Smart Cities - Exhibition and Conference 16 – 18.04.2019
Smart Cities - Exhibition and Conference 16 – 18.04.2019

Dr. Plamen Russev

2017-02-27 11:49:04


Dr. Plamen Russev

Chairman of Webit Congress | Serial Entrepreneur | Author | Public Speaker | EMEA digital agenda consultant

  • Serial Entrepreneur with proven success record in developing business ventures in multicultural and challenging business environments.
  • Investor in tech companies with special interests and experience in Impact Investments in Healthcare, AI, IoT and as well as in eSports, VR and Real Estates.
  • „Sofia – Digital Capital of the New Markets“ is a brainchild of Plamen Russev. The Project is positioning Sofia as a digital and tech hub for the CEE region and beyond. The project is endorsed by the President of Bulgaria, H.E Rossen Plevneliev, the Mayor of Sofia, Mrs. H.E. Yordanka Fandakova and the city council of Sofia. See the coverage by the global business bible Forbes
  • Awarded by Financial Times, Google, Respublica and Vishegrad Fund among the 100 New Europe Innovators
  • Sitting on the board of a number of companies in different locations around the world.
  • Founder and organizer of the Global Webit Series with locations in Sofia, Istanbul, Dubai, Singapore and New Delhi
  • Best Selling Author (book „Power to the People“) and public speaker.
  • Experienced consultant on the emerging markets digital agenda, e-governance and IT with more than 20 years experience.
  • Member of a number of international academic, IT, marketing and non-profit organizations and trade associations.
  • Founder of Webit Foundation and member of the Honorary Board.
  • Doctor Honoris causa of „Chernorizetz Hrabar“ University: Plamen Russev was given the honorary degree of "Doctor Honoris Causa" by the University for his commitment to support the implementation of new and innovative forms of education, providing huge amount of knowledge for the new economy and the forth industrial revolution and growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Bulgaria as well as for establishing Bulgaria as a Digital and Tech hub for CEE for the sake of the future development of Europe.
  • Plamen Russev is featured in hundreds of international and local media and blogs including Bloomberg, CNBCe, Forbes, Venture Beat, CNN Turk, Bulgarian National TV, Nova TV, bTV and was on the cover of .BG Innovator Magazine and Economy Magazine.
  • Happily married to the most wonderful girl in the world and father of 2 boys.










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