Conference Moderator: Mike Berger
Head of Marketplaces, Styria Media Group, Austria

Mike is CEO of Styria Media Group's Digital Marketplaces and is responsible for the market leading Digital Marketplaces willhaben.at in Austria, njuskalo.hr in Croatia, bolha.com and mojedelo.com in Slovenia as well as for the participation Offerista Group based in Berlin incorporating wogibtswas.at in Austria. Also, he is responsible for the Marketplaces Technology Provider Trikoder in Croatia. Mike has been working in digital media and marketplaces for more than 10 years and played a significant role in defining and executing Styria’s digital strategy in this area. His current focus is on the strategic and financial growth of the existing units as well as on the expansion of the portfolio internationally as well as fostering the innovation of the Digital Marketplaces Group of Styria.

Malcolm Myers
Founder & CEO, European Internet Ventures, Switzerland

Malcolm Myers is Founder & CEO of EIV, an entrepreneurial internet advisory business exclusively focused on classifieds and marketplaces. EIV helps entrepreneurs raise capital from Series A onwards, and runs sales processes when it is time for a partial or complete exit. We also support PE funds and family offices on the buy-side. Our work is truly global, and we are particularly active in emerging markets. I started my classifieds/marketplaces journey in 2007 as Head of M&A at Naspers, before setting up EIV in 2010, and have been involved in over 100 transactions across 6 continents.

Ivan Draganov
Research Lead, dealroom.co, Netherlands

Ivan is leading Dealroom.co's research efforts on marketplaces. Previously Ivan worked on the development of data-driven investment tools and equity research of internet stocks at ABN AMRO Bank. Ivan has a background in econometrics and financial economics.

Mari-Sanna Paukkeri
CEO and Co-founder, Utopia Analytics, Finland

The world’s first PhD in language independent text analytics. CEO and Co-founder of Utopia Analytics.