Speakers 2020

From Mars exploration to fighting the C-word to building digital platforms for the next generation: Our speakers are some of the the world’s most respected voices on multi-dimensional fronts. The common thread that unites these radical change agents, is their courageous leadership, the topic of our 8th annual meeting in 2020.

Worldwebforum speaker Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich

Co-Founder & Drummer, Metallica, San Francisco, USA

Janina Kugel

Chief Human Resources Officer, Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
Worldwebforum speaker Rashik Parmar

Rashik Parmar

IBM Fellow & Vice President Technology – Europe, London, UK

Brittany Kaiser

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower & subject of Netflix Documentary “The Great Hack”, New York, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Stefan Ries

Stefan Ries

CHRO and Member of the Executive Board, SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
Worldwebforum speaker Blair Christie

Blair Christie

Board Member, Optiv & BMC Software, Washington DC, USA

Jan Fleischhauer

Journalist, Focus, Berlin, Germany
Worldwebforum speaker Charles A. O'reilly

Charles A. O’Reilly

Frank E. Buck Professor of Management Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Bodil Eriksson

CEO, Volvo Car Mobility Stockholm, Sweden

Andy Schuon

Co-Founder & CEO, SPKR., Los Angeles, USA

Charity Wanjiku

Co-Founder & COO, Strauss Energy Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya

Maria Giudice

Founder, Author, Coach, Hot Studio, San Francisco, USA

Brian Spears

Founder & CEO, New Age Meats, San Francisco, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Amy Wilkinson

Amy Wilkinson

CEO & Founder, Ingenuity, San Francisco, USA

Stefan Schwab

CEO, Enlighted Inc., Sunnyvale, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Bruce Gibney

Bruce Gibney

Writer & Venture Capitalist, San Francisco, USA

Ulrike Schaede

Professor of Japanese Business, University of California, San Diego, USA

Michele Molon

Executive Vice President, Omni Channel and Commercial Operations,
Swarovski, Zurich, Switzerland

Helena Samsioe

CEO & Founder, Globhe Drones, Stockholm, Sweden

Jordan Noone

Co-Founder & CTO, Relativity, Playa Del Rey, USA

Shane Luke

Senior Director AI & Machine Learning, Nike, Portland, USA
Worldwebforum Speaker Victor Luo

Victor Luo

Principal Product Manager, Amazon Smart Home, Seattle, USA
Worldwebforum moderator Ole Tillmann

Ole Tillmann

Founder & CEO, Peak Creative Leadership, Berlin, Germany

Arif Khan

Chief Marketing Officer, SingularityNET, Washington DC, USA

Mike Hemphill

Director for Academic Programming, Clinton Foundation, Little Rock, USA

Brian Mathews

CTO, Bright Machines, San Francisco, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Marco Tempest

Marco Tempest

Creative Technologist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA
Worldwebforum moderator Tama Vakeesan

Tama Vakeesan

Reporter, Nau, Zurich, Switzerland

Andreas Bernhardt

Executive Advisor & Lead Coach, ESMT Berlin, Germany; Executive Coach INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France

Ana Rold

CEO & Publisher, The Diplomatic Courier, Washington, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Steve Elliott

Steve Elliott

Head of Jira Align, Atlassian, Austin, USA

Michael Green

CEO, Canada Health Infoway, Toronto, Canada

Valentin Spiess

CEO, iArt, Basel, Switzerland
Worldwebforum speaker Ioannis Tarnanas

Ioannis Tarnanas

Chief Science Officer, Altoida, Zurich, Switzerland
Worldwebforum speaker Peter Riering Czekalla

Peter Riering-Czekalla

VP Product and Design, Molekule, San Francisco, USA

Francesco Iorio

Co-Founder & CEO, Augmenta, Toronto, Canada

German Ramirez

Co-Founder & Chief Relevance Officer, The Relevance House, Zug, Switzerland

Guy Janssens

Head of Sustainable and Responsible Investments, BNP Paribas Fortis Private Banking, Antwerpen, Belgium

Giovanni Giuliani

Group Head of Strategy, Innovation & Business Development, Zurich Insurance, Zurich, Switzerland

Daniel Zimmermann

Partner, WilmerHale, Palo Alto, USA

Yan Beynon

Digital Health Entrepreneur & Investor
Worldwebforum speaker Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman

Fellow & Director for Global Foresight + Research + Innovation, Arup, San Francisco, USA

Jens Greve

CEO & Founder, YUVEDO, Berlin, Germany

Leanne Kemp

Founder & CEO, Everledger, London, UK

Bjørn Johansson

Chairman & CEO, Dr. Bjørn Johansson Associates, Zurich, Switzerland
Worldwebforum speaker Carol Kauffman

Carol Kauffman

President: Coaching Psych; Harvard Faculty, Founder, Institute of Coaching, Lincoln, USA

Bjørnar Jensen

Partner, McKinsey & Company, Zurich, Switzerland

Pamela Munster

Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), UCSF, San Francisco, USA

Walter Oberhänsli

CEO, Zur Rose Group, Steckborn, Switzerland

Stefan Klauser

Department of Humanities, Social & Political Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Gerhard Andrey

Co-Founder, Liip, Fribourg, Switzerland

Sophie Proust

CTO, Atos, Paris, France

Willie Smits

Founder, Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland

Barbara Josef

Co-Founder, 5to9, Brütten, Switzerland

Sunnie J. Groeneveld

Managing Partner Inspire 925, Zurich, Switzerland

Mirjam Schlup

Director of Social Services, city of Zurich, Switzerland

Günther Dobrauz

Partner & Leader, PwC Legal, Zurich, Switzerland

James Wolfensberger

Executive Producer, Burning Man, Zurich, Switzerland

Stephen Herold

Customer Experience & Design Leader, IBM iX, Zurich, Switzerland

Billie Whitehouse

CEO, Wearable X, New York, USA

Vicki Walia

Chief Talent & Capability Officer, Prudential Financial, New York, USA

Joshua Pineault

Co-Founder, Jump Canon, Seattle, USA

Tony Franco

CEO and Co-Founder, A Beautiful Constraint, London, UK

Nicolas Miailhe

Co-Founder, The Future Society, Paris, France

Lili Zhao

Director, NEO Global Development, Zurich, Switzerland

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