Thought Leaders Institute

For selected executives at management and board level of the most important companies in the DACH region - with exclusive access to all C-Level activities and the network.

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C-Level Events

Thought Leaders Forums & Strategy Forum at Lake Zurich: Physical & Hybrid Cross-Sector Events

 

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C-Level Academy

Access to classroom & online courses exclusively for top managers on digital and management topics

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Virtual learning platform

Time and location-independent continuing education incl. diplomas and certificates on digital and management topics

 

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C-Level Roundtables

Sharing of experiences & best practices, as well as networking of topic gurus

 

 

 

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Exclusive magazine

Personal positioning and expert contributions sent to thousands of top decision-makers in the DACH region

 

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Leading studies

Access to all study results, analyses and insights conducted by leading experts and top decision-makers

A selection of members

Valérie Schelker
Member of the Executive Board, CHRO, Swiss Post
Manuel Kunzelmann
CEO, Migros Bank AG
Juan Beer
CEO, Zurich Switzerland
Rebecca Guntern
Head of Europe, Sandoz
Dr Jürg Werner
Board of Directors, V-ZUG
Felix Weber
Chairman of the Executive Board, Suva
Carmen Spielmann
Director of Strategy & Business Development, SIGNA Holding
Dr Remo Lütolf
Chairman, RUAG Holding Ltd
Martin Frick
Member of the Executive Board, COO of Duty, Generali Switzerland
Lukas Wirth
CIO, Coop
Natalie Flatz
Member of the Executive Board, Institutional Clients, Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG
Dr Martin Strobel
Member of the Board, Partners Group
Martin Grieder
Group Vice President Marketing Hearing Instruments, Sonova AG
Beat Burkhalter
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Customer Care Center & BLS Passenger Mobility, BLS AG
Claude Honegger
Head of Innovation & Technology Transformation, Credit Suisse AG
Stefan Loacker
Member of the Board of Directors, Swiss Life AG and Vontobel Holding AG
Dr Raymond Schnidrig
Partner, CTO, Partners Group AG
Roberto Bortolotti
General Manager Switzerland, Head of Capital Markets, Commerzbank AG
Dr Ivo Furrer
Member of the Board of Directors, Bank Julius Baer & Helvetia Insurances
Isa Müller-Wegner
Executive Vice President, Bain Capital
Dr Christian Schulz
Member of the Group Executive Committee, Head of Operations, Schindler Management Ltd.
Michael Loechle
CIO, Hitachi ABB Power Grids
Mads Stoustrup
General Manager & VP, Novo Nordisk AG
Peter Wicki
Head of Partner Management & IT, Zuger Kantonalbank
Norbert Ludwig
VP Operational Excellence and Services, Daetwyler IT Infra AG
Christoph Schär
Member of the Executive Board, CDO, Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank
Alfred Widmer
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Sales, Allianz Suisse
Tobias Hilpert
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Market Services, Thurgauer Kantonalbank
Dr Andreas Schertzinger
Managing Director, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
Dr André Lagger
CEO, LGT Financial Services Ltd
Pascal Perritaz
Member of the Executive Board, CFO, Cembra Money Bank AG
Manuel Gerres
Managing Director Digital Ventures GmbH & Head of New Digital Business, Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures GmbH
August Harder
Former Coop
Beat Bachmann
