U.T.Gem Conference: Showcasing Ukraine's Tech Sector

18 September 2014, San Francisco

  • Ukraine — a powerhouse of talent

    known and valued around the globe

  • Talented engineers and promising startups

    who produce advanced technology solutions

  • Gathering this fall in San Francisco

    to rock the tech stage on 18 September, 2014

Our Rockstar Speakers

Keynote Speakers

ruslana

Ruslana Lyzhychko

Ukrainian singer, activist, winner of Eurovision

solur_1

Sridhar Solur

Director @ HP Mobility Services

johnson

Pitch Johnson

Limited Partner, Founder @ Asset Management Co.

dobkin_k

Arkadiy Dobkin

CEO and President @ EPAM

Others will be announced soon!

Speakers

smith

Jim Smith

General Partner @ Mohr Davidow Ventures

skibinsky

Max Skibinsky

Venture Partner @ Andreessen Horowitz

steve_goldberg

Steve Goldberg

Partner @ Venrock

galitskiy

Alexander Galitsky, PH.D.

Managing Partner @ Almaz Capital

igor_shoifot

Igor Shoifot

The Chairman @ Happy Farm, The Dude @ TMT Investments

rehman

Sam Rehman

CTO @ EPAM

degtereva

Anna Degtereva

CEO & Founder @ Happy Farm

derevyanko

Anna Derevyanko

Executive Director @ EBA

chokshi

Kaushal Chokshi

President @ Cross Border Angels

duva

Madeline Duva

President @ 3rd Eye Consulting, Mentor @ The Founder Insitute

skrypnyk

Oleksiy Skrypnyk

CEO @ Eleks Software

golomb_1

Vitaly Golomb

Founder @ Keen Systems, Mentor @ 500Startups

liao

Marvin Liao

Venture Partner @ 500 Startups

majgaard

Torben Majgaard

Founder & CEO @ Ciklum

sigal

Mike Sigal

CEO @ Agile Credit, Mentor @ 500 Startups

taber

Igor Taber

Investment Director, Datacenter Software @ Intel Capital

hankevych

Andrey Hankevych

CTO @ Eleks, Supervisory Board Chairman @ Lviv IT-BPO Cluster

burton_lee

Dr. Burton Lee, PhD MBA

Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering @ Stanford University

kinder

Shane Kinder

Director of Product Management @ Elance-oDesk

gigi

Gigi Wang

Board Member @ VLAB, Managing Partner @ MG-Team, LLC

aaen

Christian Aaen

VP Services & Consulting @ CIklum

kolodyuk

Andrey Kolodyuk

Managing Partner @ AVentures

kytsmey

Taras Kytsmey

Member of the Board @ SoftServe, Inc.

berezovskaya

Natasha Berezovska

CEO and co-founder @ Detonate Ventures

sysuyev

Yevgen Sysoyev

Managing Partner, CEO @ AVentures

anderson

Derek Anderson

Chief Operations Officers @ invisibleCRM

colebourne

Matt Colebourne

CEO @ Trinity Mirror

kostyk

Dmytro Kostyk

CEO & founder @ Kodisoft

gurvits

Max Gurvits

Partner @ Teres Capital

Andy_Dovgan

Andy Dovgan

Business Development Director @ bpm’online

borack

Brian Borack

Senior Vice President and Vertical Practice Leader @ SoftServe, Inc.

khmil

Roman Khmil

Supervisory Board Member @ BrainBasket Foundation

krasovsky

Valery Krasovsky

COO & Co-founder @ Sigma Software

galasyuk

Viktor Galasyuk, PhD

President of UAID, Advisory Board Member @ Bionic University

matokhina

Olena Matokhina

Dev & Consulting Team Lead @ EPAM

tuluzova

Katherine Tuluzova

Project Manager @ Sigma Software

stoletny

Alexey Stoletny

Head of Mobile and Web Solutions, US business unit manager @ Sigma Software

lutskiy

Alex Lutskiy

Co-Founder and CEO @ Innovecs

litvinov

Sergii Litvinov

Head of Key Account Management @ Jooble

opatska

Sophia Opatska

Dean @ Lviv Business School, Professor of Management

kyzyk

Roman Kyzyk

Director of US Business Development @ Eleks

paraszczak

Dr. Jurij Paraszczak

Distinguished Service Professor @ Carnegie Mellon University

holubec

Lev Holubec

Partner @ PricewaterhouseCoopers

haydin

Victor Haydin

Head of Products and Services @ ELEKS

romley

Jonathan Romley

CEO @ Avarla

matsekh

Markiyan Matsekh

Product Manager @ ELEKS

gunday

Honor Gunday

CEO and Founder @ Paymentwall

babajov

Val Babajov

Founder and Managing Director @ Voivoda Ventures

bilogorskiy

Nick Bilogorskiy

President & CEO @ Nova Ukraine

kirchick

James Kirchick

Fellow @ Foreign Policy Initiative

jenkins

Scott Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer @ Grid Dynamics

tomchuk

Dmitry Tomchuk

Founder @ FISON

gregory

Paul R. Gregory

Contributor @ Forbes

egan

Pamela Egan

Senior Research Fellow @ Berkeley

nath

Sanjiva Nath

CEO, Founder @ zAgile

gillespie

Eric Gillespie

Founder and CEO @ Govini

bigler

Paul Bigler

EdTech Investor @ PEPR Investments

...and many more will be announced soon!

Tickets

EXPO ZONE

  • Product companies
  • Service companies
  • Startups
  • Innovative businesses

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GENERAL SESSIONS

Dynamic keynotes on the Main Stage by Silicon Valley tech legends, hot panel discussions with the most influential tech and startup experts of the U.S. and Ukraine, best Ukrainian startups showcased and much more.
If you are keen to see and learn about the new edge cutting technologies and solutions by the most innovative IT companies — the Demo Stage is the ideal place for you!

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SPECIAL EVENTS

  • UT Gem Pre-Party / NU Fundraiser — Sept. 17. Special guest: Ruslana
  • VIP Dinner — Sept. 18
  • Afterparty — Sept. 18

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Sponsors & Partners

General Sponsors

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Partners

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Exclusive Media Partner

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Media Partners

utgem-media-itexpertutgem-media-lbuautgem-media-uadnutgem-media-hubsutgem-media-nv utgem-media-BlogsReleaseutgem-media-Spilno-tvutgem-media-ukrainian-instituteutgem-media-our-radio

Accommodation Partner

utgem-PayneHotel

Co-Hosts

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Hosts

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Supported by the Government of Ukraine, and the Consulate General of Ukraine in San Francisco.

Location

Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111

More information about our venue, transport and accomodation you can find here.

Contacts

To sponsor drop a line:

Konstantin Vasyuk
Konstantin.Vasyuk@eba.com.ua

Alexandra Smelyanskaya
sasha@happyfarm.co
t.: +1415 76 99 792

To participate email to:

Yuliya Melnyk
Yuliya.Melnyk@eba.com.ua

Alena Novgorodskaya
alena.n@happyfarm.co

Kateryna Seledets
kseledets@gmail.com

Valeriy Gontarenko
valeriy@happyfarm.co
t.: +1415 76 99 786

Kate Monyuk
katyamonyuk@gmail.com
t.: +1415 76 99 783

On PR & Media speak to:

Yulia Gotsyk
Yulia.Gotsyk@eba.com.ua

Danuta Pisarenko
dana@happyfarm.co