Dr Kris Naudts
Dr Kris Naudts is CEO and founder of Culture Trip. He trained as a medical doctor and psychiatrist in Belgium and began his career in academic psychiatry at the prestigious Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London. He later became medical director at a private psychiatric hospital. Kris holds five degrees – in medicine, general and forensic psychiatry and psychology, and a PhD in neuroscience. Kris founded Culture Trip to pursue his passion for entrepreneurship, culture and creativity. After several years of bootstrapping, Kris raised more than $100m in funding to propel Culture Trip into its next phase of growth. He speaks (and reads) Dutch, English, French and German. When not working, you can find him reading, travelling or in a theatre, jazz club or art gallery.
Gerald Neumüller is Director Research of ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland. In this position he is responsible for the market research activities of ProSiebenSat.1, which include advertising research, media research and program research. After studying economics and market psychology he started his career at A.C. Nielsen, Frankfurt. Further positions led him to DSF and SevenOne Intermedia.
Sahar Nikou has been responsible for digital communication and social media at ProSIebenSat.1 since 2016. Previously, Sahar was responsible for digital communications, specifically new business, at the agency Burson Cohn & Wolfe (formerly Burson Marsteller), part of the WPP network. She started her career as a PR and social media freelancer in the start-up field.
Maximiliane Nolden works as Associate for Media Investments at SevenVentures. Previously, Maximiliane worked as Senior Business Development Manager at a corporate startup of a large German industrial company in the IoT space. Maximiliane holds a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship & Innovation from WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management and Toulouse Business School.
Jonathan Nowak Delgado
Jonathan Nowak Delgado is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Holodeck VR. Holodeck VR is a pioneer in the field of virtual reality and their vision is to radically transform how digital and virtual 3D content is being produced and consumed and co-create the $150bn augmented / virtual / mixed-reality industry. Jonathan is an industrial engineer (Karlsruhe, UC Berkeley) and holds a M.Sc. in International Management from the KTH Stockholm.