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Market Services, Schaffhauser Kantonalbank
Antimo Perretta
Head Europe, AXA Group
Tomas Prenosil
CEO, Confiserie Sprüngli AG
Wolfgang Eger
CIO, Swiss Post AG
Ricardo Diaz Tube
CIO, Emil Frey AG
Chris Barkey
Managing Director, Barkey GmbH & Co. KG
Jolanda Grob
Member of the Executive Board, Chief Human Resources Officer, Zurich Switzerland
Remo Infanger
CEO, Cantonal Electricity Works Nidwalden
Michael Müller
Member of the Corporate Executive Committee, CEO Switzerland, Baloise Group
Alain Bützberger
Chief Operating Officer, Chairman of the Board, Swisstraffic AG
Sven Rump
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Asset Management, Schweizer Mobiliar Versicherungsgesellschaft AG
Damian Hallenbarter
Member of the Executive Board, COO, Schwyzer Kantonalbank
Mike Fuhrmann
Member of the Executive Board, CMO, Generali (Schweiz) Holding AG
Dr Mario Crameri
Member of the Executive Board, CIO & COO, nxt Digital
Gregor Barmet
COO & Director Operations, HG COMMERCIALE
Enrico Baumann
CEO and Board of Directors, ELEKTRON AG
Stefan Kopp
Member of the Executive Board, CFO, Lidl Switzerland
Alexander Black
formerly Airbnb Germany GmbH
Prof. Dr Andreas Dietrich
Member of the Board of Directors, Luzerner Kantonalbank AG
Enrico Lardelli
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Digital Banking & Services, Graubündner Kantonalbank
Ourania Odermatt
Managing Director Switzerland & Austria (ALPINE), Avaya Switzerland GmbH
Kai Könecke
Member of the Group Executive Board, CSCO, Emmi Group
Anastasius Tschopp
CEO, Swiss Prime Site Solutions
Gabrielle Gache
Chief Business Development and Market Access Officer, OM Pharma
Gion-Pieder Pfister
Operations Project Manager, Swissport Zurich
Patrick Frank
Head of ICT and Operational Excellence, CSS Insurance
Rolf Olmesdahl
COO, Raiffeisen Switzerland AG
Christoph Kohler
CFO, ENGIE Switzerland
Dr Joy Müller
Head of Market, SWICA
Dr Hans-Jörg Bertschi
Executive Chairman Bertschi Group, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bertschi AG
Hans-Peter Keller
Member of the Executive Board, CIO, Helsana Versicherungen AG
Andreas Biedermann
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Systems and Services, PostBus
Dr Andreas Stahel
Chairman of the Executive Board, CEO, Elektro Material AG
Myriam Käser
Member of the Executive Board, CCO, skyguide
Dr Fabrice Monti di Sopra
CTO, Reishauer AG
Ulrich Hurni
Member of the Executive Board, Head of PostMail, Swiss Post AG
Stephan Kandelhardt
Management Team & Head of Corporate Sales, Commerzbank AG
Daniel Gradenegger
Founder, ANNANOW AG
Dirk Lindemann
Director, Federal Office of Information Technology, Systems and Telecommunication FOITT
Nic Dreckmann
Member of the Executive Board, Chief Operating Officer & Head Intermediaries, Bank Julius Baer & Co. LTD.
Dr Peter Eichenberger
Director, St. Claraspital
Lothar Heintel
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Online & IT Division, Sympany
Marc Salathe
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Finance & IT, Coop Mineraloel AG
Dr Alexander Ising
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Corporate Services, Maerki Baumann & Co. AG
Mario Bernasconi
Head Business Development & Partnerships, Well Gesundheit AG
Martin Erb
CEO, Alphabet
Oliver Hofmann
CEO, Wincasa AG
Jürg Braunwalder
Member of the Executive Board, CTO/COO, Schenker Storen AG
Thomas Brandt
Head of Operating, SBB AG
Gabriela Länger
Member of the Executive Board, Chief Transformation Officer, PostFinance AG
Sabine Kuhlin
Head of Multichannel Management & Digital Banking, Schwyzer Kantonalbank
Wolfgang Tracht
