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

Young Sohn
Young Sohn

Chairman of the Board, HARMAN International Founding Managing Partner, Walden Catalyst Co-Founder, Extreme Tech Challenge, HARMAN International

Bill Tai
Bill Tai

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

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


Alessandro Zago

Investment Officer, Chemonics International

Amit Aysola

Managing Director, Wanxiang Health Investments

Anandhi Gokhale

Investment Manager - Energy , Emerald Technology Ventures

Andrew Maywah

Investment Director, TDK Ventures, Inc.

Angela Tay

Senior Investment Associate, AgFunder

Ash Tutika

Innovation Manager, OneValley

Ateet Bhalla, Ph.D.

Researcher, Independent Technology Consultant

Barry Palte

Chairman, EQ Capital Partners

Berta Casas Forga

Co-Founder, Sangha Capital

Beth Bechdol

Deputy Director General, United Nations FAO

Brendon Kim

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

Carolina Casas Forga

Co-founder, Sangha Capital

Chenoa Farnsworth

Managing Partner, Blue Startups LLC

Corne Jansen

Partner, INKEF

Daniel Kraft, MD

Partner, Continuum Health Ventures

Daniel Kriozere

Founder/Principal, Innovate Climate/C3

Darius Teter

Executive Director, Stanford Seed, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Darren Leong

Associate, VisVires New Protein (VVNP)

Dean Mai

Investment Director, Xerox Ventures, Xerox

Dennis Liu

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

Dinesh Chahlia

Head of Engineering, Deep Learning Infra Infra | Trusted Startup Advisor, Google for Startups, Google

Dr Carina Tyrrell

Investor and Chief of Staff, Walden Catalyst Ventures

Dr. John Lee Allen

Managing Partner, RYSE Asset Management

Edoardo Caovilla

Founder, Enea Capital

Edua Eboigbe

Senior Associate, Global Health Division, Chemonics International

Emmanuel Onyema

Design R&D Engineer, NXP Semiconductors

Fergus Hay

Founder and CEO, Elysian Fields

Fran Baker

Social Innovation Lead, Arm

Francis Ho

Partner, Walden Catalyst Ventures

Frank Schirrmeister

Sr. Group Director, Solutions & Ecosystem, Cadence Design Systems

Greg Wagenhoffer

VP, Cadence Design Systems

Hanisha Vaswani

Managing Partner, Majority

Hannah Bailey

Emerging Technologies Integration Engineer, Ford Motor Company

Ho Wai Wong-Lam

VP Strategy, NXP Semiconductors

Ignas Bolsakovas

Founder and CEO, Ignitech Limited

Ikkei Matsuda

Japan Advisory Partner, Benhamou Global Ventures

Jake Harrison

Technology Scouting and Open Innovation, Braskem

James Baker

Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners

Jan-Konrad Bremer

Senior Product Marketing Manager, NXP Semiconductors

Jaswinder Ahuja

Corporate Vice President and India Managing Director, Cadence Design Systems

Jean-Michel Voisard

Global Practice Lead, Agriculture and Food Security, Chemonics International

Jeff Cunningham

Technical Director Automotive , NXP Semiconductor

Jérôme Vasamillet

Chief Of Staff, Partner, Decisive Capital Management

John Bell

CEO, HighTechXL

Jose Navarro de Pablo

Consultant, Researcher, Technische Universität Dresden

Josef Scarantino

Program Manager, HubSpot Ventures, HubSpot

Juan Camilo Mira

CEO, SCP Alimentación Animal Ecológica SAS

Julien Nguyen

General Partner, IT Farm

Jun Ho Bae

Venture Investor, Plug and Play Tech Center

Keith Atom Powers

Founder, Engaged Partners

Kellie Chan

Assistant Director, Investments, Corporate Engagement, SGInnovate

Ken Sobajima

Founder and CEO, Tomorrow Access

Kevin Krejci

Business Development and Alliance Manager, Fujitsu Laboratories of America

Kevin Lockett

Partner/CFO, Fulcrum Global Capital

Lauren Behr

Senior Advisor, Innovation and Investment, Chemonics International

Lisa Andrews

Founder/Co-CEO, Ignite Alliance/WAVIA

Manisha Aryal

Global Lead, Digital Development, Chemonics International

Martin Gruber

VP Corporate Strategy, NXP Semiconductors

Mia Diawara

Partner, Lowercarbon Capital

Michael Stamatinos

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Omorfi, Inc.

Michael Jackson

Partner, Cottonwood Technology Fund

Michael Kimmijser

Director - Small, Medium & Corporate Business , Microsoft

Michelle Milburn

Product and Test Engineering Manager, NXP Semiconductors

Michelle Ng

Director, Sustainable Impact Accelerator, Quest Ventures

Mitchell Weinstock

Partner, HP Tech Ventures

Michelle Zhou

Economist Investment Manager, Hyundai CRADLE

Mingu Lee

Managing Partner, Cleveland Avenue

Mohamed Labadi

CEO/Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Singularity Computing/Frontiers Labs

Moin Ali

Head of Technology Incubation Manager, ICCBS Technology Incubation Center

Monique Mrazek

Senior Global Health Tech Industry Specialist, World Bank Group/IFC Venture Capital

Nemanja Grgic

Principal Manager, EBRD

Neesha A. Tambe

Startup Battlefield Editor and Head of Community, TechCrunch

Nick Plante

Director and Partner, dLab

Nico Gramenz

CEO, Factory Berlin

Nik Steinberg

Senior Climate Risk Advisor, Chemonics International

Nina Feussner

VC Investor, Lakestar Capital

Ning Sung

Investor, Sandhill Angels

Pablo Gomez-Trenor

Co-Founder, The Lab Ventures

Peggy Ochandarena

Director of Development Research, Chemonics International

Puay Ling Lee

Venture Analyst, RYSE Asset Management

Rene Chostner

Senior Director, Venture Investment, SK hynix America Inc.

Richard Irving

Chairman and CEO, Fluence Corporation

Romain Lenoir

Associate, BGV

Ross Kozarsky

Head of Strategy, M&A, and Investments - Deep Tech & Life Sciences, Samsung

Ruth Ruberwa

Strategic Partner Manager, Google

Sarah Benhamou

VC Principal, BGV

Scott Armanini

Professor, Disruptive Innovation, University of Southern California

Shannon Atkeson

Principal Investment Officer, Edtech Sector Lead, International Finance Corporation

Shashi Kumar

Mentor, EIR, and Director, SK Telecom

Shinya Kasuga

Partner, IT-Farm

Shiya Li

Manager, Investment - Corporate Engagement, SGInnovate

Sophie Mesfin

Product Manager, GameStop Corp.

Steven Nitz

Partnerships Manager - Google Startup Advisor: SDG, Google

Sumito Sugata

Director of Fintech Open Innovation, Fujitsu Laboratories of America

Tami Hutchinson

Former VP Intel Capital , Intel Corporation

Thomas Luk

Partner and Managing Director , Kearney

Thomas Puschmann

Head of Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab, University of Zurich

Tim VanGoethem

VP Automotive Product Management, HARMAN

Tim Chiang

Investment Director, Xerox Ventures, Xerox

Ton van ‘t Noordende

Founder/Investor in Residence, PHX/Quantum Delta NL