Jury

Jury
Szymon Blaszczyk (Polish): Information architect and co-founder at 2ia. He’s an expert in web usability and user experience.

Fergus Burns (English): Founder and Editor at Web2Ireland and CEO and founder at Nooked, an RSS broadcasting system. He advises to internet startups, blogs and tweets intensively.

Luca Conti (Italian): Media consultant, journalist, buzz consultant and visiting professor at Urbino and Malta universities. He is currently Italian country manager for BuzzParadise and keeps one of the main blogs in Italy, Pandemia. He used to be a local council member in Ancona.

Pedro Custòdio (Portuguese): Former head of Quality and Usability for Portuguese portal Sapo.pt, he works currently for Vodafone and organizes SHiFT (Social and Human Ideas For Technology), a tech congress in Lisbon. Graduated in Computer Science, he’s been working on internet related projects for more than a decade now. He is also a blogger.

Antonio Delgado (Spanish): He works as a freelance journalist for Consumer-Eroski and Soitu and keeps a very active blog on new media and television, Caspa.tv. He’s also created Filmica.com and Buscacine.com, two cinema portals.

Oleksandr Demchenko (Ukrainian): Media consultant in Ukraine. He organized a competition for Ukrainian bloggers and Blogcamp CEE in Kiev, which is the most important new media event in Eastern Europe.

Luistxo Fernández (Basque): Journalist, entrepreneur and blogger living in San Sebastian. He manages Tagzania, a startup that works with online geographical tools, and is one of founders of Code&Syntax.

Gleb Kaplun (Russian): Based in St. Petersburg (Russia), he is CEO of Web2People, a startup center and VC focused on new media projects funding.

Gabe McIntyre (All languages): Officially a “viral media consultant”, he is an authority on the subject of video blogging, traveling all over the world to talk to companies, media agencies and at conferences about the subject. He was also the international face of Mobuzz online television.

Yann Mauchamp (French): Internet entrepreneur, business angel and board advisor. He runs the French operations of Cercle des Investisseurs Privés (ex-Brains-to-Ventures SA), lead investors network, and the french operations of the e-commerce website Blacksocks.

Mert Maviş (Turkish): Information architect and designer at Euro RSCG 4D, he graduated in Visual Communication Design from the Istanbul Bilgi University.

Nicole Simon (German): Loves to connect Europeans and helps startups entering the German market. She is also the author of the German Twitter book and organizes Girl Geek Dinner Deutschland.