Juan Señor is President at Innovation Media Consulting Group based in London. Since 2002 he has directed projects all over the world helping news operations to re-invent their products and stay relevant with shifting audiences. In the past four years he has launched newspapers and television stations in Spain, France, Denmark, Greece, Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, Dubai, Chile and Brazil. Three of these newspapers have been voted ‘Best Newspaper Concept and Design in the World’ for 2007 and 2008.
Dr. Jonas Ridderstråle is one of the world’s most influential and respected business thinkers and speakers. Since bursting onto the international scene with the bestseller Funky Business in 2000, Jonas has remained at the forefront of the new generation of management gurus. The 2009 Thinkers 50, the biennial ranking of management thinkers, ranked him at number 23 globally and put him on the top-five list in Europe.
James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair of Government/Business Relations at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin, and a professorship in Government. His most recent book, “Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe” was published in 2016. Besides this has written several other books including “Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis” which was published in March, 2012 by Oxford University Press and, “The End of Normal,” which was published in September 2014.
European Commissioner for Internal Markets and Services from 2004–2010, he served in successive Irish governments as Minister for Social Welfare (1992–1993), Minister for Tourism and Trade (1993–1994) and Minister for Finance (1997–2004).
EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services (2004- 2010), Former Government Minister (Finance; Tourism; Social Welfare), Ireland.