Meet our extraordinary speakers, workshop mentors and moderators!
Moe Helmy is the Events Director for XBIZ™, the world leader in adult industry news and information via digital media and print publications. With over a decade of experience spearheading events for the media organization, and a deep passion for bringing people together, Moe produces a wide range of events, such as conferences, expos and awards ceremonies, including the company’s crown jewel event of the year, the annual XBIZ Awards show. The portfolio of events under his management are held in world-class cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, New York, London and Berlin.
Bryony Cole is fascinated by the way technology permeates every corner of our lives, even the most intimate ones.
Top-rated podcaster of Future of Sex, has been on stages across the world forecasting trends in the sextech industry for governments, tech titans and entertainment companies.
Bryony has interviewed hundreds of technologists, scientists, researchers and therapists shares Featured on Netflix, The New York Times, Playboy, Vogue, Viceland, Mashable, Motherboard, ABC, Financial Review, Technopia, Wired, TechCrunch, Forbes and other global media.
Bryony recently launched Sextech School, a course for entrepreneurs and investors looking to get started in sextech.
CEO & Founder of Sx Tech. eu - annual sex tech conference dedicated to innovation in technology inside the sex tech industry.
Founder of Sprint Sx Tech - the first acceleration program for the female professionals from the sex tech and fem tech industry.
Ola launched first Germany Sex Tech Hackathon and through her major activities, she actively supports technological transformation in building the global ecosystem around two global industries - Sex Tech and Fem Tech. Berlin Based.
Shakun is the Founder and CEO of Tickle.Life, she has over a decade of experience
and specializes in Community Management, International Communications,
Brand Management, and Digital Media. Shakun believes in initiating the dialogue
and bringing the communities together, a quality she has efficiently employed to
help various social causes.
Bree Mills is an award-winning adult filmmaker and Chief Creative Officer of Adult Time, a streaming service for adults. Her work leverages art, sexuality, and cinematic narratives to trojan-horse powerful messages into the hearts and minds of her audience. A Boston native, she now lives in Los Angeles with her wife and two daughters.
Dr Alexandra James researches sex, technology and relationships at the Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University Australia. From AI to smart sex toys, she investigates how technologies expand possibilities for connection and intimacy. She is a regular presenter at international forums, and her work has been featured in a range of media, including Arena Magazine and Le Drenche.
The Friendly Feminist, Bobbi is a sex-positive advocate who authored the book Sexual Intelligence in Business, is co-chair of the Academic Conference, Love and Sex with Robots, Venture Associate for a tech VC/incubator and founder of imagine ideation, specializing in connected experiences and ecosystem diplomacy. Bobbi is a tech enthusiast with a vision to help grow the SexTech community worldwide, and currently is developing a training program to help reduce sexual harassment in the workplace and business without compromising the opportunities for love and relationships.
Dr. Soum Rakshit is the Co-Founder & CEO of an award-winning sexual health company, MysteryVibe. Their mission is to make sexual health accessible to all - across all ages, genders & orientations.
From his research & experiences over the past 2 decades, Soumyadip deeply understands that a major challenge in most people’s lives is keeping the ‘mystery’ alive in a long-term relationship. This is especially the case after major life events like childbirth, menopause, cancer treatment or surgery. In his role as CEO of MysteryVibe, he focuses on pushing the boundaries on R&D, customer experience and supporting their long-term goal of making sexual health an integral part of our overall health. Soumyadip passionately believes that empowering people with actionable knowledge & purposeful innovation is the way to make this happen.
Regarded as one of the adult industry's top female directors and power-players, Angie Rowntree is an inductee to the AVN Hall of Fame Founders Division. She founded Sssh.com in 1999, making Sssh the oldest online porn site for women and couples. Over the years, Sssh has won numerous industry awards, including XBIZ site of the year in 2015 (Alternative) and 2017 (For Women).
Paolo Davide Griffo is the Key Account Manager of DanaMedic Aps, owner of the brands Male Edge and Jes Extender. Paolo holds a degree in marketing&communication, has been operating in the international sales business for many years, and in the adult retail field since 2018, formerly being the EMEA Regional Manager of SenseMax, an HK based high-tech sex toys manufacturer.
BIO: Raj Armani is the Co-Founder & COO of India's largest adult store - Besharam.
Besharam means Shameless, but in essence Besharam is about speaking up and expressing yourself, without any fear or stigma from the society. The brands purpose has evolved over the last 9 years of existence from being am online safe place to access pleasure products, to now being the voice of millions of Indians who strive for equality and diversity, both in bedroom and outside of it. In short, Besharam is about democratizing sex & pleasure.
Founder and producer of the highly acclaimed erotic adult platform Frolicme.com. Anna a serial entrepreneur moved into the world of erotica in 2015 with the aim of disrupting the stagmented male centric image of sex. Today Anna is one of the largest independent producers of over 300 erotic films presenting a socially acceptable vision of healthy sexuality and female pleasure that removes shame and focuses on sexual health and wellbeing.
Rachel Braun Scherl is a champion for women’s health and a pioneer in the space, where she has passionately focused on driving the conversation in and the growth of women’s sexual and reproductive health companies. As a business builder and Vagipreneur®, she works with companies in the space from menstruation through menopause. Rachel is featured at leadership and entrepreneurship events at colleges, universities, corporations and conferences, including CES, SXSW, Johnson & Johnson, AbbVie, Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Duke University, Yale University, among others.
Anarella (She/Her) is a cultural manager, event & film producer, performance artist and the initiator of Sex School. Naturally good at connecting people and facilitating artistic expression, Anarella never stops! Whether she’s organizing events for her project Fecunda Lab, performing at various artistic spaces throughout Berlin and Europe or managing everything related to Sex School, her talent for creating spaces for dialogue, reflection, and experimentation is indisputable!
Alexis Smiley Smith is the co-founder of the world's first Cybrothel in Berlin where sex and technology connect in an immersive adult playground. As the voice of the interactive pleasure doll Kokeshi, she utilizes her fierce imagination and pro sex feminist perspective to merge the human experience with technology.
Sarah Valmont began her adult industry writing career in 2013 when a serendipitous Craig’s List advertisement led to her producing scripts for a small animated porn studio. Sarah’s drive and determination has led to a wide variety of creative collaborations with numerous adult brands including: Reality Kings, Penthouse, Burning Angel, Cherry.tv, and of course, Angie Rowntree and Sssh.com. She is a writer and the director of Creative Research and Development at Sssh. Valmont wrote Sssh’s “Mirror Game,” directed by Rowntree, which won the 2021 XBIZ award for Erotic-Themed Movie of the Year, and best Short Script at Toronto International Film Festival at CIFT, as well as numerous other mainstream film awards.
Lilly Sparks creates companies to lust after. afterglow, Lilly’s pandemic-born love affair, produces steamy, ethical films that inspire more “HELL YES!” sex & intimacy in real life. The hardest part of this new venture? Determining whether she’s more turned on by the business or pleasure of it.
June Ann is the quintessential Gemini, composing perfect harmony between the brain and libido. She has appeared in countless magazines and when she is not using her PhD to design experiments, she is creatively enhancing the adult entertainment industry with her fierce entrepreneurial skills, strong acting performances and script-writing. Recently, she has taken her curiosities behind the scenes creating conceptual experimental erotica films that have garnered praise from both mainstream and adult film festivals alike.
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