Natasha Starkell

Natasha Starkell is the CEO of GoalEurope, the outsourcing advisory firm and a publication about outsourcing and innovation in Central and Eastern Europe. For seven years she worked at Unisys in the areas of corporate strategy and M&A, corporate finance and outsourcing. In 2003 she obtained her executive MBA at London Business School and founded GoalEurope.

She comes from Novosibirsk, Russia and lived in Switzerland and United Kingdom. She speaks Russian, English and German. She currently resides in Northern Germany where she blogs relentlessly about new technologies from CEE and CIS countries collectively tagged as Eastern Europe.

Time of Presentation: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 15.30-16.00, Track: "Innovation + Startups + VCs"

Topic of Presentation: Going Global from Eastern Europe

Abstract of Presentation: The talk will cover examples of the successful tech companies which originated from Eastern Europe, and what they all had in common. It will also suggest a number of actions for the entrepreneurs to consider when building global businesses from Eastern Europe.

Time of Presentation: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 17.30-18.00, Track: "Innovation + Startups + VCs"

Topic of Presentation: Startup's culture

Abstract of Presentation: TBD