EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ contributors

Every year in Monaco, entrepreneurs and business leaders share their vision of the future and help us explore what’s next. Check back soon as we reveal more of our 20th anniversary lineup.

Keynote speakers in 2020

Speaker Platon

Gary Vaynerchuk
Serial entrepreneur and
Chairman of VaynerX

Speaker Platon

award-winning photographer and Founder
The People’s Portfolio


Keynote speakers in 2019

Speaker Liu Jiren

Dr. Liu Jiren
Chairman and CEO
Neusoft Corporation

Speaker Natalia Vodianova

Natalia Vodianova
Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Speaker Jen Rubio

Jen Rubio
Chief Brand Officer Away

Speaker Stephanie Gicquel

Stéphanie Gicquel
Extreme Sports Athlete

Speaker Rubens Menin

Rubens Menin
MRV Engenharia

Speaker Anthony Pritzker

Anthony Pritzker
Chairman and CEO
Pritzker Private Capital

Speaker Lord Karan Bilimoria

Lord Karan Bilimoria
Cobra Beer Partnership

Speakers and contributors in 2019

Speaker George Atalla

George Atalla
EY Global Government &
Public Sector Leader


Speaker Dr. Joseph Astrachan

Dr. Joseph Astrachan
Emeritus Professor of Management
Kennesaw State University


Speaker Massimo Benetello

Massimo Benetello
Managing Director
Gruppo La-Vis

Speaker Priscilla Bracht

Priscilla Bracht
Member of the Board of Directors

Speaker Ian Burgess

Ian Burgess
EY Asia-Pacific Family Enterprise

Speaker Ryan Burke

Ryan Burke
EY Global Growth Markets

Speaker Kath Carter

Kath Carter
EY Global TAS Markets
Accounts and
Business Development Leader

Speaker Alice Chan

Alice Chan
EY Asia-Pacific Accounts Leader

Speaker Peter Coppinger

Peter Coppinger
CEO and Co-founder


Speaker Bento Correia

Bento Correia
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Vision-Box, S.A.


Speaker Jack Cowin

Jack Cowin
Executive Chairman and
Managing Director
Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd

Speaker Greg Cudahy

Greg Cudahy
EY Global Technology
Media & Entertainment and
Telecommunications (TMT)
Sector Leader

Speaker Carmine Di Sibio

Carmine Di Sibio
EY Global Chairman and
CEO-elect and
Global Managing Partner –
Client Service

Speaker Christian Egle

Christian Egle
Health Sector Leader


Speaker Nico Gabriel

Nico Gabriel
Managing Director


Speaker Frédéric Genta

Frédéric Genta
Country Chief Digital Officer
Principality of Monaco

Speaker Miah Kiat (MK) Goh

Miah Kiat (MK) Goh
Karex Berhad

Speaker Kelly Grier

Kelly Grier
EY US Chairman and Managing Partner
and Americas Managing Partner

Speaker Carrie Hall

Carrie Hall
EY Americas
Family Enterprise Leader


Speaker Samu Hällfors

Samu Hällfors
Framery Oy


Speaker Alexander Hayward

Alexander Hayward
EY Global Enablement Leader for
Family Enterprise

Speaker Mary Lynne Hedley, PhD

Mary Lynne Hedley, PhD
President and COO

Speaker Anne Heraty

Anne Heraty
Cpl Resources plc

Speaker Silvia Hernandez

Silvia Hernandez
Future of Work Now Leader

Speaker Jo Horgan

Jo Horgan
Founder and Co-CEO
MECCA Brands


Speaker Orla Hughes

Orla Hughes 
Commercial Manager Europe 


Speaker Niels Jul Jacobsen

Niels Jul Jacobsen 
Mobile Industrial Robots ApS


Speaker Mark Jeffries

Mark Jeffries
Author and
Communications Consultant


Speaker Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson
EY Americas Vice Chair – Accounts


