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Our guests

<strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong>Denis Dobre</strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong>Autoliv
Denis Dobre

Design Lead at Autoliv

<strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong>Ouriel Ohayon</strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong>ZenGO (1)
Ouriel Ohayon

CEO and Co-founder at ZenGo

<strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong>Patrick Crampton</strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong>cerebra
Patrick Crampton

Chief Commercial Officer at Cerebra

<strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong>Bozidar Jovicevic</strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong>evermed
Bozidar Jovicevic

CEO at Evermed

<strong><strong><strong><strong><strong><strong>Michael Rolph</strong></strong></strong></strong></strong></strong>Monavate
Michael Rolph

CEO of Monavate

<strong><strong><strong><strong><strong>Tiffany Eaton</strong></strong></strong></strong></strong>Google
Tiffany Eaton

Interaction Designer at Google

<strong><strong><strong><strong>Jonathan Ballon</strong></strong></strong></strong>ELMS-1
Jonathan Ballon

Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Digital Officer at ELMS

<strong><strong><strong><strong>Sebastian Desand</strong></strong></strong></strong>CloudMade-1
Sebastian Desand

Commercial Director at CloudMade

<strong><strong><strong>Nicolas Beytout</strong></strong></strong>BlaBla
Nicolas Beytout

Lead Product Manager at BlaBlaCar

<strong><strong>Victor Maningo</strong></strong>IWBI
Victor Maningo

Vice President, Global Market Development, Asia Pacific at IWBI

<strong>Stephen Lyon</strong>MMoser
Stephen Lyon

Regional Director at M Moser Associates

Leandro Pupe Nóbregabelvo-1
Leandro Pupe Nóbrega

LatAm Product Operations Leader at Belvo

Prerna Goelclearbank
Prerna Goel

Head of Customer Experience at ClearBank

Scott Lucasmonavate
Scott Lucas

Co-Founder and CCO at Monavate

Megan ZweigLogo_Rock Health
Megan Zweig

Chief Operating Officer at Rock Health

Dominique KwongLogo_Damon
Dominique Kwong

Сo-Founder and COO at Damon Motorcycles

Dr. Acacia ParksLogo_Happify Health
Dr. Acacia Parks

Chief Science Officer at Happify Health

Stefan SchlichtingUnity
Stefan Schlichting

Manager of Product and Service Innovation at UNITY

Nathan TreloarLogo_Orbita
Nathan Treloar

Co-Founder, President and COO at Orbita

Mette DyhrbergLogo_Mymee
Mette Dyhrberg

Founder & CEO at Mymee

Dr. Teri Fisher MDLogo_University of British Columbia
Dr. Teri Fisher MD

Physician & Clinical Assist. Professor at the University of British Columbia

Dr. Tomasz Jadczyk MD/Ph.DLogo_CardioCube
Dr. Tomasz Jadczyk MD/Ph.D

Chief Science Officer at CardioCube

Eric EsshakiHoward&amp;Howard
Eric Esshaki

Healthcare Professional, Litigation Attorney and recent candidate for US Congress

Todd SimmonsLogo_IBM
Todd Simmons

Vice President, Brand Experience & Design at IBM

Christine MauroLogo_Salesforce
Christine Mauro

Innovation Director at Salesforce

Ojas RegeLogo_One Concern
Ojas Rege

Chief Product Officer at One Concern

Antonio GrilloLogo_Politecnico
Antonio Grillo

UX and Service Design Director at Tangity

Thomas DuesterLogo_formfuture
Thomas Duester

Co-Founder & Designer at formfuture

Jenny GohLogo_IBM
Jenny Goh

Market Leader at IBM Garage

Hung-Hsiang ChenLogo_Lilly
Hung-Hsiang Chen

Head of Lilly Design Labs and Senior Design Director at Lilly

Mihai AntonescuLogo_Mercedes-Benz
Mihai Antonescu

Product Manager at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.

