2017 speakers and other contributors

Clare Akamanzi

Rwanda Development Board

Nancy A. Altobello

EY Global Vice Chair – Talent

David Bain

Founder and Editor-in-chief, Family Capital
Editor, EY Family Business Yearbook

Nenad Bakić

Entrepreneur and Investor

Andy Baldwin

EY EMEIA Managing Partner

Nikki Barua


Gabriela Baumgart

S/A Executive Director
Center Norte

Georgie Benardete

Co-founder Align 17; Member of the United Nations Foundation
Global Entrepreneurs Council

Rosaleen Blair, CBE

Founder and CEO
Alexander Mann Solutions

Sir Peter Bonfield CBE, FREng

NXP Semiconductors

Clare Chapman

Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Chair
Board Director, Heidrick & Struggles

Jørgen M. Clausen


Matti Copeland

Executive Director, Nordic Business Development
Ernst & Young Oy

Bento Correia, PhD

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board

Mark Cuban

Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and Owner of the Dallas Mavericks

Carmine Di Sibio

Global Managing Partner – Client Service

Niall Dunne

Chief Sustainability Officer
BT Group

Herb Engert

EY Global Private Equity Sector Leader

Ivan Epstein

Chairman, Sage Foundation,
Founder and former CEO of Sage International

Tamara J. Erickson

Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour
London Business School

Audette Exel

Founder and Chair
Adara Group

Kara Goldin

Founder and CEO
hint Inc.

Ashifi Gogo


Linda Hasenfratz

Chief Executive Officer
Linamar Corporation

Mark Jeffries

Author and Speaker

Rod Jones

Navitas Ltd.

Kevin Kajiwara

Teneo Intelligence

Alison Kay

EY Global Vice Chair – Industry

Valerie Keller

Global leader, EY Beacon Institute

Annette Kimmitt

EY Global Growth Markets Leader

Charles Kittredge

Chairman of the Board
Crane & Co.

Annie Koh

Vice President, Office of Business Development
Practice Professor of Finance
Academic Director, Business Families Institute and International Trading Institute
Singapore Management University

Kay Koplovitz

Founder of USA Network
Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz & Company
Chairman and Co-founder of Springboard Enterprises
Chairman of the Board at Fifth & Pacific (formerly Liz Claiborne Inc.)

Rona Kotecha

Executive Director
Mara Foundation

Steve J. Krouskos

EY Global Vice Chair – Transaction Advisory Services

William P. Lauder

Executive Chairman
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Frank Legré

Senior Vice President
Air France–KLM

Olivia Leland

Founder and Executive Director
Collaborative for Scaling Social Impact

Bernhard Lorentz

EY Government & Public Sector Leader – Germany Switzerland Austria
and Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society

Rebecca MacDonald

Executive Chair
Just Energy Group

Dr. Pippa Malmgren

Founder, DPRM Group
Co-Founder, H Robotics
Best-selling author, Signals

Patrick McClintock

Americas Growth Markets Business Development Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Tom Meredith

Senior Partner

Vivienne Ming

Co-founder and Managing Partner

Keith Mitchell

EY EMEIA Business Development Leader

Deon Newman

Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
IBM Watson Internet of Things

Abigail Noble

The ImPact

Nick Oughtred

William Jackson Food Group

Lou Pagnutti

Global Managing Partner – Business Enablement

Sugan Palanee

EY Africa Markets Leader

Steve Papermaster

Chairman and CEO
Powershift Group/Nano Global

Brad Parscale


Bryan Pearce

EY Global Leader – Entrepreneurship

Justin Aldrich Rockefeller

Cofounder of The ImPact
Trustee, Rockefeller Brothers

Atsushi Saito


Dr. William H. Saito

Special Advisor to the Cabinet
Government of Japan

Uschi Schreiber

EY Global Vice Chair – Markets and Chair, Global Accounts Committee

Jon Shames

EY Geostrategic Services Leader

Jon Shepard

Director, Enterprise Growth Services

Dr. Vishal Sikka

Chief Executive Officer

Girish Singhania


Mohsen Sohi

Freudenberg Group

Ofra Strauss

Chairperson of the Board
Strauss Group

Dr. Richard Steeves

Golconda Investments Limited

Manny Stul

Chairman and Co-CEO
Moose Enterprise Holdings & Controlled Entities

Christina Suriadjaja

Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer

Say Jim Tan

Group Managing Director and CEO
IRIS Corporation Berhad

Ashish J. Thakkar

Mara Group and Mara Foundation

Guido Vanherpe

La Lorraine Bakery Group

Christian van Megen

Managing Director and Co-founder
digitisation GmbH

Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
LabourNet Services India Private Limited

Andreas von Specht

Founding Partner
AvS — International Trusted Advisors

Debra von Storch

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Americas Leader and Southwest Region Growth Markets Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Mark Weinberger

EY Global Chairman and CEO

Kate Winslet

Academy Award-winning Actress

Tan Sri Dr. Francis Yeoh Sock Ping CBE

Managing Director
YTL Group

Yasmina Zaidman

Chief Partnerships Officer