stars develops better leaders of the next generation and wants to be the premier platform for these future leaders


  1. Clear focus on talents who are typically 1-2 Levels below C-level, nominated by their top management and have the potential to move up to C-level in the next few years.
  2. stars organizes three annual symposia in Switzerland, Singapore and China. In addition, the stars alumni benefit from regular meetings in the regional stars alumni chapters and from the annual stars alumni study tours.
  3. The stars symposia and the stars alumni activities help prepare proven “Leaders of the Next Generation” for their global leadership roles by:
    • Enhancing a better understanding of the economic, scientific, political, cultural and social challenges, which will impact business and organizations in the next 3-5 years,
    • Broadening their horizons through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue with peers and global leaders from all fields,
    • Contributing to their personal development to drive responsible and sustainable actions.

stars at a glance

stars develops better leaders of the next generation

Coming Events

stars Webinar
China: Strategic Developments for Decision-Makers
3 March 2022, 10.00-10.30 (CET)

stars Alumni Lounge
Crypto Currencies – Hype or the Future
9 March 2022, 12.00-12.30 (CET)

stars Alumni Lounge
Transforming the Global Food System Toward Sustainability: The Key Role of Cultured Foods
31 March 2022, 10.00-10.30 (CET)

stars Switzerland symposium 2022
Fast Forward to the Future
24-27 September 2022
Schaffhausen, Vienna House and Stein am Rhein, Buergerasyl

stars China symposium 2022
China and the Global Race for AI Supremacy
23-26 October 2022
Shenzhen, Futian Shangri-La