EYA Jury

The EYA Jury is organized in numerous stage. The Online Jury took place from August 2-21 (first round) and August 26 to September 9 (second round). The second round to determine the Winners was in Sarajevo from September 19-21.

Some of the best, most outstanding and socially engaged experts coming from all over Europe evaluated the projects in terms of content, design, innovation, initiative, interactivity, impact and social value.

Read more about the jury criteria here.

Curtains up for the EYA Jury 2019 – get to know the experts here!

 


Ekaterina Matveeva
Founder and CEO | Amolingua
Argentina/UK

Arnau Gifreu Castells
Interactive coordinator | DocsBarcelona - Professor - ERAM | University of Girona
Spain

Abdul Rahman AlAshraf
Founder | FreeCom
Germany/Syria

Leila Hadžić
Co-founder | NGO “Laboratorium” Tuzla
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cecilia Chapiro
Investment Adviser & Blockchain Portfolio Manager | UNICEF Innovation Fund
US/Argentina

Arman Atoyan
Founder & CEO at X-TECH | Co-Founder & CEO at ARLOOPA
Armenia

Gunel Huseynova
Founder | Pitch-a-Pitch
Azerbaijan

Antoaneta Ivanova
Program Manager | Philanthropy for Green Ideas (PGI) Program of Balkan Green Foundation Supported by Rockefeller Brothers Fund
North Macedonia

Dimitar Jovevski
Associate Professor | University of SS. Cyril and Methodius
North Macedonia

Panayiotis Andreou
Assistant Professor in Data Analytics | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Gabriel Brezoiu
General Manager | GEYC - Group of the European Youth for Change
Romania

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
North Macedonia

Samar El Sheikh
Unit Manager | ITIDA
Egypt

Pihla Rostedt
CEO | Stellarion
Finland

Lisa Mahajan
Project Manager & Lecturer | FH JOANNEUM Graz
Austria

Paolo Bovio
Social Media Specialist | MR & Associati Comunicazione
Italy

Ahmed El-Sobky
Vice CEO | Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA)
Egypt

Cristina Birsan
Project Manager Volunteers for Events | United Nations Volunteers
Romania

Geert de Haan
Independent researcher, Lecturer | Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
The Netherlands

Attila Horányi
Director (BA program Design Culture) | Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Hungary

Christian Bauer
Owner | Bauer & Associates
Austria

Simone Rudigier
Online Communication Expert
Austria

Martin Maška
Office and project manager | European Youth Press / European Dialogue
Czech Republic

Yasmine Yahyaoui
PhD candidate, Junior Lecturer, Marketing & PR Management | Paderborn University
Germany

Timo Väliharju
Executive Director | Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions (COSS)
Finland

Irene Polycarpou
Professor of Technology and Innovation in Education | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Kremena Dervenkova
Executive Director | Association of the Bulgarian Leaders and Entrepreneurs (ABLE)
Bulgaria

George Malekkos
Software Innovation Architect & CEO | Powersoft
Cyprus

Hartwin Kostron
Marketing & Creative Director | Young Mountain Marketing GmbH
Austria

Eva A. Jakob
Post-doctoral researcher | Paderborn University
Germany

Khaled Jemni
Modern Apps Consultant | Microsoft Tunisia
Ireland/Tunisia

Pavel Varbanov
EU Projects coordinator | ESI Center Eastern Europe
Bulgaria

Mario Vasile Cătălin
CEO, Android and IOS Software Developer | Studentist
Switzerland/Romania

Tudor Mihailescu
Founder | LoopPoll
Romania

Bernhard Weber
Center of entrepreneurship and applied business studies, University of Graz
Austria

Andrius R. Juknevičius
Engineer | JSC Vilimed
Lithuania

James Norwood
Senior Innovation Manager | LEGO Creative Play Lab
Denmark

Jon Mark Walls
CEO of GovFaces
Switzerland/US

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Emma Bakh
Founder | NanoWRLD
Denmark

Mathias Haas
CEO | SuperSocial
Austria

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

Willy Kempel
Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the State of Qatar
Austria

Anton Holovachenko
Founder & CEO | UniExo
Germany/Ukraine

Clément Reix
Public Policy | Dailymotion
France

Teresa Dieguez
Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management Professor | IPCA
Portugal

Etienne Gonon-Pelletier
Project Manager | French National School of Administration (ENA)
France

