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Tim Florian Horn

Society Innovation Science
Tim Florian Horn
Keynote

Tim Florian Horn is the founding director of the Stiftung Planetarium Berlin and also director of the Zeiss Großplanetarium and the Archenhold-Sternwarte. After studying multimedia production and astronomy, he worked at the planetariums in Kiel, Hamburg and at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco (USA), where as a producer he developed not only planetarium programs but also exhibitions, learning modules and courses. Tim Florian Horn brings a wide range of technical, artistic and analytical skills to his work. At the Berlin facilities he is shaping the transformation from star to science theater, where the latest data and results of scientific research are translated into informative and visually impressive immersive presentations.

Alicia Sophia Hinon

"Digital technologies can be used sustainable and for the benefit of all. Let me show you how it works!"

Society Innovation Economy
Foto: Alicia Sophia Hinon
Coaching Keynote

Alicia Sophia Hinon has been a 'Digital Native' from the very beginning. As a communications expert with more than 20 years of experience in digitalization, she analyzes and accompanies new technologies in their establishment in business and everyday life. She is a fan of decentralisation and an entrepreneur with a strong inclination towards justice and sustainable business. At the think tank and digital association D64, she is also involved at the political level in promoting a progressive digital society.

Sven Krüger

"Berlin is the digital start-up epicentre of Germany and the most exciting mix of internationality, culture, politics, history, nightlife... Everything goes here! Except carnival."

Society Innovation Economy Science
Sven Krüger
Coaching Keynote

Sven Krüger has been a professional in the fields of marketing and digitalization for over 20 years. Since 2019 he has been working as a consultant and systemic coach (DBVC certified) in Berlin. He is partner of a management consultancy and co-founder of an AI start-up.

Prior to that, he was a top executive at the Deutsche Telekom Group for 16 years, most recently Chief Marketing Officer of T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom's corporate customer division, where he was also responsible for innovation management. Krüger holds a master's degree in art history, English and political science.

Sven Krüger follows his curiosity and does not fit into any box. His expertise lies in the fields of marketing, digitalization, and leadership. Thanks to his pointed view, he frequently speaks on these topics at international conferences and panels.

Katie Gallus

„Nichts ist spannender als die Zukunft - und wie wir Menschen sie in unterschiedlichen Farben gestalten. In Berlin treffen verschiedene Blickwinkel aufeinander. Da möchte ich nachhaken!“

Society Innovation Politics Science
Moderatorin Katie Gallus
Moderation

Katie Gallus, born in 1989, studied geography (M.Sc. Geography) and is a trained TV presenter. For more than 10 years she has been working as a freelance journalist and moderator (e.g. HR, SWR, ZDF, Deutsche Welle) on issues of international cooperation, agriculture and digitalisation. As a foreign reporter she travels to crisis regions and talks to people at the edges of the world.

Silke Leinweber

"The digital transformation revolutionizes the event industry and offers new opportunities!"

Society Innovation
Silke Leinweber
Moderation

Silke Leinweber studied media sciences, German language and literature and social psychology and has a long professional experience as a journalist! The passionate runner deals with topics such as digitalization, the future and sustainability in her presentation work. Interviewing is one of her core competences, offline on stage and online in a stream!

Awid Vahedi

"I help others find what really drives them! For more meaning & impact in this world."

Society Innovation Economy Science
A. Vahedi
Coaching Keynote

As Creative Director & Entrepreneur Awid Vahedi has already gone through various stages in his life & career. From the multimedia launch of a new pick-up truck to the redesign and management of the Café au Lait in Berlin and the establishment of a creation team of a digital agency. As a business coach & speaker, he now shares his experiences & insights with people and companies and helps them systematically build something that both inspires them and leaves a positive impact on this world. 

Eskinder Mamo

A small goal that will change your life: Earn 1€ on the Internet.

Society Innovation Economy
Keynote Speaker Eskinder Mamo
Coaching Keynote

Eskinder Mamo feels at home in the world of digital business ideas and models. He is the (co-)founder of several digital startups and has attracted attention for developing a learning app for Ethiopian schoolchildren (CNN, Le Monde and Deutsche Welle reported). In 2014 and 2015, African Heritage Magazine named the entrepreneur one of the 100 most influential Ethiopians in Germany. Currently, Mamo is intensively involved with the trending "no-code tools" that enable the transformation from traditional enterprise software to a lightweight development methodology.

From running a design thinking workshop for an executive MBA cohort of a $5.8 billion company, to developing an entrepreneurship toolbox for a major international development organization, to serving as a Sherpa on the European Commission's EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force, he is particularly interested in bringing his insights and experience related to digital economy, innovation, and entrepreneurship to your event program as a speaker.

Christiane Schulz

"Trust can’t be bought, you must earn it."

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Christiane Schulz
Keynote

Christiane Schulz has been working in the PR industry for more than 20 years and has extensive experience from corporate communication to marketing. She has many years of consulting experience with clients from the pharmaceutical, finance, FMCG, F&B, mobility and logistics industries, as well as the energy and chemical industries.
As a thought leader, Christiane was added to W&V's list of "100 Brains: The brains of the industry" in December 2019.

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