SPEAKERS 2017

FIRST SPEAKERS


SHAI
WININGER

Co-Founder & CTO
Lemonade Inc.


CARLO
RATTI

Director
MIT Senseable City Lab


CHRISTOPH
AUER-WELSBACH

Partner Innovations
IBM Watson Europe


AUBREY
DE GREY

CSO
SENS Research Foundation


RAFAEL
GROSSMANN

The world’s first surgeon
to use Google glasses


CHARLIE
SHREM

Co-Founder & CTO
Intellisys Capital


VALENTIN
STALF

Founder
N26


PASCAL
KAUFMANN

Founder & CEO
Starmind Inc.


MATTHIAS
SCHRANNER

Former Head Negotiater
FBI


FRANK
RINDERKNECHT

Founder
Rinspeed


ALICIA
ASIN

Founder
Libelium


MATTHIAS
VANONI

Founder
Biowatch SA


ALEX
YAKUBOV

Founder & CEO
HoloStudy


ADRIAN
LOCHER

Serial Entrepreneur
DeinDeal, Merantix, Altoida


KASPAR
HELFRICH

Founder & CEO
Archilogic SA


LAURA
BEHRENS WU

Founder & CEO
Shippo


FAROOQ
ABBASI

Partner
Mosaic Ventures


ROLAND
SIEGWART

Director – Autonomous Systems Lab
ETH Zürich


MARCUS
KÖHLER

Founder
ComfyLight


PETRA
EHMANN

Board Member
We Shape Tech


RASOUL
JALALI

MD
UBER Switzerland


ELMAR
SCHNEE

COO &
MindMaze SA


AURORA
CHISTÉ

Founder & CEO
Hack for Big Choices


PAMELA
MORGAN

Founder & CEO
Third Key Solutions


FEDERICA
NOCERA

Data Scientist
Cambridge Analytica


FELIX
HAAS

Founder
IDnow, Amiando & 10x Group


MANEESH
JUNEJA

Digital Health
Futurist


RAMZI
RIZK

Co-Founder & CTO
EyeEm


BETTINA
HEIN

Founder
START Global & Pixability


BEN
LANG

Founder
MapMe


MYRIAM
LOCHER

Founder
Bettermind


JAVIER
BARGAS-AVILA

Head of User Research
Google


NATHAN
PETTYJOHN

Founder
Aisle411 & VRARA


JULIAN
TEICKE

Founder & CEO
FinanceFox


ALEXANDRE
FLAMANT

Investor
Notion Capital


IOANNIS
TARNANAS

Founder
Altoida


ALICE
BONASIO

Founder
Tech Trends


PHILIPP
RIES

Serial Entrepreneur &
Industry Leader Google


BENJAMIN
WÖRNER

Head of Startup Partnerships &
Open Innovation Zalando

PASCAL
KÖNIG

Co-Founder & CEO
Ava AG

FABIO
MOSCA

Founder
AnotherReality

LU
LI

Founder
Blooming Founders

RASMUS
ROTHE

Co-Founder
Merantix

JACK
VINCENT

Sales Advisor &
Author

MARIO
HERGER

Serial Entrepreneur &
Author

JOHANNES
GRAF

Vice Director Strategy
Cargo Souterrain

ALEXANDER
BRAUN

Institute of Insurance Economics
University of St. Gallen

FIVOS
MANIATAKOS

Co-Founder &
Sensewaves

RETO
SCHEGG

CEO
Healthbank

THOMAS
SCHEITLIN

President
City of St. Gallen

OLIVER
GASSMANN

Prof. Dr. Innovation Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

CORPORATE SPEAKERS

MARIO
SCHMUZIGER

Business Development IIot
Swisscom

STEPHANIE
JACOBER

Marketing Manager
Swisscom

RALF
GÜNTHNER

Head of IIot
Swisscom

GITANJALI
PONNAPPA

EMEIA Digital Center of Excellence
EY Switzerland

DANIEL
HAUDENSCHILD

Partner, Head Distributed Ledger
EY Switzerland

MARCEL
STALDER

Country Managing Partner
EY Switzerland

DANIELA
MAAG

Head of Strategy and Innovation
Helvetia Insurance

PATRICK
GRISS

Executive Partner, Co-Founder
Zühlke Ventures

 

JURY START SUMMITEER


STEFAN
STEINER

MD
Venturelab


SIMON
SCHMINCKE

Principal
Creandum


DAVID
ZIMMER

MD
Coparion


DANIEL
GUTENBERG

Super Angel Investor
Venture Capitalist


PENNY
SCHIFFER

Head of Startup Initiatives
Swisscom


FLORIAN
SCHWEITZER

Founder
b-to-v Partners AG

JÖRG
RHEINBOLDT

CEO
Axel Springer Plug n Play

SIMON
MEY

Managing Partner
IFJ

HANS
OURY

Head Coach Eastern Switzerland
CTI Start-ups

BACKGROUND SESSION MENTORS


SHARI
LANGEMAK

Web MD
Medscape


HERBIE
SCHMIDT

Journalist on Mobility
Neue Züricher Zeitung


JOHN
HUCKER

President
Swiss FinTech Association

PRIIT
VIMBERG

Founder & IoT Expert
YOGA LLC


MATTHIAS
METTLER

Program Leader Eco System Health 4.0
C-Level AG

CARLO
TERRENI

Founder
NetComm Suisse eCommerce Association

GREGOIRE
MICHEL

Portfolio Manager
Startupbootcamp


NINA
VETTERLI

Journalist on Mobility
Textlab & 20 Minuten

MARCOS
GARCIA PEDRAZA

Managing Partner
Orgart Ventures

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