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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.

“Achieve the Greatest Impact for Planet and Society”
stars Alumna Katja SEIDENSCHNUR, Sustainability Director EMENA, Nestlé, Vevey, Switzerland
9 December 2021

“Green Products, Circular Economy and Next Generation of Technologies such as Carbon Capture and 3D”
Magali ANDERSON, Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer, Holcim, Zug, Switzerland
2 December 2021

“G2 – Highly Unstable, Avoid any Kind of Misunderstandings”
Urs SCHOETTLI, Consultant on Asian Affairs; Former East Asia Correspondent of Neue Zuercher Zeitung; Member, stars International Board, Tokyo/Zurich
25 November 2021

Xi’s China and European Security
Dr. Daniel WOKER, former Swiss Ambassador and Co-founder of Share-an-Ambassador/Geopolitical Coaching
19 November 2021

“Kamala HARRIS: Driven, Ambitious, Determined”
stars Alumna Marie-Astrid LANGER, US-Correspondent, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, San Francisco, United States
4 November 2021

“Innovating and Experimenting”
TAN Chong Meng, Group CEO, PSA International, Singapore
21 October 2021

“Innovation is Listening and Collaborating…”
stars Alumnus Domenic von PLANTA, COO, SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions, Kleinostheim, Germany
30 September 2021

“Key Lesson is Flexibility”
stars Alumnus Pelayo COVARRUBIAS, President, Pais Digital, Santiago, Chile
16 September 2021

“Not Nation-Building, but Society-Building should be Key”
Urs SCHOETTLI, Consultant on Asian Affairs; Former East Asia Correspondent of Neue Zuercher Zeitung; Member, stars International Board, Tokyo/Zurich
2 September 2021

The Summer File: Views on Leadership and Geopolitics
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Bruno S. FREY, Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Basel and Research Director of CREMA, the Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts in Zurich
stars Alumna Isabelle NUSSLI, Chief Energizing officer of Leverage YourSelf and Co-Founder/Chairperson of the Responsible Leadership Institute
Dr. Daniel WOKER, former Swiss Ambassador and Co-founder of Share-an-Ambassador/Geopolitical Coaching
Dr. Hans J. ROTH, Chairman of EurAsia Competence
Lic. iur. Erwin H. HOFER, former Swiss Ambassador and Lecturer at the University of Geneva
13 July 2021

“We’re in a competition, not a confrontation, with China”
Ivo H. DAALDER, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Member, stars International Board, Chicago, United States
22 June 2021

“It’s a pivotal time for technology leaders to truly become business leaders”
Mamatha CHAMARTHI, Head, Software Business and Product Management, Stellantis, Michigan, United States
15 June 2021

“There is a growing call for a Digital Bretton Woods and a WTO 2.0”
Andrew WILLIAMSON, Vice-President and Economic Adviser, Global Government Affairs, Huawei, Shenzhen
8 June 2021

The India Conversation: Views on India from the stars Community
stars Alumnus Prateep BASU, Co-Founder and CEO of SatSure, Bangalore
stars Alumnus Ashok RAMACHANDRAN, CEO and President of Schindler India and South Asia, Mumbai
Urs SCHOETTLI, Member of the stars International Board, Tokyo/Mumbai
Philippe WELTI, former Swiss Ambassador to India, Zurich
27 May 2021

Sudan Opens for Business
Prof. Dr. Volker PERTHES, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the Sudan and Head of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), Khartoum
18 May 2021

Luck – The Brilliant Randomness in Management
Prof. Dr. Chengwei LIU, Associate Professor of Strategy and Behavioral Science, ESMT Berlin, Germany
12 May 2021

“Hyperwar could become reality within the next ten years”
John R. ALLEN, President, The Brookings Institution; Retired U.S. Marine Corps Four-star General; Former Commander, NATO ISAF and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, Washington D.C.
11 May 2021

“There is power in just daring to start”
Prof. Dr. Ugur SAHIN, Co-Founder and CEO, BioNTech, Mainz, Germany
Dr. Özlem TÜRECI, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, BioNTech, Mainz, Germany
16 April 2021

Heal thyself to win the US-China competition
HUANG Jing, Professor and Dean, Institute of International and Regional Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU); Chief Strategist and Vice Chairman, Academic Committee, Grandview Institution; Member, stars Scientific Board, Beijing, China
14 April 2021

“China is still really hard to beat in terms of efficiency and supply chain”
Michael BARBALAS, Senior Consultant, PRI; Former President, American Chamber of Commerce in China, Beijing
30 March 2021

A leadership agenda to take on tomorrow
29 March 2021

“Happy people show an universal pattern of unconscious physical motion”
Kazuo YANO, Fellow of Hitachi and CEO of Happiness Planet, Tokyo, Japan
18 March 2021

Strategic Opportunities and Challenges for Consumer Companies
Regula K. BROGER, Managing Partner, Broger Management Services; Associate Partner, Skyadvisory, Weinfelden, Switzerland
Dr. Roger MOSER, Lecturer in various roles at Macquarie Business School, Australia, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, India; Chairman, SatSure, Sydney, Australia
15 March 2021

“Humanitarian action has to go from the traditional fundraising model to a model of investing in human capital”
Peter MAURER, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Geneva
26 February 2021

7 Crucial Leadership Skills for Creating Successful Organizations in a Constantly Changing Environment
Isabelle NUSSLI, Chief Energizing Officer, Leverage YourSelf, Zug, Switzerland
24 February 2021

Financing the Circular Economy: “Call for Conversation”
Gordana KIERANS, Director, Centre for Circular Economy, Shenzhen Technology University, China
18 February 2021

“COVID-19 is a paradise for hackers”
Shira KAPLAN, Founder and CEO of Cyverse
12 February 2021

The Neo-Industrialization of Surprising Sectors
Thomas SEVCIK, CEO of frontier strategist arthesia and XanaduAlpha, Zurich, Los Angeles and Hong Kong
8 February 2021

“China sometimes forgets that it has real agency in the U.S.-China relationship”
Paul HAENLE, Maurice R. Greenberg Director’s Chair, Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, Beijing, China
21 January 2021

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.


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