Mate Kovacs

With over 14 years of diverse experience in strategic brand development and marketing communications, Mate works with various European and global startups as consultant and startup accelerators/incubators as expert mentor (pro-bono). He is the founder of Water Lily Pond, a progressive brand communications startup working with startups, growing companies and corporates across the globe. Beforehand, Mate was working with global brands like Pfizer, Heineken, Bayer, Colgate and L’Oreal at leading ad agencies in London, Prague and Budapest.

Mate is the co-founder of TLA CEE, a non-profit organisation promoting the London tech scene, DiverCEEty, a non-profit community project promoting diversity in business, and HQness, an education initiative helping startups become more brand-conscious.