Member of the Executive Board, COO, LGT Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.
Ingmar Zechlin
COO & CFO, Aeternity Blockchain
Rolf Samer
CEO, Gasverbund Mittelland AG
Andreas Koller
Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Underwriting, SWICA Krankenversicherung AG
Sandro Pfammatter
Head of IT, Rhätische Bahn AG
Dr Sandro C. Principe
Member of the Executive Board, Chief Transformation Officer, Wincasa AG
Stefano Santinelli
CEO, Swisscom Directories AG
Suzanne Blaser
Head of HR & Corporate Functions, Sympany
Sven Blumenstiel
Vice President Corporate IT (CIO), Sonova AG
Silvio Briccola
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Finance, Rhätische Bahn AG
Adrian Bolliger
Managing Director Europe, Daetwyler IT Infra AG
Ulrich Hoffmann
Member Board of Directors, UBS Business Solutions AG
Andreas Frank
CEO & CFO, SCOR Switzerland
Laure Frank
Head Digital Business, Raiffeissen and Advisory Board Jelmoli
Rolf Knight
Chief Strategy Officer, Bossard Group
Andreas Schaffner
Co-Managing Director Paid Media, TX Group AG
Stephan Sonderegger
CEO, Swisslog Healthcare AG
Dr Christoph Theler
Former BR Building Trade
Thomas Zeeb
Head Securities & Exchanges, SIX Group Ltd.
Otto Bitterli
Former Sanitas Health Insurance
Patrick Thaler
Chief Claims Officer, AXA-ARAG Rechtsschutz AG
Volker Schmidt
Member of the Management Board & COO, PAX Schweiz. Lebensversicherungs-Ges. AG
Walter Schein
CIO and Group Digital Leader IT, Sulzer Management Ltd
Wolfgang Prasser
Senior Business Consultant, Group Strategy and Digital Transformation, Baloise Group
Markus Dauck
Chief Information Officer, Ringier AG
Dr Beat Oberlin
BoD, Swissquote Group Holding AG
Angela Matthes
Formerly Baloise Life (Liechtenstein) AG
Christian Meindl
CFO, Sympany
Patrick Kammermann
CIO, EF Education First
Nicole Lüthy
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Private Clients, Nidwaldner Kantonalbank
Alex Glanzmann
Deputy Head of Group and Head of Finance, Swiss Post
Niklas Elser
Head AXA Health, AXA Versicherungen AG
Samuel Hügli
Member of the Group Executive Board, Head of Technology & Ventures, TX Group AG
Patrick Scheidegger
Head of Governance & Regulatory, Group Technology & Operations, Zurich Switzerland
Urs Reinhard
Formerly UPC Switzerland GmbH
René Harlacher
Member of the Executive Board, Chief Underwriting Officer, Zurich Switzerland
Stephanie Bregy
Group General Counsel, SBB AG
Pascal Bichsel
CEO, Dermapharm AG
Dr Thomas Puschmann
Executive Director Swiss FinTech Innovations, Member of the Swiss Innovation Council, Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab
Markus Fuhrer
Member of the Executive Board, Head IT (CIO) & Operations, PostFinance AG
Caroline Meli
Member of the Management Board and Head of Marketing and Sales, Atupri Health Insurance
Fabrice Billard
President Systems Division, Burckhardt Compression AG
Jürg Hofer
Member of the Executive Board, CFO, Pallas Kliniken AG
Marc Fuchs
Deputy CEO, Siloah AG
Marco Sieber
CIO, Wincasa AG
Corinne Pellerin
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Market and Customers, Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich
Patrick Ryser
CFO, ROTH GROUP AG
Zeljko Raisic
Vice President Group Safety & Quality, SR Technics Switzerland AG
Sascha Hostettler
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Consulting & Sales, Urner Kantonalbank
Alex Flückiger
CFO, Pax, Swiss Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Dr Jens Schulte
Member of the Management Board, SCHOTT AG
Dr Stefan Scherrer
CIO, Suva
Karsten Kunert
Former Mortgage Bank Lenzburg AG
Carlo Vegetti
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Sales, Sympany
Kevin Schmid
