Inspiring the future

The majority of your courses throughout the year incorporate distinguished guest speakers who add invaluable insights to the topics and case studies you are discussing. Business leaders offer real-world learning by giving an overview of their company and industry, describing their career progress and the challenges they have faced, and by offering advice and tips on current business issues.

2021 Guest Speakers

Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko

President & CEO at Marimekko

Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko

President & CEO at Marimekko

CEO Speaker Series

Annika Falkengren

Managing Partner at Lombard Odier Group

Annika Falkengren

Managing Partner at Lombard Odier Group

CEO Speaker Series

Vas Narasimhan

CEO of Novartis

Vas Narasimhan

CEO of Novartis

CEO Speaker Series

Alain Dehaze

CEO The Adecco Group

Alain Dehaze

CEO The Adecco Group

CEO Speaker Series

Geraldine Matchett

Co-CEO and Member of the Managing Board at Royal DSM

Geraldine Matchett

Co-CEO and Member of the Managing Board at Royal DSM

Business & Society class with Professor Knut Haanaes

Barbara Frei-Spreiter

Executive Vice President Industrial Automation | Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric

Barbara Frei-Spreiter

Executive Vice President Industrial Automation | Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric

Business & Society class with Professor Knut Haanaes

Kim Fausing

CEO at Danfoss

Kim Fausing

CEO at Danfoss

Business & Society class with Professor Knut Haanaes

Poul Weihrauch

President Global Petcare at Mars

Poul Weihrauch

President Global Petcare at Mars

Business & Society class with Professor Knut Haanaes

Hermance de la Bastide

Vice President Corporate Affairs and Sustainability & Responsibility at Pernod Ricard

Hermance de la Bastide

Vice President Corporate Affairs and Sustainability & Responsibility at Pernod Ricard

Innovation Week with Professor Mark Greeven

Dominique Kull

Head Of Technology at Bühler Group

Dominique Kull

Head Of Technology at Bühler Group

Innovation Week with Professor Mark Greeven

Bastian Nominacher

Co-CEO / Co-Founder bei Celonis

Bastian Nominacher

Co-CEO / Co-Founder bei Celonis

Entrepreneurship class with Professor Benoit Leleux

Jerome Geyer-Klingeberg

Head of Academic Alliance @ Celonis

Jerome Geyer-Klingeberg

Head of Academic Alliance @ Celonis

Entrepreneurship class with Professor Benoît Leleux

Serena Shamash

Founder & CEO of Eat Me

Serena Shamash

Founder & CEO of Eat Me

Entrepreneurship class with Professor Benoît Leleux

Javier Goyeneche

Founder, ECOALF

Javier Goyeneche

Founder, ECOALF

Entrepreneurship class with Professor Benoît Leleux

Christoph Aeschlimann

CTO & CIO Swisscom

Christoph Aeschlimann

CTO & CIO Swisscom

Strategy class with Professor Omar Toulan

Filip Dames

Founding Partner of Cherry Ventures and Former Chief Business Development Officer of Zalando

Filip Dames

Founding Partner of Cherry Ventures and Former Chief Business Development Officer of Zalando

Strategy class with Professor Omar Toulan

Frederic Voillemot

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy at Universal Music Group

Frederic Voillemot

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy at Universal Music Group

Strategy class with Professor Omar Toulan

Geraldine Leegwater, CFA

Member Board of Trustees, ABP, The Netherlands

Geraldine Leegwater, CFA

Member Board of Trustees, ABP, The Netherlands

Finance class with Professor Salvatore Cantale

Dr. Marcus Ehrhardt

Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Dr. Marcus Ehrhardt

Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Operations class with Professor Ralf Seifert

Nico Drohojowski

Vice President Finance at 24 Hour Fitness

Nico Drohojowski

Vice President Finance at 24 Hour Fitness

Strategy class with Professor Omar Toulan

Oliver Kohlhaas

Head of Strategy and Business Consulting at Bayer

Oliver Kohlhaas

Head of Strategy and Business Consulting at Bayer

Strategy class with Professor Omar Toulan

Peter Prem

Vice President Strategic Planning, Tetra Pak, Switzerland

Peter Prem

Vice President Strategic Planning, Tetra Pak, Switzerland

Operations class with Professor Ralf Seifert

Scott McDonald

President & CEO, Oliver Wyman Group

Scott McDonald

President & CEO, Oliver Wyman Group

Strategy class with Professor Omar Toulan

Stephan de Barse

Executive Vice President at o9 Solutions, Inc.

Stephan de Barse

Executive Vice President at o9 Solutions, Inc.

Operations class with Professor Ralf Seifert

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