Brie Read is the founder and CEO of Snag Tights. Brie is a passionate believer in the power of digital technology to change the world and people’s lives. A psychologist by training, Brie moved into marketing early in her career and became Head of Marketing for online course provider ICS by the age of 26. After spells at Start Learning and the Peoples Postcode Lottery, she joined Diet Chef as Marketing Director in 2013, before becoming CEO a year later. Brie led Diet Chef, one of Scotland’s fastest-growing startups, to a successful sale to private investors in 2015. Since leaving Diet Chef Brie has founded a number of digital economy startups. Snag is her first direct-to-consumer e-commerce brand and was inspired by Brie’s own daily struggles to find tights that really fit.
Jessica Richard is responsible for recruiting at SOCIAL CREATIVE TALENTS in Munich. SOCIAL CREATIVE TALENTS started in 2015 with the mission to become the most personal recruitment agency and supports agencies, start-ups and SMEs in the fields of (online) marketing, design, business development, PR and project management. She was previously responsible for the development of strategic business areas at various agencies, was team and project lead at a leading event agency for eight years and most recently worked on the foundation of a combined childcare / coworking facility.
Marco Rodzynek is Founder and CEO of NOAH Advisors Ltd. and NOAH Conference. He has over 16 years of investment banking experience covering the Internet and media space, having started his career at Lehman Brothers where he was the Head of European Internet Investment Banking. Since early 1998, he has been involved in 50 announced M&A deals with a total transaction value of over $100 billion and worked on 10 capital market transactions which raised $16 billion. In 2009, Marco Rodzynek founded NOAH Advisors, a Pan-European Internet-focused corporate finance boutique. In 2014, NOAH Advisors most notably closed the $800m sale of Fotolia to Adobe, the sale of Facile.it to Oakley Capital, the $230m sale of Yad2 to Axel Springer and the €80m sale of Trovit to Next Co.