SIME MIA is a joint venture between SIME, Europe's first and funkiest digital business event, and MIA Collective, which organizes events in Miami focused on Media, Internet and Art.
SIME MIA is launching for the first time December 3rd at the heart of beautiful (and sunny) South Beach. SIME MIA offers a unique blend of international thought leaders and a meeting place for great people, great ideas and new business opportunities. We are inviting the hottest new companies, entrepreneurs and business leaders from Europe, the US, South America and Asia for two knowledge packed days culminating in the annual Art Basel festivities.
New speakers added regularly and subject to change.
SIME MIA speakers represent some of the world's most innovative and knowledgeable subject matter experts on today's most relevant topics, such as big data, venture capital, artificial iIntelligence, context aware services, cross platform advertising, the maker economy, and the digital transformation of our cities, among other things. They will share with the audience their experiences, ideas and vision for the future, so attendees can leave SIME MIA full of inspiration and challenged to think bigger than ever before.
Ola, SIME MIA's host, is a Swedish entrepreneur based out of Stockholm and now partly Miami, and founder of Result.
Martin is an Argentine entrepreneur who lives between Madrid, NYC and Miami, and founder of seven companies in the past 20 years.
Pablos is a hacker, futurist and inventor at Intellectual Ventures Laboratory, who created 3-D printers at Makerbot and spaceships with Jeff Bezos among other things.
Ulf is an entrepreneur, music producer and founding member of the Swedish pop group Ace of Base.
PJ is a Venture Capitalist with one of Europe’s leading firms, Northzone, sits on board of Spotify and author of the book "Heavy Metal Mangement."
Demian is the COO of Senzari, which builds graph based recommenders for music and movies, and is also the founder of HackDay Foundation.
Jack is the Portfolio Manager for Telefonica Ventures, based in Silicon Valley. Jack is responsible for the VC Investment activity of Telefonica Digital, investing internationally.
Richard Timothy "Tim" Kring, is an American screenwriter and television producer, best known for his creation of the TV series Crossing Jordan, Heroes, and Touch.
Shel Israel is a writer and speaker on social media issues. He co-authored several books with Robert Scoble, including the soon to be released "The Age of Context."
Neil Jacobstein Co-chairs the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track at Singularity University on the NASA Research Park campus in Mountain View California.
Juan Diego Calle is the CEO of the .CO domain and has over 10 years of experience managing successful Internet companies.
Dave is the Founding Partner & Sith Lord of 500 Startups, which provides capital to early-stage companies, runs a startup accelerator, and organizes tech events.
Jessica is a co founder of Healthy Business, a leadership think thank exploring health initiatives as a management tool to create better performing organisations.
Hans-Christian “Chris” Boos, CEO of Arago, is a technology geek with foundations in the fields of graph theory and algorithm design.
Caterina is the CEO of Findery! She was also the co-founder of Flickr and Hunch, and is a founding partner of Founders Collective.
Are is the founder and CEO of TapAd, a world leader in cross-platform marketing technology, and has more than 15 years’ experience in mobile and digital content.
Matt Haggman is an award-winning journalist and the Miami Program Director at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Silvina is the founder and CEO of Intuic, a social media agency, and a regular contributor to CNN, where she co-hosts the weekly segment "Directo a la Tecnología".
Christian is a managing partner at White Star Capital. Previously led Facebook's Business Development, Platform and Gaming Partnerships groups in Europe.
Zaryn founder and CEO of Tuenti, Spain's largest social network and most trafficked website. In 2010 Telefónica became Tuenti’s principal shareholder.
Andres is the founder and CEO of Open English, an English language onine school, which has received $120 million in investment over the past three years.
Andrew is a SVP of betaworks, and CEO of Digg and Instapaper. Previously, Andrew serverd as Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the US under President Obama.
Frida is the founder of fashion brand Ahlvar, which she crated after ten years as a designer working for other brands, to fill a gap that exists in women's wardrobes.
Peter is the Co-Founder of Endeavor Global, the largest global network of high-impact entrepreneurs, and Richmond Global, a venture firm specializing in technology.
Salim is Singularity University's Global Ambassador and a sought after speaker, strategist and entrepreneur – his last company, Angstro, was acquired by Google in August 2010.
