Olivier Manuel developed and launched Samsung’s US Smart TV business, growing it from an idea to a multi-billion dollar category. He was a member of the management team at Self Trade, a pan-European online brokerage platform, and wrote the business plan for Poweo, a French
electricity retailer. Olivier previously was an Operating Partner at ER Accelerator. He has a BA with honors from Harvard College, and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.
Dean Christakos is a computer scientist focusing on data science. He has a Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab and a Master's from Carnegie Mellon. He previously worked at NIST and The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
applying big data analytics to cybersecurity, and building early-stage technology for the defense department, where he held a TS/SCI security clearance. He has also built and deployed analytics tools for Goldman Sachs and