Kushtrim Xhakli is the CEO/Co-Founder of Connected Baltics, the exclusive SIGFOX operator in Estonia and the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Prior to Connected Baltics he founded, co-founded, built, managed some exciting companies such as:
Fast Europe Ventures, (Co-Founder), technology enabler firm, working with telecoms, government and digital banks. Changers.com Germany, (Co-Founder) maker of intelligent and mobile solar-charger that enables to produce and consume renewable energy. Digital Kosovo, (Founder) a crowdsourced campaign that is engaging in advancing Kosovo’s digital diplomacy agenda, focusing on securing Kosovo’s recognition by the global Internet infrastructure. 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. Executive 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.