been translating computer science and learning science from cutting edge academic environments to solutions that address real commercially viable learning needs since 1998. He is currently the Chief technology officer of Area9 where…

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ENGScott Gould 🎦

Speaker, Author & Expert in Engagement

Scott is a thinker and expert in engagement, an area he has worked in for 17 years domestically and internationally. He consults with purpose driven organisations who need to engage and galvanise their followers around their mission, including Microsoft, Nokia, GAIN, and the Finland tourist board. He previously founded the popular Like Mi…

Dr. Jeremias Rößler photo

ENGDr. Jeremias Rößler 🎦

CEO & Founder, ReTest

Dr. Jeremias Rößler (Roessler) has a PhD in Computer Science from Saarland University and more than 10 years of experience as a software developer and tester — and he is the founder and CEO of @retest_en (, a German-based startup that brings AI to test automation. His refreshingly unusual approach to test automation (differe…

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Alexey Korablev 🎦

President, Concern R-Pro
Chairman of the Board, Creonomyca Cluster

President of Concern R-Pro, Chairman of the Board of the High Technologies and Engineering Cluster – “Creonomyca”, Academician of the Engineering Academy, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Academician of the Engineering Academy, Alexey Korablev was born, lives and works in St. Petersburg. He graduated from the St. Petersburg State Marine…


ENGEugen Schwab-Chesaru 🎦

Vice President, Research – Head of Central & Eastern Europe Digital Business Services, teknowlogy Group

Eugen Schwab-Chesaru joined the Bucharest team in February 1999 to help set up PAC’s subsidiary in Romania and he also led the launch of PAC’s SITSI® program of off-theshelf reports in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). His main responsabilities include heading PAC’s operations in Bucharest and the greater CEE area, as well as delivering strate…


Valentin Makarov

President, RUSSOFT

Valentin Makarov graduated from Leningrad Aircraft Instrumentation Institute (now State University of Space Instruments, St.-Petersburg) in 1978 and had been working in Defense industry until 1985. In 1993 he attended courses of Manchester Business School and in 2000—courses of Diplomatic Academy of Russia.

Since 1985 and until 200…


ENGBogdan Cotovelea

Consultant – Central & Eastern Europe Markets, teknowlogy Group

Bogdan Cotovelea has been working in the IT sector since 2007, mainly oriented towards the software line of business, covering various job roles from software consulting to software marketing and sales.

Bogdan is responsible for conducting market research for the software and IT services industry in the CEE region, focusing on prov…


ENGChen Chen

Director of Commerce, Chinasoft International


Vladimir Rubanov

Managing Director, Rosplatforma


Alexander Egorov

CEO, Reksoft