OUR AMBASSADORS

Paul Ust

Paul Ust

New York, USA

Paul Ust

Following his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Boston University and a year of graduate course work at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Paul has acquired over 15 years’…

Paul Ust

Following his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Boston University and a year of graduate course work at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Paul has acquired over 15 years’ experience in global research and market analysis, strategic planning, marketing and project management.

He specialises in helping organisations define a forward-looking strategy that emphasises innovation and cross-border opportunity.

Thomas Marschall

Thomas Marschall

Denmark

Thomas Marschall

Thomas’ background includes 15+ years as CEO for venture-backed and Nasdaq-listed companies operating all over the world within Technology, Oil & Gas and CleanTech. He has access to extensive investor and…

Thomas Marschall

Thomas Marschall – Managing Partner, WiderPool Nordic
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Thomas’ background includes 15+ years as CEO for venture-backed and Nasdaq-listed companies operating all over the world within Technology, Oil & Gas and CleanTech. He has access to extensive investor and executive networks in large parts of the world. Thomas gets enthusiastic about great technology, opportunities and new ideas.

Technology enables change is currently sweeping nations, industries and companies. Disruptive technologies and trends both create and destroy value as an unprecedented pace. Thomas helps executives to better understand the many opportunities arising from these changes and how to navigate the concomitant challenges. He also invests in some of the exciting companies and projects himself.

He has been lucky enough to travel to 60+ countries, many of them with his kids, and has been a member and organizational officer in the top CEO network in the world, YPO (Young Presidents Organization) which has allowed him to meet and connect with incredible and successful personalities from all walks of life, many of whom he calls great friends.

Emre Ozbek

Emre Ozbek

Turkey
Luis Carlos Barquero

Luis Carlos Barquero

San José, Costa Rica

Luis Carlos Barquero

Luis Carlos Barquero es un emprendedor trabajando para emprendedores. En el 2010 deja su carrera como ejecutivo, para fundar Stratos, un ecosistema de emprendedurismo, con el propósito de generar prosperidad económica y social liberando el poder de los emprendedores.

Luis Carlos Barquero

Luis Carlos Barquero es un emprendedor trabajando para emprendedores. En el 2010 deja su carrera como ejecutivo, para fundar Stratos, un ecosistema de emprendedurismo, con el propósito de generar prosperidad económica y social liberando el poder de los emprendedores. Ha logrado encadenamientos importantes entre instituciones educativas, empresarios, inversionistas y organizaciones internacionales. Durante este proceso ha liderando múltiples procesos exitosos de escalamiento empresarial y de capital de riesgo.

Barquero es graduado en Ingeniería Industrial y Logistics Management en el Georgia Institute of Technology (GeorgiaTech), además de que cuenta con una Maestría de THUNDERDIRD School of Global Management. Sostuvo una carrera como ejecutivo por más de 12 años con experiencia en empresas corporativas (Motorola de Centro America, Coca Cola Femsa, Delphi EMEA) y Multilatinas ligadas a industrias de consumo masivo, tecnología y distribución.

Durante la última decada ha sido nombrado como director en YPO Costa Rica, EO Costa Rica, Asociación Pro Hospital de Niños y ADN Datacenters.

Naike Hechem WiderPool

Naike Hechem

Mexico

Naike Hechem

Naike is an international strategist who has worked over 20 years expanding and developing multisector business in almost 60 countries.

Naike Hechem

Naike is an international strategist who has worked over 20 years expanding and developing multisector business in almost 60 countries. An inclusive and pragmatic business approach to developing people, new products, concepts, brands & services. Managing Tech industry and stakeholders across borders in EMEA and America within multicultural networks.

International Relations and political sciences graduated. Open University Business School UK´s MBA program. Diplomat in European Affairs at the University of Liege in Belgium. Founder and Former Managing Director several Branding companies located in New York City. Advisory Board Member of several industries. Always involving her new companies in social responsibility, development and innovation. Founded DreamIT, CIONET and WiderPool in Mexico and Miami.

Her driver: “Maximizing your company´s potential and manifesting your own”.

Scott Stonham WiderPool

Scott Stonham

UK & Ireland

Scott Stonham

Scott has worked with large, household name corporations, founded, invested in and helped to grow startups internationally. He’s been involved in bringing new technologies to market that we all take for granted today. 

Scott Stonham

Scott studied Cybernetics and Control Engineering at Reading University. His final year project incorporated many innovations we see coming to market today. The three-wheeled robot he built used neural networks combined with multiple sensor types to help it learn to move, navigate obstacles and hunt.


Since then Scott has worked with large, household name corporations, founded, invested in and helped to grow startups internationally. He’s been involved in bringing new technologies to market that we all take for granted today. 

Most recently, working for a multi-billion dollar international information services company, Scott defined and helped bring to market a new concept; focusing on the combined potential of technologies like IoT, 5G, AI and Blockchain to create new market opportunities.

Paul protrait WiderPool

Paul Moss

UK & Ireland

Paul Moss

Paul has more than 30 years’ experience bringing new technology products and services to market and has a number of industry firsts to his name, including launching the world’s first secure mobile banking service.  He has worked with some of the world’s leading technology brands and most innovative startups. 

Paul Moss

Paul studied applied chemistry at Bournemouth University and spent a number of years working in product development in the chemicals industry before embarking on a new career in the IT/Mobile telecoms sectors.

Paul has more than 30 years’ experience bringing new technology products and services to market and has a number of industry firsts to his name, including launching the world’s first secure mobile banking service, revolutionising the UK mobile industry with the launch of the first SaaS entertainment portal with Virgin Mobile, and launching new 3G and 4G devices internationally with leading mobile operators including Vodafone, Telefonica & Orange. 

Paul has held senior sales management & strategic business development roles and grown domestic and international business for household technology brands and innovative start-ups. Before co-founding InnovationScouts.tech Paul led commercial partnerships & business development for a leading provider of mobile network performance analytics technologies and services.