Guest Speakers


Vanda Dauksta

TEDxRiga, Netizens, lecturer in Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

 

Vanda is an award-winning public speaker and evaluator, who has been guiding TEDxRiga inspiring and great presenters since 2013. She is a founding member of Netizens – an online Toastmasters public speaking club which helps people become splendid at online meetings! Furthermore, she is a youth leadership trainer in various seminars, communication consultant on numerous topics and lecturer at SSE Riga! What a professional bio!
Expect a great presentation!
 

 
 

 
 
 

Juris Krūmiņš

Taxify Latvia

 

Juris Krūmiņš, an alumni of SSE Riga has quite impressive experience leading to his current position as the Country Manager for Latvia for the well-known taxi hailing application Taxify, launched in 2013. Expect to hear some interesting thoughts on Saturday – insightful takes on the industry with perspectives on past, present and the future of the company.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Davis Suneps

TechHub Riga, davissuneps.com

 

After 3 serious internships at large corporations, Davis Suneps understood that his passion belongs to small businesses. His day-hustle is managing @TechHub Riga (riga.techhub.com)- the community of IT startups who can meet, work, lean and collaborate! Meanwhile, he’s absorbed tons of experience from his own successful (and failed!) business projects. On Saturday, Davis will be talking about how to increase the likelihood of others caring for your business ideas, and what to do if nobody cares! Read Davis’ blog here: davissuneps.com.
 
 
 

 
 
 

Kristaps Silinš

McCANN Riga

 

Meet Kristaps Siliņš!
Few people are as interesting and experienced as he is! Beginning his success path as elected president of SSE Riga Student Association in 2009, he has walked a long way in his carrier. He is the current CEO and head strategist of McCANN Riga advertising agency, which is one of the most successful advertising company in the region. Kristaps has earned more than 20 advertising excellence awards. Forbes has also recognized him as the best 2015 marketing talent in “30 under 30” ranking. We have the best speakers here, folks!
 

 
 
 

Inga Gleizdane

FONTER, “REA mentor klubs”, alumni and lecturer of SSE Riga

 

We introduce to you … Inga Gleizdāne!
She is a true human resources management professional. For 10 years Inga has been a member of the board and survey team leader at FONTER – the leading HR consulting company in Baltics. She has worked with huge variety of companies, consulting them on many organizational subjects such as reward or performance management. Moreover, she is an alumni and lecturer of SSE Riga and a board member of “REA mentor klubs”. Few people have so much experience as she does!
 

 
 
 

Davis Siksnans

DraugiemGroup, Desktime.com, Inboard, Startup Vitamins, PrintFul, Mapon

 

We are happy to introduce you to Davis Siksnans!
He is part of the team of DraugiemGroup which has created the most successful social media network in Latvia – Draugiem.lv. DraugiemGroup is an umbrella organization that houses many startups and Davis is the man behind many of these ventures! He has founded Inboard, Startup Vitamins, Desktime.com, and is the co-founder and CEO of Printful, and board member of Mapon. Not every day can you hear a speaker with such a fascinating background!