Felix Petersen is Managing Director Europe at Samsung NEXT, a project on a mission to create breakout software & services & foster a startup culture at Samsung. Before he was CEO & co-founder of Amen, a Service for voicing strong opinions & ranking the world around you & co-founder of Plazes, one of the pioneering start-ups in the context & location based services area. Founded in 2005, it was sold to Nokia in 2008. Felix is also an active investor & advisor to companies like Soundcloud, Unlike.net, Dataminr & Gidsy. He has had numerous appearances in publications like Wired, the New York Times & many others as well as being a frequent speaker at conferences. Born & raised in Berlin, Petersen has been busy with remote data transmissions since the late eighties & has been building things on the Internet since 1996.