After a career spent developing technologies for Fortune 500 companies and US-based startups, he was appointed CIO of AMK, one of the largest microfinance organisations in Cambodia, beginning the path which led him to co-found Oradian. His 1999 white paper "MIS for Microfinance: An Evaluation Framework" is still the industry standard on the subject, and illustrates his authority in the sector.
Bozidar is CEO and Board Member at Erste Group Card Processor, EGCP. He brings 15+ years of C-suite experience within the commercial/retail banking and payments industries. Much of his career has been spent focusing on emerging markets through financial sector development projects, primarily in payments and innovation.
With 25+ years of experience pioneering innovative approaches to financial inclusion through enterprise and market-based solutions, Brigit has played many roles during her career: Senior Advisor with McKinsey & Co, CEO of Unitus, Head of Advisory Services (Indonesia) IFC, and founding member of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), the global centre of excellence in financial inclusion. She is the author of "Access for All".
Esther is chairman of EDventure Holdings. Her primary activity is investing in and nurturing start-ups, with a recent focus on health care, human capital and aerospace. Overall, she is fascinated by new business models, new technologies and new markets (both economically and politically). She has a BA in economics from Harvard and was founding chairman of ICANN from 1998 to 2000. In addition, she wrote the best-selling, widely translated book Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age.
Serial entrepreneur and hands-on early stage investor with over 20 years of marketing and business development experience in Europe, North America and Asia. Co-founder of Trema, the global leader in software solutions for central banks and corporate treasuries of Fortune 500 companies, with clients including the European Central Bank, GE Capital, and Unilever.
Pule is a Founding Partner of CRE Venture Capital. Previously, he was an Institutional Client Manager at Investec Asset Management (IAM) in New York. Prior to that, he was a Sales Manager responsible for New Business Development in IAM's Retail Sales Team in South Africa. Within Investec, Pule was also a Private Client Portfolio Manager and Wealth Manager. He graduated from the Durban University of Technology and is a Kauffman fellow.