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SingularityU Day on Exponential Technologies at Demokritos: New Era, New Mindset!

SingularityU is organizing with Demokritos Research Center, a SingularityU Day on Exponential Technologies to discuss the 4th Industrial revolution, the six Ds that affecting the world, the future of the jobs and the jobs of the future and how to thrive in a exponential changing world.

If you are a University Student, Graduate Student or Researcher join us on July 9th to discuss the opportunities for an abundant world.


Niki Siropoulou
Director, SingularityU Greece Summit at Singularity University

A Community Leader on Networks, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Director, SingularityU Greece Summit and Global Director P&G Alumni Network, founder of TEDxAcademy.

Niki is bringing in Greece the SingularityU Experience on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Through her career Niki has worked with companies around the world such as P&G, Estee Lauder, Philips, Carlsberg, The Coca-Cola Company and a great variety of Start-Up Companies.
Niki has been awarded with the“Breakthrough Product of the Year Award” in the USA for product development for Estee Lauder, USA.
She has been recognised with the “best breed branding” distinction from TED for TEDxAcademy branding.

Ms. Siropoulou has Executive Education from Harvard Business School on Innovation and New Business Ventures, from MIT on Leading Product Development and Kellogg on Digital Strategy. She holds an MBA in Marketing Strategy from University of Texas at Austin.

in 2010 Niki founded the highly acclaimed TEDxAcademy Forum in Greece. A think tank on Innovation, Technology and Social Capital, creating a community of 50K followers, 300+ speakers, 50 organizers and advisors, 50 participating companies, 600 volunteers and 3.3 mio viewers.

In parallel, Niki has founded the Rising Stars Mentoring and Entrepreneurship program, with the support of 30 prominent business executives, participating corporations, technologists, investors and entrepreneurs from Greece and the US with strong connections in Silicon Valley and major US research institutes.


Laila Pawlak

Laila Pawlak is a faculty member and moderator at SU as well as the co-founder & CEO of SingularityU Denmark.

As the CEO of SingularityU Denmark Laila heads up a 75.000 square foot innovation hub based in Copenhagen including a variety of educational programs, accelerator programs, the Scandinavian faculty, maker space, biolab, and co-working for both startups and corporates leveraging exponential technologies for positive impact.

Laila is passionate about human centered design and along with her partner Kris Oestergaard, Laila is the author of The Fundamental 4s: How to Design Extraordinary Customer Experiences in an Exponential World as well as they published the Danish version of the bestseller Exponential Organizations.


Kris Østergaard
Chief Learning and Innovation Officer & Faculty SingularityU Nordic

Kris Østergaard is the co-founder and Chief Learning & Innovation Officer of SingularityU Nordic, a country partner of Singularity University, as well as a faculty member of Singularity University.

As the Chief Learning & Innovation Officer of SingularityU Nordic, Kris is responsible for designing and running education and innovation programs for organizations as well as startups in SingularityU Nordic’s +7,000 square meter innovation campus based in Copenhagen.