Every year, the Speakerboard consists of top-class keynote speakers from all over the world. Among them are u.a. Nobel laureates, scientists, politicians, professors from renowned universities, authors, and much more. The speakers usually have little or nothing to do with the real estate industry and should inspire our participants to look beyond their own nose. Because that's how innovation comes about.
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Anders Indset is considered the "rock star among business philosophers". He is the founder of Sa. | shapingwork academy, the first corporate and executive education academy based on practical philosophy. Anders Indset is a guest lecturer at leading international business schools and a member of the supervisory board of the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center, as well as adviser to international CEOs and leading politicians. As one of the world's leading business philosophers, he brings together the philosophy of the past with the technology and science of tomorrow.zum Video
Jeroen Dijsselbloem was Minister of Finance of The Netherlands from 2012 until 2017 and President of the Eurogroup from 2013 until 2018 – elected by the 17 finance ministers of the Eurozone. Being “Mr Euro” Jeroen Dijsselbloem had to mediate between all the different European interests. A quite difficult task, especially during the European debt crisis, which Dijsselbloem solved in a sovereign and efficient manner during the five years of his presidency.
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Suzanne Grieger-Langer is Europe's undisputed profiling expert. The economic profiler not only helps to identify personal potential and personnel development, but also to prevent fraud. The Formula Infiltration® developed by her is considered a milestone in fraud detection. In addition, Suzanne Grieger-Langer examines suitable candidates for filling highly paid posts, discloses the potential of employees and decodes the motivation and preferences of negotiating partners. For more than 20 years, Suzanne Grieger-Langer has been instructing not only decision makers in business and science, but also agents. Suzanne Grieger-Langer is a lecturer and lecturer of the most prestigious business schools in Europe.
Hiroshi Ishiguro is the most prominent researcher on androids in Japan and is considered the "pop star of Japanese robotics research". He built an android in his own image, sometimes doubling it in lectures. He is the director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University's Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, one of the world's leading robot research organizations. Ishiguro is considered one of the most radical representatives of a coming society in which humans and androids coexist. His research focuses on creating robots that are as similar as possible to humans. He is convinced that it is possible to create a robot that can not be distinguished from a human being.
Anna Rosling Rönnlund has a personal mission: she wants to make the world visually understandable and thus more tolerant. Anna is co-founder and board member of the Gapminder Foundation and Head of Design & User Experience at Gapminder. Together with Hans and Ola Rosling, she founded Gapminder to counter the devastating global ignorance with the help of a generally understandable, fact-based worldview. For example, as part of her Dollar Street project, she uses photographs to show the living conditions of different income groups around the world. Prior to founding Gapminder, Anna developed the interface for the popular Bubble Chart Tool Trendalyzer, which was purchased by Google, where Anna worked as a senior usability designer.
Thomas J. Sargent is one of the most influential economists of our time and one of the founders of the New Classic Macroeconomics. He is winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2011 and since 2002 he is the first W.R. Berkley Professor of Economics at the University of New York. Since 1987, Tom Sargent is Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution. Together with Christopher A. Sims, Thomas J. Sargent received the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics for groundbreaking work on macroeconomics and groundbreaking research into rational expectations. A central part of Thomas J. Sargent's research focuses on people's decision-making and rational expectations. His thesis of policy inefficiency states that politically driven monetary and fiscal policies are predictable and thus have no real impact on the economy.
A groundbreaking study made Julia Shaw overnight the shooting star of legal psychology. In her false-memory study, she implanted 70% of her subjects via suggestive questioning methods a wrong memory. Since then she has been called the Memory Hackerin. Internationally, she advises the police, the Bundeswehr, lawyers, the judiciary and the economy. In 2017, she founded a company in Silicon Valley that uses artificial intelligence to combat discrimination in the economy. Dr. Julia Shaw is a bestselling author, lecturer and researcher in the Department of Psychology at University College London, where she researches in the fields of legal psychology, memory and artificial intelligence. Her non-fiction debut "The Memory Illusion - The Deceptive Memory" became a bestseller in 2016 and is published in 14 languages.
