stars insights 2017

stars insights are exclusive contributions by business leaders and experts who scan the horizon to discuss geopolitical, economic, technological and further trends and developments which will impact society and business in the next few years.

MIDATA Cooperatives – Democratizing the Personal Data Economy
Dr. Elsy M. Ngwa, Project Coordinator, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, Zurich, Switzerland, stars alumna
Prof. Dr. Ernst Hafen, Professor at the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, Zurich, Switzerland
12 December 2017

Diversity – A Double-Edged Sword
Prof. Dr. Sabine Boerner, Professor for Management especially Strategy and Leadership, University of Constance, Germany
Dr. Hendrik Hüttermann, Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Max Reinwald, M.A., Graduate School of Decision Sciences, University of Constance, Germany
29 November 2017

Learn Fast to Succeed in Digital Transformation
Dr. Horst J. Kayser, Chief Strategy Officer, Corporate Development, Siemens AG, Munich Germany
14 November 2017

A Historical Moment for a New World Order
Brian Hanson, Vice President, Studies, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago, United States
31 October 2017

It’s too late to stop North Korea as a nuclear state ― But here’s what we can do
Dr. Cui Lei, Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies, Beijing, China, stars alumnus and Speaker at the stars Singapore symposium 2018
18 October 2017

The Era of Pax Americana is over
Brian Hanson, Vice President, Studies, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago, United States
29 September 2017

North Korea – The Conundrum Gets Bigger
Urs Schoettli, Consultant on Asian Affairs, former East-Asia Correspondent of Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Tokyo/Zurich
15 September 2017

Finding a Way Forward – A Vision for Mongolia’s Future in the World
Dr. Dangassuren Enkhbat, Founder of Business 2.0 Academy and Executive Chairman of ONE Foundation, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
5 September 2017

Don’t Be Left Behind by the Digital Transformation
Dr. David Harmon, Vice President of Huawei Technologies Co., Shenzhen, China
22 August 2017

The Changing Face of China’s Overseas Investments
Huang Shan, Associate Managing Editor and Editorial Board Member of Caixin Media, Beijing
8 August 2017

Oyu Tolgoi’s role in developing Mongolia
Baigalmaa Purevsuren, Principal Advisor, Rio Tinto, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
25 July 2017

Tapping into China’s Entertainment and Cultural Industry
Alice Kong, Managing Director, Wanda Cultural Industry Group, Beijing , China, stars alumna
11 July 2017

The Smiling Gecko Principle – Start up against Poverty
Hannes Schmid, Founder and Vice Chairman, Smiling Gecko, Keynote Speaker at the stars Switzerland symposium 2017
27 June 2017

AIIB on the rise
Dr. Joachim von Amsberg, Vice President of Policy and Strategy, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Beijing
13 June 2017

Why Mongolia
Chuluunbaatar Enkhzaya, Independent Analyst and Adviser, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, stars Mongolia Alumni Chapter President
Vanchig Ganzorig, Chairman, Bat Solution Partners, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, stars Alumnus
1 June 2017

China risks a Japanese scenario
Joerg Wuttke, President, European Union Chamber of Commerce (2014-2017), Chief Representative BASF China, Beijing
27 May 2017

Emtek’s pole position in Indonesia’s digital transformation
Pak Sutanto Hartono, Vice President Director (COO) of PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi (Tbk) (Emtek) and President Director (CEO) of Emtek’s largest subsidiary PT Surya Citra Media Tbk (SCM), Indonesia
22 May 2017

State of the world
Urs Schoettli, Consultant on Asian Affairs and Memeber of the stars International Board, Tokyo and Mumbai
18 April 2017

Infrastructure services play key role to solve Asia’s connectivity conundrum
Jordan Schwartz, Director of the World Bank’s Infrastructure and Urban Development Hub in Singapore
20 March 2017

Self and Other Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Human Self-Understanding
Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, and Faculty Fellow, Chair of the Data Ethics Research Group, The Alan Turing Institute, London, United Kingdom
10 March 2017

Culture in New Cities as soft power Acumendocx
Michael Schindhelm, Author, Film Director and Member of the stars International Board, Lugano/London
1 February 2017

Dimitar Gueorguiev, Assistant  Professor of Political Science Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse Univeristy, New York, United States, stars alumnus
20 January 2017

I want everyone to see Africa as a business opportunity
Charles Fordjour Agyemang, Head Policy and Governmental Affairs Africa, F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd., Ghana, stars alumnus
4 January 2017

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are solely those of the author and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of the stars Foundation.