Neo WAY – Previous Speakers


AUGUST’20 SESSION SPEAKERS

Suli Tan

Singapore

  • WAY Singapore Studio Super
  • High School Student

Alberto Levy

Spain

  • Innovation Evangelist. Consultant.
  • Public Speaker. StartUp Mentor. Entrepreneur.
  • Artist. Aspen Institute Alumni.

Lara Gheriani

United Kingdom

  • Intern at UNIDO
  • SOAS Undergraduate finalist
  • WEF Global Shaper


Simone Uriartt

Netherlands

  • Strategic Designer for Social Innovation and Human Centred Governance.
  • Founder & Filmmaker at Adoção Tardia
  • WEF Global Shaper


Klaus Michael Christensen

Switzerland

  • President of Swiss Impact Investment Association
  • Host of Zug Impact Summits


Lester Thomas

United Kingdom

  • Chief IT Systems Architect at Vodafone Group


Elizabeth Taylor

Germany

  • Founder and CEO of WaterLoom
  • EIT – European Institute of Innovation and Technology Water Scarcity Mentor and Expert
  • WEF Global Shaper


Giordano Araújo

Brazil

  • Neo WAY alumnus
  • High School Student


Jeremy McKane

United States

  • OCN.ai CEO
  • Using Blockchain to establish a new Blue Economy in order to Protect Life Below Water

Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy

United States

  • Resilience & precovery – deeply passionate about impact and storytelling for the ocean, coastlines, islands and cities


Jamie Gylden

Czechia

  • Former Accenture Network Solution Leading Partner
  • Network and Technology Infrastructure Expertise

J. Carl Ganter

United States

  • Circle of Blue, Co-Founder | Vector Center, CEO | C-20 Advisory
  • WEF Young Global Leader

Lucas Ferreira

Brazil

  • MSc Technology Innovation
  • Startup Acceleration
  • WEF Global Shaper

Meghan Rutigliano

United States

  • Remote Content Curator and Network Leader


Professor Olinga Taeed PhD FIoD

United Kingdom

  • Council Member and Expert Advisor at China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee (Ministry of Commerce)

Jaka Berdnik

Slovenia

  • Relationship Manager at Young Executives Society (YES)

Maria Pia Aqueveque

Chile

  • Token Economist | DAOs, DeFi, Digital Assets, Blockchain expert advisor and global speaker
  • Board Member Director | Diverse Board Advocate.


Guido van Nispen

Netherlands

  • Senior Executive, Leadership Consultant & Boardroom Advisor

Shevanne Helmer

United Kingdom

  • Co-Founder at Helmer-Fresson


Nick Jekogian

United States

  • Real Estate Entrepreneur
  • CEO, Signature Group Investments


Frederik Ottesen

South Africa

  • Founder at LittleSun.com
  • Solar Energy LED products


Bien King

United Kingdom

  • Founder @ Let’s Reinvent
  • WEF Global Shaper
  • Tech for Good, Entrepreneurship and Diversity & Inclusion Programme Leader


Rosie von Lila

United States

  • Investor Relations | Policy Advocacy
  • Advisor to Burning Man project


Rejiel Gonzales

Philippines

  • Founder/CEO at Bridge360 IT Solutions
  • WEF Global Shaper

Cecilia Pagkalinawan

United States

  • Founder/CEO at BRWN


Miko Matsumura

United States

  • General Partner at Gumi Ventures


Sridhar Iyengar

United States

  • CEO at Elemental Machines

JULY’20 SESSION SPEAKERS

 

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Sun Yen Tan

Singapore

  • WAY Singapore Studio Super
  • High School Student
  • Filmmaker at Blank Productions


 

Chloe Ling

Malaysia

  • Author and Educator
  • TEDx Speaker
  • WEF Global Shaper


 

Zaim Mohzani

Malaysia

  • International Strategy & Diplomacy (LSE), Chevening Scholar;
  • Community Builder (3x NGO Founder) | AI & IR
  • WEF Global Shaper


Kilian Kleinschmidt

Austria

  • Special Advisor to the German Minister for Development on Refugee Related Programmes
  • UNHCR Camp Manager Za’atari (Jordan)


