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 ZURICH, JAN 24-25, 2017 

WORLDWEBFORUM

5th ANNUAL MEETING

Speakers 2017


 

 


Ed Catmull

CO-FOUNDER OF PIXAR

PRESIDENT OF PIXAR & DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS

 


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!



Don't let the good hide the bad! 
You have to uncover what is unseen & understand its nature.


"For leaders especially, this strategy - trying to avoid failure by out-thinking it - dooms you to fail."

from Creativity Inc, by Ed Catmull

 

 

World Wide Web
Cambridge, MA

 

Burning Man
San Francisco

 

WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON D.C

 

SIR TIM BERNERS-LEE

INVENTOR OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB

 

MARIAN GOODELL

FOUNDING MEMBER & CEO

 

Jeff Eggers

FORMER PRINCIPAL ADVISOR PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

 

 

 


 

AIRBNB
SAN FRANCISCO

 

INDIEGOGO
San Francisco

 

Coming
Soon

 

ANITA ROTH

HEAD OF POLICY RESEARCH

 

DANAE RINGELMANN

CO- FOUNDER & CDO

 

TBA

TBA

 

Airbnb WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TEASER 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

HISTORY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Sculley

EX-CEO APPLE & PEPSI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRK AHLBORN CEO HYPERLOOP

DIRK AHLBORN

CEO HYPERLOOP

 

Hyperloop at WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Steve Wozniak CO-FOUDNER OF APPLE COMPUTER, at WORLDWEBFORUM 2015

Steve Wozniak

CO-FOUDNER OF APPLE COMPUTER

 

Apple at WORLDWEBFORUM 2015

 

JAY SIMONS PRESIDENT OF ATLASSIAN at WORLDWEBFORUM 2015

JAY SIMONS

PRESIDENT OF ATLASSIAN

 

Atlassian at WORLDWEBFORUM 2015

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Swisscom, Swiss Post, Helvetia, Leonteq, SissLife, Ringier, Aduno Gruppe, WORLDWEBFORUM 2017, Sponsoren, Main Partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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DIGITALZURICH2025 INVESTS IN WORLDWEBFORUM AG

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: WORLDWEBFORUM 2017, STRONGER THAN EVER

 

On January 2017, we welcome speakers such as Ed Catmull, Co-Founder & President of PIxar Animation Studios, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web, Marian Goodell, Founding Member & CEO of Burning Man Festival, LIVE ON STAGE.

Council of the State, Ruedi Noser, joins WORLDWEBFORUM's Board, and DigitalZurich2025 steps in with an investment in the WORLDWEBFORUM beecom AG.

 

BILANZ ABOUT FABIAN HEDIGER & WORLDWEBFORUM

 

 

COUNCIL OF STATE RUEDI NOSER JOINS BOARD

 

 

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BLICK.CH ABOUT WORLDWEBFORUM 2016