SPEAKERS

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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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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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KASPER VAN DER MEULEN (NLD)


Science Teacher | Biohacker | Bestselling Author | Breathing Specialist

Kasper 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, explored the esoteric, read a ton of scientific literature and wrote his bestselling book "MindLift - Mental Fitness for the Modern Mind" in only 30 days. His never-ending search for self-optimisation led him to the field of mastering the nervous system through breathing, and he has become one of the worlds’ leading biohackers on the topic of breathwork. Kasper now travels the world on a mission to teach others to be the highest version of themselves through transformative experiences, scientific understanding and vivid storytelling.

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ALEX AZZI (UAE)


Biohacker, Entrepreneur & Investor

Alex is dedicating his life to the Biohacking movement, the VR revolution and has an investment group focused on acquisitions in the health & wellness sectors.

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STEFAN CHMELIK (UK)


Founder @ BioSelf Technology | Inventor @ Sensate | Integrated Physician

Stefan Chmelik is a life-long meditator and at the same time a driven entrepreneur with no time to spare on a mission to save the world. He has brought together these two potentially conflicting drivers in the invention of Sensate, a technology designed to help anyone achieve a fast-track to optimal self-regulation in the conquest of fear-based thinking. As founder of New Medicine Group in London’s famous Harley Street, he created a world-class team with 300 years of combined clinical excellence. Through his work here with thousands of patients, he identified both the need and the solution to the problem of modern life stress, which led to the formation of BioSelf Technology in 2015. His career is now entirely devoted to enabling the optimisation of human resilience through the work of the company.

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SIIM LAND (EST)


Author | Anthropologist | Podcaster | Performance Coach

Siim Land is the biohacking prodigy from Estonia. Despite his young age, he's written several books about cutting edge information related to longevity, performance, stress adaptation, autophagy, fasting, and sleep. He's been a speaker at the top biohacking events in the world and creates content online about becoming healthier and more resilient.

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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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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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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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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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SANDRA PORTHAN (FIN)


Biohacking for Women Instructor | Physician | Clinical Nutritionist | Yoga instructor

Sandra is a physician and a clinical nutritionist who has versatile experience working with people in the hospital, and private clinics in Finland. Her interests include women’s health, gut health, preventative medicine and anti-ageing. Her passion for using food as medicine to support health and longevity has taken her to a lifelong journey to discover better ways to support health in all areas.

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CHARLENE GISELE BOURLIOUT (FRA)


Certified Primal Health Coach | Certified Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra Teacher | Former Solicitor

Charlène Gisèle, former Cambridge Law Graduate and London Litigator, on the pursuit of holistic health decided to leave the corporate life to become a certified Primal Health Coach and certified Yoga teacher as well as a passionate Biohacker to help her client hack their physical & spiritual health! Charlène adopted a nomadic lifestyle to explore ancestral cultures in India, Indonesia, Greece, Nepal, Brazil and Mexico- while doing so, she integrated Biohacking practices into her daily life and will share her perspective on blending ancestral wisdom with the tech & science to optimise modern-day wellbeing. Throughout her presentation Charlène will give you tips & tools to hack Primal nutrition and thrive!

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LEIGH EWIN (AUS)


Founder @ Nasal.io | Wim Hof Method Instructor | Oxygen Advantage Instructor | Breatheology Instructor | Bulletproof Coach

Leigh Ewin is a trainer, coach and facilitator, who uses breathwork as a gateway to higher performance. His practices allow physical and psychological breakthroughs, whilst learning the true capability of these amazing vessels we refer to as the "human body" - and he also loves cold things

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OLLI POSTI (FIN)


Author of Supermarket Survival | Product Designer | 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. 

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HANNA MARKUKSELA (FIN)


Licensed Clinical Psychologist | Body-oriented Trauma Psychotherapist | EMDR Therapist | Nutrition Coach

Hanna Markuksela is a psychologist, body-oriented trauma psychotherapist, nutrition coach and author. She uses a multifaceted approach in her working philosophy, complementing a vast array of scientifically verified techniques with heartfelt, honest and unbiased client service.
Her tools of the trade in deciphering the body-mind-connection consist of skilled implementation of latest psychological studies, smart technology, and well-established traditions in her areas of expertise.  Throughout her career Hanna has provided consultation and mentoring for a large and diverse group of clients, providing them comprehensive means to control and balance their nervous system. The feedback on her body of work has been overwhelmingly positive, emphasizing the holistic nature of her approach to a better and more organized well-being.

