FitTech Summit - speaker overview

At the recent virtual FitTech Summit in November 2021, dozens of global founders and visionaries joined us to discuss why health & fitness industries need to embrace technology, now.
Who was talking?
Nikola Mrvaljevic
Founder & CEO Strive
Bothell, USA
Daniel Sobhani
CEO Freeletics
Munich, Germany
Hélène Guillaume
Founder & CEO WILD.AI
San Francisco, USA
Valerie Bures-Bönström
Founder & CEO VAHA
Berlin, Germany
Markos Kern
Founder & CEO LYMB.IO
Munich, Germany
Christian Øvregaard
Head of Mentra & Head of SATS Home training
Oslo, Norway
Scott Dunlap
CEO Runtastic & VP, Mobile at adidas
Linz, Austria
Melanie Lauer
CEO Trisport AG (Kettler)
Hünenberg, Switzerland
Stefan Tilk
Chief Advisor New Business FitTech Company
Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany
Chris Sharman
Co-Founder, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer Topodium Group
Southampton, UK
Trupen Modi
Director, Digital Health Transformation Executive Microsoft
Chadds Ford, USA
Amir Bozorgzadeh
Co-Founder & CEO Virtuleap
Lisbon, Portugal
José Luis Cordeiro
Director The Millennium Project
Madrid, Spain
Keith Rumjahn
Co-Founder & CEO OliveX
Hong Kong
Rainer Beck
Director of Sales & Business Symbiont

Bäch, Switzerland

Karina Vazirova
Co-Founder FemTech Lab
London, UK
Jens Strüker
Director Fraunhofer Blockchain Lab
Bayreuth, Germany
Gregory Gettinger
Founder and CEO VR Motion Learning
Vienna, Austria
Jon Gregory
Founder & CEO Vitruvian
Perth, Australia
Alex Zhavoronkov
Founder & CEO Insilico Medicine
Hong Kong
Emma Barry
Chief Creative Soul Good Soul Hunting
Redondo Beach, USA
Natalia Karbasova
Founder & CEO FItTech Company
Munich, Germany
Ben Pember
CEO District Technologies
Jeff Rogers
Global Research Leader - Digital Health IBM
New York, USA
Trent Ward
Co-Founder & CEO FORME
Los Angeles, USA
Roeland Decorte
Founder & CEO Decorte Future Industries Ltd
Cambridge, UK
Selected previous speakers
Will Ahmed
Founder WHOOP
Boston, USA
Anthony Katz
Founder Hyperice
Irvine, USA
Ariel Garten
Founder & Chief Evangelism Officer Muse Band
Toronto, Canada
Sami Asikainen
CEO & Co-Founder Carbon Trainer
New York, USA
Oleg Stavitsky
CEO & Co-Founder Endel
Berlin, Germany
Phil Southerland
CEO & Founder Supersapiens
Atlanta, USA
Andreas Gall
ex. CIO / CTO RedBull
Munich, Germany
Daniel Tal Mor
Founder & CEO Lumen
Tel Aviv, Israel
Grace McNamara
London, UK
Avrum Elmakis
Founder & CEO CLMBR
Denver, USA
Philipp Roesch-Schlanderer
Founder & CEO eGym
Munich, Germany
Jeff Morin
Co-Founder and CEO Liteboxer
Boston, USA
Mohammed Iqbal
Founder & CEO Sweatworks
Washington D.C., USA
Benjamin Roth
Co-founder & CEO Urban Sports Club
Berlin, Germany
Steve Sinclair
SVP of Product and Marketing Mojo Vision
Saratoga, USA
Paolo Aversa
Associate Professor in Strategy and Full Time MBA Director Cass Business School - City, University of London
London, UK
Insights from previous editions
In 2018-2020, over 150 industry leaders and founders from all over the world shared their insights
Michael Horvath
Founder of Strava
Michael founded the social app for athletes Strava in 2009 which grew to over 40 million users today. In 2019, Michael share how sweat can solve some of society's biggest problems.
Joe de Sena
Founder of Spartan Race
Spartan Race is one of the biggest obstacle races worldwide. Its founder and CEO Joe de Sena not only did some workouts at our 2019 edition himself, but also shared how he turned sense of belonging into a multi-million business.
Mike Lee
Founder of MyFitnessPal
The legendary founder Mike Lee sold his app MyFitnessPal to UnderArmour for $475 million in 2015. 2019 he joined us to speak about hottest investment trends and product scaling.
Jon Gilman
Managing Director of Asics Digital
Jon came all the way from Boston to share how to create powerful healthy habits with digital products and motivate users to exercise regularly using gamification mechanics.
Ben McAllister
Senior Director Connected Footwear at Under Armour
Ben is the guy behind connected footwear at UnderArmour. In 2018, he told us about new running experiences and real-time feedback that will ultimately change the way we run.
Marco Suvliaakso
Chief Strategy Officer of Polar
In 2018, Marco lead us through a brief history of wearables and told us why actionable data would be the next technological frontier for connected hardware solutions.
Benjamin Roth
Founder and CEO Urban Sports Club
Benjamin Roth is one of the pioneers behind the concept of gym aggregators and new fitness platforms. 2019 he shared his insights on platform economy and his predictions on the evolution of new business models.
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