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Speakers’ Dinner

List of Participants

Nick Adamus
Founder and CEO
Swiss Dragon Group

Daniel S. Aegerter
Founder & CEO
Armada Investment

Ruqayya Alblooshi
Executive Director of International Relations and Government Knowledge Exchange
Prime Minister’s Office, UAE

Viola Amherd
Head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport
Swiss Federal Government

Jonas Anker
CEO
Anker Capital

Christiano Arnhold Simoes
Investor

Vesna Bengin
Co-Founder
BioSense Institute Serbia

Kipper Blakeley
Chief of Staff & Producer
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Josef Brunner
Founder & CEO
G&J Invest

Ralph Büchi
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Axel Springer

Jos Dijsselhof
CEO
SIX Group (Swiss Stock Exchange)

Rolf Dobelli
Founder
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Mathias Döpfner
CEO
Axel Springer

Christian Dussey
Chief of Intelligence Services
Swiss Federal Government

Rainer-Marc Frey
Chairman
SO Holding AG

Pius Fritschi
Managing Partner
LGT Capital Partners

Thomas Frutiger
Owner
Frutiger Group

Lorenz Furrer
Managing Partner
furrerhugi

Peter Gomez
Professor Emeritus
University of St. Gallen

Nils Hagander
Co-Founder
a-connect

Brigitte Hauser-Süess
Personal Assistant to the Head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport
Swiss Federal Government

Michael Hengartner
President
ETH Board

Björn Hering
TV/Film Producer
Mediafisch/ FidelioFilms

Corinna Hoyer
Chief Operating Officer
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Andreas Hürlimann
Chairman
LEM Holding

Snežana Janković
Ambassador of Serbia to the Federal Republic of Germany
Republic of Serbia

Christoph Keese
CEO
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Stefan Kirsten
Co-Founder
MONARCH

William Klein
Partner
FGS Global

Jasmina Knežević
CEO
Acibadem Belmedic

Milan Knežević
Acibadem Belmedic

Roger Köppel
Chief Editor and Publisher
Weltwoche Verlags AG

Ralph Körfgen
Former Managing Director
CompuGroup Medical SE

Stephen Kotkin
Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Stanford University

Fabian Krug
Director, Partnerships
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

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

Thomas Ladner
Member of the Board
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

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

Susanna Mally Lemann
Member of the Board
Lemann Foundation

Filippa Lentzos
Co-Director, Center for Science and Security Studies
King’s College London

Kishore Mahbubani
Former President of the UN Security Council
Distinguished Fellow at the National University of Singapore

Isabelle M. Mansuy
Professor of Neuroepigenetics
University and ETH Zurich

Anne Markey Mahbubani

Roger Michlig
Head of Digitization & Cybersecurity, Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport
Swiss Federal Government

Simon Mitterreiter
Community Manager
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Florian Nehm
Head of European Public Affairs
Axel Springer SE

Peter Niederhauser
Founder
Redalpine Venture Capital

Jay Penske
Chairman, CEO & Founder
Penske Media

General David H. Petraeus
Former Director of the CIA
Partner at KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute

Frank Reichelt
CEO
Swiss Re Europe S.A., Niederlassung Deutschland

Luc Richner
CEO & Founder
Cannavigia

Laura Rudas
EVP Strategy
Palantir

Schoscho Rufener
Board Member
WORLD.MINDS Foundation

Rüdiger Schmid-Kühnhöfer
Managing Partner
Deutsche Invest Capital Partners GmbH

Urs E. Schwarzenbach
Owner
Dolder Grand Hotel

Paul R. Seger
Swiss Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Swiss Embassy in Berlin

Markus Seiler
Secretary General
Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Gerassimos Spyridakis
Managing Director
Bank Julius Bär

Daniel Surbek
Professor and Clinic Director
University Hospital Insel Bern

Veronika Tasić Vušurović
Strategic Advisor
Karanovic Partners

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

Carolin Werlen
Counsel, Senior Advisor
Clifford Chance