Introducing two more exciting speakers at TEDxGhent #5

Introducing two more exciting speakers at TEDxGhent #5

Introducing two more exciting speakers at TEDxGhent #5

Did you think our previously announced speakers are inspiring? They are, but we are not done yet – here come a few more inspiring thinkers and doers!


Meet Bart Van der Roost, music and information technology aficionado turned entrepreneur. And we’re happy he decided to do so! Bart is CEO of neoScores, one of the most praised Belgian start-ups which created ‘the iTunes of Sheet Music’, a digital alternative to sheet music. Combining his passion for music with entrepreneurship, Bart’s endeavors have been recognized nationally and worldwide: only a few months after founding the start-up, it was announced to be the most promising start-up of 2013 by the Flemish Chamber of Commerce, and a year after, Start-up Nationals Summit chose it as the world’s second most promising start-up. Come listen to how Bart has connected the world of art and music to the world of entrepreneurship and learn from those who can and do!


Extravagant shoes and modern technology – how do these go together? The answer to this question will be given by Katrien Herdewyn who is a civil engineer producing exclusive top quality women’s shoes. Combining her passion for shoes and science, Katrien is the creator of fascinating women shoes that not only look amazing but are produced using quality materials and latest technologies that assure the shoes are water-repellent and self-cleaning. This young Belgian’s accomplishments have brought her a nomination for the Global Footwear Design Award in 2013, and a finale in the prestigious Muuse x Vogue Talents – Young Vision Award Accessories 2014. Realizing her childhood dreams, Katrien established her very own shoe label Elegnano, recently presenting her first commercial collection. Need we say more? Come listen to this fascinating lady!


Have you got your ticket yet? Don’t wait up, we’re almost sold out! Click here to be part of the TEDxGhent #5 experience.



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