Sten Tamkivi (EE)
Co-Founder & CEO at Teleport - a company that moves you to your best place to live and work, early executive of Skype
Prior to co-founding Teleport he served at Skype as an early executive, riding the roller coaster for over 8 years from startup to ~300 million active users. He ran the original Skype R&D offices in Estonia and held several global product engineering leadership roles for 8+ years.
At the age of 18 Sten founded the first digital media agency in Estonia and have stayed on the forefront of internet, user experience design and software development scene since 1996.
Sten values a tolerant, open and creative society, speaks up for entrepreneurship, supports the startup movement, occasionally invests, pushes for better tech education and has advised President Ilves of Estonia on the above. He also holds a number of management and advisory board seats and blogs at sten.tamkivi.com. He holds MS in Management from Stanford GSB.