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What do I have to do today, to be successful tomorrow?

Our community of outcome-oriented executives worldwide interact with each other to answer the question “What do I have to do today to be successful tomorrow” more effectively and quickly by enabling a movement to share insights and knowledge combined with free-riding in the Swiss Alps.

…prompt disruptive thinking in the contented, wealthy Swiss business elite…

Do it big or stay in bed…

…entrepreneurial topics around digitization are the main focus.

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Speakers 2019

The President of the Swiss Confederation 2019

 

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UELI MAURER

MEMBER OF THE SWISS FEDERAL COUNCIL, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
President of the Swiss Confederation 2019

THE SERIAL TECH ENTREPRENEUR FROM AFGHANISTAN BECAME CHIEF EXECUTIVE AT 23. NOW, SHE HELPS YOUNG AFGHAN WOMEN BUILD DIGITAL SKILLS

 

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Roya Mahboob

businesswoman, entrepreneur and ceo, Afghan Citadel and Digital Citizen Fund, Afghanistan & New York
Made the “Time” list of the 100 most influential people in the World at age 25

The inventor of the most successful e-cigarette has upended the traditional smoking industry and is now facing challenges of his own

 

 

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JAMES MONSEES

Co-Founder and CPO JUUL, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA
This man is driving big tobacco out of business

Researches the big questions about how tech will affect humanity

 

 

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Meia Chita-Tegmark

co-founder, the Future of Life Institute, Boston, MA, USA
A philosopher looking at the future of life

She is a key lever to the health of Switzerland's economy

 

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ANDREA MAECHLER

MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD Swiss National Bank, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
She brings an international perspective to the board of SNB

As a professor he has studied why some people get ahead while others do not. And he can tell the difference between who is an authentic entrepreneur and who is a poser

 

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Bill Barnett

Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Business Leadership, Strategy, and Organizations, Stanford, CA, USA
Barnett examines the effects and unforeseen perils of competing and winning

WORLD’S LARGEST DIGITAL CURRENCY HOLDER

 

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SAM ROSENBLUM

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, COINBASE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
“LIKE AIRBNB OR DROPBOX, COINBASE IS ANOTHER START-UP OUT OF Y COMBINATOR THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD”

SHE SMASHED GLASS CEILINGS AT WALMART ASIA, BURBERRY, AND FOX NETWORKS GROUP, AND NOW TAKES ON THE NEXT ONE

 

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Fumbi Chima

DESIGNATED CIO ADIDAS, HERZOGENAURACH, D
BRINGS A CULTURE OF INNOVATION AND IMPACT
TO LARGE CORPORATIONS.

He has recorded a day to day diary, and has archived all of his memories of those first thirty years... and much more

 

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Bill Wyman

Co-Founder and FORMER bassist Rolling Stones, London, UK
Disrupted the music industry with Mick, Keith, ChaRLIE and Brian
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Black Diamond Partners

Thanks to our strategic partners you get access into global networks and global know-how

Overview

JANUARY 17. 2019

DAY 1

JANUARY 18. 2019

DAY 2

Master and Servant

How will the new power game unfold? Our Topic 2019

The Powers are Shifting – Who will be the New Masters?

With unprecedented computing power at our hands, the balance of power has started shifting again. Will today’s establishment become stronger, and gain control over artificial intelligence and big data – and over the rest of us?

Or will revolutionaries use the new technologies to dismantle existing structures, just like the hippies did with the personal computer, and their heirs did with the internet? Who will be master, who will be servant?

Tracks

PARALLEL TRACKS SHARE INSIGHTS AND FIND ANSWERS TO FUTURE CHALLENGES, ENCOMPASSING A VARIETY OF PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES THAT LEVERAGE THE POWER OF IDEAS

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TECH-GURU & CO-FOUNDER OF APPLE

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BRUCE DICKINSON

BUSINESSMAN, PILOT, LEAD SINGER
IRON MAIDEN LONDON, UK
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DAVID SABLE

GLOBAL CEO AT Y&R

MARIAN GOODELL

Founding Board Member and CEO, Burning Man Project, San Francisco, USA
Truly creative endeavors are actually very productive

JEFF EGGERS

EX-MEMBER NAVY SEALS TEAM & FORMER PRINCIPAL ADVISOR PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

URS HÖLZLE

SENIOR VP FOR TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE presented by Helvetia

JAY SIMONS

PRESIDENT AT ATLASSIAN
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