Paul Mason ist ein preisgekrönter britischer Journalist und einer der führenden Politik- und Wirtschaftsreporter Großbritanniens. Von 2001 bis 2013 war er Wirtschaftsredakteur und Business Korrespondent bei BBC Newsnight. Anschließend war er bis 2016 Wirtschaftsredakteur der Channel 4 News. Er hat eine Reihe vielbeachteter Bücher über Ökonomie, Globalisierung und Politik geschrieben, darunter „Postkapitalismus: Grundrisse einer kommenden Ökonomie“. Darin beschreibt er die Bedrohung des Kapitalismus durch die digitale Revolution sowie das Potential der digitalen Revolution, unsere Vorstellung von Arbeit, Produktion und Werten neu zu definieren. Paul Mason ist regelmäßig als Analyst und Kommentator in TV- und Hörfunksendungen zu Gast und nimmt dabei Stellung zu Trump, Brexit, dem Phänomen Jeremy Corbyn sowie zu sozialer Gerechtigkeit in der Ökonomie.
Sven Gábor Jánszky ist Deutschlands führender Trend- und Zukunftsforscher und Direktor des innovativsten Business-ThinkTanks Deutschlands, der vor allem für seine radikalen Zukunftsdebatten bekannt ist. In seinen wegweisenden Trendanalysen wirft Jánszky einen Blick in die Zukunft und nimmt Trends sowie deren Konsequenzen unter die Lupe. Seit zehn Jahren treffen sich auf seine Einladung hin 300 CEOs und Innovationschefs der deutschen Wirtschaft zum renommierten 2b AHEAD ThinkTank, wo sie gemeinsam Zukunftsszenarien und Strategieempfehlungen entwerfen. Mit der speziellen Methode des ThinkTanks werden dabei jene Trends analysiert, die in den kommenden Jahren unser Leben bestimmen werden. Sven Gábor Jánszky lehrt im Masterstudiengang „Leadership Studies“ an der Karlshochschule International University in Karlsruhe.
Michal Kosinski berechnet den Charakter von Menschen anhand ihrer Facebook-Likes. Er ist Assistenzprofessor für Organisationsverhalten an der Stanford University Graduate School of Business und koordiniert das myPersonality Project, in dessen Rahmen 200 Forscher weltweit mehr als acht Millionen Facebook Profile analysieren. Die Forschung des Standford Professors konzentriert sich auf den digitalen Fußabdruck und was dieser über sexuelle Orientierung, politische Gesinnung oder Interessen von Menschen aussagt. Computergestützte Methoden wie Big Data Mining helfen ihm bei der Auswertung der digitalen Spuren. Michal Kosinski erlangte weltweite Berühmtheit, weil sich Donald Trump – mit Hilfe von Cambridge Analytica - seine Technologie im Wahlkampf zunutze gemacht haben soll.
Pascal Finette is an internet entrepreneur from the start. He is co-founder of consulting firm radical Ventures and vice president of Startup Solutions & Entrepreneurship Chair at Singularity University. The native German has previously worked for Mozilla, eBay and Google. He has been living in Silicon Valley for many years and supports startups with his knowledge and experience. As a lecturer at Singularity University, he gives entrepreneurs the technological tools and visions to effectively master global challenges. Pascal Finette is a big fan of technology and believes that the Internet will change humanity profoundly, because in the networked and globalized world, new technologies are much faster than they used to be.
Milosz Matuschek is a successful start-up entrepreneur in the blockchain sector. He is a journalist and author and as a publicist, intellectual flaneur and lateral thinker is always up to date. After studying law and social sciences in Munich, Paris, Regensburg and Berlin and his doctoral thesis, Milosz Matuschek taught German law and comparative law at the Sorbonne in Paris for five years. Since 2017 he is the founder and managing director of the blockchain start-up "Eternitas", which deals with automated estate administration and execution of wills. Milosz Matuschek is a successful author of several books and numerous contributions for predominantly German-speaking media such as Süddeutsche Zeitung, Der Standard or NZZ. He is primarily concerned with the transformation of the world through disruptive innovations such as blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Richard David Precht ist einer der profiliertesten Intellektuellen im deutschsprachigen Raum. Sein Fokus sind kulturelle, philosophische und ethische Themen. Der Philosoph, Bestseller-Autor und Publizist ist Honorarprofessor für Philosophie an der Leuphana Universität in Lüneburg sowie an der Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. Vor allem als Autor erfolgreicher populärwissenschaftlicher Bücher zu philosophischen Themen wird Richard David Precht einer breiten Öffentlichkeit bekannt – darunter „Wer bin ich? Und wenn ja, wie viele?“. Precht schreibt regelmäßig in den großen deutschen Zeitungen als Essayist und Kolumnist und ist als Moderator im deutschen Fernsehen tätig.
