UPGRADED SPEAKERS

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MAX LUGAVERE (USA)


2x Oscar-Nominated Documentary Director & Curator  | TEDxVeniceBeach

Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast The Genius Life. Lugavere appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, the Rachael Ray Show, and The Doctors. He has contributed to Medscape, Vice, Fast Company, CNN, and the Daily Beast, has been featured on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and in The Wall Street Journal.

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MOLLY MALOOF (USA)


Stanford Lecturer  | Concierge Physician

Dr. Molly Maloof’s goal is to maximize human potential by dramatically extending human healthspan through personal health technologies, scientific wellness, & educational media. She is founding her first technology company focused on bringing continuous glucose monitoring to the masses to optimize nutrition and health (currently in stealth). She teaches a course at Stanford University on strategies for extending healthspan for greater lifespan. Her medical practice is focused on providing health optimization & personalized medicine to San Francisco & Silicon Valley investors, executives, & entrepreneurs. She has also worked as an advisor or consultant to 25+ companies in biotechnology, wearable technology, personalized nutrition, & digital health helping with medical research, clinical strategy, and product development. She is a globally recognized speaker. Dr. Molly is a pioneer in health technologies that enable more of us to own our own health, practice data-driven self-care so that we can perform better, have greater wellbeing, and live a better quality of life for longer.

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MADVENTURES (FIN)


Riku Rantala & Tunna Milonoff

As Finland’s Award-Winning "Best Inspirational Speakers" and TV personalities, Riku Rantala and Tunna Milonoff encourage their audiences to win themselves, leave their comfort zones and get rid of the fear. Their speeches are filled with their own, amazing, touching & frightening experiences around the world, based on their work on Madventures television series that has been aired in 200+ countries. The independent producers have also aired radio programs, talk shows and written 10+ best-selling non-fiction books, from food & music encyclopedias to cultural guides, from self-help guides to surviving the turbulent times of digitalization.

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ANTHONY DICLEMENTI (USA)


Biohacker | NCSF-CPT | CNS | Author | CEO

Anthony DiClementi is a world-class transformation expert specializing in energy production, cognition, and optimal performance. As a best-selling author of The Biohacker's Guide to Upgraded Energy and host of The Biohacking Secrets Show podcast, Anthony's clientele includes high-level entrepreneurs, professional athletes, Hollywood celebrities and Silicon Valley executives like Peter Thiel (PayPal). He has been featured on award-winning podcasts such as Entrepreneur on Fire, Ben Greenfield Fitness, Onnit’s Human Optimization Hour, and shared the speaking stage with business leaders like Tony Robbins.

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KASPER VAN DER MEULER (NL)


Science Teacher | Biohacker | Bestselling Author | Breathing Specialist

Kasper van der Meulen is a Bestselling Author, Biohacker and Science Teacher. He went from being overweight, burnt out and unhappy, to developing extraordinary focus, fitness and personal freedom. He put himself through numerous experiments and challenges, conquered the cold, ran ultramarathons on his bare feet, tested countless diets, read a ton of scientific literature and explored as many esoteric practices he could find. With over ten thousand hours of experience in as a teacher, trainer and speaker, he always finds the most fun and easy ways to convey powerful messages into practical applications for his audience. Kasper now travels the world on a mission to teach others to be the healthiest, happiest and strongest version of themselves through transformative experiences, scientific understanding and vivid storytelling. He specializes in creating instant wins for people at the fringes of human performance, ranging from elite athletes to armed forces special operatives to high powered CEO’s.

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OLLI POSTI (FIN)


Author & Supermarket Survivalist| Health Influencer

After eating his way out of multiple sclerosis, Olli Posti has been in the front lines for over a decade promoting joyful & healthier eating, nutrient dense foods and supermarket survivalism. Ollis’s work has been widely covered in the Finnish media. With his unique style and vision, Olli Posti has inspired tens of thousands to enjoy a healthier life. He was chosen as The Finnish Health Influencer 2016 by a public vote and his recent book, “Supermarket Survival: For the Love of Food and Well-being” has been a best-selling book in Finland, amassing a huge following of people doing better choices at their supermarket visits. The book will be launching in English language at the Biohacker Summit 2019.