Nils SchanzLogo_Daimler
Nils Schanz

Head of User Interaction Voice Control Mercedes-Benz at Daimler AG

David CoxLogo_closed loop medicine
David Cox

Chief Digital Officer & Co-founder at Closed Loop Medicine

Shrawan PatelLogo_Strategy Health
Shrawan Patel

Founder & Managing Director at Strategy Health

Matt OmernickLogo_Akili
Matt Omernick

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer at Akili Interactive

Simon StromLogo_PWC
Simon Strom

Partner Technology & Customer Experience in Automotive at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Martin SewellLogo_Rockar
Martin Sewell

Managing Director at Rockar

Justin KleinLogo_Health2047
Justin Klein

Director of Engineering at Health2047 Inc

Dr. Richard WindsorLogo_Radio Free Mobile
Dr. Richard Windsor

Founder at Radio Free Mobile

Dr. Chris LandonLogo_BodiMetrics
Dr. Chris Landon

CEO at Landon Pediatrics and Medical Advisor to BodiMetrics

Uzair RashidLogo_Blue Cross
Uzair Rashid

Director of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Nick BlackNB
Nick Black

Tech Founder and Chief Product Officer at Nick Black

Rahul UnnikrishnanLogo_Nissan
Rahul Unnikrishnan

Strategy Head for Connected Cars at Nissan

Vaibhav UppalFordPass
Vaibhav Uppal

Product Owner at FordPass

Yanick GaudetKLYG
Yanick Gaudet

President & HL7 Specialist at KLYG Solution

Drew HannahSmile CDR
Drew Hannah

Director of Business Development, US at Smile CDR

Vincent GuillevicOnfido
Vincent Guillevic

Director of Product Design at Onfido

Masaaki TanakaPaidy
Masaaki Tanaka

Senior Manager of Interaction Design & UX Strategy at Paidy

Star Experts

Industry Expert_Oleg Lebedyn

Oleg Lebedyn

Head of Architecture

Oleg has been with Star and in the software consultancy business for more than 12 years and holds a degree in applied cryptology. Having worked with OEMs, Tier 1s and automotive startups for the past five years, Oleg is currently leading Star's solution architecture team. He helps clients to shape their vision and deliver the software that fits their business needs.

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Agnieszka Billewicz

Design Director

An award-winning interaction designer with a knack for analytic thinking and passion for emerging technologies, Agnieszka works with Star's global partners designing medical equipment, car HMI's, voice interfaces, augmented reality experiences and is a published researcher.

Industry Expert_Tobias Skuhra

Tobias Skuhra

Design Director

Product Design Lead at Star Munich, Tobias is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer with more than ten years of experience in various design fields, including Industrial- and Service-Design, User Research, User Experience and Life Sciences.

Shalika Hanum

Shalika Hanum

UX Design Lead, FinTech

Shalika has 10+ years of design experience in portfolio management, InsurTech and payment systems. As a global FinTech industry liaison at Star, she brings her hands-on UX strategy and interaction design skills to assess customers’ needs for UX expertise across Star’s many studio locations.

Industry Expert_Christopher Scales

Christopher Scales

Director of Strategy & Insight

Christopher works primarily with the HealthTech Practice to define human-centered digital strategies designed to improve engagement and deliver better health outcomes. In addition to his healthcare design experience, he has also successfully brought to market consumer electronics, automotive and heavy industry products and solutions.

Alex Debkaliuk

Alexander Debkailuk

Head of Design, Ukraine

Alex applies his 15+ years of UX Design experience to help teams conceptualize and build great products for household name brands, enterprises, and startups around the world. Using design methodologies and cross-domain expertise, he facilitates digital transformation and innovation. 

Industry Expert_Artem Yakovenko

Artem Yakovenko

Product Manager

For a decade, Artem has supported Star’s clients from idea elaboration and user research to release and ongoing support. He fosters collaboration between the customer, internal and external development teams and acts as a voice of users. His background includes quality assurance and information security.

Olia Dehtiarova

Olia Dehtiarova

Head of Product Management

With over 10+ years of professional experience in digital marketing and software development, Olia has worked on numerous hardware and software solutions for B2B and B2C audiences in Automotive & Mobility, HealthTech, AdTech and Consumer Electronics, and has successfully led the products from identifying the initial product to product strategy development and execution.

