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Brainfood Speaker Series @ The LAB Miami w/ Martin Varsavsky
January 15, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Martin Varsavsky (Guest Speaker)
Join us as Mr. Varsavsky leads a discussion about entrepreneurship worldwide.
Founder & CEO of Fon, Martin Varsavsky is an Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur who lives between Madrid, NYC and Miami, and has founded seven companies over the course of his career. In 1984, while still in college, Varsavsky started his first business, Urban Capital Corporation, one of the early leaders of the loft movement in downtown Manhattan. His current venture, Fon, is the largest WiFi network in the world. Its investors include Atomico, British Telecom, Coral Group, Skype, Google, and Index Ventures.
Since 2012 he has taught entrepreneurship at Columbia University and New York University.
6:30-7:00pm – Registration & Networking
7:00-7:30pm – Keynote Interview moderated by Marco Giberti
7:30-8:00pm – Audience Q&A
8:00-8:30pm – Wrap-up & Networking
Marco Giberti (Moderator)
Mr. Giberti is a successful entrepreneur and angel investor with more than 20 years of intensive experience in marketing and communications with focus on the media, internet and events industry. Over the course of his business career, Mr. Giberti has been awarded a number of distinctions in his field, including, among others, Entrepreneur of the year Award and was named one of the top 100 most influential people on the global convention and exhibition business by the Trade Show Week magazine.