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JAAKKO HALMETOJA (FIN)


Nutrition & Wellness Expert | Author @ Biohacker Center & Foodin

Jaakko Halmetoja is a nutrition & wellness expert, author, entrepreneur and public speaker with a pace of around 100 lectures per year. Halmetoja has a passion for making health & wellness cool – by popularizing the disruptive force of new health technologies and abundant opportunities around us. For a past decade, Jaakko has been traveling the world in search of the most interesting food ingredients and health technologies available – working as an advisor for multiple healthcare companies in Finland and abroad.
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SIIM LAND (EST)


Author | Anthropologist | Podcaster | Performance Coach @ Siim Land Coaching

Siim Land is an Estonian author, high-performance coach, biohacker and a student of life. He has a bachelor’s in socio-cultural anthropology, he has a blog, a YouTube channel, and a podcast about human optimization and wellness called Body Mind Empowerment. He creates content about human optimization and achieving your peak potential. He is the author of the Metabolic Autophagy book.

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TEEMU ARINA (FIN)


Futurist | Biohacker | Author @ Biohacker Center

Teemu Arina has a professional career of two decades as a technology entrepreneur, author and professional speaker. Mr. Arina is one of the forefront figures of the biohacking movement. Mr. Arina has received the Leonardo Award in 2015 (under the patronage of European Parliament and UNESCO), selected as Top 100 most influential people in IT in 2016 (TIVI), and awarded the Speaker of the Year in 2017 (Speakersforum) and Leadership Trainer of the Year (Turku School of Economics, 2018). He is the co-author of the bestselling Biohacker’s Handbook series for optimising what it means to be human with technological and biological tools. Mr. Arina is also curating the Biohacker Summit (world's top conference for biohacking) and co-founder of the Biohacker Center (an independent think tank focused on optimal human performance, health and wellbeing).

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YARROW WILLARD (CAN)


Herbal Jedi | Wizard | Entrepreneur | YouTuber | Philosopher | Naturalist & Fun-Gi  

Known as the Herbal Jedi, Yarrow Willard is a Clinical Herbalist, Director of the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing and Co-creator of the Harmonic Arts Botanical Dispensary.  Raised by herbalist parents, he has been immersed in the world of wholistic medicine since birth. He is a passionate educator, youtuber and modern day reality hacker who is continually upgrading  his knowledge and understanding with the growing edge science of re-claiming wellness and vibrant living. Yarrow shares a variety of health empowering practices in a fun and informal way that keeps his students at the edge of their seats.

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BENJAMIN SMARR (USA)


Professor of Bioengineering and Data Science | Advocate for diversity and individual empowerment in wellness

Prof. Benjamin Smarr works at the intersection of wearable sensors, time-series data science, and neurobiology, to discover new ways for individuals to know themselves, to recognize the deep diversity inherent in humanity, and to collectively contribute to more precise and inclusive state of public health. He focuses on women’s health and student well-being, but contributes broadly, from circadian ecology to human seasonality. He is also an advocate for the “Information Reformation” and “Democratized Discovery” as positive metaphors for transforming biomedical science in our age of distributed data generation. His activities have garnered global attention, from the BBC to Forbes.

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WADE T LIGHTHEART (CAN)


Author | High-performance Coach & Prodigy of Biohacking

Wade T Lightheart is an advisor to the American Anti-Cancer Institute, certified sports nutritionist, 3-time All Natural National Bodybuilding Champion, former Mr. Universe Competitor, author of the book “Staying Alive In A Toxic World”. He's been in the health industry for over 25 years and coached thousands of clients worldwide. He is also a President and co-founder to BiOptimizers - the supplements company dedicated to discovering, presenting, and sharing strategies backed by cutting-edge research that leads to Healthy High Performance.

