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8 Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss at Techila Con This Weekend

From Microsoft to GoDaddy, Instabug to Facebook, Techila Con’s epic lineup of experts is set to inspire and educate as the virtual conference gets underway on June 12th - 13th.

With a laid-back ethos and the spirit of collaboration firmly embedded in its mission, Techila Con is gearing up to take over our screens with its inaugural virtual event this weekend, June 12th - 13th. But don’t be fooled by the bright coloured branding and the fact that Techila sound just like tequila - the top notch team behind the new event have taken the programming super seriously, recruiting some of the biggest names in technology and entrepreneurship to lead in-depth, unique sessions, designed to truly inspire. 

From global tech giants like Microsoft, Pipedrive and Facebook, to regional powerhouses like Instabug and PR pros changing how startups market themselves, we’ve put together a list of sessions and speakers that have us most excited. You can still sign up to attend on this link.

Johannes Radig, 500 Startup Mentor & Growth Marketing Consultant

Having worked with a variety of startups for over 10 years, including a three year tenure at the OG FintTech success story Paypal, Johannes Radig calls himself a ‘digital nomad’, spreading his experience wherever he goes. Get some insight on the ‘growth hacking’ movement and how to best adapt the tools and strategies for your business in his session at 12pm on June 13th.

Hany Barakat, Engineering Manager at Faceboook

Talking about leadership and team building at 7pm on June 12th, Hany Barakat will be sharing the pearls of wisdom he’s earned throughout his career at Facebook where ‘s managed multiple teams through the sometimes-daunting tasks of full-stack development.

Maha Aboulenien, PR Expert and EVP of Vayner Media (Gary Vee)

With a long illustrious career in PR across the whole Middle East, Maha Aboulenein knows a thing or two about outreach and getting people talking about your business. Now the EVP of Vayner Media - Gary Vee’s production house - her experience with the startup and entrepreneurship world is something you don’t want to miss out on. Catch her special 90 minute session at 5pm on June 13th.

Roberto Crocei, Regional Managing Director for Microsoft for Startups

After heading up Google For Emerging Markets, Roberto Crocei is a tech-space veteran, now at Microsoft where he spends his time helping startups achieve their goals through the smart use of tech tools and digital marketing channels. Catch his session called ‘Cost Optimisation for Startups’ at 12pm on June 12th.

Selina Bieber, Senior Regional Director for Turkey, MENA and South Africa at GoDaddy

Leading GoDaddy’s brand awareness and growth strategies in bustling emerging markets, Selina Bieber has a wealth of experience in media relations and marketing for technology. She’ll be speaking about how startups and SMEs can best utilise web hosting giant GoDaddy’s tools to build their online presence at 1pm on June 12th.

Riyadh Khalil, MEA Sales Manager at Adjust

Heading up sales in the Middle East and Africa for Adjust - the industry leader in mobile marketing analytics - Riyadh Khalil works to help advertisers track their performance channels and increase their ROI using granular campaign reporting and optimisation. Catch his session about the importance of mobile attribution and optimisation at 3pm on June 13th. 

Ahmed El Meleegy, Business Advisor at Instabug

Egypt’s startup success story Instabug has taken the tech world by storm, and is used by most of the world’s leading tech companies. As their business advisor, clearly Ahmed El Meleegy knows how to sell their product and pitch to decision makers at the biggest names in the industry. He’ll be leading a session called ‘Value Now, Money Later’ to help inspire entrepreneurs in how to best package and present their value propositions on June 12th at 9pm.

Arho Antilla, General Manager for Africa and Asia at Pipedrive

As a regional general manager for Pipedrive, the world’s number one rated CRM tool, Arho Antilla is a seasoned business manager with over 30 years of experience in developing international business in over 30 countries. Today he is in charge of expanding Pipedrive’s footprint in Asia and Africa and will be leading a session on how startups can best use CRMs at 4pm on June 13th.

Get the full agenda here, and sign up to attend here.




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