OUR SPEAKER FACULTY
Maria works in TUI’s internal startup division, which creates apps for all of the company’s source markets: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Nordics and the UK. She is responsible for app marketing and commercial return on the advancements introduced into the apps, including strategy crafting, execution and coordination with the markets.
Maria has led numerous mobile initiatives related to improving i-resort experience including hotel check-in, wearables and activities overview across TUI Group portfolio of hotels. Her main objective is to ensure the adequate mobile proposition is in place across the group’s portfolio to ease, satisfy and anticipate customers’ needs. At the same time she is an advocate of mobile change across the business.
Working in digital marketing for more than six years, Thiago has a vast experience in multiple disciplines of paid media ranging from display to social paid advertising.
For the past two years he has led the mobile marketing team at Treatwell that focuses solely on growing the customer base of the Treatwell app, which has been called “like Uber for beauty” by birdie.co.uk. This growth entails increasing the number of downloads whilst ensuring that activation from new customers remains at least 15%.
Thiago has faced the challenge of entering new markets across seven European countries to deliver an integrated online and offline strategy whilst maintaining the BAU performance of the traditional paid channels delivering a strong ROI for the app.
Ryan began teaching himself to code online in 2012 and grew his side project into a top Health and Fitness app with over 25 million downloads and 50 million workouts completed. Sworkit’s first 10 million downloads came without spending a dime on marketing or advertising.
Ryan is also a co-organizer of codebar.io in Brighton, England.
Carl has been building and launching mobile products his whole career, including as Head of Mobile at luxury retailer Burberry, and as Business Lead at the New York outpost of digital product studio ustwo.
Now, as founder of Wurqs – a personal development community for young professionals – he flexes the diversity of his skills across product, business, brand and marketing.
Dennis is responsible for mobile acquisition at Wunder, with a strong focus on Facebook. Wunder is the most convenient way to share the everyday commute through carpooling. The company is mainly focused on emerging markets like Manila, Philippines.
Before joining the online marketing team at Wunder, Dennis studied the point of sales in his cofounded B2B startup. Furthermore, he engaged users for Airbnb through different community and brand projects.
Fiona oversees the marketing strategy for TodayTix, the first and only free app that provides access to the best prices on last-minute theatre tickets, booked same-day or within a week’s time.
Prior to TodayTix, Fiona held senior roles at agencies including STEEL London and 360 Degrees Advertising.
Lea Hartkopf is Head of Marketing at busuu, the language-learning app with a global community of over 65 million language learners. She and her team are obsessed with acquisition, growth hacking, CRM and customer service across busuu’s global markets.
Prior to busuu, Lea worked for Trainline, PayPal and Universal Music.
Tomas is Growth Marketer at Founders Factory, helping portfolio companies find product/market fit and unlock sustainable growth.
Previously, Tomas co-founded interests.me, an angel-backed startup. Later he served as Head of Growth at KFit, a pan-Asian startup backed by Sequoia Capital and 500 Startups. His last role prior to joining Founders Factory was leading global expansion and user acquisition efforts at Wunder, a VC-backed carpooling startup from Hamburg.
Originally from the Czech Republic, Tomas enjoys learning languages and playing football.
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