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Innovation, LAVEBA Genossenschaft
Rolf W. Günter
Managing Partner, Suter Howald Attorneys at Law
Philipp Wetzel
Managing Director, AMAG Innovation & Ventures LAB
Thomas Zinniker
Head of ICT, BKW
Frédéric Goetschmann
CEO, Quickline AG
Tilmann Schultze
CEO, DPD (Switzerland) AG
Christoph R. Züllig
Co-Founder & COO, Private Alpha Switzerland AG
Rolf Lux
Head Strategy & Operations, Global Business Solutions, Swiss Re AG
Dirk Neirinck
Corporate Director Business Development, Endress+Hauser Management AG
Björn Bender
Head of Innovation, Research and Incubation, SBB AG
Prof. Dr Petra Joerg
Member of the Board of Directors, Coop
Jürgen Herburger
CFO Europe Central North East, SIGVARIS GROUP
Nicolas Baer
Executive Board, Planzer Support AG
Thomas Harnischberg
Deputy CEO, General Secretariat Division, KPT / CPT
Dr Ulrich Schaumann
formerly HUBER+SUHNER AG
Claude Chèvre
Member of the Executive Board & Head of Life & Health Reinsurance, Hannover Re SE
Diana Engetschwiler
Head of Digital Day & Public Dialogue / Senior Director, digitalswitzerland
Marco Guatelli
Enabling Technologies , Credit Suisse AG
Hansjörg Setz
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Market, CONCORDIA
Daniel Rochat
Head of Benefits Department, Member of the Executive Board, SWICA Krankenversicherung AG
Ralph Panoff
Member of the Executive Board, Transformation Officer, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
Marcel Pawlicek
CEO, Burckhardt Compression AG
Dr Martin Eschle
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Procurement Industrielle Werke Basel
Alexander Bojer
CEO, Well Gesundheit AG
Martina Müller-Kamp
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Investment Center, Graubündner Kantonalbank
Marc Aeschlimann
CEO, Schaffner Holding AG
Daniel Mewes
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Investment Solutions, PostFinance AG
Daniel Oberhänsli
Member of the Executive Board / Partner, Qualibroker AG
Marco Bernhard Berchner
Head HSE, Security, Real Estate & FM, Member of the Executive Committee, Bayer Consumer Care AG
Cello Duff
Head of Marketing Commincations, Feller AG
Harald Häuschen
Head of IT Operations, Shared Service & Solution, Helsana Versicherungen AG
Dr János Blum
Vice Chairman of the Bank Council, Zürcher Kantonalbank
Patrick Graf
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Corporate Center, St. Galler Kantonalbank
Kaspar Schweizer
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Private Clients & Direct Banking Division, Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank
Dr Thomas Wettstein
Head of Infrastructure Solutions, Swisscom
Lars Mülli
Member of the Executive Board, Director / CEO, GVZ Gebäudeversicherung Kanton Zürich
Andreas Iten
Managing Director, Head SIX FinTech Ventures, Co-Founder & Member of the Board F10, SIX
Alain Bahni
Head of Corporate Sales & Mobility Services, BMW Group Switzerland
Dirk Bödeker
Head of Digitalization & Innovation, Head of Customer Services, Siemens Mobility AG
Thomas Brunner
Head of Field Service Switzerland, Swiss Life AG
Daniel Hofer
Head of Passenger Mobility, BLS AG
Dr Stefan Nöken
Supervisory Board Member at VORWERK and VAILLANT Group
Raymond Cron
Chairman of the Board of Directors, St. Claraspital
Christa Hostettler
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Market and Customers, PostBus Switzerland Ltd.
Peter Lacher
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Operations, PostBus Switzerland Ltd.
Dr Franz Wirnsperger
Chairman, Telecom Liechtenstein AG
Béatrice Sidler-Gisler
Head of Multichannel Management, Zürcher Kantonalbank
Urs Haeusler
Formerly Company Factory
