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.

Module One: Guest Speakers

Fabrice Beaulieu

Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, RB, The Netherlands

Fabrice Beaulieu

Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, RB, The Netherlands

Marketing Class with Professor Goutam Challagalla
Creating business value through purpose led Brands

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
What makes the pension fund industry so unique? A look at governance and asset management structures.

Peter Prem

Vice President Strategic Planning, Tetra Pak, Switzerland

Peter Prem

Vice President Strategic Planning, Tetra Pak, Switzerland

Operations class with Professor Ralf Seifert
How Tetra Pak incorporated deep tech and big data to drive value for customers, and the challenges in executing such a large vision.

Patrick Hoffmann

Founder, Owner & Head of Development, Otrada Group, Russia

Patrick Hoffmann

Founder, Owner & Head of Development, Otrada Group, Russia

Entrepreneurship class with Professor Benoit Leleux
#1 swine genetics provider in Russia

Joseph Varennes

Managing Director, Otrada Group, Russia

Joseph Varennes

Managing Director, Otrada Group, Russia

Entrepreneurship class with Professor Benoit Leleux

Module Two: Guest Speakers

Neelima Dahiya

Director, Product Management, Data Platforms and Analytics Solutions at Expedia

Neelima Dahiya

Director, Product Management, Data Platforms and Analytics Solutions at Expedia

Marketing class with Professor Amit Joshi
Innovative ways in which AI and ML are being applied by industry leaders today.

Jan van der Kaaij

Managing Partner of Finch & Beak and author of "Winning Sustainability Strategies"

Jan van der Kaaij

Managing Partner of Finch & Beak and author of "Winning Sustainability Strategies"

Business & Society class with Professor Knut Haanaes
Practical company cases of successes and failures in sustainability

Electives: Guest Speakers

Alexis Nasard

CEO, Bata Group

Alexis Nasard

CEO, Bata Group

Business Agility for the Digital Age with Professor Stéphane Girod
28 years in FMCG (CPG) and Fashion/Retail

Gerrit Sindermann

Head F10 Zurich - FinTech Incubator & Accelerator

Gerrit Sindermann

Head F10 Zurich - FinTech Incubator & Accelerator

FinTech with Professor Arturo Bris
Helping corporates accelerate digital transformation through collaboration with rising tech firms

Amanda Turner Ege

Director at elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Amanda Turner Ege

Director at elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Investing for Impact with Professor Vanina Farber
Fighting absolute poverty with entrepreneurial means.

Adrian Ackeret

CFO at elea & Deputy Managing Director at Max Schmidheiny Foundation

Adrian Ackeret

CFO at elea & Deputy Managing Director at Max Schmidheiny Foundation

Investing for Impact with Professor Vanina Farber
Creating sustainable and measurable impact

Juan Luis Coderque Galligo

Head New Financing Models/Innovative Finance, ICRC

Juan Luis Coderque Galligo

Head New Financing Models/Innovative Finance, ICRC

Investing for Impact with Professor Vanina Farber
Exploring new financing and public-private partnership models for humanitarian action.

Julia Balandina Jaquier

Founder and Managing Director, JBJ Impact Investment Solutions

Julia Balandina Jaquier

Founder and Managing Director, JBJ Impact Investment Solutions

Investing for Impact with Professor Vanina
Internationally recognized expert in impact investment, advisor, author and lecturer

Dr. Maximilian Martin

Global Head of Philanthropy, Lombard Odier Group

Dr. Maximilian Martin

Global Head of Philanthropy, Lombard Odier Group

Investing for Impact with Professor Vanina Farber
The Founder of Impact Economy, Author: Building the Impact Economy: Our Future, Yea or Nay (Springer)

Jacob Michaelsen

Head of Sustainable Finance Advisory at Nordea Markets

Jacob Michaelsen

Head of Sustainable Finance Advisory at Nordea Markets

Investing for Impact with Professor Vanina Farber

Module Three: Guest Speakers

Paul Robson

President International, Adobe

Paul Robson

President International, Adobe

Joined the MBA Perspectives Week
Paul helps brands cross international borders and deliver exceptional digital experiences.

Loh Chin-Hua

CEO, Keppel Corporation Limited

Loh Chin-Hua

CEO, Keppel Corporation Limited

Joined the MBA Perspectives Week
Mr Loh joined the Keppel Group in 2002 and founded the Group’s private fund management arm.

Janina Kugel

Non Executive Board Member, Advisor and Speaker, former CHRO

Janina Kugel

Non Executive Board Member, Advisor and Speaker, former CHRO

Joined the MBA Perspectives Week.
To embrace change we need constantly to learn new things and to seek new inspiration.

Anirudha Dutta

Vice President- India Analyst, Capital Group

Anirudha Dutta

Vice President- India Analyst, Capital Group

Joined the MBA Perpsectives week.
An India macro analyst at Capital Group with broad sector and macro research responsibilities in India.

Bracken Darrell

CEO. Logitech

Bracken Darrell

CEO. Logitech

Joined the MBA Perspectives Week.

Paul Cobban

Chief Data and Transformation Officer at DBS

Paul Cobban

Chief Data and Transformation Officer at DBS

Joined the MBA Perspectives week.
A leading global cultural transformation practitioner and co-author of the book “Eat, Sleep, Innovate”.

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