Sten co-founded Teleport (acquired by Topia in 2017) as an EIR at Andreessen Horowitz, after serving at Skype as an early executive for over 8 years from startup to the $8.5B exit to MSFT. Sten started his entrepreneurial career founding the first digital media agency in Estonia in 1996, at the age of 18. Sten values a tolerant, open and creative society, speaks up for entrepreneurship, supports the startup movement, pushes for better tech education and used to advise President Ilves of Estonia on the above. He also holds a number of public, private and non-profit board seats. Sten holds a MS in Management degree from Stanford GSB.
The internet we all use to interact with each other, with companies and governments, has already gone through major generational shifts: from desktop computers and dialup modems, to ever connected mobile phones and cloud computing. In this session we'll discuss what the next wave, so called Web3 will look like, based on community ownership, cryptography and blockchains.