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

Werner Vogels

Chief Technology Officer, Amazon, Seattle, USA

Sepp Blatter

Former-President, FIFA, Zurich, Switzerland

Brittany Kaiser

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

Janina Kugel

Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
Worldwebforum speaker Blair Christie

Blair Christie

Board Member, Optiv & BMC Software, Washington DC, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Rashik Parmar

Rashik Parmar

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

Pamela Munster

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

Jan Fleischhauer

Journalist, Focus, Berlin, Germany

LD Sergi

CEO, Pax, San Francisco, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Stefan Ries

Stefan Ries

CHRO and Member of the Executive Board, SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany

Raj Kapoor

Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Business, Self-Driving, Lyft
San Francisco, USA

Ann Cairns

Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard, London, UK
Worldwebforum speaker Bruce Gibney

Bruce Gibney

Writer & Venture Capitalist, San Francisco, USA

Bodil Eriksson

CEO, Volvo Car Mobility Stockholm, Sweden

Brian Spears

Founder & CEO, New Age Meats, San Francisco, USA

Andy Schuon

Co-Founder & CEO, SPKR., Los Angeles, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Amy Wilkinson

Amy Wilkinson

CEO & Founder, Ingenuity, San Francisco, USA

Jordan Noone

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

Charity Wanjiku

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

Stefan Schwab

CEO, Enlighted Inc., Sunnyvale, USA

Giuseppe Bonina

CEO, Yallo, Zurich, Switzerland

Billie Whitehouse

CEO, Wearable X, New York, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Charles A. O'reilly

Charles A. O’Reilly

Frank E. Buck Professor of Management Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Carol Kauffman

Carol Kauffman

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

Michele Molon

Executive Vice President, Omni Channel and Commercial Operations,
Swarovski, Zurich, Switzerland
Worldwebforum moderator Ole Tillmann

Ole Tillmann

Founder & CEO, Peak Creative Leadership, Berlin, Germany

Brian Mathews

CTO, Bright Machines, San Francisco, USA

Leanne Kemp

Founder & CEO, Everledger, London, UK

Arif Khan

Chief Executive Officer, Stealth Start-Up, Washington DC, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Steve Elliott

Steve Elliott

Head of Jira Align, Atlassian, Austin, USA

Mike Hemphill

Director for Academic Programming, Clinton Foundation, Little Rock, USA
Worldwebforum speaker Peter Riering Czekalla

Peter Riering-Czekalla

VP Product and Design, Molekule, San Francisco, USA

Andreas Bernhardt

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

Ulrike Schaede

Professor of Japanese Business, University of California, San Diego, USA
Worldwebforum Speaker Victor Luo

Victor Luo

Principal Product Manager, Amazon Smart Home, Seattle, USA

Michael Green

CEO, Canada Health Infoway, Toronto, Canada
Worldwebforum speaker Ioannis Tarnanas

Ioannis Tarnanas

Chief Science Officer, Altoida, Zurich, Switzerland

Hannah Wise

News Anchor & Journalist, CNN Money, Zurich, Switzerland

Helena Samsioe

CEO & Founder, Globhe Drones, Stockholm, Sweden

Pal Erik Sjatil

Managing Partner, McKinsey, Paris, France
Worldwebforum speaker Marco Tempest

Marco Tempest

Creative Technologist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA

Guy Janssens

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

Sophie Proust

CTO, Atos, Paris, France

Yan Beynon

Digital Health Entrepreneur & Investor

Giovanni Giuliani

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

Francesco Iorio

Co-Founder & CEO, Augmenta, Toronto, Canada

Bjørn Johansson

Chairman & CEO, Dr. Bjørn Johansson Associates, Zurich, Switzerland

Ana Rold

CEO & Publisher, The Diplomatic Courier, Washington, USA

Sunnie J. Groeneveld

Managing Partner Inspire 925, Zurich, Switzerland
Worldwebforum moderator Tama Vakeesan

