Speakers’ Dinner

List of Participants

Daniel S. Aegerter
Founder & CEO
Armada Investment

Anna Anholt
Director
Earthspeak

Simon Anholt
Policy Advisor, Researcher and Author
The Good Country Index

Jonas Anker
CEO
Anker Capital

Dame Tessy Antony de Nassau
Investor and Philanthropist
Professors without Borders

Christiano Arnhold Simoes
Investor

Artur Avila
Fields Medal Winner
Professor of Mathematics at the University of Zurich

Emily Patricia Balskus
Associate Member, Broad Institute of Harvard
Faculty Associate at MIT and Harvard Microbial Sciences Initiative

Mirjam Bamberger
Management Committee Europe & Latin America
AXA

Raymond J. Bär
Chairman of the Board
Alpine Select

Urs Baumann
CEO
Zürcher Kantonalbank

James Beacham
Particle Physicist & Science Storyteller
CERN / Duke University

Vesna Bengin
Co-Founder
BioSense Institute Serbia

Kipper Blakeley
Chief of Staff & Producer
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Philippe Blatter
President & CEO
Infront Sports

Martin Bosshardt
CEO
Anapaya Systems

Marco Brockhaus
CEO
Brockhaus Technologies

John Brockman
Writer, Thinker, Impresario
Founder, Edge & Brockman, Inc.

Ralph Büchi
Chairman
Axel Springer SE

Ton Büchner
Board Member of Novartis
Chairman of Swiss Prime Site and Burckhardt Compression

Philipp Cottier
Chairman
Bellegarde Capital

Steffi Czerny
co-Founder
DLD Media

Raffaello D’Andrea
Professor and Founder / CEO Verity AG
ETH Zurich

Marija Desivojević Cvetković
Senior Vice President
Delta Holding

Rolf Dobelli
Founder
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Alessio Figalli
Fields Medal Winner, FIM Director
ETH Zurich

Pascal Forster
Member of the Board
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Rainer-Marc Frey
Chairman
SO Holding AG

Tatjana E. Frey
Co-Founder, President
Frey Charitable Foundation

Philipp Gmür
Group CEO
Helvetia Insurance

Stephan Goetz
Managing Partner
goetzpartners

Eric Gujer
Chief Editor
NZZ

Eric Gundersen
Chairman
Mapbox

Thomas A. Gutzwiller
Prof. Dr.
Goldman Sachs

Nils Hagander
Co-Founder
a-connect

Ulrike Handel
Member of the Executive Board
Axel Springer

Dennis Hansen
Project Leader
University of Zurich

Ryan Heath
Editorial Director
POLITICO

Ravit Helled
Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics
University of Zurich

Kevin Heng
Chair Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics
Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU)

Michael Hengartner
President
ETH Board

Corinna Hoyer
Chief Operating Officer
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Marc Jaquet
Chairman
Jaquet Partners

Christoph Keese
CEO
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Adrian T. Keller
Vice Chairman
Diethelm Keller Holding

Martin Keller
CEO
Privatbank IHAG

Reema Khan
CEO
Green Sands Equity

Jasmina Knežević
CEO
Acibadem Belmedic

Milan Knežević
Acibadem Belmedic

Roger Köppel
Chief Editor and Publisher
Weltwoche Verlag

Tien Köppel
Director
Weltwoche

Iwona Kozłowska
Polish Ambassador to Switzerland

Fabian Krug
Director of Partnerships
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Uwe Krüger
HEAD EMEA, HEAD Industrials, Business Services, Energy & Environment
Temasek (Singapore)

Axel Kuehner
CEO
Greiner

Vladimir Kuznetsov
CEO
Kodori AG

Nathan Lacroix
Doctoral student in quantum computing
ETH Zurich

Thomas Ladner
Member of the Board
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Claus-Dietrich Lahrs
CEO
s.Oliver Group

Jorge Paulo Lemann
Investor and Co-Founder
ABI and 3G Capital

Marc Lemann
Investor
Maai & Go4it

Filippa Lentzos
Associate Professor
King’s College London

Zina-Mary Manjaly
Consultant Neurologist
Schulthess Klinik & Researcher, ETH Zurich

Alexander Mathis
Assistant Professor Computational Neuroscience and AI
EPFL

Mackenzie Mathis
Chair of Integrative Neuroscience
EPFL

Ben Moore
Professor of Astrophysics
University of Zurich

Michael Mueller
Group CEO
Valora

Florian Nehm
Head of European Public Affairs
Axel Springer

Julia Neubauer
Co-Managing Director
a-connect

Claude Nicollier
Astronaut (4 space missions) and Professor emeritus
Space Innovation Center, EPFL

Matthias Oberholzer
CEO Asia, West Coast and Central Europe
Russell Reynolds

Markus Pertl
Chairman
The Stern Stewart Institute

Frederike Hermi Petzschner
Professor of Neuroscience, Director of Brainstorm
Brown University

Padmini Pillai
Postdoctoral Fellow
MIT-Koch Institute

Saša Popović
Partner & CEO
Vega IT

Ritu Raman
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
MIT

Lorenz Risch
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Risch Group

Dragana Rogulja
Associate Professor of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School

Andrea Römmele
Vice President
Hertie School

Ute Rost
CEO
KKManagement artist agency (Austria)

Laura Rudas
EVP Strategy
Palantir

Schoscho Rufener
Board Member
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Reto Savoia
CEO
Deloitte

Rüdiger Schmid-Kühnhöfer
Managing Partner
Deutsche Invest Capital Partners

Susanne Schroff
Chairwoman
Sanni-Foundation

Ursula Schütze-Kreilkamp
Head of Group Executives
Deutsche Bahn

Markus Seiler
Secretary General
Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Uli Sigg
Vice Chairman of Ringier Group
Former Ambassador to China

Klaas Enno Stephan
Professor of Translational Neuromodeling & Computational Psychiatry
University of Zurich & ETH Zurich

Wojciech Szczepaniak
Founder & Chairman
Sparrowland Capital

Veronika Tasić Vušurović
Strategic Advisor
Karanovic Partners

Oren Taylor
Director
Kapital Analytics

Moritz von der Linden
Co-Founder & CEO
Marvel Fusion

Daniel von Stockar
Founder
SoftwareONE

Andreas Waelti
Co-Founder & CEO
Evatec

Alex Wassmer
President and Delegate of the Board, KIBAG Holding
Chairman, WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Marc Werner
CEO
Galenica

Simone Wietlisbach
Founder / CEO
Powerhair AG

Urs Wietlisbach
Co-Founder
Partners Group

Peter Würtenberger
Executive Vice President
Axel Springer

Kurt Wüthrich
Nobel Laureate
Professor at ETH Zürich, Scripps Research and ShanghaiTech University

Sascha Zahnd
Board Member
Logitech

Mélodie Zhao
Pianist