Candace Johnson, the satellady, is the architect of SES Global, one of the world´s largest satellite systems. At Rocketminds she talked about how to use the power of satellites and by allowing universal access raise chances for international peace.
Im Frankfurter Innovationszentrum (FIZ) treibt Christian Garbe Geschäftsmodelle voran, die eine personalisierte Gesundheitsförderung ermöglichen und übertritt dabei Länder-, Branchen- und Abteilungsgrenzen.
Alexander Kraemer ist in Sydney geboren, in Hamburg aufgewachsen, studiert in Bochum um heute in Frankfurt soziales Unternehmertum und Nachhaltigkeit voran zu treiben, u.a. mit managerfragen.org.
Patrick Mijnals hilft Unternehmen, Zukunft mit Trends & Innovationen zu gestalten. Er redet über sein Startup bettervest und Crowdsourcing.
Frank Salzgeber is Head of Technology Transfer Programme Office. His mission is to strengthen the competitiveness of European Industry and to demonstrate the benefit of the European Space Programme to European citizens via the transferring of space technologies to non-space applications.
Magnus Prinz zu Wied ist Gründungsmitglied der Stiftung grunderrepublik.org und sagt: “Wir brauchen eine neue Gründerkultur, und die sollte schon bei Jugendlichen etabliert werden.”
Gabriel Glöckler has been with the European Central Bank since 1999 and is currently Deputy Head of the EU Institutions Division within the Bank’s Directorate General International and European Relations. As such, he is in charge of the ECB’s interaction with “Brussels” and actively involved in the ongoing European discussions on the sovereign debt crisis, the further evolution of economic governance and the crisis resolution efforts. Previously, he served five years as Counsellor/Chief of Staff to the ECB’s Vice-President Lucas Papademos and before that as (Senior) Economist. Prior to joining the Bank, he was teaching at the College of Europe. Gabriel, who grew up in Leipzig (East Germany), studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University and holds a Master’s degree from the College of Europe in Bruges. He regularly delivers guest lectures in a variety of academic and public settings and also forms part in the ECB’s outreach to the financial sector in across Europe and beyond. His areas of expertise cover European monetary, economic and political integration; economic governance and reform of the governance framework; crisis management and the European financial stability and supervision framework.
Matthias Adler talks about microfinance and how the economy serves peoples’ needs, not the other way round. He holds a master’s degree in economics (University of Tübingen). After working with the German Foreign Ministry in various embassies in developing countries for six years, he works at KfW Entwicklungsbank as principal financial sector economist and microfinance specialist. Since 2007, he has been working particularlx on the cross-cutting issue of “responsible finance”. M. Adler is involved in global microfinance investment funds. Since August 2009, he has served as a member of the Executive Committee of CGAP a worldwide microfinance platform. Most recently, he has been actively involved in designing new financial instruments such as education finance.
A few years after qualifying as a British family doctor, Peter Campbell moved to the former Soviet Union to work for 12 years on health development projects. He returned in 2008 to study for a Master’s degree in International Health at Heidelberg University and has since then been working as a Public Health consultant in places such as Malawi, Egypt, Ethiopia as well as the Central Asian. From his experience, Peter Campbell will focus on the big picture of large organisations, and their efforts to achieve results.
Andrew Bredenkamp is president and founder of Acrolinx. Andrew has over 20 years of experience in multilingual information development. Before starting Acrolinx, Andrew was Head of the Technology Transfer Centre at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Language Technology Lab. Andrew Bredenkamp holds degrees in technical translation and linguistics and a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics. He is on the advisory board of a number of organizations, including Translators without Borders and The Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL).