Martin is speaking at conferences about startups, future of transport and education topics, also inspiring students and young entrepreneurs for planning their life goals, career and doing good.
Possible keynote topics
- Bolt - a unicorn growth story from Estonia to winning Africa
- My personal journey as entrepreneur - success, failures and learnings
- Estonian Education - expectations for today's education system to grow future talent
Example of recent events
- Arctic15, Helsinki 2020
- Bloomberg New Economy Forum 2020
- Login Conference 2020, Vilnius
- TechChill 2020, Riga
- UN Internet Governance Forum 2019, Berlin
- JCI World Congress 2019, Tallinn
- EU Digital Transport Days 2019, Helsinki
- VivaTech 2019, Paris
- Latitude 59, Tallinn
- Startup Europe Summit 2019, Cluj-Napoka
- World Knowledge Forum 2018, Seoul
- TechChill 2018, Riga [Video, 20min]
- Economist: Digital Openness in Europe 2017, Tallinn
- Startup Day 2017, Tartu
Speaker BiographyMartin Villig is the co-founder and VP of Sustainability at Bolt, the leading urban transport platform with more than 50 million passengers in 40 countries in Europe and Africa.
Martin has been an entrepreneur for 20 years, and started and sold his first startup in 1999. He has previously held management positions at Skype, Fortumo and NASDAQ Tallinn Stock Exchange.
He is a leading figure in the Estonian startup community, having co-founded Estonian Founders Society and Garage48 Foundation, which organizes hackathons across Europe. In 2018, Martin co-founded a €1M Education Foundation to kick-start new education initiatives in Estonia. In 2020 Martin co-founded Kood Jõhvi, a new generation platform based school for 200 students.
Martin has finished Estonian Business School. He is father of 2 great kids and likes traveling with his family. Martin also likes hiking, various sports and doing good for the world.
Connect & Follow Martin: martinvillig.com