• Tech Entrepreneurship in Switzerland Panel Moderated by Peter Zemsky, Baur Au Lac, Zurich

    Dear Alumni,
    You are invited to an evening panel discussion and dinner moderated by Peter Zemsky, Deputy Dean and Dean of Innovation, INSEAD, at the Baur Au Lac in Zurich.

    Tech Entrepreneurship in Switzerland Panel Moderated by Peter Zemsky, Baur Au Lac, Zurich
    June 15, 2022

    Join us at the Baur Au Lac Hotel in the center of Zurich for a dinner and a lively panel discussion about technological entrepreneurship in Switzerland.

    Don’t miss this chance to engage with a panel of alumni founders and venture capital investors, moderated by Peter Zemsky, Deputy Dean and Dean of Innovation, discussing training, education, the Swiss ecosystem, and how the country compares to other nations.

    These are relevant themes for Swiss alumni and the impetus for our Tech Entrepreneur Scholarship, a €40K scholarship that supports a year at INSEAD to improve the business education and business network of potential Swiss entrepreneurs (link to Swiss Scholarships).

    The number of participants is limited – so book your tickets early!

    Peter Zemsky, Deputy Dean and Dean of Innovation, INSEAD
    Professor Zemsky has been a faculty member at INSEAD since 1994 and a member of the school’s leadership team since 2010.
    As Deputy Dean, he is responsible for external relations including fundraising, alumni relations and communications. As Dean of Innovation he is
    responsible for the school’s digital strategy including the development of its award winning online courses.
    Anat Bar-Gera, MBA’8, Tech Investor and Serial Entrepreneur
    Anat is a tech investor, Board Member and serial entrepreneur with several successful exits in the fields of telecommunications and internet. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s European Digital Leaders, the steering committee of Digital Switzerland, UNICEF Swiss national Board and the Swiss Society for the Technion.
    Dominique Mégret, MBA'96D, Head of Swisscom Ventures, author of Deeptech Nation
    Dominique Mégret is head of Swisscom Ventures, which he started in 2007, He is also the author of Deeptech Nation, published last year He joined Swisscom in 2002 as head of the Group Strategy unit. Previously, he was an entrepreneur in the United Kingdom, a strategy consultant in the European telecom industry, and country manager for an IT company in Germany.
    Stefan Pinggera, MBA’12J,Co-founder and CEO of CheckYeti
    Stefan is Co-founder & CEO of CheckYeti, an online/mobile marketplace to book holiday activities in 1,500+ mountain and beach destinations across Europe. Investors in CheckYeti include leading venture capital funds and business angels from Switzerland.
    Marc Vollenweider, MBA’91D, Director and Co-founder of Evalueserve
    Marc is Co-founder and Director of Evalueserve, a global data analytics provider with 5,000 employees, headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. Marc wrote Mind+Machine, a book on best practices in data analytics. Earlier in his career, Marc was a partner at McKinsey & Co.

    Key Facts

    When: Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 18:30
    Where:  Baur au Lac Hotel, Glärnischstrasse 18, 8002 Zürich
    Tickets: CHF 150 Swiss NAA Members (paid up) // CHF 200 Alumni Non-members & Guests (Covers champagne, appetizers, 3-course dinner, wine, beer, soft drinks, and coffee)

    18:30 Welcome Drinks
    20:00 Dinner and Panel Discussion

    INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
    Julien Firmenich, MBA’08J, President, INSEAD Alumni Fund, Switzerland
    Reto Gygax, MBA’13D, Zurich Chapter President
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