Nicklas Bergman is a high technology investor, nanotechnology expert and entrepreneur. He has spent the last 20 years working as a serial entrepreneur and investor focusing on emerging markets and technologies. Nicklas Bergman is an insightful business leader and passionate technology adopter who has a broad knowledge base – including the latest technology trends as well as the latest market research trends, Big Data and different aspects of entrepreneurship. He is a perfect guide when trying to understand what the future will bring.
José is chair of the Venezuelan Node of the Millennium Project, Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies in Tokyo, Japan, and Teaching Fellow at Singularity University in Silicon Valley, USA. He is also an independent consultant, writer, researcher, professor and “tireless traveller”. He has lectured as an Invited Professor at several major institutions as for example the MIT in the USA and Sophia University in Japan.
Nigel Farage is a British politician, founder of the eurosceptic UKIP party and is considered as the face of the Brexit campaign which succeeded in making Great Britain vote for leaving the European Union. Since 1999 Farage is member of the European Parliament, presently as Chair of the “Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group”.
Neil Harbisson is a British artist and Cyborg Activist. He is the world’s first legally recognized cyborg. He was born colour-blind – but thanks to an antenna implanted into his skull, colour becomes audible for him. With his Cyborg Foundation, founded in 2010, Neil Harbisson protects the rights of cyborgs, promotes cyborgism as an art movement and supports people, who want to become cyborgs.
Alon Hillel-Tuch is co-founder of RocketHub, one of the world’s largest crowdfunding platforms that has helped thousands of artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social leaders raise millions of dollars. Part of RocketHub’s mission is to educate the public on the power of crowdfunding. As CFO and CTO he oversaw RocketHub's partnerships with the White House, U.S. Department of State, Fulbright Foundation, Cisco, Microsoft, Chrysler, and others. Since 2016 he is Managing Partner of Stacked Venture Builder and Dreamit Ventures.
Andrew Keen is an entrepreneur, author and broadcaster who is regarded as one of the world’s leading contemporary analysts of digital business and culture. As a pioneering Silicon Valley based Internet entrepreneur, Andrew founded Audiocafe.com and built it into a popular first generation Internet music company. He has also co-founded a number of other Silicon Valley start-up ventures including afterTV and now.tv. He is currently the host of "Keen On" show, the popular Techcrunch chat show, where he interviews global business luminaries like Sir Martin Sorrell.
Professor Mariana Mazzucato (PhD) holds the Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College London (UCL) where she is establishing a new Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (launching Autumn 2017). Mazzucato’s highly-acclaimed book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths (Anthem 2013; Public Affairs, 2015) was on the 2013 Books of the Year list of the Financial Times. She is winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize in Political Economy and the 2015 Hans-Matthöfer-Preis and in 2013 she was named as one of the “3 most important thinkers about innovation” in the New Republic.
When it comes to alternate power sources and batteries, Donald R. Sadoway is the man to turn to. Voted one of “Times” magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2012, he is widely recognized as a leading battery and energy storage expert. As a researcher he has focused on environmental ways to extract metals from their ores as well as producing more efficient batteries. His research has often been driven by the desire to reduce the carbon pollution output by various industries. Donald is the co-inventor of a solid polymer electrolyte.
Hans–Werner Sinn held the Chair of Economics at the LMU University in Munich until 2016. He has also gained international recognition as a result of numerous periods of research and guest professorships; he teaches at, amongst others, the London School of Economics, Princeton University, and the University of Oslo. He has conducted research in a number of areas, such as globalisation and emerging markets and demographic change.