 

Maël Azokly

Switzerland

  • MLaw student
  • WEF Global Shaper


 

Nora Stolz

United Kingdom

  • Wellbeing strategist
  • Positive Psychology coach
  • Yoga teacher


 

Jed Grant

Luxembourg

  • Former NATO Section Chief – Division of Information Technology
  • Top EU Blockchain Expert, Fintech Europe Top 200 Influencer
  • University of Luxembourg Adjunct Professor


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Alexi Stapf

(joint session with Natasha Stapf)

United States

  • WAY Santa Barbara Studio Super
  • High School Student
  • Tech Center Support Specialist

Natasha Stapf

(joint session with Alexi Stapf)

United States

  • WAY Santa Barbara Studio Super
  • High School Student

 


Vanessa Arelle

Portugal

  • Former Head of Cultural Affairs (Cultural Attachée) for Mexico
  • Regular contributor to Vogue Mexico and Vogue Latin America
  • Trustee of Fashion Revolution; TedX Speaker

 


Marc Muller Eberstein

United States

  • Former Microsoft Director Product Management and Marketing
  • Author of multiple books, TEDx Speaker
  • Startup Mentor Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC)


 

Jordan Naddaf

(joint session with Maayan Barsade)

United States

  • Founder & Co-CEO at the Foreign Policy Youth Collaborative
  • XPRIZE Advisory Board Member

 

Maayan Barsade

(joint session with Jordan Naddaf)

United States

  • Co-CEO and Co-Outreach Director at Foreign Policy Youth Collaborative
  • Oxford Summer Courses Student Ambassador


 

Denise Cortês-Keyser

Mozambique

  • Former TV Presenter and ex-Sports Leader
  • Advisory services with focus on Finances and Investments
  • TEDx Maputo Curator

 


Tiffany Yu

United States

  • Disability Champion
  • Podcaster and TEDx Speaker
  • WEF Global Shaper

 


Irra Ariella Khi

United Kingdom

  • Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Zamna (VChain)
  • Oxford Graduate, 1st Class Honours Degree with Commended Thesis written in three languages; Oxford Entrepreneurs


Dr. Swam Saung Oo

Myanmar

  • Director of Trust Oo, MyHealthcare
  • WEF Global Shaper

 


D’aaron Fallacorina

Philippines

  • School Counselor at De La Salle University
  • WEF Global Shaper

 


Lorenzo Niola

Switzerland

  • Head of Ecosystem Development Hatch CoLab
  • WEF Global Shaper


 

Andrea Guida

Switzerland

  • Principal at CO Collaboration in Organizations
  • WEF Global Shaper; Founding Curator of Lugano Hub

 


Nanticha Ocharoenchai

Thailand

  • Storyteller and Climate Activist
  • Communications Consultant World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
  • WEF Global Shaper

 


Myo Kyaw Thu

Myanmar

  • Banking Consultant at IFC (International Finance Corporation) World Bank Group
  • WEF Global Shaper

 


Syahmi Zulfadhli bin Abdullah

Brunei Darussalam

  • Certified Tourist Guide, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism Brunei
  • WEF Global Shaper


Emile Delam

Norway

  • Partner Foreign Affairs Q4 CAPITAL
  • Speaker at Horasis.org


Adrian Neamtu

Germany

  • Head of Deposit Business Siemens Bank GmbH
  • WAY Davos’19 speaker


Adam Newman

Brazil

  • President and Co-founder Favela Inc
  • CEO Favela Experience
  • Film Producer Yawarani VR


Rikia Saddy

Canada

  • CEO Rikia Saddy Strategy
  • Former Board of Directors Oxfam
  • Author “We are Canada”


Shelley Lewis

United Kingdom

  • Founder & Host The Equanimity Expert
  • Executive Director Inner Outer Peace Fund


Alvaro Schocair

Brazil

  • Founder at Link School of Business
  • CEO Quebec Impact Assets


Katrina Coleen Bayog

Belgium

  • MSc Candidate, Advanced Masters on Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies at KU Leuven, Belgium
  • WEF Global Shaper