Darko Bozhinoski
Postdoctoral researcher | Cognitive Robotics, 3mE | Delft University of Technology
Netherlands

Eva Rosenberg
Expert in Human Rights, EU Enlargement, Environmental Standards and Transparency
Austria / Portugal

Magdalena Kubów
Lecturer & Researcher | SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Poland

Ana Maria Bujor
Operations Director and Conductor of Chaos | Risky Business Accelerator and Ventures
Romania

Steffie Limère
Founder | Factory of Imagination and Unfolding Events
Denmark/Belgium

Birgit Maier
Marketing Director | Goldbach Austria GmbH
Austria

Dušica Birovljević
Founder and Owner | Nomcentar
Serbia

Marco Righetto
Design and Innovation Specialist
Italy

Gregor Cerinsek
Lead Project Manager | Institute for Innovation and Development of the University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schrøder
Independent Journalist
Denmark

Julianna Faludi
Assistant Professor | Corvinus University of Budapest
Hungary

Stephen Vickers
International Assessment Consultant
United Kingdom

Monika Kosman
Head Of Marketing | TEDxOdense
Poland | Denmark

Sébastien Bourdu
Freelance web developer and UX designer for social justice
France

Elisabeth Pergler
Faculty member & Research scientist | FH CAMPUS 02
Austria

Sarah Klein
Editor-in-Chief | Tea after Twelve
Germany

Christina Pikl
Project and Communication Manager | Kreativwirtschaft Austria
Austria

Michael Terler
Innovation Management Professor | FH CAMPUS 02
Austria

Viola Bianchetti
AEGEE-Europe | Projects Director
Belgium/Italy

Odeta Iseviciute
Owner | Adcanon
Lithuania


Nela Sladojević
Project Advisor | International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Timo Rostedt
Lead Designer | Gofore Oy
Finland

Rodica Mocan
Ph.D., Associate Professor | Babes Bolyai University
Romania

Aleksandra Izdebska
Director ICT | ABA
Austria

Gregor Cerinsek
Lead Project Manager | Institute for Innovation and Development of the University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

Attila Horányi
Director (BA program Design Culture) | Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Hungary

Sarah Klein
Editor-in-Chief | Tea after Twelve
Germany

Dimitar Jovevski
Associate Professor | University of SS. Cyril and Methodius
North Macedonia

Cristina Birsan
Project Manager Volunteers for Events | United Nations Volunteers
Romania

Irene Polycarpou
Professor of Technology and Innovation in Education | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
North Macedonia

Frank Lorenz
SVP Research & Development | SKIDATA AG
Austria

Odeta Iseviciute
Co-Founder & CEO | Dealoyal
Lithuania

Michaela Altziebler
Head of Utility & Smart City Segment | MAVOCO AG
Austria

Katarina Živanović
Assistant to Coordinator of International Cooperation | OPENS Serbia
Serbia

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Maida Agić
Communication and Marketing Expert | Orbico
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Connor Sattely
Business Acceleration Agent | HiiL Justice Accelerator
Netherlands

Pihla Rostedt
First Lady | Rostedt & Co
Finland

Meet the people who picked LiGENCE to be the EYA Young Digital Champion (Overall Winner) of 2019 at the EYA Festival “Watch Out: Europe On Fire”!


Markus Leitner
Senior Product Manager – Strategic Partners | SKIDATA AG
Austria

Attila Horányi
Director (BA program Design Culture) | Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Hungary

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Gica Trierweiler
Co-founder | Instituto Beaba
Brazil

Anja Stegmaier
Economics Editor | Wiener Zeitung
Austria

Daniel Fabry
Lecturer and Researcher | FH JOANNEUM
Austria

Anton Holovachenko
Founder & CEO | UniExo
Germany/Ukraine

Timo Rostedt
Lead Designer | Gofore Oy
Finland

Mihály Kiácz
Business Developer | INPUT
Hungary

George Malekkos
Software Innovation Architect & CEO | Powersoft
Cyprus

Anita Höller
Managing Director | Acorros GmbH
Austria

Kambis Kohansal Vajargah
Managing Partner vendevio & Carployee
Austria/Iran

Irene Polycarpou
Professor of Technology and Innovation in Education | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Christian Bauer
Owner | Bauer & Associates
Austria

Stefanie Brunmayr
National Contact Point | Europe for Citizens Point Austria
Austria

Martin Maška
Office and project manager | European Youth Press / European Dialogue
Czech Republic