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 ZURICH, JAN 24-25, 2017 

WORLDWEBFORUM

5th ANNUAL MEETING


 

 


Ed Catmull

CO-FOUNDER OF PIXAR

PRESIDENT OF PIXAR & DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS

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Fail early, Fail fast, Fail fearlessly.
Catmull will provide direct inspiration on how to build a culture of innovation and an orgaization that will outlast you!



"I am looking forward to sharing what I have learned at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios
with the audience at the WORLDWEBFORUM. Switzerland is a great place for innovation
and I hope to be able to get to know many exciting new people during my stay in January 2017."

 

Ed Catmull, Co-Founder & President of Pixar & Disney Animation Studios

 

 

SPEAKERS 2017

 

 

 

World Wide Web
Cambridge, MA

 

Burning Man
San Francisco

 

WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON D.C

 

SIR TIM BERNERS-LEE

INVENTOR OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB

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MARIAN GOODELL

FOUNDING MEMBER & CEO

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Jeff Eggers

FORMER PRINCIPAL ADVISOR PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

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Why

We want our children to have the ideal opportunities in their future.


WHAT

We transform organizations by discussing big ideas and bridging the gap between the old and the new paradigm.

 


HOW

We bring global role-models to WORLDWEBFORUM to transfer their knowledge & experience directly to you, the participants.

 

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HISTORY

 

TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF
AUGMENTED REALITY



VISION OF TECHNOLOGY


Ambarish Mitra

Co-Founder & CEO

 

Steve Wozniak

Co-Founder

 

BUILDING THE HYPERLOOP


The Success Story of Uber

 

Dirk Ahlborn

CEO

Matt Atkin

Head of pro Analytics & Strategy

 

 

 

 

People

SUSANNE RUOFF CEO, Swiss Post, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

SUSANNE RUOFF
CEO, Swiss Post

IVO FURRER CEO, Swiss Life, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

IVO FURRER
CEO, Swiss Life

MARTIN HULDI CEO, Aduno Gruppe, WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

MARTIN HULDI
CEO, Aduno Gruppe

HEINZ KARRER President economiesuisse, WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

HEINZ KARRER
President economiesuisse

MICHAEL MUELLER CEO, Valora Holding AG, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

MICHAEL MUELLER
CEO, Valora Holding AG

MARKUS HONGLER CEO, Die Mobiliar, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

MARKUS HONGLER
CEO, Die Mobiliar

 

Facts & Figures


 

 

 




 

 

Voices

“I go to a lot of conferences around the world. The WORLDWEB FORUM is without a doubt one of the best I have ever been to.”

 

DAVID SABLE
CEO YOUNG & RUBICAM, NYC

CLAUDE ZELLWEGER VP OF DESIGN HTC, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

“It’s inspiring to see the Swiss and Californian entrepreneurial spirits come together in this most energizing setting.”

CLAUDE ZELLWEGER
VP OF DESIGN HTC

CLAUDE ZELLWEGER VP OF DESIGN HTC, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

"WORLDWEBFORUM had a fantastic line-up of speakers - and me! It was great to be among such an inspiring and interesting group. Combined with the organisational excellence and the hospitality, I had an excellent experience."

RICHARD AYERS
CEO 

RICHARD AYERS CEO, SEVEN LEAGUE, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

"It was impressive to see Zurich put on such a quality event as WORLDWEBFORUM. The quality of speakers and the enthusiasm of the audience shows the underlying excitement for tech and innovation in Zurich. The Swiss Government should move quickly to capture this energy and make Zurich into a leading tech ecosystem."

DUNCAN LOGAN
CEO

DUNCAN LOGAN CEO, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016, RocketSpace

“The new world requires businesses to move control from the center to the edge – for which the Swiss are perfectly adapted because of their geography.”

CPT. DAVID MARQUET
FORMER NUCLEAR SUBMARINE CAPTAIN

CPT. DAVID MARQUET FORMER NUCLEAR SUBMARINE CAPTAIN, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

"Great conference to find out what is happening on the leading edge of technology. Lots of energy and very inspiring."

ARTHUR VAN HOFF
CTO JAUNT VR

ARTHUR VAN HOFF CTO JAUNT VR, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

“A great place where Industry meets Innovation”

DIRK AHLBORN
CEO HYPERLOOP TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES

DIRK AHLBORN CEO HYPERLOOP TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

"Entrepreneurs and leading start-ups laid down an important challenge to the relative complacency of the Swiss corporations. These events are needed more than ever to shake up and inspire new ways of thinking about business." 

