Sean Ellis - Rethinking growth

Sean is the CEO and founder of

He coined the term "growth hacking" in 2010, after using it to ignite growth for Dropbox, Eventbrite, LogMeIn and Lookout - each now worth billions of dollars. 

Sean also founded and sold customer insights company Qualaroo, growing it to millions of dollars in recurring revenue with customers such as Uber, Starbucks and Amazon.

He is the co- author of Hacking Growth, published by Crown Business (division of Penguin Random House) in April 2017 and he regularly speaks to startups and Fortune 100s and has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, WIRED, Fast Company,, TechCrunch and on MSNBC.

Yara Paoli - How (not) to screw up your company

Growth leader of 150+ people global teams across APAC, EMEA and AMERICAs.

Currently building up an innovative growth methodology and an awesome team for Preply, the online tutoring marketplace.

She was employee 32 at Skyscanner and she left when the company had over 1000 people and had been sold for 1.4 Million British pounds.

Her international experience of 15+ years covers the main aspects of building a successful growth organisation: growth enablement, change management, team optimisation and upskilling, scalability and sustainability, motivational framework implementation, impactful leadership, channel and product market fit assessment. She contributes to effective budget management and lead on the definition of a successful growth strategy so to reach target ROI, acquiring and keeping customers in target markets and adjusting a global approach to regional needs defining product market fit and a hierarchy of needs for the business in that region or market.

She also has a 1st honour degree in Psychology and a master in Music communications. This helps her greatly in listening, understanding and working with people more effectively and shaping her leadership style approach to build an effective getting-stuff-done and friendly environment in the teams she has worked with.

Hugo Pereira - Building a team that lasts

Currently heading marketing & growth at EVBox, the global leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, Hugo is crazy about scaling up organizations and passionate about technology centered around the interests, needs, and well-being of mankind.

Hugo can't live without sketches and dashboards. The two tabs and 1 file he opens daily are the Sales dashboard, the Marketing dashboard, and his department yearly plan. That is why it does not come as a surprise that he created a work folder with all these analytics apps on his smartphone.