Global Senior Policymaker Forum

Together with our Global Senior Policymaker Forum we ensure our work moves the needle for startup ecosystems across all phases of development.

At Startup Genome, we recognize the complexity of startup ecosystem development and provide a platform for excellence. Through our Global Senior Policymaker Forum, our network of innovation policy leaders guide us on how to best serve their needs. What unites us is our common goal to have a positive impact on the success of startups, regardless of their location.



Global Senior Policymaker Forum

Our Global Senior Policymaker Forum is a diverse group made up of ecosystem development experts from our Global Network of Members.

Edwin Chow

Asst. CEO & Director, Enterprise Singapore (Singapore)

Eytan Schwartz

CEO, Tel Aviv Global (Israel)

Gerard Grech

CEO, Tech Nation (fka Tech City UK) (United Kingdom)

Justin Kreamer

Senior Vice President, New York City Economic Development Corporation (United States)

Kate Cornick

CEO, LaunchVic (Australia)

Dan Herman

Co-founder MyJupiter Inc. and former Head of Strategy, Innovation Canada

Surina Shukri

CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (Malaysia)

Ruben Nieuwenhuis

Co-Founder, StartupAmsterdam (The Netherlands)

Jean Phil Nsengimana

CEO Idex Africa Former Minister of ICT (Rwanda)

Yogavelli Nambiar

CEO, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation (South Africa)

Fabian Vandenreydt

Advisor to the Chairman, Abu Dhabi Global Market (Abu Dhabi)

Karim Sy

President, Digital Africa (Senegal)

Santtu von Bruun

Vice-Director of Economic Development, City of Helsinki (Finland)

Felipe Matos

Founding Board Member, Dínamo-Brazilian startup advocacy group (Brazil)

Raul Moas

Director, Knight Foundation (United States)

Patrick Gagné

CEO, OSMO & Co-Founder, Bonjour Startup Montréal (Canada)

Cheryll Watson

YEG Innovation Leader, Former Head of Innovate Edmonton (Canada)

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