CAROLINE DANIEL
EDITOR FINANCIAL TIMES WEEKEND

CAROLINE DANIEL EDITOR FINANCIAL TIMES WEEKEND, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

“The event, the people, the speakers, the venue, the food, the conversations - all incredible. I really hope you take some time to celebrate with your team. You deserve it. You all pulled off an incredible event. It was that good. You'll put Zurich on the map, my friend. Incredibly lucky to work with you guys. You're smart, fun, bold. The next few years are going to be a blast.
Thanks for having me. I was lucky to be able to participate.”

JAY SIMONS
PRESIDENT ATLASSIAN

JAY SIMONS PRESIDENT ATLASSIAN, WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

 

Media


 

Media scope: over 16'000'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Times Weekend  about the WORLDWEBFORUM 2016, 06.02.2016

 

Le Temps about the WORLDWEBFORUM 2016, 29.1.2016

Bilanz about the WORLDWEBFORUM 2016, 29.1.2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

COMPANIES AT WORLDWEBFORUM


Sold out event with 650 c-level delegates.

 


Main partners

 

 

Their Enterprise Customers division is the biggest provider of ICT solutions for corporate customers in Switzerland. Its core competences are in the provision of integrated communication solutions, IT infrastructure and cloud services, workplace solutions and SAP services as well as a comprehensive range of outsourcing services for the financial sector. With a 4,700-strong workforce, Enterprise Customers serves some 6,000 customers.

A diversified company that operates in four markets: communication (delivery of letters, newspapers, promotional mailings, information solutions and document management), logistics (parcels, courier and express service provider and overall logistic solutions), retail finance and public passenger transport. In its four markets, Swiss Post offers comprehensive solutions for the physical and digital world. Swiss Post does business in 25 countries. It has around 62,000 staff worldwide and generated sales of approximately CHF 8.2 bn in 2015.

The largest internationally op­erating Swiss me­dia compa­ny, produc­ing over 120 newspapers and mag­a­zines. It also runs print­ing plants, sev­eral ra­dio and TV stations and well over 80 web and mobile platforms with a worldwide staff of approxi­mately 6500 employees. With its 180-year history, Ringi­er stands for a pio­neering spirit and individuality as well as independence, freedom of ex­pres­sion and diversity of information. The compa­ny’s hallmarks are ex­cel­lence in prod­ucts, journalis­tic quality and exceptional entertain­ment. Founded in Switzer­land in 1833, Ringi­er has been fam­ily run for five generations.

A leading provider of global employee benefits solutions. In 1962 Swiss Life founded the Swiss Life Network, which today is a global association of 60 local insurers and business partners. Through the Network, they are able to offer comprehensive employee benefits solutions in over 80 countries and territories. Swiss Life strives for high quality standard in business practices. As a major player in the international life and pension market, the Swiss Life Group is a leading provider of long-term savings and risk protection, and is committed to helping people create a financially secure future.

Leonteq is a globally leading business-to-business (B2B) fintech player providing technology and services for structured investment products and pension solutions. At the core of Leonteq’s offering is a proprietary and innovative IT and investment services platform designed to maximize flexibility, transparency and service for platform (e.g. banks, insurances or corporates) and distribution (e.g. asset managers, banks or insurances) partners. Headquartered in Zurich, Leonteq today operates in 9 other locations in Asia and Europe: Amsterdam | Frankfurt | Geneva | Guernsey | Hong Kong | London | Monaco | Paris | Singapore

The Aduno Group offers the entire range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source: from card issuing activities (Viseca Card Services SA) and card acceptance, to payment terminals (Aduno SA), personal loans and leasing (cashgate AG) as well as security guarantees (AdunoKaution AG). As a leading company for private and commercial clients the Aduno Group is a fair and transparent partner. The Aduno Group is wholly owned by the largest Swiss retail and cantonal banks (Raiffeisen Group, all the cantonal banks, Migros Bank, Bank Coop and a number of commercial and private banks).

In over 150 years, Helvetia has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful international insurance group. Today, it has subsidiaries in its home market Switzerland as well as in the countries that make up the Europe market area: Germany, Italy, Austria and Spain. Helvetia is also present in France with its Specialty Markets market area and through selected regions worldwide. Some of its investment and financing activities are managed through subsidiaries and fund companies in Luxembourg and Jersey. The Group is headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland.