200+ great speakers and supporters of EYES

 "This is the world of permanent change. The new generations will help guide the process of freeom and responsibility by knowing each other, by connecting with each other."

"This is the world of permanent change. The new generations will help guide the process of freeom and responsibility by knowing each other, by connecting with each other."

Dr. Nicolas Ardito Barletta

Ex-President of Panama and ex World Bank vice president for Latin America and the Carribean

 "While we focus a lot on entrepreneurs not being prepared for failure, the opposite is also true: many are not prepared for success. What it takes to start a business are not the same skills as it takes to run a business."

"While we focus a lot on entrepreneurs not being prepared for failure, the opposite is also true: many are not prepared for success. What it takes to start a business are not the same skills as it takes to run a business."

martin varsavsky

Serial Entrepreneur (Medicorp, Viatel, Ya.com, fon.com and others)

JORGE ESPINEL

Head of Global Business Development of Spotify

SAMUEL WIDMANN

Director, Strategic Partnerships Geo - Google

BERNIE SCHULER

Independent advisor, Venture Capital & Private Equity

 "Learners will need to take greater ownership and responsibility over their learning and will have to navigate a suite of options to personalize their own path."

"Learners will need to take greater ownership and responsibility over their learning and will have to navigate a suite of options to personalize their own path."

KATELYN DONNELLY

Managing Director at Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

 "Life is like a boat with two oars. One oar is hard work and other is blessings. You need both to work together in order to achieve success. Otherwise, you go around in circles."

"Life is like a boat with two oars. One oar is hard work and other is blessings. You need both to work together in order to achieve success. Otherwise, you go around in circles."

mudassir sheikha

Co-founder and Managing Director at Careem

  "It takes a certain ambition, dedication and vision to succeed as an entrepreneur, as well as the ability to dust yourself off and get back up when things go awry."

 "It takes a certain ambition, dedication and vision to succeed as an entrepreneur, as well as the ability to dust yourself off and get back up when things go awry."

noor shawwa

Managing Director at Endeavor in the UAE

 "By showcasing leadership, individuals are inspired and they can build their own personal and authentic visions instead of following the crowd.”

"By showcasing leadership, individuals are inspired and they can build their own personal and authentic visions instead of following the crowd.”

jan-christiaan koenders

BMW of North America Executive Vice President Sales and Operation

 "Lot of the entrepreneurs don't really look at how big is the market and sometimes they focus more on the feature than a business model."

"Lot of the entrepreneurs don't really look at how big is the market and sometimes they focus more on the feature than a business model."

andreas haug

Investor (eVenture Capital Partners) and Serial Entrepreneur

 “Talk to your customers, figure out what they need, build, then test as much as possible until you find out what is working right.”

“Talk to your customers, figure out what they need, build, then test as much as possible until you find out what is working right.”

JUSTIN KAN

Founder of Justin.tv

RAMZY ABDUL MAjEED

Founder Big On Group

 "Pursue passionately goals, with high professionalism." 

"Pursue passionately goals, with high professionalism." 

ROBERT HASELSTEINER

Founder of Inter-hyp, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2005

 "Everything is connected and we are all connected. It is a new paradigm to discover our capacity to dream big."

"Everything is connected and we are all connected. It is a new paradigm to discover our capacity to dream big."

ARMANDO REGIL

Founding President of IPEA

 "Prepare for success. Design for failure. You have to think: "what happens if this becomes hugely successful?" You never want to be the victim of your own success."

"Prepare for success. Design for failure. You have to think: "what happens if this becomes hugely successful?" You never want to be the victim of your own success."

STEVEN VAN WEL 

Co-Founder & CEO at Karma Mobility, Inc.

 "Te real engine is ambition. You have to be hungry."

"Te real engine is ambition. You have to be hungry."

yann mrazek

Managing Partner at M/Advocates of Law

 "Word-of-mouth has always been the most effective way to market a product, but  people only recommend you when they are happy with the overall experience"

"Word-of-mouth has always been the most effective way to market a product, but  people only recommend you when they are happy with the overall experience"

konstantin guericke

Co-Founder of LinkedIn

 "One of the key things is to find the right people,  always bring in good people at a local level. Your strategy depends on local market conditions."

"One of the key things is to find the right people,  always bring in good people at a local level. Your strategy depends on local market conditions."

saad mohseni

Director MOBY Group

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TILMAR HANSEN

Founder of Fashion Retail Group - New Yorker

THOMAS GIESELMANN

Co-Founder of BV Capital

DR.CORNELIUS BOERSCH

Serial entrepreneur and business angel

JOSEPH FIDANQUE III

General Manager, Tocumen International Airport, S.A.

 "If you really dream of starting your own business, do not wait too long, do it when you are still young."

"If you really dream of starting your own business, do not wait too long, do it when you are still young."

ben woldring

CEO BenCom BV, Business Week Best Young Entrepreneur 2006

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Ramón Calderón

Former President of Real Madrid

 "At any stage of a company you need different talents for the executive team."

"At any stage of a company you need different talents for the executive team."

mathias schilling

Co-Founder of BV Capital

 "My number one rule: There are no guarantees. If you need guarantees for anything – don’t do a startup, become an employee."

"My number one rule: There are no guarantees. If you need guarantees for anything – don’t do a startup, become an employee."

MARCO BOERRIES

Ex-Top Executive at Yahoo, Serial Entrepreneur

 "Try not to trip over the same stone twice. Recognize  mistakes and  learn about the best way to do things"

"Try not to trip over the same stone twice. Recognize  mistakes and  learn about the best way to do things"

DANIEL MASTReTTA

Maker of Mexico's first sports car

 "I like to think that even if we make some really bad choices and go down some bad paths, we'll eventually emerge from it."

"I like to think that even if we make some really bad choices and go down some bad paths, we'll eventually emerge from it."

TIM O'REILLY

Founder & CEO O'Reilly Media

ARTURO SAVAL

Managing Director, Co-Founder Nexxus Capital

 "You should start something new every few years."

"You should start something new every few years."

ANDREAS STRÜngmanN

Founder of Hexal AG