'18 Speakers

Yana Petrova
Yana PetrovaFounder of CoKitchenYana Petrova used to be a curious food blogger and IT events organizer. At one point she decided to try how good food, hobby cooking and office lunch could be connected and started CoKitchen - a co-working space for cooks and food enthusiasts.
Hristo Penchev
Hristo PenchevFounder and Owner of UAC Management
Hristo Penchev is the founder and owner of UAC Management - an independent music management company based in the UK. He specializes in the relevant fields for developing a music artist's career. Hristo is also an author, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Lubomir Alamanov
Lubomir AlamanovManaging Partner of SiteMedia Consultancy
Lubomir Alamanov has MSc in Computer Science, but has spent the last 20 years as a communication expert in the PR-business. In 2017 he was included in the prestigious list of 50 Game-Changers of PR. Member of the Bulgarian Public Relations Association.
Velina Dragiyska
Velina DragiyskaCo-Founder of Inspire Bulgaria 
Velina was a Financial Director in a Brussels NGO, striving to have a positive change in the world. She returns to Bulgaria in 2017 to continue her cause. Her approach is underlined by a passion for social impact and professionalism. She recently established Inspire Bulgaria as a platform for social entrepreneurship.
Simona Peteva
Simona PetevaEcology & Ecosystem Conservation PhD Candidate
PhD candidate in Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ". In 2016 she won second place in "Natural sciences" at the "Student of the Year" competition for Sofia University. Author of 6 scientific publications in Balkan and international journals. Member of the prestigious Association for Innovative Development.
Philip Yankov
Philip YankovFounder of x8academy
Philip is a computer scientist by profession, mathematician by heart, designer by intuition and mentor by soul. He has experience in some of the top IT companies - SAP, Microsoft, VMware. He founded x8academy where the next generation of tech leaders is mentored - an example of what they can do is the FairRefund platform, helping frequent flyers.
Viktoria Hristova
Viktoria Hristova
Molecular Biology Student at University College London
Viktoria Hristova has numerous international recognitions as a competitor in biology, a bronze medalist at the International Biology Olympiad and a silver medalist at the European Union Science Olympiad. Viktoria is a co-founder of the educational non-profit organization NPMG Alumni Club and a passionate science communicator, striving to educate and inspire. 
Anton Stratiev
Anton Stratiev
Co-founder of Puzl CowOrKing
Аnton Stratiev is a co-founder of Puzl CowOrKing, the biggest IT coworking space in Central and Eastern Europe. He studied in Switzerland and returned to Bulgaria to work on Puzl. In 2016, Anton was nominated for Forbes 30 under 30. Currently, he’s leading Puzl CowOrKing’s expansion across CEE.
Victor Danchev
Victor Danchev
Physicist at EnduroSat, Coordinator of Space Challenges
Victor Danchev is still studying Theoretical Physics at Sofia University while working in the CubeSat company EnduroSat and coordinating its partner educational program - Space Challenges. He is also one of the creators of the biggest online platform for space education in Europe - Spaceport.
Gabriela Pavlova
Gabriela Pavlova
PhD candidate at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Gabriela is researching marketing communications utilized to counter low fertility levels in EU countries. She studied and worked in the fields of communication and international relations in Bulgaria, the Netherlands, UK and Belgium and decided to return to Bulgaria because she believes that building a brighter future depends on us.
Borislav Orlinov
Borislav Orlinov
Editor-in-Chief of TennisKafe.com
Borislav Orlinov has dedicated his life to sports and showing people the importance of being active day in and day out. He is the Editor-in-Chief of TennisKafe.com, TV Sports analyst, amateur footballer and tennis player, psychology lover and studies Journalism in Sofia University. 
Evtim Miloshev
Evtim Miloshev
CEO, Dream Team Productions
Evtim Miloshev is a movie and TV producer with more than 25 years of experience in the media field. His productions are some of the highest rated on Bulgarian TV, including "Stolen Life", "The Tree of Life", "Komitsite" and others. Chairman of the "Association of Movie and TV Producers" in Bulgaria since  2012.