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DR. OLLI SOVIJÄRVI (FIN)


Licensed Physician & Author @ Biohacker Center

Dr. Olli Sovijärvi is one of the pioneers of holistic medicine in Finland. In 2006 he graduated from the University of Helsinki with a Licentiate degree in Medicine. In 2010–2011 Dr. Sovijärvi completed an integral theory degree at John F. Kennedy University, focusing on psychology and philosophy. For the first five years of his career as a physician, Dr. Sovijärvi was employed by Finland’s first medical recruitment agency. He has worked at nearly 50 different clinics and ERs around Finland. Dr. Sovijärvi has also acted as consultant to various companies and service providers operating in the fields of wellness and health technology. Between 2013–18, Dr. Sovijärvi practiced medicine at a private clinic that specializes in nutrition and holistic health care. At present, Sovijärvi focuses primarily on the production of scientific content for preventive health care and wellbeing. He is a co-author of the Biohacker’s handbook and co-founder of Biohacker Center. He also runs training sessions and presentations on the topics of biohacking, performance optimization, nutritional issues, and maintaining the intestinal balance. In his free time, he is an exercise enthusiast and an electronic music DJ.

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DR TOM STUBBS (UK)


BSC, MSC, PhD, Epigenetics Researcher, CEO of Chronomics

Dr. Tom Stubbs, the co-founder and CEO of Chronomics, a personalized epigenetic testing company. Tom obtained a First-Class Honours degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from Magdalen College, Oxford. Tom subsequently undertook a PhD in epigenetics at the University of Cambridge, which was broadly on the development and implementation of novel wet-lab and computational methods aimed at improving the understanding of epigenetics (specifically DNA methylation).

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TRISTAN ELIZABETH GRIBBIN (USA)


Founder @ Flow Meditation for modern life | BioHacker | Certified Modern-Day Meditation leader | Breakthrough Breathwork practitioner | Writer

In 2016 Tristan Elizabeth Gribbin founded Flow Meditation for modern life, a technology platform that gives immediate access to the proven benefits of meditation through cutting edge technology, including Flow VR. Tristan has led hundreds of meditation classes in Iceland and the Nordics. Tristan started practicing meditation with great dedication in the year 2000, and was first introduced to meditation at age four barefoot at San Francisco Golden Gate Park in a crowd of peace-loving hippies. Originally from Palo Alto, California, Tristan lives in Reykjavik, Iceland with her family, close to Flow headquarters.

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TARA YOUNGBLOOD (USA)


Founder and Chief Science Officer

Since launching the ChiliPad in 2007, Tara has spent over 10,000 hours studying the science of sleep. Applying her analytical skills from her physics and engineering background, her passion currently is to shape the future of sleep-driven health by making sleep easy and drug-free. Tara is a visionary leader in the future of sleep driven health, combining multiple disciplines, including Alternative Medicine, Physics, and Sleep Diagnostics. Her research has led to over a dozen patent filings.

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ALEX KIRCHIN (UK)


MSc Performance Nutritionist | Techincal Director @ NORDIQ Nutrition

One of the leading European experts in nutritional and herbal medicine, Alex’s supplement formulations are inspired by synergy, complexity, and hormesis.

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MARCO KÄRKKÄINEN (FIN)


Founder of Neurosonic Finland Ltd | Licensed Psychotherapistss

Marco is a licensed Psychotherapist who has worked in the rehabilitation sector almost 30 years. He is a developer of Neurosonic technology and founder of Neurosonic Finland. In addition to vibration, Marco's areas of expertise include anxiety, pain and sleep disorders.

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DORIAN GREENOW (USA)


Founder and President of Keto-Mojo | Proponent of a Vibrant Ketogenic Lifestyle

The ketogenic lifestyle redirected Dorian’s life, enabling him to lose 47lbs, regaining health & wellbeing. However, testing strips were then produced by a few big biotech players, thus expensive/inaccessible to most. Utilizing their life savings, Dorian and his wife launched Keto-Mojo in 2017 with affordable ketone & glucose testing products, making the ketogenic lifestyle accessible to anyone wanting to optimize their health. Dorian has traveled the world to learn the science behind the lifestyle and is passionate about sharing the experience/knowledge gained on his journey - and the importance of bio-individuality to measure progress on the path to health optimization!

