Sven Bakkes

Sven started his career in 1999 working as an assistant management consultant in Silicon Valley.  After joining a research group at the Eindhoven University of Technology he performed research for KPMG Consulting, Philips Electronics and Cap Gemini and in parallel started his first Internet venture. In 2004 Sven was appointed Chief Commercial Officer at an innovative corporate venture of Eneco which he successfully sold in 2007 and decided to co-found iOpener Media, which received USD 6 million in 2008 from a German VC. Mid 2011 Sven sold his shares of the company.

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Jenna Seiden

Jenna Seiden - Venture Advisor LUMO Labs

Executive level leader for companies such as HTC, Maker Studios (acquired by Disney) and Microsoft. She specializes in identification, negotiation and management of strategic partnerships. She builds on intimate knowledge and ability to navigate technology, entertainment, MCNs, video games, virtual reality and sports industries. Jenna holds a MBA in Marketing and Entertainment Management from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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Lorna Goulden

Lorna Goulden - Venture Advisor

Lorna Goulden has 25+ years’ experience working across a wide range of industries from smart city developments in Eindhoven, Amsterdam and Barcelona to customer-centric strategies, media and technology-impact innovations for companies such as ASML, APG-Glass, ABP, Cisco, DAF-trucks, Deutsche Telekom, NXP, Philips, Reckitt Benckiser, Royal Flora Holland and Ziggo. She has been a Design Director and Innovation Manager at Philips, Product Realization Director at Cognizant and is currently in Financial Services as an IT-Digital Transformation Lead at a global IT Service Provider. Lorna has written and spoken extensively about the Internet of Things and Smart Cities with a particular focus on the role of people and the impact on society.

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