Speakers 2018

Opening Remarks

Presidant of Pardis Technology Park, Iran

Mehdi Safarinia

Chairman of the Forum, Iran

Hamidreza Amirinia

President of Mazandaran Science & Technology Park, Iran

Dr. Ali Motamedzadegan

Panel 1: Innovation & Disruptive Business Models

 Ex- CEO at Simorgh Investment Group,Iran

TRIZ Center Representative

Mahmoud Karimi

Scientist at Innovation Systems Center, AIT, Austria

Dr. Marianne Hörlesberger

Founder & Managing Partner at Opatan Capital,Iran

Founder,Iran Startups

Nasser Ghanemzadeh

Finance Director, Investment Group at Rahnema Co, Iran

Seyed MohamadReza Farahi

Panel 2: Financing Technological Innovations

CEO and Chairman of the Board, FANAP ICT Co, Iran

Dr. Shahab Javanmardi

Vice President Planning, Innovation and Prosperity Fund,Iran

Scientific Secretary of the Forum

Dr. Seyed Farhang Fassihi

Consultant, Deputy of New Technologies, Central Bank of Iran

Chairman of the Board, Rahnama  Management & Technology Consulting Co, Iran

Masoud Safari

Cofounder & Chief Innovation Officer at FANAP Co, Iran

Mostafa Naghipourfar

Panel 3: Technology and Innovation at the Service of Smart Medicine

Director of Research and Development, Cinnagen Company, Iran

Dr. Fereydoun Mahboudi

Professor of Immunology & Immuno-bioengineering,Queen's Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK

Dr. Amir M. Ghaem Maghami

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern Universitym USA 

Lecturer, Harvard-MIT Health Science & Technology, Department of Medicine, USA

Dr. Nasim Annabi



Faculty Member, University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Dr. Seyed Ali Mousavi Shayegh

Seyed Ali Mousavi Shaegh

Panel 4: Commercialization of Cultural Industries with Network Approach

Head of Industry and Technology Institute (Asef), Iran

Dr. Siavash Malekifar

Ex-General manager, Mobile value-added services, MCI, Iran

CEO, HUB Consortium of MCI and S.B.University

Mohammad Reza Sohanian

CEO, System Designer & Developer - ‎Tiwall, Iran

Moahmmad Amroabadi

Panel 5: Development of Internet of Things Ecosystem in Iran (IoT): Challenges & Opportunities

Faculty member and Director of the Institute, Advanced Information and Communication Technology, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Professor Hamid Reza Rabiee

Scientific Director, Institute Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics (ivESK), Germany

Prof. Axel Sikora

Senior Scientist at Digital Safety & Security Center, AIT, Austria

Dr. Ivan Gojmerac

IoT Director, ICT Innovation Center, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Dr. Pedram Ataee

CEO, Takin Microsystem Co (Riz Sazgan Takin), Iran

Rasool Raissi

Panel 6: Future Cities: Smart & Sustainable

Head of Tehran Urban Research & Planning Center, Iran

Dr. Babak Negahdari

Deputy Head of Unit, Thematic Coordinator Smart Cities, AIT, Austria

Dr. Wolfgang Loibl

Director General, IT New Technologies, Presidential Organization, Iran

Project Management of Smart City, Iran Information Technology Development Center

Dr. Mehdi Bina

CEO, HOP Ubiquitous S.L, Spain

Prof. Antonio J. Jara