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MIKKO HEIKINPOIKA (FIN)


Musician | Music producer | Vocalist | Throat singer

Mikko Heikinpoika is a throat singer, multi-instrumentalist and music producer from Finland. He is part of the new wave of live musicians who strive to create powerful performance experiences through merging the worlds of acoustic and electronic, integrating ancient vocal techniques, live looping, grounded rhythms and deep, heartfelt bass frequencies.

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EMILIA VUORISALMI (FIN)


Physician | Love Doctor | Speaker | Author of "High on Love"

Emilia Vuorisalmi is a Medical Doctor  on a mission to increase health and wellbeing with the power of love in it's all forms. Her first book "High on Love" was a national bestseller and currently Vuorisalmi is helping people to create their individual recipe for sustainable love by holistically balancing the key love hormones. The sustainable love system will help you to find your true self and enjoy the benefits of a happy relationship where ever you are in life.

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EGOR EGOROV (GER)


Medical doctor  | Anesthesist  |Biohacker  | Specialist of Interval Hypoxia Training

I am in the field of holistic medicine since about 20 years, since 10 years intensive investigations and applying of hypoxic training for mito rehab.

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TOMMI ULLGREN (FIN)


Consciousness hacker | Founder of ATRA Innovations |Impact investor | Technology entrepreneur | Sauna connoisseur 

Tommi is consciousness hacker, impact investor, technology entrepreneur and sauna connoisseur based in Helsinki. He is dedicated advocate for health benefits of sauna enabling more people to get familiar with Finnish wellbeing traditions. At Biohacker Summit you’ll find him guiding participants to heavenly steam and perfect sweat at our Sauna Village / Thermogenic Spa on both afternoons.

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SARA ADOLFSEN (FIN)


Holistic certified nurse | Transformational health, wellness and spiritual coach

I share the message of healing and empowering oneself and finding true purpose in life. My biggest passion is transformation and living in alignment with and following the heart, as is fulfilling our highest potential.

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DANIEL MAGGS (UK)


Bathroom Biohacker | Founder @ Bisu

Every day we flush terabytes of data on our health down the toilet. Daniel runs Bisu, a startup developing a next-generation urine analyzer that lets people capture these data and get personalized advice to optimize their health and fitness. Daniel will explain how urine biomarkers can be used to create actionable feedback loops, how you can access these data for yourself, and when toilets will change from waste collection to data collection devices.

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BOOMER ANDERSON (USA)


Performance Advisor  | DN-P  |Certified Epigenetic Coach & Founder @ Decoding Superhuman

Boomer Anderson is the Founder of Decoding Superhuman. His mission is to elevate the human experience. Boomer is competitive by nature and was the youngest person to win the New Jersey State Barbeque Championship (pre-biohacking days). Boomer gave up his successful career in investment banking to pursue the entrepreneurial dream. Shortly after leaving finance, Boomer found out he had heart disease. He was 30. Boomer tabled the original idea and began reaching out to experts around the world to fix himself.  Decoding Superhuman started to elevate human performance. The company works with entrepreneurs and executives to work  "smarter, not harder".  Using lab tests, behavior change, and technology, Decoding Superhuman helps professionals leverage time to enjoy more of what they love. Boomer’s efforts and experiments are captured in The Algemeen Dagblad, Quantified Self Conferences, and as a guest lecturer on the future of food and performance at The Hotelschool The Hague.