Speaker Kevin Kajiwara

Kevin Kajiwara
Teneo Intelligence


Speaker Githanji Kaluperuma

Githanji Kaluperuma
Executive Director
Stafford Motor Co. (Pvt) Ltd


Speaker Glenn Keys AO

Glenn Keys AO
Co-founder and
Executive Chairman
Aspen Medical

Speaker Brad Keywell

Brad Keywell 
Founder and CEO
Uptake Technologies


Speaker Ridhwan Khan

Ridhwan Khan


Speaker Professor Roger King

Professor Roger King
Founding Director
HKUST Tanoto Center for
Asian Family Business and
Entrepreneurship Studies

Speaker Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Silvana Koch-Mehrin
Women Political Leaders


Speaker Boguslaw Krysinski

Boguslaw Krysinski
Investment Director
Family Office

Speaker Benoit Laclau

Benoit Laclau
EY Global Energy

Speaker Dr. Christina

Dr. Christina Lampe-Önnerud 
Founder and CEO
Cadenza Innovation


Speaker Joanna Lau

Joanna Lau
Founder and CEO
Lau Technologies

Speaker Rebecca Macdonald

Rebecca Macdonald
Founder and Executive Chair
Just Energy Group, Inc.


Speaker Daniel Mackey

Daniel Mackey
CTO and Co-founder


Speaker HSH Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

HSH Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
Executive Chairman
Industrie-und Finanzkontor Ets.

Speaker Randy Miller

Randy Miller
EY Global Advanced
Manufacturing & Mobility Leader

Speaker Stasia Mitchell

Stasia Mitchell
EY Global Entrepreneurship

Speaker Dr. Dominik Müller

Dr. Dominik Müller
EY GSA Family Office Leader


Speaker María Elena Obando

María Elena Obando

Speaker Lauri Oinaala

Lauri Oinaala
EY Global Next Generation


Speaker Steve Papermaster

Steve Papermaster
CEO and Chairman


Speaker Roger Park

Roger Park
EY Americas Innovation Leader

Speaker Bryan Pearce

Bryan Pearce
EY Global Entrepreneurship
and Startups Leader

Speaker Jim Rai

Jim Rai
Group Legal Director
Cascade Global


Speaker Mate Rimac

Mate Rimac
Rimac Automobili

Speaker Frank M. Rinderknecht

Frank M. Rinderknecht
Founder and CEO

Speaker Helena Robertsson

Helena Robertsson
Family Enterprise Leader


Speaker Sergio Ricardo Romani

Sergio Ricardo Romani
EY Latin America – South
Regional Managing Partner

Speaker Karoline Scheucher

Karoline Scheucher
Steirerfleisch Gesellschaft m.b.H.


Speaker Dominik Schiener

Dominik Schiener

Speaker Constantin Schön

Constantin Schön
Managing Director
Apollon SE

Speaker André Schwämmlein

André Schwämmlein
Managing Director
FlixMobility GmbH

Speaker Jonathan Shames

Jonathan Shames
EY Geostrategic
Business Group Leader


Speaker Šimon Šicko

Šimon Šicko

Speaker Dr. Martin Steinbach

Dr. Martin Steinbach
EY Global and EY EMEIA IPO Leader

Speaker Hans Steininger

Hans Steininger
Founder and Managing Partner
Apollo Capital Partners


Speaker Emil Tedeschi

Emil Tedeschi
President and CEO
Atlantic Grupa


Speaker Julie Linn Teigland

Julie Linn Teigland
EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner-elect


EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner-elect
Speaker James Timpson OBE

James Timpson OBE
Timpson Ltd.


Speaker Marnix van Rij

Marnix van Rij
EY Global
Family Enterprise Leader

Speaker Thomas Visti

Thomas Visti
Mobile Industrial Robots ApS


Speaker Mark Weinberger

Mark Weinberger
EY Global Chairman and CEO

Speaker Louise Wilkie

Louise Wilkie
EY Global Life Sciences
Strategy and Operations Leader

Speaker Jeff Wong

Jeff Wong
EY Global Chief
Innovation Officer

Speaker Dr. Thomas Markus Zellweger

Dr. Thomas Markus Zellweger
Center for Family Business
University of St. Gallen