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

Coming Events

stars webinar
Alumni Perspectives: Tokopedia and Indonesia’s Tech Innovation Ecosystem
11 June 2020, 11.00-11.30 (CET)

stars Switzerland alumni chapter Meeting
18 September 2020, 18.00-21.00
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

stars Switzerland symposium 2020
Fast Forward to the Future
19-22 September 2020
Schaffhausen, Vienna House and Stein am Rhein, Buergerasyl

stars China symposium 2020
China and the Global Race for AI Supremacy
19-22 October 2020
Shenzhen, Futian Shangri-La