No Poverty Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production Climate Action Life Below Water Life On Land Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Partnerships for the Goals

Global Finals Judges

Sam Kondo Steffensen

Co-Founder
Rethink Value

Charlotte Schöller

Senior Scientific Manager
Novo Nordisk Foundation

Claire Chang

Founding Partner
IgniteXL Venture

Mitchell Weinstock

Ventures Partner
IgniteXL Ventures

Young Sohn

Co-Founder, XTC. Chairman of the Board, HARMAN International. Founding Managing Partner, Walden Catalyst.

Bill Tai
Bill Tai

Co-Founder, Extreme Tech Challenge Partner Emeritus, Charles River Ventures

Regina Dugan
Regina Dugan

President and CEO, Wellcome Leap
Wellcome Leap

Lars Reger
Lars Reger

Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors

Jerry Yang
Jerry Yang

Founding Partner, AME Cloud Ventures Co-founder & Former CEO, Yahoo!
AME Cloud Ventures

Michael Zeisser
Michael Zeisser

Managing Partner, FMZ Ventures
FMZ Ventures

Evaluators

Adam de Sola Pool

Partner, Blue Angels Investment Group

Adrian Hernandez

Director of Strategy - CTO Integrated Solutions, NXP Semiconductors

Adry Elmilady

Investment Principal, Samsung Catalyst Fund

Albert Wang

Sr. Investment Director, Qualcomm Ventures

Alessandro Zago

Investment Officer, Chemonics International

Alex Kopelyan

Senior Director & Partner, SOSV

Alex Driskill-Smith

Director, Strategic Partnerships - Software & Cloud, Magic Leap

Alexander Bergo

Director Innovation Norway San Francisco and Palo Alto, Innovation Norway

Alexander Fang

Director of Social Impact, OneValley

Alfred Boediman

Co-Founder and Partner , Jawara Ventures

Allison Stusick

Technical Operations Manager , Ford Motor Company

Amanda Terry

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, ACTAI Ventures

Amit Aysola

Managing Director, Wanxiang Health Investments

Anandhi Gokhale

Investment Manager - Energy , Emerald Technology Ventures

Anastasiya Giarletta

Partner, R42 Group

Anders Vartdal

Venture Analyst - Emerging Opportunities Portfolio, Wilhelmsen Group

Andrew Maywah

Investment Director, TDK Ventures, Inc.

Andrew Escaler

Executive Vice President, Pasudeco

Andrew Gollach

Principal, SOSV / HAX

Andrew D Ive

Managing General Partner, Big Idea Ventures

Andy Lürling

Founding Partner, LUMO Labs

Andy Zain

Managing Partner, Kejora Ventures

Andy Kau

Partner, Walden Catalyst Ventures

Angela Tay

Senior Investment Associate, AgFunder

Ankesh Madan

Senior Associate, Hitachi Ventures

Anna Tao

Executive Manager, Company Creation, CSIRO

Anne Campbell

Senior Director, Automotive Product Marketing, HARMAN International

Anthony Bellafiore

Investment Manager, Katapult Ocean

April Ong Vaño

Head, Environmental, Social & Governance, Quest Ventures

Arunav Roy

SVP and Business Group Head, Tech Mahindra

Arvind Gupta

Partner, Mayfield

Ash Tutika

Chief of Staff to the CEO , Arena

Ateet Bhalla, Ph.D.

Researcher, Independent Technology Consultant

Atul Butte

Director, Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute, University of California Health System (UC Health)

Austin Hwang

Principal, Strategic Investments & Venture Partnerships at Honda Xcelerator Ventures, Honda Innovations

Barry Palte

Chairman, EQ Capital Partners

Bastiaan den Braber

Venture Advisor, LUMO Labs

Berta Casas Forga

Co-Founder, Sangha Capital

Beth Bechdol

Deputy Director-General, United Nations FAO

Bill Reichert

Partner, Pegasus Ventures

Bill Tai
Bill Tai

Co-Founder, Extreme Tech Challenge Partner Emeritus, Charles River Ventures

Bongjae Lee
Bongjae Lee

Circular Economy Lab, Samsung Electronics

Brendon Kim

Managing Director | | Global Head of NEXT Investments - Venture Capital , Samsung Next Ventures

