About The Speaker
Dr. Vladas Lašas
Dr. Vladas Lašas is a serial entrepreneur, innovator, and business angel based in Lithuania. Vladas Lasas is co-founder of Techstars London startup accelerator. He is very active as a catalyst of sustainable social impact initiatives mostly focused on climate change, education, and healthcare. He is co-founder of the Carbon War Room, the global non-profit initiative by entrepreneurs to implement market-driven solutions to climate change. He was one of the first TED Patrons (2007-2017), personally supporting and sponsoring TEDx initiative. He is co-founder of TEDxVilnius, Chairman of the Board of Lithuanian Business Angels Network, and Chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement Lithuania. In 2012 Vladas Lašas received Oslo Business for Peace Award.