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George Berkowski

One of the first employees of HAILO and author of the best-selling book ‘How to Build a Billion Dollar App’, George Berkowski is Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum UK. Digital entrepreneur and visionary developer, George offers start-ups invaluable advice on how to get off the ground. Business specialist George is an ideal choice for a corporate event.

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George Berkowski Biography

Rocket scientist turned app developer turned serial digital entrepreneur, George Berkowski is the author of the best-seller ‘How to Build a Billion Dollar App’.

Founder of IceCream and Woome, and former Head of Product at Hailo – the world’s largest and most innovative taxi app - George advises numerous startups, and works as a consultant to Techstars and Seedcamp. 

As one of the first employees of Hailo, George eventually served as Head of Product for the company, which operates in 18 cities across 6 countries. George helped to grow the company to over 220 people, and generated hundreds of millions in revenue. One of London’s fastest growing startups, Hailo has raised over $70 million in venture financing.

In 2007 George co-founded WooMe.com, which he built into one of the most innovative social dating and video chat sites in the world. The site...

Rocket scientist turned app developer turned serial digital entrepreneur, George Berkowski is the author of the best-seller ‘How to Build a Billion Dollar App’.

Founder of IceCream and Woome, and former Head of Product at Hailo – the world’s largest and most innovative taxi app - George advises numerous startups, and works as a consultant to Techstars and Seedcamp. 

As one of the first employees of Hailo, George eventually served as Head of Product for the company, which operates in 18 cities across 6 countries. George helped to grow the company to over 220 people, and generated hundreds of millions in revenue. One of London’s fastest growing startups, Hailo has raised over $70 million in venture financing.

In 2007 George co-founded WooMe.com, which he built into one of the most innovative social dating and video chat sites in the world. The site grew to over 10 million users, with offices in Los Angeles and London, and was acquired by Zoosk.com in 2011.

George also served as the VP of Marketing and Business Development at space tourism business MirCorp, who facilitated Dennis Tito to become the first space tourist by arranging his visit to the International Space Station.

He served as Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum UK – a forum for leading entrepreneurs and thought leaders, and holds a Masters in Business from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris, and a Bachelors of Science in Aeronautics/Astronautics and Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For further information or to book George Berkowski, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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