Founder and first President of Women/Business/Angels (2017). She has 15+ years experience of Corporate Communications, PA & GR at regional executive level in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) with GE (1996-2015) and with the government. An Honorary Professor at Budapest Business School, the leading business school of Hungary. Since 2016 a member of Krynica Economic Forum’s Program Council (Poland) and co-chair of the Hungarian Female Leadership Roundtable. She is positive about Central Europe’s future as an emerging innovation hub in the digital era for the world if stakeholders co-created it (#CEEforInnovationHub). A businesswoman w/ a heart in today’s digital era.
Attila Petróczi was elected as the VP of Women/Business/Angels in October 2019. Attila has been one of the first members of Woman/Business/Angels Association, and since 2017 has actively participates in operations and event organizations as well. Currently he is the General Manager of the Budapest office of WorldQuant Predictive. The company’s mission is to solve the most challenging prediction problems in the world. Prior to it he worked for various startups as an analyst, data scientist, and R&D manager in different industries. Attila has a strong theoretical background in Statistics, AI, and ML as well as is experienced in how to translate business problems to analytical tasks. He is also a pioneer in building scientific communities around Data in Hungary as an organizer of meetups and CRUNCH Data Conferences. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/attilapetroczi/
Women/Business/Angels founding member. Economist. Specialised on enterprise development, trade promotion and international project management with extensive 15+ years’ experience in international business. Currently participating in international projects and network building as Chair of Business and Professional Women’s Association Budapest and Co-chair of Women/Business/Angels Association (2017 September – 2019 May). Strong management experience and multiple-country management skills. Served as director of the Hungarian coordinator of Enterprise Europe Network (year 2014-2017).
Women/Business/Angels founding member and responsible for coordination with German speaking countries. Real estate expert, investor. Specialist in tourism and communication; had a programme of my own on Munich RTL Live Channel for a period during my 35 years’ stay in Germany. I have a great experience in business community building as I organized a Budapest Multicultural Cluster and Foundation for the Capital’s Cultural Centre back in Budapest. I am also an active member of the Business and Professional Women Association – present in 95 countries for more than 80 years – where I am responsible for the international relationship with Danube Region Strategy (http://www.bpw-danubenet.org/ ) Strong management and multicultural skills.
Women/Business/Angels unique training program’s professional support from 2017. MD of Global Traction, 2x Entrepreneur, Startup Evangelist, Mentor and advisor to 8 startups, co-owner of 6 startups
Membership Growth responsible of Women/Business/Angels (2019 October – 2019 December)
She started her career as Business Controller, Economist for Hungarian SMEs. Then built and sold her own companies in the area of publishing and event coordination. Today she is runs her own Startup Lab in Nutrition HealthTech and supports her husband in their family office with portfolio of 20+ early stage & startup companies. Due to her NGO activities, her expertise lies on fast growing and managing membership based organisations. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-michelin/
Ambassador Viktória Horváth
Strategic outreach leader of Women/Business/Angels (2017 December – 2019 December)
She has 20+ years experience of Marketing, Corporate Communications and Knowledge Management as an executive leader at country, CEE and EMA levels with PwC and KPMG (1995-2017). Founder and CEO of YourStory.hu. A passionate believer of the innovative and blitz scaling startup world, and all sorts of well-designed and well-targeted communication. One of the mentors of an educational program that lead GenZ through the process of design thinking, lean idea/product development, rapid prototyping, market validation, business model canvas preparation, outlining the communication strategy, and pitch practice. Trainer team member for the startups participating in Microsoft Imagine Cup. Provides consultancy before investor pitches to startup companies to enter the market and help them grow. In 2018 she has joined the mentor team of Design Terminal.