EXPERTS 2018
INGRIDA KARINA-BERZINA
Attorney at Law (COBALT)

Partner at COBALT Latvia office and heads IP & IT practice group. She has deep and broad expertise in intellectual property and related areas.

MARCIN FRYZIK
Territory Manager for Baltics and Poland (Veeam)

Marcin has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Previously worked in such companies as Microsoft, IBM, Ericsson. He studied electronics at the AGH Technical University in Krakow and management at the Warsaw School of Economics.

ANDREY VYSHLOV
Regional Director, Eastern Europe (Commvault)

Andrey Vyshlov has more than a 20-year experience of managing both Russian and international IT companies. He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University and has MBA degree from the Open University Business School in London.

TIMO LONKA
Country Manager Finland & Baltics (Extreme Networks)

Timo is an experienced Country Manager with a demonstrated long history of working in the computer networking industry. Skilled in LAN/WLAN, Data Center, Voice, IoT, Automation and Security.

Strong sales leader and business development professional graduated from Aalto University Executive Education.

ALEXEY PETROV
CIO (Bitfury)
NIKOS LALEAS
Senior Security Consultant (NCC Group)

Nikos is a senior security consultant at NCC Group, as well as an old school hacker at heart who's always been interested in taking things apart. His experience ranges from traditional penetration testing to reverse engineering and Red Teaming. This has enabled him to work on projects for some of the largest companies in the world, in the financial and technology sector.

MIHKEL MEERITS
Sr Pre-Sales Engineer (Nutanix)

Mihkel has been working in IT sector past 15+ years. During those years he has been part of major banking, public sector IT projects in Baltics and Nordics (business continuity, security, public & private cloud etc). He also holds CISSP certification from 2008.

TOM CHRISTENSEN
CTO and Customer Advocacy (Hitachi Vantara)

Tom is a professional with +20 years of experience in the IT industry. Tom joined Hitachi ten years ago and made a successful career as a Solution Architect and Chief Technology Officer. One of his strengths is the ability to support businesses in creating valuable success through combining technology vision with a business need for a change. Tom truly believes and this outcomes from his past experience with IT economics that all organizations have a potential for achieving savings by consolidation, optimization and increased management efficiency and therefore are able to reach a lower TCO for selected infrastructure as well as the entire data center.

JURIS KAZA
Freelance Journalist

Born in Germany, in a Latvian refugee family, grew up in the United States, where he graduated from the University of Columbia with BA in History and then at the Faculty of Law at Boston University. Since the end of the 1970s, he has been working for journalism at a foreign agency Dow Jones in Germany and Sweden, later as freelance journalist in the International Herald Tribune and several other international publications.

EXPERTS 2017

  • KĀRLIS DANĒVIČS
    SEB Banka

  • SANDA LIEPIŅA
    Latvijas Komercbanku asociācija

  • EDIJS FREIVALDS
    Lidosta RĪGA

  • EDUARDS BEZPROZVANOVS
    Twino

  • ANDRIUS SKUNCIKAS
    Oracle

  • DMITRIJS ŠARAFUTDINOVS
    Proact IT Latvia

  • AGNIS JAKUBOVIČS
    Apply Intelligent Technologies

  • KIM LINDFORS
    Executive Networks

  • ROBIN CROHNS
    Splunk

  • ALEXEY PETROV
    Bitfury
EXPERTS 2016

  • GREG MATHERS
    ADIZES Latvia

  • LIENE KUBLIŅA
    CVO Recruitment

  • ALON UNGER
    UVID

  • CHRIS HUDSON
    Proact IT Group

  • SANDRA LINABERGA
    Valsts Nekustamie īpašumi

  • ZANE ARNAVA
    Accenture

  • RAIMONDS ARĀJS
    Rīgas Ūdens

  • EDIJS FREIVALDS
    Lidosta “Rīga”

  • JĀNIS DUBINSKIS
    Cake HR