Martin Eckstein


Martin is Senior Consultant responsible for providing PR full service to various client portfolio. He has many contacts with Czech journalists and lot of experience with strategic communication required for managing successful PR campaigns. His skills include media relations, copywriting, research, PR analysis, creating and implementing communication strategy.

Nadeem Shaikh


Nadeem Shaikh
A visionary thought leader and innovator, Nadeem has over 25 years experience in financial services and information technology. As a pioneer in the Fintech industry, Nadeem is committed to driving the reinvention of the finance industry. He is focused on identifying markets in their most nascent stages, and partnering with promising entrepreneurs, as well as corporations, committed to realizing a new way to address our society’s needs.

Nadeem co-founded and was CEO at Anthemis, an early stage venture capital and advisory firm focused on Fintech. In 2018, it had approximately 500m USD (AUM). Prior to that, Nadeem was President at First Data Corporation, where he ran a billion dollar organization overseeing businesses in more than 50 markets. Prior to this, Nadeem was a senior executive at American Management System – a preeminent strategy and technology consulting firm. Nadeem has served on the boards of leading-edge startups including Bento, Currencycloud, Moven, Jumo, PayPerks. As a philanthropist, Nadeem is on board of Trustees of CARE UK, Pakistan’s largest educational foundation, and sits on the boards of African social enterprise Access Afya, focused on providing primary healthcare and Prospero World, a UK charity which enriches society through art and culture.

Jan Herzmann


Jan Herzmann

Jan Herzmann is the President of Herzmann, s.r.o., a leading Czech firm that provides market and public opinion analysis, and corporate and political marketing. Herzmann previously founded multinational public opinion research firm Factum Group, which provides research and polling from Germany to Russia.

Jan is a past President of the Czech Marketing Association and the National Representative for ESOMAR in the Czech Republic and currently teaches at Charles University in Prague, at the Czech Institute of Advertising and Marketing Communications, and at Brno International Business School. Additionally, he is the Vice-President of the Czech National UNICEF Committee and a member of the Board of the Czech Transplant Foundation.

Lior Varona


Lior Varona

Lior Verona is an expert in consulting with deep knowledge of market conditions and opportunities. Lior is experienced in matching businesses together for joint initiatives or investments.
He was CEO and founder of consulting company that provides management, business development, networking and strategic services. He was chairman of the Cellular Companies Forum and director of  Duke of Edinburgh Youth Award, Masa and Good Will Ambassador and he is also former chairman of the Israeli Student Union. Lior holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relation and Education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Shmuel Chafets


Schmuel Chafets

Prior to joining Target Global Shmuel was a partner at the Berlin based Hasso Plattner Ventures where he invested in companies such as iZettle and Hansoft and served as a board member in DreamLines and reBuy.

Before that Shmuel was a partner at Giza Venture Capital in Tel Aviv where he invested in companies such as Soluto (sold to Asurion), and other early stage internet ventures. Together with Giza, Shmuel founded GPV, a pioneering Warsaw based venture fund where he also lead virus internet and software investment. Shmuel was also co-founder of LocaLoco (sold to Say Media Group ) a social gaming start up targeting emerging markets.

Shmuel started his career as strategic consultant to GCS and a consultant for several members of the Israeli parliament and government.

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