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!

 


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

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

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
North Macedonia

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

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

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

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

Andrius R. Juknevičius
Engineer | JSC Vilimed
Lithuania

Paolo Bovio
Social Media Specialist | MR & Associati Comunicazione
Italy

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

George Malekkos
Software Innovation Architect & CEO | Powersoft
Cyprus

Michael Terler
Innovation Management Professor | FH CAMPUS 02
Austria

Lisa Mahajan
Project Manager & Lecturer | FH JOANNEUM Graz
Austria

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Pihla Rostedt
CEO | Stellarion
Finland

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

Christina Pikl
Project and Communication Manager | Kreativwirtschaft Austria
Austria

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

James Norwood
Senior Innovation Manager | LEGO Creative Play Lab
Denmark

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

Anton Holovachenko
Founder & CEO | UniExo
Germany/Ukraine

Khaled Jemni
Modern Apps Consultant | Microsoft Tunisia
Ireland/Tunisia

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

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

Odeta Iseviciute
Owner | Adcanon
Lithuania

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

Jon Mark Walls
CEO of GovFaces
Switzerland/US

Mathias Haas
CEO | SuperSocial
Austria

Monika Kosman
Head Of Marketing | TEDxOdense
Poland | Denmark

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

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

Gunel Huseynova
Founder | Pitch-a-Pitch
Azerbaijan

Pavel Varbanov
EU Projects coordinator | ESI Center Eastern Europe
Bulgaria

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

Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schrøder
Independent Journalist
Denmark

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

Stephen Vickers
International Assessment Consultant
United Kingdom

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

Christian Bauer
Owner | Bauer & Associates
Austria

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dušica Birovljević
Founder and Owner | Nomcentar
Serbia

Julianna Faludi
Assistant Professor | Corvinus University of Budapest
Hungary

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

Tudor Mihailescu
Founder | LoopPoll
Romania

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

Birgit Maier
Marketing Director | Goldbach Austria GmbH
Austria

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

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

Samar El Sheikh
Unit Manager | ITIDA
Egypt

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

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

Abdul Rahman AlAshraf
Founder | FreeCom
Germany/Syria

Viola Bianchetti
AEGEE-Europe | Projects Director
Belgium/Italy

Clément Reix
Public Policy | Dailymotion
France

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

Simone Rudigier
Online Communication Expert
Austria

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

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

Ekaterina Matveeva
Founder and CEO | Amolingua
Argentina/UK

Marco Righetto
Design and Innovation Specialist
Italy

Emma Bakh
Founder | NanoWRLD
Denmark

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


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

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

Odeta Iseviciute
Co-Founder & CEO | Dealoyal
Lithuania

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

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

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

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

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

Frank Lorenz
SVP Research & Development | SKIDATA AG
Austria

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

Aleksandra Izdebska
Director ICT | ABA
Austria

Connor Sattely
Business Acceleration Agent | HiiL Justice Accelerator
Netherlands

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

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

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

Maida Agić
Communication and Marketing Expert | Orbico
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
North Macedonia

Pihla Rostedt
First Lady | Rostedt & Co
Finland

Timo Rostedt
Lead Designer | Gofore Oy
Finland

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

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”!


Kambis Kohansal Vajargah
Managing Partner vendevio & Carployee
Austria/Iran

Daniel Fabry
Lecturer and Researcher | FH JOANNEUM
Austria

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Anton Holovachenko
Founder & CEO | UniExo
Germany/Ukraine

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

Mihály Kiácz
Business Developer | INPUT
Hungary

Gica Trierweiler
Co-founder | Instituto Beaba
Brazil

Anita Höller
Managing Director | Acorros GmbH
Austria

Timo Rostedt
Lead Designer | Gofore Oy
Finland

George Malekkos
Software Innovation Architect & CEO | Powersoft
Cyprus

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

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

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

Anja Stegmaier
Economics Editor | Wiener Zeitung
Austria

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

Christian Bauer
Owner | Bauer & Associates
Austria