Philipp Kandal

Techsylvania Chairman & VP of Engineering at Telenav

Philipp Kandal is engineering VP @ Telenav a leading global technology company. He is in charge of the 250+ engineering team in Silicon Valley, Romania and China and spending most of his time in airplanes between Europe and the US.

Before skobbler was acquired by Telenav in 2014 he was co-founder and CTO of skobbler, a pioneering navigation company. Philipp is deeply passionate about how autonomous vehicles will transform transportation and save millions of lives.

Besides this, Philipp is an avid believer in startups and follows this passion as an angel investor and advisor for several young companies. He is an expert in emerging markets and offering regular coachings and trainings there. You can follow Philipp on Twitter ( read his thoughts on his blog ( or connect with him on LinkedIn.