Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky

Master in Business and Engineering


Main focus: Technology.Innovation.Diverse

Twitter handle: @capscovil

Websites/blogs: https://www.capscovil.com , https://www.chillipicks.com , https://www.diversity-natives.com

Languages: German, English

City: Munich

Country: Germany

Topics: startups, mobility, diversity & inclusion, innovation, technology, business development management, diversity in technology, sustainability

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Coaching, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.

  Willing to talk for nonprofit.

Personal note:

- Moderation of panel disucssions, interviews und fireside chats
- Workshops
- Talks and key note presentations

Bio:

Britta Muzyk - Tikovsky is a strategic business development professional with +25 years of experience in the technology sector after aquiring a Master of Business and Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany.

She is founder and managing director of Capscovil Innovation Agency where she develops business strategies, concepts, and content to help clients in driving innovation, sustainability, and diversity and in bridging the gap between startups and the corporate world. Britta is also passionate about supporting people to thrive on using their diverse personal skills and character traits, and about building teams with the right competency mix.

As editor-in-chief of Chillipicks – a knowledge platform and weekly newsletter – she regularly curates and writes about unusual innovation, emerging trends and bleeding-edge research from around the world related to sustainability, diversity and ethics in technology.

Britta has lead panel discussions with C-level executives of international corporates and startups on the stages of some of the worldwide largest conferences, interviewed experts and influential advocates as well as performed speeches, key notes and workshops on innovation, diversity, and storytelling.

Before founding Capscovil, Britta was responsible for new business creation at corporates including Intel, Teradyne and W.L. Gore. By establishing new markets and clients as well as increasing business with existing customers she was instrumental in driving double-digit growth in strategic sales.

People who work with her describe her as a dynamic person with a strategic vision and positive attitude looking for solutions that support everyone’s needs; someone who empowers others and tells their compelling stories by putting them front and center; a person whose lateral thinking enables others to follow successful avenues off the beaten track.

Britta is also founder of Diversity Natives, an initiative that empowers women and members of minority groups in technology. She serves at selected startups as advisory board member for innovation and strategic marketing.

With her alter ego, she ventures into the world where technology and realistic fiction meet. Britta is co-author of electric vehicle spy novel “Project Black Hungarian”, author of diversity novel “GAME-Faint Signals” and has written several short stories. She has also written a range of feature articles on innovative technology.

Speaker and interview partner profile
People in management or C-level positions with technical or business backgrounds who worked for companies such as The New York Times, Airbus, Google, Rimac Automobili, Forbes, Siemens, Sixt, Lenovo, Accenture, Capgemini, New York Stock Exchange, NATO, Travelperk, Brex, TUM Hyperloop and Zalando among others, and Venture Capital firms, governments, or startups.

Stage experience
Web Summit (2017-2021), Collision (2019-2020), DSSITSEC Riga (2017-2019), Diversity Natives Speaker’s Nights 2019, Blockchain & AI Expo (2018-2019), Digital Era 2018, Landing Festival 2018, Startupcon (2017-2018), PriceCon (2017), TECHXLR8 (2017)

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Web Summit 2022 AutoTech: Sustainable Mobility

Panel discussion on the Auto/Tech stage during Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon:
Monika Mikac (CEO, NAD Capital) and Joan Orus (CEO, QEV Technologies) in discussion with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky (CEO, Capscovil Innovation Agency) on what is needed to drive sustainable mobility across personal and public transportation, what learnings from electric racing and luxury vehicles can be transposed into road EVs and what startups the industry needs to propel clean mobility into the future.

This talk is in: English
Web Summit 2022 Future Societies: Statelessness

Super Fireside Chat on the Future Societies stage during Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon.
Impact speaker Christiana Bukalo (Co-Founder of Statefree) and Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky (CEO, Capscovil) discuss the obstacles around 15 million of stateless people from around the world encounter and how Statefree.org aims to support communities, raise awareness and influence policy making for more equality.

This talk is in: English
Web Summit 2022 - Startup University: 5 key areas of company culture while hyperscaling

Panel discussion on the Startup University Stage during Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon:
Sam Shank (CEO, Hotel Tonight) and Rodolphe Ardant (Co-founder & CEO, Spendesk) in conversation with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky (CEO, Capscovil Innovation Agency) on the importance of 5 key areas of company culture and what needs to be considered for startups with hyper-growth phases especially.

This talk is in: English
Collision Conference 2022 Startup University: Become that diamond in the rough

Panel discussion on the Startuup University stage at Collision Conference in Toronto, June 23, 2022
Marissa Wilson Gibbons, Co-Founder & CEO Newco, Rupa Athreya, Chief Accelerator Investment Officer Techstarts, and Charley Moore, Founder & CEO Rocket Lawyer in conversation with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky, CEO Capscovil Innovation Agency and Editor-in-Chief of Chillipicks.

This talk is in: English
Collision 2022: Diversity in Data

Super Fireside Chat at Collision Conference in Toronto on the FullSTK stage on Jun 22, 2022:
Radhika Krishnan, Chief Product Officer at Hitachi Vantara, in conversation with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky, CEO Capscovil and Editor-in-Chief of Chillipicks on the importance of diversity in data.

