Kushtrim Xhakli is an experienced entrepreneur with a high passion for innovation and market disruption. Currently unlocking the huge potential of mass market IoT (TBA).
In the last decade founded, co-founded, built, managed some exciting companies such as: Fast Europe Ventures a digital strategy and business model design, banking and tech solution enabler firm, working with banks, government and telecoms operators. Co-Founder of Changers.com Germany, producer of intelligent and mobile lifestyle solar-charger that enables everybody to produce and consume their own renewable energy. Former HackFwd Capital GmbH & Co. KG investment referrer.
Board Member of IPKO Foundation, a foundation with a goal to seed and support the development of the next generation of digital leaders. Creator of Digital Kosovo, a crowdsourced campaign that is engaging in advancing Kosovo’s digital diplomacy agenda, focusing on securing Kosovo’s recognition by the global Internet infrastructure. Producer of Doku:tech yearly technology conference on the subject of innovation, technology, and society.
Xhakli’s work has been covered by major media outlets including The Guardian, Virgin Media, Foreign Policy, The Economist, TechCrunch, Forbes, BBC, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, France24 and The Red Bulletin.