Martin Bruncko is a technology entrepreneur, investor and former public policy leader. He is the founder and managing partner of Steam Capital, which invests and helps to build transformational, deep tech companies in Europe.
Bruncko holds board and advisory positions in several highly innovative, R&D-based companies from Europe, including AeroMobil which is commercialising the world’s most advanced flying car and where he was also the founding CFO and Chief Strategy Officer. He was also the founder and executive chairman of Neulogy, the first major advisory and investment boutique in Central and Eastern Europe focusing on R&D and technology start ups.
Previouly, he held several senior positions in the Government of Slovakia, including junior minister for innovations and for European affairs in the ministry of finance. He was also a Senior Director and Head of Europe at the World Economic Forum.
Bruncko is still involved in public policy, including as a member of the High Level Group of Innovators, an advisory body of the European Commissioner for R&D and Innovations.
From flying cars through ubiquitous geothermal energy to growing your own bones Bruncko looks into how deep tech start-ups are going to disrupt the world around us and what to do about it. He also talks about the 4th industrial revolution: why the governments and regulators are getting much more active in technology and how to utilise this.