This talk is in: English
Websummit 2021 Startup University: Next In Tech For Society Panel

Panel discussion on the Startup University stage during Web Summit 2021

Technology has been seamlessly integrating into our lives for years. In this session, Gabriel Braga, Co-founder and CEO of QuintoAndar, and Nico Gramenz, CEO of Factory Berlin, discuss with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky, CEO of Capscovil and editor-in-chief of Chillipicks, what the most pivotal changes they see coming – the ones that will lead to the betterment of our societies.

This talk is in: English
Websummit 2021 Auto Tech: The Race For Electric Mobility Panel

Panel discussion on the Auto/Tech stage during Web Summit 2021:
Christine GZ , professional rally and off-road driver currently racing in EXTREME E, and Javier Alonso, QEV Technologies’ Director of Motorsport Division, discuss with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky, CEO of Capscovil, how international 100% electric racing championships have an impact on sustainability, and equality, in mobility and lead to developing cutting edge technology for the road.

This talk is in: English
Websummit 2021 Startup University: Europe Dominate Next Decade In Tech Panel

Panel discussion on the Startup University stage during Web Summit 2021

Europe is home to about 1/10th of the world’s unicorns, but US and Chinese tech companies are still way ahead in terms of how much funding is raised. However, Europe has ample opportunity to propel – and take leadership in – the global tech ecosystem over the next decade, for a multitude of reasons. Kat Borlongan, founding member of Scale-Up Europe, and António Dias Martins, CEO of Startup Portugal, discuss with Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky, CEO of Capscovil and editor-in-chief of Chillipicks, what it will take for Europe to reach its full potential.

This talk is in: English
Anticipating trends in customer experience

Panel discussion with John Gordon (Lenovo, President, Commercial IoT Group) and Nico Gabriel (Sixt, President SixtX) at Corporate Innovation Summit stage

This talk is in: English
Brillianter Journalismus

Interview mit Ann Curry - mehrfach preisgekrönte Journalistin und Fotojournalistin, ehemalige NBC News Network Moderatorin, internationale Korrespondentin und vertrauenswürdige Interview-Partnerin von Staatschefs und einiger der einflussreichsten Verfechter von Bürger- und Menschenrechten, darunter der Dalai Lama, Maya Angelou und Erzbischof Desmond Tutu, oder die Hollywood-Ikonen Angelina Jolie, George Clooney und Brad Pitt.

This talk is in: German
Talente für Deutschland

Paneldiskussion mit MdB Thomas Sattelberger (FDP), Elvire Meier-Comte (Airbus Group), Jan C. Cron (Russell Reynolds Associates), Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky (CAPSCOVIL-Empowering Innovation), moderiert von Alexandra Borchardt (Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford, Lehrauftrag „Leadership and Strategy in the 21st Century” TU München, aktuelles Buch: Mensch 4.0 – Frei bleiben in einer digitalen Welt) im Salon Luitpold, München in 2019

This talk is in: German
Innovation in Mobility

Key note on unique innovation, emerging trends and bleeding-edge research related to mobility at Web Summit 2021 Auto Tech stage

This talk is in: English
How to eco-feed the world

Panel discussion with Antoin Hubert (CEO Ynsect) and Vandana Tilak (Director and President for the Akshaya Patra Foundation USA) at Web Summit 2019 Planet Tech stage

This talk is in: English
Building and funding your first idea

Panel discussion with Francesca “Check” Warner (Diversity VC) and Nic Brisbourne (Forward Partners) at Web Summit 2019 Venture stage

This talk is in: English
Interview NYT Brand Studio

Interview mit Graham McDonnell, zu der Zeit International Creative Director der New York Times, das in eine Kurzgeschichte rund um Technologie eingeflossen ist (also available in EN)

This talk is in: German
Privacy by Design

Panel discussion with Anett Mádi-Nátor (Cyber Services plc), Silvan Jongerius (CEO, TechGDPR), Tobias Stepan (Managing Director, Teamwire) and Artjoms Krūmiņš (Also) at Digital Era 2018 in Riga.

This talk is in: English
Keynote on innovation in mobility

Opening remarks on Auto Tech stage, Web Summit 2018

This talk is in: English
Scaling in Europe

Panel discussion with Avi Meir (CEO, Travelperk), Peter Bance (CEO, Origami Energy's) and Nakul Sharma (CEO, Hostmaker) at Web Summit 2018 Growth stage

This talk is in: English
Economics in Cybersecurity

Panel discussion with Fabio Palozza, EMEA pre sales director, Radware
Georg Nikolajevski, Trust Services Sales Manager, SK ID Solutions/ Estonian ICT Cluster and Tudor Florescu, Sales Engineer, Bitdefender at DSS IT SEC 2018, Riga

This talk is in: English
Startup versus Corporate

Panel discussion with Manjuri Sinah (Teamleader Technology Talent Acquisition, Zalando), Julie Ng (Enterprise Architect, Allianz) and Hung Lee (CEO Workshape) at Landing Festival 2018, Berlin

This talk is in: English