Richard Straub Founder, Global Peter Drucker Forum
Conference Chair Introduction
Alexander Osterwalder Business Model Innovator, Co-Founder Strategyzer
Key Partners’ Welcome
Ricardo Vargas Executive Director, Brightline Initiative
Alex Adamopoulos Chief Executive Officer, Emergn
Howard Sublett Chief Product Owner, Scrum Alliance
Adi Ignatius Editor-in-chief, Harvard Business Review Group
Vinton G. Cerf VP and chief Internet evangelist, Google
Michael G. Jacobides Professor, London Business School
Miriam Meckel Founding publisher ada, Handelsblatt Media Group
Amy Webb Founder, Future Today Institute; Professor Stern School
Zhang Ruimin CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Haier Group
The commercial landscape has been transformed by dense interconnectivity and interdependencies. Do the dazzling new opportunities outweigh the dark new threats?
Julia Kirby Senior Editor, Harvard University Press
Ed Catmull Co-Founder Pixar Animation Studios
Rick Goings Chairman Emeritus Tupperware Brands Corporation
Axelle Lemaire Global Head of Terra Numerata; Partner at Roland Berger
Gisbert Rühl CEO, Klöckner & Co SE
Arthur Yeung Senior Advisor, Tencent Holdings Limited
As the pursuit of high performance shifts from an efficiency-minded, engineering model to a more growth-oriented, ecological one, management priorities must change.
(Limited places – first come, first served)
Special session with Bart Weetjens, Zen Priest and Social Entrepreneur
Well Being inspires Well doing – includes body/mind awareness exercise and group activities
Nicole Torres Senior Associate Editor, Harvard Business Review
Martin Reeves Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Helmut Reisinger CEO Orange Business Services
Yoshikune Takashige Chief Strategist, Global Marketing, Fujitsu Limited
Rafael Ramirez Professor, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Valerie Hackl Managing Director, Austro Control GmbH
Strategy is difficult enough to set—and execute—when it focuses solely on the future of a firm. When a larger ecosystem must be considered, strategists face much greater challenges.
Arthur Kleiner PwC | Editor-in-chief, Strategy+Business
Michael J. Gelb Executive coach
Rahaf Harfoush Digital Anthropologist
Scott Hartley Venture capitalist; start-up advisor
Whitney Johnson CEO, WLJ Advisors
Julia Wang President, Peter F. Drucker Academy
Peter Drucker’s popular “Managing Oneself” underscored that thriving organizations depend on managers’ personal effectiveness. In today’s ecosystems era, some keys to executive success have changed.
Philippe Dewost Senior advisor, Internet, Tech & Digital Transformation
Karolin Frankenberger Academic Director, Executive MBA HSG, University of St.Gallen
Mikko Kosonen President, Sitra – the Finnish Innovation Fund
Noboru Konno President Japan Innovation Network
Peter Williamson Professor of International Management, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School; Fellow of Jesus College Cambridge
High-impact innovation requires convergence on a vision of the future by many parties. Learn how recent breakthroughs in many realms were achieved through alignment and collaboration.
Mehran Gul Project Lead, Digital Transformation of Industries, World Economic Forum
Adam Cheyer Co-Founder & VP Engineering, Viv Labs; Co-Founder, Siri Inc.
Carsten Linz Global Head Digitalization Business & Functions, Group Digital Officer, BASF SE
Karenann Terrell Chief Digital & Technology Officer, GSK
Claudia Crummenerl Managing Director People & Organization globally and Head of People and Organization CE, Capgemini Invent
Amit Bajaj CEO Europe, TCS
The communications and computing tools that gave rise to today’s business ecosystems continue to evolve and surprise. Panelists discuss keys to thriving in this fast-moving space.
Megan Reitz Professor of Leadership and Dialogue, Hult International Business School
Lisa Hershman PTDO Chief Management Officer, US Department of Defense
Michael Joseph Interim CEO Safaricom; Chairman Kenya Airways
Helmut List Chairman and CEO, AVL List GmbH
Ralf Wintergerst Chairman of the Management Board, Group CEO of Giesecke+Devrient
Reto Isenegger Global Strategy Services Leader Ernst & Young Advisory
What does it take for an organization that was not “born digital” to succeed in the era of ecosystems?
Learn from the experience of executives who have navigated both worlds.
