New speakers!

Kasia Świętochowska is creative producer, classically-trained cellist, co-founder of ONSTAGE – a cutting-edge smartphone app used by audiences in classical music venues to zoom on stage in real time. Kasia  is focused on creating solutions changing the perception of classical music by embracing technologies. She gained vast experience in developing international cultural projects working for the Adam Mickiewicz Institute. 

Patrick Tomelitsch is the CEO and Founder of OROUNDO. This mobile platform for artists and cultural as well as touristic institutions lets them create unique experiences for their clients, visitors and followers.Patrick studied at the Universität Klagenfurt and HAK International Klagenfurt where he read Media Studies and Digital Communication. Patrick holds a practitioner certification in NLP, he is also interested in communication and management skills, politics, poker, technologies and leadership.

Jessica Rucinski currently works as a Data engineer for IDAGIO. Before, she worked for Wayfair in Berlin and in Boston, where she also freelanced as an opera pianist, organist and choral singer. Being a Boston-area native, she loves the music she was introduced to, such as 18th-Century opera and motets by William Byrd. Jessica has participated as pianist, music director, and/or coach in 20 operatic productions. In 2013, she served as President of the Harvard Early Music Society.