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DANIEL STICKLER (USA)


Performance Medicine Physician  | Co-founder & CMO @ Apeiron ZOH  | Medical Director @ Neurohacker Collective

Dr. Daniel L. Stickler is the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of The Apeiron ZOH Corp.  He is the pioneer behind systems-based precision lifestyle medicine, a new paradigm that re-defines medicine from the old symptoms-based disease model to one of limitless peak performance in all aspects of life. A physician to high-performing executives and entrepreneurs who want to upgrade their current state, he’s an author, speaker, blogger and podcaster. He is the Medical Director for the Neurohacker Collective, a Google consultant for wearable technology, epigenetics, and AI in healthcare and a guest lecturer at Stanford University on Epigenetics in Clinical Practice.

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VALERIE VLASENKO (FIN)


Balanced Living Advocate

Taking small steps in uniting space people, so that they can make huge leaps for mankind. Valerie Vlasenko is a space journalist tackling the dilemma of popularising space. Founder of VSpace News and a Space Journalist at ArcticStartup - Valerie has rich experience as an entrepreneur, a journalist and a space lawyer. Today, she is running VSpace, a company devoted towards making space popular and accessible. Member of the Space Generation Advisory Council and with a strong background in Space Law, Valerie interviewed top names in the industry such as: Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO of XPRIZE; Luca Parmitano, ESA astronaut; Beth Haley, MD for the European Space Agency at Concordia Station, Antarctica.  She is also often sought after as a mentor to space related startups and hackathons, such as the Tartu Garage48 Space Hackathon. Prior to starting VSpace Media and joining ArcticStartup - she co-founded two legal startups, and served as a legal counsel in aviation with clients such as Boeing and Amadeus.

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OLIVER BARNETT (UK)


Bio-remedial visual artist | Macro forager | Tribal fusion DJ

Combining a deep love of nature-immersed image-making, with an emergent global sound that blends and unites acoustic and electronic rhythms, Oliver's interest lies in raising consciousness through a mystical entanglement of organic and digital; a bio-remedial refuge to the imagination of the world in these complex times. The images are created from organic subjects found on extensive nature walks in the elemental landscapes around the Cape Town Peninsula.

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MAXIMILIAN GOTZLER (GER)


Professional Flow Seeker | Biohacker | Founder @ Flowgrade | Organizer @ FlowFest

Max Gotzler is a former professional athlete turned podcaster, entrepreneur and flow seeker. The "Bavarian Oak" is the Founder of the lifestyle education company Flowgrade, host of the Flowgrade Show, bestselling author of "Biohacking - Optimiere dich selbst" and organizer of the FlowFest event series. In his free time, Max enjoys playing the piano and an occasional NBA 2K video game session.

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LEW LIM (CAN)


Engineer | Doctor of Natural Medicine | Scientist | Inventor

Dr. Lew Lim is the Founder & CEO of Vielight, which is a world leader in home-use, non-invasive brain stimulation based on photobiomodulation (PBM). The technology involves directing near infrared light to the brain. Vielight is currently leading clinical trials on Alzheimer’s Disease and brain injuries with PBM, among others.  In his research, Dr. Lim often pushes the boundaries on what is possible with brain PBM, and is generous in sharing his discoveries. They include improving mental and sports performance and quickly achieving positive altered states in meditation.  Dr. Lim is a Doctor of Natural Medicine, Engineer and Neuroscientist.

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MARCEL MUENSTER (GER)


Johns Hopkins-trained medical doctor | Entrepreneur | Investor

Marcel Muenster is a serial entrepreneur, a Johns Hopkins-trained medical doctor, public health professional, and former management consultant. He is the founder of Doctor in Your Pocket. A global digital medical concierge service, giving international travelers access to trusted local, virtual, and house call doctors around the clock anywhere in the world. In 2015, Marcel was a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In his latest endeavor, Marcel founded The Gritti Fund, the world's first investment fund focused on the founder’s mental and physical well-being. The goal is to maximize their performance and empower them to own their potential.  His work has been featured on Forbes, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, World Economic Forum’s Agenda, TechCrunch, New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, and other industry-leading publications.