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EDUARD DE WILDE (NLD)


Certified Bulletproof Coach | Biohacker | Curator of livehelfi.com & NoordCode

I am a biohacker who loves to do experiments and “hack” my body’s biology with the goal to upgrade my physical and mental performance. In the last 20 years, I learned that the human body as a huge self-healing potential. I coach people and learn them to adopt my biohacking system so that they get more and constant energy, feel younger, lose weight and look better. I am the founder and CEO of the leading European biohacking platform LiveHelfi.com. I also founded Noordcode, a premium brand of good tasting functional food made from the purest ingredients available sourced in Europe. On dewilde.com I inspire people how to implement a healthy lifestyle, offer online learning programs, organise in company training and coach peak performers. I am also one of the world's first certified Bulletproof Coaches. 

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JOSE CORDEIRO (SPA)


Director @ The Millennium Project | Vicechair @ Humanity Plus | Fellow @ World Academy of Art & Science | Bestselling author of "La muerte de la muerte"

José Luis Cordeiro Mateo is an engineer, economist, futurist, and transhumanist, who has worked on different areas including economic development, international relations, Latin America, the European Union, monetary policy, comparison of constitutions, energy trends, cryonics, and longevity.  Books he has authored include The Great Taboo, Constitutions Around the World: A Comparative View from Latin America, and El Desafio Latinoamericano ("The Latin American challenge") and La Muerte de la Muerte ("The death of death"). Cordeiro is an international fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), executive director of the Ibero-American Futurists Network, Venezuela Node Chair of The Millennium Project, vicechair of Humanity Plus, and former director of the Club of Rome (Venezuela Chapter), the World Transhumanist Association and the Extropy Institute. He has also been invited faculty at institutions like the Institute of Developing Economies IDE – JETRO in Tokyo, Japan, the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico, Singularity University at NASA Ames in Silicon Valley, California, the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and the Higher School of Economics in Russia. He is a lifetime member of the Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies.

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PEKKA HYYSALO (FIN)


Founder @ FightBack | Former Extreme Athlete

I'm a former extreme athlete who suffered a very severe traumatic brain injury. Now I am a professional Keynote speaker and an author.

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ILKKA KOPPELOMÄKI (FIN)


Self-Leadership Coach | Author | Personal Growth Expert | Founder @ Uskalla Innostua Team

llkka Koppelomäki is a self-leadership coach specializing in power of thinking, finding passion and pursuing goals. Uskalla Innostua team, founded by Ilkka, has inspired thousands of Finns to develop themselves and their lives since 2007. Ilkka’s style is to speak about simple things which can create big changes in life, health, relationships and business. His passion in every single talk and workshop, is to make sure that every participant takes something concrete with them into their daily life. As Ilkka says: ”Small changes in daily life create big changes”.

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ELVIIRA KREBBER (FIN)


Certified Keto Coach | Certified Nutritional Adviser | Founder @ Low-Carb, So Simple | Founder @ Ketokamu

Elviira Krebber is a Certified Nutritional Adviser and the first Finnish Certified Keto Coach. After gaining back her health with a ketogenic diet over 10 years ago, she has been an avid proponent of a ketogenic diet, writing, speaking, and teaching how a ketogenic diet can improve numerous health issues. Famous for her easy recipes, Elviira has about 1 million followers across different social media channels. In her newest endeavor, Elviira develops nutritious and additive-free keto-friendly ready meals and treats under the Ketokamu brand.

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KRISTER HÄLL (FIN)


Co-Founder @ The Good Guys | Head of Europe Committee @ Kombucha Brewers International

Manifesting good intentions and healthier choices through The Good Guys.

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PIRITTA FORS (FIN)


CEO & Co-founder @ Luonkos | Futures Researcher | Business Coach

I am one of the three female founders of Luonkos, a leading-edge natural cosmetics company that innovates with new raw materials waterless all-in-1-products in plastic-free packaging. We are a fast-growing value-based company. I am also a futures researcher, business coach and professional photographer.

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TIMO KOSONEN (FIN)


Biohacker | Product Developer | Nutritionist | Herbalist

I'm keen of life and life sciences. I read science articles almost every day on nutrition, physiology, sports nutrition, supplements, health scienses, science history, quantum mechanism and biochemistry. I like to help people improve their health and well-being. I have consulted more than 500 people in nutriton. I'm also an avid nature photographer.

