Tina Ruseva

“Hierarchies and fixed structures have become too slow for today’s world, which is too complex and too fast even if they are set up democratically.”

Tina Ruseva is the founder & CEO of Mentessa, the future of work platform that helps everyone in the workforce maximize their potential at work, and the Big & Growing New Work Festival, the biggest future of work conference in the DACH region. She used to be a business support engineer at Microsoft. As a female founder, festival host, coach, public speaker, and author, she has inspired women and young entrepreneurs in Germany for mastering technology as means for social progress and innovation. She is an active mentor for women in STEM at the TU Munich, Technovation Girls, Techstars, and Project Together, and frequently organizes local round tables and events for founders. She was nominated for the Impact of Diversity Award by the Women Career Index (FkI) and the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. Tina is a social entrepreneur, actively engaging in diversity, empowerment, and inclusion ever since 2009, a mother of 2 girls, and the author of numerous articles and the book “Big Heart Ventures”.