Unicon 2019

Connecting 99 students from top-tier universities
and diverse backgrounds through tech.

When

18.01.-20.01.2019

Where

BERLIN, Germany

AT

CODE Campus

Speeches

We will invite renowned speakers to talk about their personal experiences with developing digital products. Last year´s speakers included CXOs from Trivago, Project A Ventures, Outfittery and Blinkist.

Workshops

To enable close contact to industry leaders with high credibility and many years of experience as well as hands on deep dives, we will organise several masterclasses and workshops about specific topics regarding digital product development.

Challenge

In oder to combine the diverse skills of our attendees, we will organize a group challenge in which they collaborate for four hours in small teams to come up with a concept of a technical solution for a specific problem. Each group consists of software engineers, product managers and interaction designers.

Speakers of unicon 2019

Scott Chacon

Scott Chacon

Co-Founder, GitHub & Chatterbug
Scott graduated from UC San Diego and went on to work as a developer for six years. In 2008, Scott and three peers joined forces to found GitHub, now the world's leading software development platform. He scaled GitHub from 4 to 400 people as their CIO until he left in 2016 to start working on his new project, Chatterbug. Chatterbug is a language learning app which combines the flexibility of digital language apps with the effectiveness of in-person language schools.
Stephan Schambach

Stephan Schambach

Founder, NewStore & Demandware
Stephan is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of creating and growing successful tech companies in the United States and Europe. Under his leadership and vision, he brought Intershop and Demandware to IPOs with multi-billion dollar market caps. In 2016, Demandware was acquired by Salesforce and is now known as Salesforce Commerce Cloud. His newest venture is NewStore, where he aims to solve the omnichannel problem many retailers and brands face.
Lisa Lang

Lisa Lang

Founder & CEO, ThePowerHouse_Group
Lisa Lang was European Marketing Manager at Twilio when she built her first "textable" smart jacket. After launching fashion-tech label ElektroCouture in 2014, Lang's work soon diversified into events, investing and brand consultancy. Last year Lang founded ThePowerHouse which includes a research facility and an academy for fashion tech workshops. ThePowerHouse today consults the German government on the future of fashion and is collaborating with the European Union.
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More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks!

Former speakers

Florian Heinemann

Florian Heinemann

Project A, Founding Partner
Rolf Schrömgens

Rolf Schrömgens

trivago, Co-Founder & CEO
Mark MacMahon

Mark MacMahon

Heycar, CTO
Judith Dada

Judith Dada

La Famiglia, Principal
Tobias Balling

Tobias Balling

blinkist, Co-Founder & CTO
Marie-Louise Sadakane

Marie-Louise Sadakane

Digital Transformation & Marketing Leader
Tom Bachem

Tom Bachem

CODE, Founder and Chancellor
Markus Müller

Markus Müller

Former Head of Product, n26
Patrick Häde

Patrick Häde

mapify, Co-Founder & CEO
Jesper Richter-Reichhelm

Jesper Richter-Reichhelm

Outfittery, CTO

Last year's attendees came from over 20 different universities including:

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Venue information

Venue & Location

unicon 2019 will be located at the CODE campus inside Factory Berlin near Görlitzer Park.

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