INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

Get to know our speakers personally, ask them your questions, and learn

At WORLDWEBFORUM speakers don’t just run off after their main-stage keynotes. They stay for the full two days of the conference.

This allows us to present a unique opportunity to our guests:Meet speakers and fellows in person in an Interactive Session.

They take place during the TRACK sessions, which means that you don’t miss a minute of what’s happening on the main-stage.

THE SECRET OF DISRUPTION

JAMES MONSEES, CO-FOUNDER JUUL

Learn from Stanford d-school alumnus James Monsees in an exclusive hands-on workshop. The vaping unicorn will share how he broke into the US $760 billion tobacco industry, grew to be the leading e-cigarette company and has achieved a market-cap of $38 billion.

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MAKING MEANING OF CONSCIOUSNESS & AI

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ARIF KHAN,  SINGULARITYNET

Arif Khan, VP of Marketing SingularityNET will lead an eye-opening experiential workshop with transformative exercises that relate how consciousness arises in a person, and what it means for AI. As this is an intimate session in personal awareness, participants are limited to 15.

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FROM DIGITAL TO IMPACT

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CEO WORKSHOP BY McKINSEY & CO.

In conjunction with McKinsey & Company, we will present a special CEO workshop that focusses on the big issues, and how to lead through change.

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LEADERSHIP FOR GROWTH

PROF. BILL BARNETT, STANFORD

Meet Professor Bill Barnett, one of the first academics to examine Jack Ma and Mark Zuckerberg as examples of nonconformist entrepreneurs who were willing to take the risk and buck the trend. Don’t miss the chance to learn from Stanford’s professor about how to spot authentic entrepreneurs versus those that are posing as part of the trend.

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN CHINA

EDWARD TSE, CEO GAO FENG ADVISORY

A leading global strategist with a niche in the Chinese market, Tse has lucratively managed both State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and foreign companies. With the free trade agreement between Switzerland and China fueling expansion interests, Tse will coach executives on their China/European business strategy in this interactive session.

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RE-INVENTING DIGITAL HEALTH

Presented by McKinsey and ETH

Rising costs, conflicting interests, societal trade-offs: health systems worldwide face fundamental challenges. In this context, McKinsey & Company launches a new platform in conjunction with ETH Zurich, that assembles digital health shapers from around the world.

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LEADERS – MYTH AND REALITY

JEFF EGGERS, EX MEMBER OF US NAVY SEAL TEAMS

Meet Jeff Eggers, ex Navy Seal and former advisor to Barack Obama. Learn from his leadership perspectives described in his newly released book ‘Leaders: Myth and Reality’. In a study of 13 different historical leadership personas, retired General Stanley McChrystal and Jeff Eggers strip away myths around leadership, allowing us to see leadership through different lens.

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FACE2FACE: MACHINE OR HUMAN?

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STEPHAN SIGRIST, FOUNDER THINK TANK WIRE

Who do we trust? Should we blindly trust new technologies because they are quicker, more accurate and work all the time? Why do we want to interact with a real person in certain situations? And what role does trust play in terms of advice and guidance? Stephan Sigrist, founder and head of Think Tank WIRE, wants to further explore these questions and more.

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