Micaela Coleman

United States

  • Former Press Assistant, Legislative Correspondent & Special Assistant U.S. House of Representatives
  • Member of YPFP (Young Professionals in Foreign Policy)
  • WEF Global Shaper


MAY’20 SESSION SPEAKERS

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Sun Yen Tan

Singapore

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student);
  • Filmmaker at Blank Productions


Low Wei Ling

Singapore

  • Serial Socialpreneur and Startup Specialist;
  • WEF Global Shaper


Dharrnesha Inbah Rajah

Malaysia

  • Public Policy Strategist and Political Economist
  • WEF Global Shaper


Jan Brecke

Germany

  • Singularity Leadership Consulting


Vaitea Cowan

Germany

  • Enapter Co-Founder (Green Hydrogen)
  • Forbes 30 under 30


Ryan Gersava

Philippines

  • Founder at Virtualahan | Innovative Education| Diversity & Inclusion| Impact Sourcing| Future of Work
  • Ashoka Fellow
  • WEF Global Shaper


Jesus Insilada

Philippines

  • Teacher of the year – Globalteacherprize.org;
  • Poet and writer in native languages


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Alexi Stapf

(joint session with Natasha Stapf)

United States

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student);
  • Tech Center Support Specialist

Natasha Stapf

(joint session with Alexi Stapf)

United States

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student)


Giovanna Zarrebini

South Africa/Brazil

  • High School Student;
  • Born hard of hearing, now has cochlear implant


Christoph Stueckelberger

Switzerland

  • President Globethics.net Foundation Geneva


Faris Oweis

United States

  • Instigator|Speaker|Value Distributor


Robert Tolmach

United States

  • Co-Founder at Changing The Present


Mikhail Treyvish

Russia

  • President at OmniGrade Universal Crowdsourcing Agency


Samantha Akwei

United States

  • Diversity & Pipeline Programs Director
  • WEF Global Shaper


Archana Dubey, MD

United States

  • Global Medical Director @HP.com;
  • Founder Invent Health, HealthTech Entrepreneur
  • Stanford Medical School Professor


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Marcelo Garcia

Switzerland

  • Founder of WisdomAccelerator.org;
  • Member of Explorers.org;
  • UN Smart Cities Expert


Chit-Aein Thu

Myanmar

  • MD of CCEducare


Solange Bolay

Switzerland

  • Empathetic Strategist | Sparring Partner


Kristin Engvig

Denmark

  • Founder & CEO WIN ¦ Global Pioneer for Women


Ana Patricia Loren

Philippines

  • Co-founder of Phresko;
  • WEF Global Shaper


Hannalisa Johnson

(joint session with Selma Johnson)

Finland

  • Internationally Experienced Business Leader
  • Business Development, Design, Innovations

Selma Johnson

(joint session with Hannalisa Johnson)

Finland

  • K12 correspondent, writer, visual documenter and illustrator
  • Finnwatch collaborator
  • Neo WAY Alumnus


Jourdan Hussein

Singapore

  • Tech Strategist & Business Developer; Mindful Leadership & Life Coach; AI Ethicist
  • WEF Global Shaper


Lene Søvold

Norway

  • Clinical Psychologist and Mental Health Advisor


Joel Telpner

United States

  • AmLaw200 firm leader—fintech/blockchain ace; uses GC/VC experience+MBA to turn challenges into enviable results


Royston Flude

Switzerland

  • President at CSPOC, UN-ECOSOC accredited NGO


Mo Gawdat

United Arab Emirates

  • Founder at #Onebillionhappy
  • Author of “Solve for Happy – Engineer Your Path to Joy”
  • Former Google X Chief Business Officer


Danielle de la Fuente

United States

  • Social Entrepreneur: Founder and Executive Director at The Amal Alliance, Inc.