Daniel Turi
Head of Financial Data Management, Allianz Suisse
Dr Monika Zihlmann
Vice President Digital Health, Smith & Nephew
Ivan Bosin
CEO, F.G. Pfister Holding AG
Martin C. Wyss
Group Vice President, IS Manager - Industrial Automation, ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd
Christoph Baumann, MD
CEO, Helmedica AG
Daniel Bossard
CEO, Bossard Group
Kaspar Niklaus
Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director, Amedis-UE AG
Fabian Stierli
VP Group Strategy and M&A, Barry Callebaut AG
Olivier Weiss
Member of the Executive Board, CFO, DER Touristik Suisse AG
Dr Klaus Tschütscher
Member of the Board of Directors, Swiss Life Group
Beat Gafner
Former Itten+Brechbühl AG
David Zak
CFO, Vetropack Holding Ltd
Saskia Rusch
Head of Corporate Communications & Branding, Burckhardt Compression AG
Renato Gubser
CIO, BBC Group
Regula Müller
Global Organizational Change Management, B.Connect (PLM) and Intelligent Marketing & Sales, B. Braun Medical
Tobias Flury
Head of Technology, Kardex Remstar Division
Thomas Schroff
CIO, Dipl. Ing. Fust AG
Josef Widmer
Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Director of SERI, FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EAER OF DEPARTMENT OF EAER OF ECONOMICS, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Edgar Jeitziner
Former Fribourg Cantonal Bank
Florian Ibe
CEO, Bayer Switzerland AG
Luke Christians
Member of the Executive Board, CFO, ZFV-Unternehmungen,
Claude Meyer
Head of IT, VAT Group AG
Boris Jacklowsky
Head of MarCom, Sympany
Yves Krismer
Division Manager Services & Consumer Goods, Kessler & Co AG
Stefan Fässler
Member of the Management, Head of Building Services Division,Spaeter AG
Monica Howden
Chief Human Resources Officer, Heritage B
Dr Tytus Litynski
General Manager, Alfasigma Schweiz AG
Markus Schaltegger
Head of Fineblanking Technology, Feintool Technologie AG
Andreas Schaffner
Head of Publishing Services, Member of the Executive Board, TX Group AG
Marc Strasser
CIO, University Hospital Basel
Dominic Wolf
Member of the Executive Board & Head of Corporate Development, Obwaldner Kantonalbank
Dr Oliver Egger
CMO, Swiss Post
Geri Moll
Board of Directors, Noser Management AG
Dr Helmut Rudigier
Member of the Executive Board, CTO, OC Oerlikon Management AG
Tatjana Nebel
Director Innovation, Ricola AG
Eva Bötschi
COO, Vista Eye Practices & Clinics
Anna Katharina Klöckner
Member of the Board of Directors, Spital Thurgau AG
Marcel Hurschler
Member of the Management Board, Head of Production, CFO and IT, Luzerner Kantonalbank AG
Andrea Rytz
Director, CEO, Schulthess Clinic
Petter Torp
Head Operations, Alpiq AG
Thomas Grichting
Member of the General Management - Secretary General, Groupe Mutuel
Pierre-Luc Marilley
Member of the General Management, Groupe Mutuel
Terry Fehlmann
Founder & CEO, placeB AG
Stefan Jeker
Head of RAI Lab, Raiffeisen Schweiz AG
Andrea Bacca
Head Human Resources, Swiss Life Asset Management Ltd
Beat Hodel
Member of the Executive Board and Head of the Market Services Department, Luzerner Kantonalbank AG
Michael Nilles
CDIO, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Jens Strüwing
Member of the Management Board, Executive Vice President, Head of Products & Technology, Interroll Holding AG
Marcel Rassinger
Member of the Executive Board, Head of IT Division, Competec
Matthew Robin
CEO, Estavayer Lait SA
Philipp Wiik
Member of the Executive Board, DPD (Schweiz) AG
Stefan Boenders
CFO, Ricola Group AG
Cordula Hofmann
Chief Human Resources Officer, Pallas Kliniken AG
Dr Guido Schlegelmilch
Head of Products & Technologies, Schaffner EMV AG

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