Brian Hollins

Founder & Managing Partner, Collide Capital

Brian de Bart

Team Lead System Innovations, NXP Semiconductors

Caleb Li

Strategic Investment Analytics, Meta

Camilla Gilbro

Head of Community, DTU Science Park

Carin Gerhardt

Director of Corporate Programs, SVG Ventures

Carlos Quintela

Managing Director - Climate, Environmental & Natural Resources, Chemonics International

Carolin Wais

Director, Plug and Play Tech Center

Carolina Casas Forga

Co-founder, Sangha Capital

Caroline Duffy

Senior Associate, AI Fund

Catherina Wang

Manager, Innovation & Design , Bain & Company

Catherine Bischoff

CEO, Sovereign Nature Initiative

Cecile Blilious

Head of Impact & Sustainability, Pitango Venture Capital

Charles Lilford

Thematics Portfolio Manager, BlackRock

Charlotte Schöller

Senior Scientific Manager, Novo Nordisk Foundation

Chen Zhou

Investment Director/Principal, Samsung Catalyst Fund

Chenoa Farnsworth

Managing Partner, Blue Startups LLC

Chenyi Shi

Principal, Strategy Capital

Chris Rynning

Managing Partner, AMYP Ventures AG

Christian Waarst

Business Accelerator & Investment Manager, Accelerace

Christine Keung

General Partner, J2 Ventures

Christopher Haskell

Former VP, Head of West Coast Open Innovation Center, Former Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Christopher Chu

Private Investor , Self-Employed

Claire Chang

Founding Partner, IgniteXL Venture

Clare Hunter

, Harman International

Constantine Demetriou

Business Mentor, Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

Corinna Hawkes

Director, Division of Food Systems & Food Safety, FAO

Corne Jansen

Partner, INKEF

Daniel Kriozere

Principal, Going VC Partners

Daniel Kraft, MD

Founder & Chair, NextMed Health

Daniel Yoo

Head of Marketing, Woven Capital

Daniel Seo

Investment Manager, 3M

Daniel Sottosanti

Senior Associate, Xerox Ventures

Darius Teter

Executive Director, Stanford Seed, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Darren Leong

Associate, VisVires New Protein (VVNP)

Darrin Shewchuck

VP of Public Affairs, HARMAN International

David Roebuck

Principal, Wave Financial

David Laszlo

Senior Associate, ISS ESG

David Johnson

Managing Director, Intel Capital

Dean Mai

Partner, Xerox Ventures, Xerox

Deborah Quazzo

Managing Partner, GSV Ventures

Dede Goldschmidt

VP & Managing Director, Samsung Catalyst Fund

Dede Goldschmidt

VP & Managing Director, Head of the Fund, Samsung Catalyst Fund

Dennis Liu

Managing Director - Tech Clients, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Deok-Joo Lee

Next Director of Mirakle Lab, Mae Kyong Media Group

Dewi Meza

ADAS Project Manager, FORD GFL

Dinesh Chahlia

VP, Head of Architecture, Wipro

Dongsik Choi

GHG, ETS Management, Samsung Electronics

Dr. Carina Tyrrell

Investor and Chief of Staff, Walden Catalyst Ventures

Dr Carina Tyrrell

Investor and Chief of Staff, Walden Catalyst Ventures

Dr. Clea Kolster

Partner & Head of Science, Lowercarbon

Dr. Jai Ganesh

CPO, Harman International

Dr. John Lee Allen

Managing Partner, RYSE Asset Management

Dr. Vanessa Chan

Chief Commercialization Office & Director, Department of Energy, Office of Technology Transitions

Dragos Maciuca

Director Systems Engineering, Meta

Duncan Turner

General Partner, SOSV

Edoardo Caovilla

Founder, Enea VC

Edua Eboigbe

Senior Associate, Global Health Division, Chemonics International