Dr. Parag Khanna, The World’s Leading Geo-Strategist and Best-Selling Author:
Parag Khanna is a leading Global Strategy Advisor, world traveler, and Best-Selling Author.
He is Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm. Parag has been an adviser to the US National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends 2030 program.
Dr. Khanna holds a PhD in international relations from the London School of Economics, and Bachelors and Masters degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. In 2017 he was awarded a Richard von Weizsaecker fellowship of the Robert Bosch Academy.
He has served on the Singapore government’s Committee on the Future Economy. Dr. Khanna was named one of Esquires “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and one of fifteen individuals featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.”
He has been honored as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and has served on the WEF’s Global Future Council on Mobility, Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics. He appears frequently in media such as CNN, BBC and CNBC.
Dr. Parag`s topics:
Europe and Asia in the Post-Covid world
The Future of Globalisation: Strategic Trends, Economic Competition & Technological Innovation
Collective Leadership in a Turbulent Age
The Global War for Talent
Billions of People, Trillions of Dollars: How Asia Will Shape the Next Decade.
”It is time to re-imagine how life is organized on Earth. We’re accelerating into a future shaped less by countries than by connectivity. Mankin has a new maximum – Connectivity is Destiny – and the most connected powers and people will Win
Dr. Parag Khanna
Marga Hoek, International Business and Thought Leader:
Marga Hoek is an authoritative and inspirational speaker and author of the award-winning bestseller book ’New Economy Business’, the book that has gotten international appreciation for the clear vision on a sustainable, circular economy and the new role of business.
She published numerous articles in magazines such as The Huffington Post, Executive Finance and is a global voice for G20, G7 Climate Change and Cop23.
Hoek is a partner of Chairman Mentors International, a European company that enables CEO’s to benefit from the experience of seasoned Chairman around the world. She recently launched her newest book ‘The Trillion Dollar Shift’, during the World Economic Forum Annual Conference in Davos. Hoek thus is a unique speaker able to take all society’s challenges at hand sketching concrete path to business’ and capital’s success.
Hoek is a visionary, but with a close look on reality. She combines sharing her vision with many concrete examples of exciting business cases throughout the world. She can engage and relate with many different audiences, in many different countries.
Marga Hoek is the international business and thought leader on sustainable business and capital and the shift form the linear economy to a circle economy. She has gained recognition over the years as a successful and innovative business leader in various CEO and executive roles. Thinkers50 has incorporated her in their radar 2019 list.
The opportunities of sustainable business and investment: business for good is good business
New sustainable growth markets around the world: Food, cities, energy and materials and health and well being
The Sustainable Development Goals and business’ impact
The sustainability challenge for the Boardroom
Tech for Good: how advanced technologies can accelerate sustainability
Top 100 sustainable business case examples from all over the world
The smart, sustainable city of the future
Capital for good: how investment can drive positive impact change
”As forward-thinking companies have now recognized, the post-covid world will be the world of sustainability”
Duncan Wardle, Former Vice President, Creative Inc. Walt Disney:
Duncan Wardle is the former VP of Innovation & Creativity for Disney, where he founded the Creative Catalyst team. He developed a design thinking toolkit enabling both individuals and teams to increase their capacity to innovate. After 25 years at Disney, Duncan has gone on to found iD8&innov8.
The objective of iD8&innov8 is to ignite a culture of innovation and creativity within companies. Duncan has developed unique design thinking, innovation toolkit that marries strategic thinking with creative ideation to deliver amazing, meaningful and measurable results.
Before heading up Innovation & Creativity at Disney, Duncan was Vice President of Global Public Relations and Vice President of International Marketing & Sales for the Disney Parks division. In 2008, he was honoured with the “Outstanding American Citizen Award” at the White House and in 2014 he was awarded a Hons. Doctorate from Edinburgh Napier University.
Embedding Innovation into Everyone’s DNA
Think Different – The Disney Way!
Insights for Innovation
Leading for Creativity
”Be curious- insights for innovation come from looking into places where your competition isn’t”