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GREG POTTER (UK)


PhD (chronobiology, sleep) | Chief Scientific Officer

Greg Potter's PhD work at the University of Leeds on sleep, diet, and metabolic health was featured by the likes of the BBC World Service, the Washington Post, and Reuters. Greg has a BSc and an MSc in Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University, where he coached a sprinter to four gold medals at the European Championships. Greg has also worked with groups such as The United States Naval Special Warfare Command on health and performance optimisation. He is now Chief Scientific officer for a digital health startup.

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INKA IMMONEN (FIN)


Biohacker  | Yoga and meditation teacher  | Psychology (University of Aberdeen)

Inka Immonen guides people’s mind to different places with yoga, meditation, nutrition and biohacking. Her passion and expertise lies in psychology, neuroscience, and the mind/body interaction. Since 2016, she has been working at the Biohacker Center creating scientific content about biohacking and how to optimise brain health, energy, psychological wellbeing and memory with the help of biohacking, neuroscience and positive psychology.

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NILS KÄMPE (FIN)


CEO | Health & Wellness Enthusiast @ BEMER Nordic

Nils Kämpe has gained extensive experience in international ITC business in companies like IBM and Nokia. He then turned become an entrepreneur in high tech health industry promoting the importance of microcirculation for your health. Built up a successful importation distribution business of BEMER Physical Vascular Therapy devices in the Nordic countries. He passionate about utilizing technology to boost health and wellbeing.

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VELI-JUSSI JALKANEN (FIN)


Health Inventor | Chair @ Salli Systems

Veli-Jussi ”Vessi” Jalkanen is a health innovator and preventive health expert besides his many other inventing areas. He is also an entrepreneur with 5 very different companies. The sitting health expert Salli co exports to over 60 countries. He is the leading sitting health expert and developer in ergonomics, sitting physiology and anatomy. He has made himself a test person to many of his` and others` preventive health and healthy lifestyle ideas and practices. His everyday life is very different compared to ordinary. Vessi is intensively in the process of making the world to understand that optimizing sitting and work environment is one of the key ways to improve preventive personal healthcare, comfort and productivity. Vessi is the creator of the optimum Sitting health concept which has 5 segments: awareness, optimum technology, optimum use, sitting friendly clothing, body activation by motion and steady blood sugar management. Vessi is an eager writer and active international speaker.
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MICHEL LUNDELL (SWE)


Mechanical & Software Engineer | Health Coach | Founder @ Ketonix

Michel is a Swedish engineer that got epilepsy. Medication changed his personality and he found the ketogenic diet as an alternative. In the process of adopting the diet and creating a lifestyle in ketosis, he invented a breath ketone analyzer. While developing the device, the relationship between the different ketones was analyzed. Michel will talk about the difference between breath and blood ketones.
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NOORA SHINGLER (FIN)


Journalist | Producer

Noora Shingler is a Finnish pioneering blogger and journalist who over a decade has created content regarding healthy, ecological and sustainable lifestyle to web, tv, radio and magazines. She’s the Editor in chief of Kemikaalicocktail.fi, her blog, which under recent 11 years has grown to be the most popular media in Finland for sustainable and chemical aware lifestyle.  Shingler has written a bestseller regarding chemicals in food and cosmetics, produced a 14 episode wildfood webseries, designed her own natural cosmetic product line and produced/script written a 10 episode podcast series about the Future of Food. She ran for parliament in the 2019 election. Shinglers goal is to improve the awereness of everyday life chemical risks in our food, cosmetics and the environment.  The journalist also works in the team of CosmEthics application, co-Founded by The Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union. The app helps consumers understand the ingredients of cosmetic products.

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SEBASTIAN SCHUMACHER (GER)


Biohacker, Human Behavior Expert,  stud. B. Sc. Sports and Performance

Having an impact on peoples lifes is Sebastians deepest passion. He does so by combining his knowledge in Human Behavior with Biohacking to create lasting and powerful changes. Since the Age of 16, Sebastian is involved in the area of human performance. His expertise comes from his scientific background as well as his years of experience in coaching and consulting. He studied Sports and Performance at one of Europes Leading Sport Universities. His areas of specification are Sport psychology  and Nutrition. His work at Ahead helps Achievers to tap into their full potential - Being Ahead is about the Impact!