Alexander Osterwalder, Conference Chair
Alexander Osterwalder Conference Chair
Marie Ringler Ashoka Europe Leader
Jos De Blok Founder & CEO Buurtzorg Nederland
Marc Funk CEO Lonza Group
Kevin Hrusovsky CEO Quanterix
Henrietta Egerth CEO, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
In a vast and complex ecosystem like health care, seemingly modest tweaks can produce far-ranging consequences—while attempts at large-scale change bog down and go nowhere. What does it take to make real progress?
Mary Meaney Senior Partner McKinsey & Company
Kim Dabbs Global Director Social Innovation, Steelcase
Amy Edmondson Professor of Leadership & Management, HBS
Jennifer Petriglieri Assistant Professor, INSEAD
Raj Sisodia Professor Babson College
Peter Oswald CEO Mondi Group
Leadership as an area of study is a fairly new discipline, yet most of its foundations were laid in the era of hierarchical, self-contained organizations. Leadership looks different when concerted action is required across a system over which no one has formal control.
Isabella Mader Executive Advisor, Global Peter Drucker Forum
Gabriel Joseph-Dezaize, Editor-in-Chief, HBR France
Cécile Maisonneuve President, Fabrique de la Cité
Thomas Madreiter Head of urban planning, Vienna City Council
Daniel Rettig Editor-in-Chief ada, Handelsblatt Group
Christian Rangen Founder, Engage // Innovate & Strategy Tools
Kristianne Paasche Special advisor cluster development and policies Norway
Janka Krings-Klebe Managing Partner co-shift GmbH
Lucia Seel Communication and Content Manager, European Cluster Collaboration Platform
Innovation Superclusters are on the rise around the world: from Canada to China, Norway and the EU.
Ania G. Wieckowski Executive Editor HBR
Louise Juhl Director of Marketing & Communications Copenhagen Capacity
Wu Yong Internet of Food Platform Owner, Haier Group
Simone Cicero Managing Partner, Boundarlyess
Bill Fischer Professor of Innovation Management, IMD
Two ecosystems, one conceptualized as the Internet of Food for the Smart Home, and the other a Nordic eSports ecosystem catalyzed by local government efforts to increase software development skills in the greater Copenhagen region, will be examined to better understand the design objectives, and operating principles
Kumaar Bagrodia CEO, LeapVault; Founder NeuroLeap
Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño Executive President of IE University
Antonio Njeto-Rodriguez Author, Speaker, Advisor
So-Young Kang Founder & CEO, Gnowbe
With so many different disruptive forces simultaneously at play, learning will further develop into a strategic differentiator. The predominantly linear model of L&D in organisations will no longer do. Will learning become the objective function of management? How could ecosystem thinking help usher in a new paradigm in organisational learning?
with Bernhard Kerres Former opera singer, tech CEO and Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Beating Ai with Mozart – can we boost our brains in their creativity when listening to great music in ultra-cool working spaces?
Sarah Green Carmichael Editor at Bloomberg Opinion
Hal Gregersen Executive Director, MIT Leadership Center, MIT Sloan School of Management
Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg Partner, The Innovation Architects
Christian Sarkar Founder of Ecosystematic and Double Loop Marketing LLC
Laurent Choain Chief People Officer, Mazars Group
The toughest and most important problems are always ones that require collaboration beyond any one manager’s or policymaker’s scope of control. One of the characteristics of ecosystems is the way how cooperation and competition need to be reconciled and made productive.
Andrew Hill Management Editor, Financial Times
Bart Weetjens Social entrepreneur, Zen priest
Michele Zanini Managing Director, Management Lab
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox CEO of 20-first and author
Gianpiero Petriglieri Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD
People originally formed companies and other large-scale organizations to achieve great things in their lives and communities, but many of these enterprises today frustrate more achievement than they enable. What changes could allow more human potential to be realized?
Curt Carlson Professor of Practice at Northeastern University
Sabine Herlitschka CEO, Infineon Technologies Austria
Young K. Sohn President & CSO, Samsung Electronics Company Limited
Tony Tan Keng Yam Former President Singapore
Silicon Valley wasn’t hatched overnight: a whole ecosystem of elements coevolved together over several decades. Today, regional economies around the world are figuring out how to accelerate that process.
Johan Roos Chief Academic Officer, Hult International Business School
Julian Birkinshaw Deputy Dean & Professor, London Business School
Rita Gunther McGrath Professor, Columbia Business School
Over the course of the “management century,” theory, research, and practice have grown frustratingly apart. A new management paradigm, informed by an ecosystems mindset, could align them again.
Alexander Osterwalder, Conference Chair
Richard Straub Founder & President, Global Peter Drucker Forum