Tama Vakeesan

Reporter, Nau, Zurich, Switzerland

Walter Oberhänsli

CEO, Zur Rose Group, Steckborn, Switzerland

Heiko Hutmacher

Chief Human Resources Officer & Labor Director, Member of the Management Board, Metro AG, Dusseldorf, Germany

Jens Greve

CEO & Founder, YUVEDO, Berlin, Germany

Gerhard Andrey

Co-Founder, Liip, Fribourg, Switzerland

German Ramirez

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

Tony Franco

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

Barbara Josef

Co-Founder, 5to9, Brütten, Switzerland

Nicolas Miailhe

Co-Founder, The Future Society, Paris, France

Benoit Henry

CEO, BlockFactory, Zurich, Switzerland

Daniel Zimmermann

Partner, WilmerHale, Palo Alto, USA

Stephen Herold

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

Joshua Pineault

Co-Founder, Jump Canon, Seattle, USA

Vasily Suvorov

VP Technology Strategy, Luxoft, Zug, Switzerland

Günther Dobrauz

Partner & Leader, PwC Legal, Zurich, Switzerland

Chinedu Echeuro

Co-Founder, Love & Magic Company, New York, USA

Valentin Spiess

CEO, iArt, Basel, Switzerland

Vicki Walia

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

Stefan Klauser

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

Emmanuel Viale

Managing Director, Accenture Technology Labs-Europe, Sophia Antipolis, France

Delila Kurtovic

Head of Marketing & Communications, Too Good to Go, Zürich, Switzerland

Arne Bläsing

Owner, Elbwild, Hamburg, Germany

André Wolke

CEO & Co-founder, Validity Labs, Zurich, Switzerland

Mike Butcher

Editor-at-Large, TechCrunch, London, UK

Deborah Peel

Founder & President, Patient Privacy Rights, Austin, USA

James Wolfensberger

Executive Producer, Burning Man, Zurich, Switzerland
Worldwebforum speaker Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman

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

Adrian Lobsiger

Commissioner, Federal Data Protection and Information, Bern, Switzerland

Karen Silverman

Partner, Latham & Watkins, LLP, San Francisco, USA

Jochen Schlick

Senior Partner & Co-Founder, Staufen.Digital Neonex, Stuttgart, Germany

Andreas Glarner

Partner, MME, Zurich, Switzerland

Pamela Abalu

Co-Founder, Love & Magic Company, New York, USA

Angela Nicoara

Head of IoT Innovation Lab, Leading IoT Systems & Software Research, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (HSLU), Department Informatik, Switzerland

Paolo Tasca

Executive Director, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technology, London, UK

Florian von Wangenheim

Professor-Technology Marketing, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Elian Kool

CEO, Netcentric, Zurich, Switzerland

Sandra Hinni

Team Lead Ecology Food, Migros, Zürich, Switzerland

Jessica Barrett

Global Head of Programmatic, Financial Times, London, UK

Luca Finelli

VP, Head Insights Strategy & Design, Data Science & AI, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland

Christian Aepli

Director of Global Brand, AVA Science, Zurich, Switzerland

Daniel P. Huber

Head, Swiss Hub, 2b Ahead Thinktank, Aarau, Switzerland

Alain Bützberger

Founder & Chairman of the Board IoT & Smart City Expert Innovation, SWISSTRAFFIC AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Jan Berger

CEO, 2b Ahead Thinktank, Berlin, Germany

Keith Brewis

Managing Partner - International Operations, Grimshaw Architects, London, UK

Jessica Bridger

Principal Consultant, Bridger Consulting, Berlin, Germany

Daniel Bormann

CEO, REALACE GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Edgar Kussberg

CEO, Swiss Startup Tech AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Iris Mangelschots

President Applied, Industrial & Clinical Division, Bruker, Zürich, Switzerland

Daniel Staub

Co-Founder, Intrinsic, Zurich, Switzerland

Hubert Kut

Atlassian Solution Architect, eBay, Berlin, Germany

Joël Meier

Director Media, Webrepublic, Zurich, Switzerland

Christopher Choa

Vice President, AECOM, London, UK

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