Unicorns in Tech Get-Together
hosted by Erasys (Romeo)
Unicorns in Tech Get-Together are back! Join us for an evening of drinks, food, talks, and networking with other LGBTIQ+ Tech talents.
About this event
Join us on May 25th at 7:00 PM for an evening of free drinks & food, talks, and networking with other LGBTIQ+ Tech talents at our event hosted by Erasys (Romeo) in Berlin.
- If you are planning to come, please make sure to book your free ticket. It helps us estimate how many people will join and prepare for the event.
19:00 – Registration, mingling, food & drinks
19:30 – Welcome from Unicorns in Tech
19:40 – Welcome to Erasys by Holger Bauer, CEO @ Erasys
19:45 – 20 years of Romeo – a brief look back of the platform’s history and its challenges for the future
20:10 – Break
20:25 – Audience Pitching
20:35 – Freedom of speech and censorship: building a dating platform in an international context – by Murat Seyfi, CPO @ Erasys, Rod Banks, Scrum Master @ Erasys and Isil Hisarzi, Scrum Mater @ Erasys
21:00 – Speed networking
21:15 – Socialising with drinks
21:45 – After event drinks (Bar TBA)
About the Speakers
Holger Bauer (he/him) | CEO, Professional Coach
Strong background in HR in various industries, company sizes and company stages, from start-up to corporation
Greatest interests: Leadership and development, culture and diversity
I joined Romeo in 2022 after a long search for a company culture that is really inclusive and focusses on people.
Murat Seyfi (he/him) | Chief Product Officer
Started out as Graphic Designer, worked as Head of Digital Creative at a well known fashion brand, joined Romeo in 2020
Murat was looking for a position with a lot of possibilities for growth combined with a product he deeply identifies with. Having an actual impact on peoples lives motivates him.
Paolo Merli (he/him) | Junior Backend Developer
Joined Erasys in April 2023
Paolo moves laterally from Project Management and Customer Care after finishing a BSc in Computer Science, moved from Italy to Berlin and is now involved from the first moment on in working on our legacy topics to prepare for the next steps in development.
Markus Pfeifer (he/him) | Chief Technical Officer
Longtime Manager in Tech and COO for various Tech Companies and Startups in NL and Germany,
he is author, from Southern Tirol, lived for a long time in the Netherlands and Spain, loves people and tech
Joined Romeo in the first month of Covid19
“Founded in 2001 ROMEO is a social & dating platform for over 3.2 million gay, bi and trans people worldwide. From our office in Berlin, Erasys takes care of technical operation and software development, enabling millions of people to connect on our platform every day. We are 50 colorful people from over 15 countries, working in Berlin and Amsterdam. Many of us are queer ourselves and proud to connect people all over the world with our cutting edge technology and exciting features.”
UNICORNS IN TECH is the tech community for LGBTIQ+ & straight allies, founded in 2014 in Berlin. We connect 4000+ techies from all backgrounds, whether they’re industry professionals or casual enthusiasts. On a monthly basis, we bring our community together around networking events, get-togethers and summit hosted by partnering companies.
Coming up next April is the Unicorns in Tech Hackathon – Stay tuned!
07:00 PM – 10:00 PM CEST
Köthener Str. 4, Berlin, BE, 10963