Cate is President and Executive Director of the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting the growth of the private equity and venture capital industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Susan is the founder of Venture Hive, a technology accelerator based on economic development principals, and vertically focused on the industry strengths of Miami.
Paul is the CEO of Gigaom, the leading independent voice on emerging technologies and the disruption of media with of 5.5 million monthly unique readers.
Mariano heads Latin America for Wayra, Telefónica's global start-up accelerator, managing a portfolio of more than 150 companies across 7 countries. Before joining Wayra, Mariano was the CEO of the blog Network Hipertextual.
Juan Pablo is a Principal Shareholder in the Latin American Group of Greenberg Traurig and is also a well known entrepreneur and deeply involved in supporting venture capital in Latin America.
Navin was COO of Qwiki, a mobile technology company pioneering auto-generated video content, which was acquired by Yahoo! in July 2013.
Andy is the Chief Business Officer at Scopely, leading business and corporate development and is focused on growing the company through partnerships with developer studios and brands.
Francisco is a Founder and Partner of Riverwood Capital Partners, which manages approximately $1 billion in assets, and heads Riverwood’s efforts in Latin America and its New York office.
Adriana is the CEO and Vice Chairman of Cisneros, one of the largest privately held media, entertainment, digital media, real estate, tourism resorts and consumer products organizations in the world
Denise, Writer + Creativity Evangelist, teaches techniques to make the creative process more fluid, methods for making work environments more conducive to creative productivity, and practices for sparking innovation.
Seth is the Managing Director of Strat Americas, a Miami-based business development enterprise which provides strategic guidance and helps global clients connect with partnership and deal opportunities.
Aigerim Shorman is CEO of Triptrotting Inc; prior analyst at UBS Investment Bank; B.S. in Business, University of Southern California.
Nicolette is a co-founder Open English, the leader in internet-based English instruction, and the founder of two startups; Next University, an online school in higher ed, as well as Flaca, an online holistic weight-loss coaching program for women.
Bill is the CEO of Senzari, a technology company focused on music services, and CEO of Wahwah Networs, Senzari's subsidiary developing the music solution for web publishers.
Jo is the Research Director for the Infrastructure/Cloud channel at Gigaom Research. Jo has been a technology journalist and analyst for 15+ years specializing in enterprise IT trends, specifically infrastructure virtualization, storage and cloud computing.
Alfonso is the Senior Vice President, Business Development, Latin America, Spain and Emerging Markets. Based in Miami, Perez-Soto’s role is to identify and develop innovative growth opportunities and oversee ground-breaking digital expansion deals.
Jim Rondinelli is a seasoned veteran of the digital entertainment industry. Jim started his career as a producer/mixer, achieving gold and platinum records for his work with artists like The Tragically Hip, Matthew Sweet, Wilco, The Odds, Everclear, and the Jayhawks.
Pablo Lucero and Dj Karri On, founders of Prana Exchange, materialize the mysterious journey of the self into a constant evolving energy exchange, with an experience that fuses connection, balance & harmony through yoga and music.
Glass, Google's much talked about device, is about to emerge worldwide and American artist David Datuna's latest series ‘Viewpoint of Billions’ begins one of the first journeys into this new realm.
SIME MIA Welcome
Inside the Mind of Super Entrepreneurs
Startup Scene Dissected
Cities Disrupting the Future
We are all Heroes
Transformation of a Giant
Jack Leeney M
Industry transformers - Spotlight on Mobility
Management by Rock n' Roll
The Prana Exchange Experience
Karri Cole and Pablo Lucero
Industry transformers - Spotlight on Venture Capital
The Contextual Self
Hacking The Future
Cocktail @ New World Center
Dominating from Outside the Valley
Industry transformers - Spotlight on Media
The Exponential Implications of Artificial Intelligence
Industry transformers - Spotlight on Digital Music
Industry transformers - Spotlight on Big Data
Miami Tech Mayor Race
Miami Tech Mayor Election
SIME MIA Closing Street Party
SIME MIA is taking place during the week of Art Basel, which is one of the busiest weeks for our city's hotels. We recommend that you try to book your flights and hotels early to get the best prices possible. If you need help finding hotels, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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