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PODIM 2020


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First Podim speakers are announced!

Our program is all about hands - on advice, sharing knowledge and valuable experience, and getting the Podim crowd equipped with all the relevant tips & tricks for growing businesses. Hard to believe? Just check our list of Podim speakers, which includes some of the most accomplished founders, experienced operators and successful investors.

Aaron Ross is the best-selling author of the award-winning book Predictable Revenue: Turn your Busin


Natalie Nixon is a creativity strategist who converted a 16-year career as a professor into a succes


Gyula Fehér, the founder of the video streaming startup Ustream that was acquired by IBM and subseq


Adam’s expertise spans from marketing to digital advertising to growth marketing. He was in the fo


European tech journalist, Robin Wauters is running the region's premier information portal and marke


David Mack is the co-founder and current CTO at SketchDeck, a Y-Combinator backed technology startup


Marko Sršan is a COO at Memgraph. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and


Anuj Adhiya is an experienced growth marketer. He is professional in extracting growth insights from


Operator and evangelist for frontier technologies Noah Heller is emphasizing the impact of disruptiv


Digital marketing expert Francesco Cracolici is General Manager at Nomadic Minds, the world's larges


Some of our previous speakers

Hundreds of top-notch speakers from all over the world have stepped onto the Podim stage over the decades, sharing their knowledge to help grow startup & scaleup companies.ding our achievements, but you can be sure, we won’t bother too often. In the meantime, you can get the latest Podim news by following us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Steli Efti is CEO and Co-Founder of (a platform that makes calls, sends emails, and conveni


Mark Johnson is an experienced product leader for organizations both tiny and large. He has a track


Paddy Cosgrave is an Irish entrepreneur. He is a co-founder and CEO of Web Summit, a company that ru


Danyelle Pollock is a master of company culture. Most recently, she headed up Internal Communication


David Rose is an expert on strategic innovation, computer vision, spatial computing, and the Interne


Ash Maurya has been an entrepreneur for more than a decade, and he has always been in search of bett


Shira Abel is the CEO of Hunter & Bard, a public relations and design agency that works with establi


Poornima Vijayashanker is an entrepreneur, engineer, author, and speaker who has made her mark on th


Stephan Schambach is an investor, a serial entrepreneur, and a pioneer of e-commerce. He has built s


An innovative and results-oriented entrepreneur, John Harthorne is the co-founder and CEO of MassCha

Want to know who is joining this year?

We are trying hard to find another amazing lineup of speakers. We will be announcing them on a weekly basis, so stay tuned for more information on joining speakers by signing up to our newsletter.

Apply to speak at Podim 2020

Podim stage is reserved for top - notch speakers, the brightest minds from around the globe who come to Maribor to share their ideas with a regional community of curious minds. Let us know if you are the speaker, we are looking for.

Anyone in particular, you would like to see on the Podim stage?

Do you know an insightful and inspiring speaker or have seen an epic keynote that would fit well into Podim program? Let us know, and we might bring him/her to Slovenia. Podim features different tracks, such as Business and Productivity, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Life Science and Agriculture, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Materials and Manufactur ing, Mobility and Transportation, Scaling, Space, AI, ... You can suggest speakers freely from any field. Our speakers team is always excited to hear from new people, and we are always looking to collaborate with more founders and CEOs to create engaging content for our attendees.

Experience the unexpected

"There's a lot of people here, there's no "bullshit", it's all very down to the point, good meetings, good talks really, good discussions here, met a lot of fantastic people, so we'll come back definitely."

Marin Ćurković, AdScanner, Croatia

"My impression of Podim is so far really impressed, really appreciated the quality of the speakers especially diversity, they've been from all over the world and talking about so many different areas of entrepreneurship and startups, so very impressed so far."

Kyle Dine, Equal Eats, Canada
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