Giving your project wings…

Starting up with a brilliant idea is just the beginning of a long, stony path to build up sustainable and profitable business.

EYA winners proof to have the drive: they are full of energy and motivated to change the world and tackle societal challenges. But sometimes it just needs a little bit more: business know-how, entrepreneurial expertise & experience are key-factors to take off and skyrocket.

These 13 commited, outstanding and impressive personalities have agreed to share their knowledge with the EYA Winners this year.


Günther Wellenzohn

Innovation Manager @ Infineon
Austria

Kaisa Olkkonen

Vice President, Government Relations @ Nokia Corporation
Finland

Gerhard Gamperl

Director of Corporate Development, Strategy and Innovation at VERBUND AG
Austria

Manar AlHashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist, Board of Directors, World Summit Award (WSA)
Kuwait

Alexander Decker

Innovation & Special Projects Manager at T-Systems
Austria

Bernhard Weber

Center of entrepreneurship and applied business studies at University of Graz
Austria

Arto Puikkonen

Business Manager, Design at Gofore Ltd.
Finland

André Perchthaler

Global Alliances Manager at NXP
Austria

Anna Wypior

SAP
Germany

Peter Bosek

Chief Retail Officer of Erste Group Bank AG
Austria

Stephen Collins

Group Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer, VimpelCom
Netherlands

Peter Olson

VP & Head of European Affairs, Ericsson
Belgium

Markus Hoefinger

CEO and co-owner Wunderman PXP
Austria