With more than 20 years of experience in technology, Scott Arpajian has been a leader at some of the most iconic and recognizable companies in the world. Since joining Softonic in 2015, Scott has taken one of Europe’s largest Internet sites in terms of traffic (ranked #1 in European global online audience with 100M visits per month) and led its transformation into a solutions-focused business.
An industry pioneer, in 1996 Scott founded the software distribution portal Download.com at CNET. Download.com later became the leading site for software, mobile applications and game downloads globally.
Prior to Softonic, Scott was Vice President of Business Development and International Strategy at Disney Interactive’s Social and Mobile Games division. He also served as Vice President of Product at the online gaming portal iWin.
Both an executive and an entrepreneur, Scott founded his own startup, Dizzywood, which was an innovator in the online virtual worlds space
Robert Forrest is Vice President and Head of Finance & Legal for Softonic. Bob joined Softonic in 2014 to oversee its strategic financial planning and growth.
Previously, Bob served as the Head of International Finance of Airbnb, where he helped the company expand its global footprint and manage its international organizational strategy. Bob worked at Salesforce.com in Finance & Strategy (FP&A) prior to Airbnb, helping plan business infrastructure during the company’s revenue growth from $500M to $3B.
Before being adopted into the technology industry, Bob spent his early career at Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers, overseeing roles in London, San Francisco and Prague.
Fiona Garvey is Vice President and General Manager for Softonic.com, responsible for global sales as well as for leadership of the Softonic.com and mobile properties businesses. Before joining Softonic Fiona was Vice President of Operations for a publicly-traded media company.
Marc Monguió is Vice President of Product and Engineering for Softonic.
Previously, Monguió was CEO and CTO for JobFluent, a leading European jobs marketplace specialised in Software Engineering roles, where he grew the company to become a leader in its segment in the Spanish market, later selling the company.
Monguió holds an MBA from ESADE Business School. He is also a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Bachelor of Multimedia Engineering from the Universitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona, Spain.
Andreas Thors is part of Partners Group’s industry value creation business unit. He also currently serves as an advisor at Reflection.io and The Femi Company. Prior to joining Partners Group, he was Head of Operations at Appear Here (UK). Andreas holds a Master of Science from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Tim Schumacher is a German Investor and Entrepreneur, with a focus on ad tech, marketing and consumer products. For over ten years, he was the CEO of publicly traded Sedo.com, which he co-founded. Since 2012, he has founded and invested in multiple Internet companies, including Eyeo, Aklamio and Ecosia. Tim holds an MBA of the University of Cologne, and a Master in Finance of the Stockholm School of Economics.
Pedro Nueno is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship, IESE and Professor and Honorary President, CEIBS (Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Accra, Zurich).
His areas of specialization include entrepreneurship; intrapreneurship and starting new ventures; management of technology and innovation: management of privatization and turnaround processes; industrial alliances; joint-ventures and acquisitions; industrial procurement, and supply-chain management.