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RAY ARKAEI (POL)


DJ | VJ | Demystifier @ Gear.porn | Writer @ DJWORX.com | VR Expert

Ray, alias Arkaei, is an award-winning electronic musician and visual artist with an otherwise blurry job description along the lines of coding and design. He's part of the editorial team behind technology blog DJWORX, volunteers for the non-profit DJ association IDA and hosts masterclass workshops, encouraging digital performers to explore technology further. Ray aims to raise digital live performance to a new level: one which includes the audience as an active part of the experience. Using 3D sensors, he captures the motion of the crowd and uses that data to influence both the musical and visual part of his shows.

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GERMO KARRO (EST)


Founder @ Karg, the Off-Grid Cabin

Karg is small, flexible, smart and of course eye-catching. We believe that all of these points are important no matter who the client is. Karg is usable all year around – it is insulated considering Northern countries climate. It is also crucial to mention that Karg has several health benefits like emf-prtection, quiet environment for quality sleep and it is made out of natural materials to support your natural wellbeing.

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CHRIS MOORE (DNK)


CEO @ Nordic Group

I am a health entrepreneur. My purpose in life and business is to change healthcare and empower populations to take responsibilty for their own health. I’ve dedicated my career to growing the field of functional medicine. I have experience in laboratory analysis, nutritional supplements and medical clinic management. Nordic Group is composed of several subsidiaries across Europe including: Nordic Laboratories, 5 Nordic Clinics, DNAlife, Nordic Health. 

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OSSI VILJAKAINEN (FIN)


Clinical Ayurvedic Practitioner | Head Teacher @ Finnish Ayurveda Institute | Founding Member @ Finnish Ayurveda Association

Ossi is the most experienced Ayurvedic practitioner in Finland. With almost 20 years of experience in Ayurveda and natural preventative medicine he is the master of Ayurvedic pulse diagnostics, herbal formulations and nutrition. Also as a founding member of the Finnish Ayurveda association, head teacher of Finnish Ayurveda institute he is a regular speaker at natural medicine events around Europe. Ossi is currently working as an Ayurvedic practitioner at Helsingin Ayurveda Klinikka. This practical and clinical work keeps him hands-on at health concerns and daily needs of the clients. Ossi is passionate about practical solutions for resolving chronic health conditions.

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HARDI PÕDER (EST)


Founder @ World's Biggest Chaga Farm and Fund | Expert on Mushroom Cultivation

- Founder of the worlds biggest chaga farming and fund in Estonia
- Internationally certified expert of mushroom cultivation
- Member of International Society for Mushrooms Science
- Member of Organic Estonia Association

I have been involved in the cultivation of medicinal mushrooms since 2007, when I started to establish Estonia’s first shiitake and reishi mushroom farm. I completed the professional training of cultivating medicinal mushrooms in one of Europe’s top mushroom laboratory in Belgium in 2009. At the moment I am establishing the biggest chaga farm in the world and other revolutional solutions in forestry through mushrooms. Shrooming is BOOMING!

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ANGEL GOA (PRT)


Metahacker

Building a world where truth, freedom and justice reign.

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AIVIS VEGERS (LVA)


Green World Solutions

Pioneer in renewable energy, waste management and agricultural processes. Now part of the Black Stuff team.

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PETRI VARIS (FIN)


Former Ice Hockey Professional | Olympic Bronze Medalist | Nutrition Enthusiast

Petri will be joining us on stage to tell about his experience of nutrition in sports.

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NORMUNDS DAUDISS (LVA)


Healthtech Innovator | Biohacker | Founder & Investor Cardiolyse and UPOlife

Normunds is passionate about innovations and sees a big impact combining the value of technology & healthcare.  Always on the lookout for new disruptive stuff, at the same time creating one himself. The company he joined and invested in is developing algorithm-based solutions addressing the number one cause of death in the world - Heart diseases. More than 300 000 people's heart health states analyzed, tens of lives saved. On a mission to save 1 million lives.

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MIIKA MEHTIÖ (FIN)


Show Bartender | Flair Bartending World Champion 2019

Miika will be serving upgraded drinks.

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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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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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JANI TOIVONEN (FIN)


Artist | Coach  | Sound Therapist | Martial Art Specialist

Jani is a visionary of her own strength and love and a humble student. His goal is to bring people together, in their own strength and love. Jani has a background as a long line martial arts enthusiast and coach. He has attended numerous coaching and wellness trainings and is deeply acquainted with the healing potential of vibrations and sound. Through mental and yogic exercises, Jani has developed a very unique holistic way to bring people back to their own natural rhythm and balance.
In addition to holistic exercises, he keeps the space through the vibrations of the sound, and creates a space where participants can experience deep relaxation, presence and the magic of natural rhythm. Jani's focus in life is to find true simplicity and the flow of connection, peace and happiness - and to share it with others.