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HUMPHREY BACCHUS (UK)


CEO @ Invivo Healthcare  Host-Microbiome Ecologist | Clinical Nutritionist |Physical Therapist and champion of regenerative agriculture

Humphrey Bacchus joined Invivo as Director of Clinical Services in 2014 after a decade of working as a physical therapist and clinical nutritionist in hospitals and clinics both in the USA and the UK. His vision for microbiome-centered​ medicine and responsible business practice has led Invivo's development of clinical microbiome diagnostics and therapeutics, as well as B Corp certification and a carbon-neutral company commitment.

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HONG PARK (South Korea)


Mental wellness biohacker |VP of Business Development @ Timespace

Hong travels between Asia and Europe doing academic research and business development about distractions in the digital age. He enjoys delving into scientific literature as well as esoteric teachings for self-development. He has led a mindfulness meditation retreat at Aalto University. He is currently building digital solutions to combat attention hijacking products.

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EVELINA DOMNITCH & DMITRY GELFAND (NL)


Art perfomance 

Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand create immersive artworks that simultaneously comprise scientific experiments, multi-sensory environments and philosophical inquiries. The duo’s practice has emerged through unorthodox collaborations with pioneering research groups, including LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory), the Atominstitut (TU Vienna), and EU Quantum Flagship. They are recipients of the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award (2019), Japan Media Arts Excellence Prize (2007), Meru Art*Science Award (2018) and five Ars Electronica Honorary Mentions (2007, 2009, 2011,2013, and 2017).

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YARROW WILLARD (CAN)


Herbal Jedi  |Wizard  | Entrepreneur  | YouTuber  | Philosopher  | Naturalist and Fun-Gi

Known as the Herbal Jedi, Yarrow Willard is a Clinical Herbalist, Director of the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing and Co-creator of the Harmonic Arts Botanical Dispensary.  Raised by herbalist parents, he has been immersed in the world of wholistic medicine since birth. He is a passionate educator, youtuber and modern day reality hacker who is continually upgrading  his knowledge and understanding with the growing edge science of re-claiming wellness and vibrant living. Yarrow shares a variety of health empowering practices in a fun and informal way that keeps his students at the edge of their seats.

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FABIAN FOELSCH (GER)


Biohacker | Founder Of BRAINEFFECT | Mental Performance And Sleep Specialist

Fabian Foelsch is the founder and CEO of Europe’s no. 1 performance food brand BRAINEFFECT which supports the mental performance of human beings through innovative ingredients and dosage forms. By 2022, he wants to help 10 million people in Europe to become brain athletes. The BRAINEFFECT products do not only improve concentration and focus, they also increase one’s well-being, energy levels and support healthy sleep and recovery. Fabian builds on his own experience as one of the top biohackers in Europe, former professional athlete and strategic business consultant. He pursues his passion for science as a university lecturer, while spending his free time on the water as a passionate kitesurfer.

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JANI TOIVONEN (FIN)


Artist | Gong Yogi  | Sound Healer

Jani Toivonen is a healer and an artist. His mission is to find and share happiness, peaceful flow, and appreciation of true simplicity in life.

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GUILLERMO GOSALBEZ (ES)


Biologist | Psychologist | Biomedical research manager

After I obtained my Psychology Degree in the University of Miguel Hernández, I studied Biology in the University of Alicante. In parallel to this I started working in the Biomedical Research Department at a French pharmaceutical laboratory called Laboratoires Quinton. My job has been to manage the research carried out by the laboratory in public and private universities and private research centers. During these years, I had the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. José Miguel Sempere Ortels, Professor of Immunology at the University of Alicante, the team of Dr. Antonio Canals, Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Alicante and the team led by Dr. Manuel Díaz Llopis, Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Valencia, among other research groups. In addition, I have participated as a speaker in several medical conferences in Spain, Japan and the United Arab Emirates, among other countries.