Rowan Gibson is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost thought leaders on business innovation. The media have labeled him “Mr. Innovation”, “the Innovation Grandmaster”, “the W. Edwards Deming of innovation” and “a guru among the gurus”.
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David Kirkpatrick Best-Selling Author of The Facebook Effect is ranked one of the most influential tech journalists in the world. Specializing in the computer and technology industries as well as the impact of the Internet on business and society, David thinks that technology and the empowerment of the individual is the biggest transformational force in the economy today.
Robbert Dijkgraaf is Distinguished University Professor of Mathematical Physics at the University of Amsterdam and as a string theorist is one of the best physical and mathematical specialists in the world. A superb speaker who is known for his crystal clear descriptions of complex mathematical and physical concepts and who inspires listeners on all levels.
Christiane zu Salm is a media, internet and emerging technology entrepreneur who advocates the development of new and innovative business models in these fields.
Christiane zu Salm is founder and CEO of About Change Ventures (ACV). ACV is an independent private equity fund which was founded in spring 2007. ACV offers growth capital for media content, internet, telecom and advertising companies. ACV focuses on later stage investments on a global basis. The fund was closed in October 2007 and has a volume of over €100 million.
Freek Vermeulen is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. He writes, teaches, consults and is a much sought after keynote speaker at company and industry conferences across the world covering topics such as strategies for growth, strategic innovation and making strategy happen.
Michael Porter is considered the world’s greatest authority on competitive strategy and international competitiveness. A Harvard Business School Professor and advisor to governments and businesses alike.
Michael E. Porter is a leading authority on competitive strategy, the competitiveness and economic development of nations, states, and regions and the application of competitive principles to social problems such as health care, the environment and corporate responsibility.