Tomasz Puk

Tomasz Puk

Director of Regulatory Consulting and Technology

Tomasz has a proven track record of designing, developing, and maintaining complex IT solutions for the global market. A skilled software developer, R&D department manager, and medical device process consultant, he provides the depth of skills and experience our clients need to launch world-class MedTech solutions.

Industry Expert_Olivier

Olivier Bessi

Product Director, Fintech

Olivier brings 10+ years of experience in Product Management and Capital Markets to his work at Star. Having effectively worked with some of the UK's largest FCMs and Investment Banks, his true passion is to build FinTech solutions that create value for companies and individuals in the B2B and B2C space.

David Box, Managing Director, HealthTech at Star

David Box

Managing director,

David works to ideate and develop digital healthcare products from inception to launch and beyond. Before joining Star, David spent 10+ years in the healthcare industry building market-leading products and services that improve patient outcomes, increase engagement and enhance healthcare experiences.

Industry Expert_Michael Schreibmann

Michael Schreibmann


Michael transforms great ideas into rapidly scaling, commercially successful ventures. He is a seasoned leader within global management and innovation consulting and has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing solutions for early-stage, growth and Fortune-size companies. 

Industry Expert_Geoff Parker

Geoffrey Parker

Technology Director,

Geoff brings over 25 years experience designing and delivering software solutions. Dedicated to healthcare, life sciences and wellness industries, Geoff believes that technology should enhance our lives in a non-invasive manner. He enjoys working with clients to understand their business and user needs, and deliver secure, connected and engaging solutions.

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Morten Valther

Chief Executive Officer at Friday PM

Morten is CEO at Friday PM. He has vast international experience in management positions across 40+ countries, including at Haworth and Vitra, where he led Asian and Middle Eastern offices. Now based in his native Denmark, he’s helping the multinational Friday PM startup team scale up and transform workspaces worldwide. Their focus is to harness the power of technology to analyze your office space and recommend a hybrid workplace strategy, custom-tailored to the way people work.


Ryan Goff

Technology Director, Automotive & Mobility

As Star’s Technology Director, Automotive & Mobility, Ryan Goff helps our global clients build and integrate to create breakthrough product solutions. Ryan has 20+ years of Automotive Infotainment product development experience, focused on creating innovative products that bridge communication gaps and leverage best-in-class technology.

Industry Expert_Alisa

Alisa Golovinska

UX Designer

As a UX Designer at Star, Alisa Golovinska supports our global clients at every stage of their design journey. Alisa's UX/UI expertise focuses on a deep understanding of the full design process, including identifying user needs and business goals, research and creating wireframes, design concepts and clickable prototypes. Her passion is working on complex projects that bring together the latest tech with a human-centered approach to improve the lives of users worldwide.

Industry Expert_Bort

Volodymyr Bort

Head of Business Analysis

As Product Manager at Star, Volodymyr Bort works with Star’s FinTech clients to help them build, launch and scale groundbreaking digital products. Volodymyr has 15 years of IT experience, with extensive expertise in writing functional documentation, prototyping and team leadership. He is passionate about financial innovation and is especially excited to work on projects that combine blockchain, Defi and other emerging technologies.


Ewelina Wysocka

Business Analyst

Ewelina Wysocka is Business Analyst at Star. She works with our global FinTech clients to understand their needs, translate ideas into the technical requirements and co-create world-class solutions. She has 5+ years of Business Analysis expertise, including experience at HP, Roche and IT startups like Inteca.

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Jiyeong Lee

UX Designer

Jiyeong Lee is a UX Designer at Star, specializing in B2B and B2C FinTech products such as export financing, wealth management, retirement planning and investment education for banks and startups. She brings her broad expertise in UX strategy, discovery and end-to-end product delivery to create a state of the art products that add value to people’s lives.


Michael Ross Gray

Lead Designer, Automotive & Mobility

M. Ross Gray, Lead Designer, Automotive & Mobility at Star, has helped leading OEMs and suppliers, as well as clients across verticals, solve design and UX challenges. His unique background blends physical artifact and digital ecosystem design. He previously served as UX design strategist for Fossil Group, Interaction Designer for Ford Mobile Group, and Automotive Designer for Delphi.

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