NEWSROOM

Students from HTW Chur operated the newsroom at WORLDWEBFORUM 2019. Here's what they produced

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR COMPANIES

Fumbi Chima, CIO Adidas

Fumbi Chima is one of few successful women in the IT-sector. She has worked and is working for a few big companies, such as Walmart, Burberry and currently Adidas. She is known to bringing innovation and digital transformation to companies, which she is telling us more about in this interview.

DATA & RESOURCES

Max Tegmark, Founder Future of Life Institute & Professor, MIT, BOS

Known as “Mad Max” for his unorthodox ideas and passion for adventure, his scientific interests range from precision cosmology to the ultimate nature of reality. He is an MIT physics professor with more than two hundred technical papers and has featured in dozens of science documentaries. You’re interested in what he has to tell us? Find more here.

PARTICIPANTS

HUMANITY VS. ROBOTS

Dominic Price, Head of R&D Atlassian

Folks in his company call him “Dom” and he runs 5 global research and development centers for Atlassian. Regarding his role, he says, “it’s fascinating. Half of it is internally focused in Atlassian. How do we scale our teams? How do we stay awesome? We’ve got infinite amount of complexity in our business and we don’t want that to slow us down.”

HUMANITY VS. ROBOTS

Robin Errico, Diversity and Inclusion Leader, Ernst & Young Ltd.

Robin Errico is the Diversity & Inclusion Leader for EY in Switzerland and a member of the Management Committee. With this role, she is able to carry out her passion to work closely with EY’s most important assets, the People. She’s talking about the diversity and different cultures in companies and why it is such an important part to play.

DATA & RESOURCES

Meia Chita – Tegmark, Co-Founder, The Future of Life Institute, BOS

As co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, Meia is really looking at the question: “Is there an ethical responsibility when we’re dealing with our data?”. See the detailed interview right here.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR COMPANIES

Ole Tillmann, Founder of Peak

Ole Tillmann is an expert for public speaking and storytelling. Among other things he’s dabbled as a TV host, a coach for TED speakers and has founded PEAK, an agency specializing in innovation and communication. He’s talking about the importance of storytelling in a world focussing more and more on technology.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR COMPANIES

James Monsees, Co-Founder & CPO Juul Labs, Inc.

James Monsees, Co-Founder & CPO Juul Labs, Inc., is currently upending the traditional smoking industry. He talks about the importance of innovation and how he thinks companies worldwide should implement new technologies.

DATA & RESOURCES

Sabine Seymour, Founder & CEO of SUPA, New York, USA

Sabine Seymour is an award winning entrepreneur and author of three books on the intersection of body and technology. She converts socio and macro-economic patterns into scalable business models for products on the intersection of body sensors, Artificial Intelligence and data. Find out more about the fanatic “sneakerhead”… #worldwebforum

BLOCKCHAIN

Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Confederation 2019

Ueli Maurer has addressed the attendees of #worldwebforum 2019 with a warm welcome speech. The President of the Swiss Confederation also talked with us about the current state and his insights regarding Switzerland as the so-called “Blockchain Paradise”.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR COMPANIES

Roya Mahboob, Founder & CEO Digital Citizen Fund

Roya Mahboob is an entrepreneur from Afghanistan and has made the “TIME” list of the 100 most influential people in the world at the impressive young age of 25. At the #worldwebforum she talks about her journey to founding the Digital Citizen Fund. Her goal is to make technology available to everyone everywhere.

HUMANITY VS. ROBOTS

adrian Brunner, HR Lead Cisco

Adrian Brunner is HR Lead at Cisco Switzerland and Austria. Adrian kept various HR positions within the private banking and audit business. In his role, he has to thrive on working in a fast-paced, highly matrixed, virtual environment, while coaching senior leaders, driving people initiatives with team members in center of excellence across the globe.

VOICES

IMPRESSIONS