Jan Roessner

Germany

  • Co-Founder | CEO at One Earth Rising™


Nikki Eberhardt

United States

  • Global Social Entrepreneur + Professor of Business


Richard Dacalos

Philippines

  • Coach. Consultant. Community Builder (@ Together Group). Public Speaker. Author
  • WEF Global Shaper


Marc Prensky

United States

  • Creator of the expression “Digital Natives”
  • Worldwide Keynote Speaker and Author at Author 8 books, 100+ essays, Spoken in 40+ countries


MAY’20 SESSION SPEAKERS

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Marcelo Garcia

Switzerland

  • Founder of WisdomAccelerator.org;
  • Member of Explorers.org;
  • UN Smart Cities Expert


Low Wei Ling

Singapore

  • Serial Socialpreneur and Startup Specialist;
  • WEF Global Shaper


Martin Wezowski

Germany

  • SAP Chief Designer & Futurist;
  • Awarded “One of Germany’s Most Innovative Minds”


Tushar Aggarwal

Singapore

  • Crypto and Blockchain VC and Podcast Host;
  • FinTech Management Consulting


Toby Lewis

United Kingdom

  • Frontier Technology Market Monitoring
    (Blockchain, AI, Robotics, FinTech, Venture Capital)


Giovanni Porcellana

Switzerland

  • Ex-CERN Knowledge Transfer;
  • WEF Global Shaper


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Eileen Goh

Singapore

  • Commonwealth Secretariat, Youth & Social Policy;
  • WEF Global Shaper


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Yoann Fol

Singapore

  • Bringing Data Science to purpose-driven organizations;
  • WEF Global Shaper


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Helmut Sussbauer

Germany

  • Former Deutsche Telekom Innovation Catalyst


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Tom Hayton

United Kingdom


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Akash Bhavsar

India

  • UN Expert;
  • Bridging new age technology with Sustainable Development Goals


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Joakim Odelberg

Sweden

  • Fellow of Explorers.org and TV Host;
  • Award-winning conservation journalist


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Benjamin Butler

Hong Kong

  • Futurist and Coach to CEOs and Changemakers;
  • WEF Global Council on Quantum Computing


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Mark Turrell

Germany

  • Author of “Scaling” – how do you spread ideas;
  • Adjunct Professor Hult University


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Taghi Amirani

United Kingdom

  • Film Director and Producer of “Coup 53”


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Alexi Stapf

(joint session with Natasha Stapf)

United States

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student);
  • Tech Center Support Specialist

Natasha Stapf

(joint session with Alexi Stapf)

United States

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student)


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Julien Weissenberg

Switzerland

  • Founder of AI Sense;
  • WEF Global Shaper;
  • ETHZ PhD


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Jean François Geneste

France

  • Ex-Chief Scientist of Airbus;
  • Author of multiple books


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Jan Roessner

United States

  • Founder of One Earth Rising Games – oneearthrising.com;
  • Former Military Helicopter Squadron Leader


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Amandine Roche

France

  • Human Rights Expert;
  • Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher


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Emidio Sacramento

Switzerland

  • Founder of Zebiometrics;
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Biometric Security


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Roberto Alvarez

United States

  • Executive Director of the Federation of Global Councils on Competitiveness;
  • Singularity University


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Yuri Sanada

Brazil

  • Fellow of Explorers.org;
  • IMAX Film Producer;
  • Sailed across the Atlantic in the replica of a 2600 years old Phoenician ship


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Sun Yen Tan

(joint session with Jessica Wu)

Singapore

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student);
  • Filmmaker at Blank Productions


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Jessica Wu

(joint session with Sun Yen Tan)

China

  • WAY Alumnus (High School Student);
  • Founder of Sparkling


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Andrea Delannoy

Switzerland

  • Founder of Mod-Elle;
  • Challenging gender stereotyping in shaping and pursuing youth’s career aspirations


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Negin Shiraghaei

United Kingdom

  • Former BBC Leading News Anchor;
  • Founder of Open Growth UK


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Gary Shainberg

United Kingdom

  • WEF Technology Pioneer;
  • Advanced Drones Entrepreneur


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Marc Buckley

Germany

  • Climate Activist and Speaker;
  • Resilient Futurist


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Beverly Goodman

Israel

  • Fellow of Explorers.org and National Geographic Society;
  • Marine Geoarcheologist and Professor


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Nasser Siabi

United Kingdom

  • Disabilities Tech Entrepreneur;
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)


Bertrand Meyer

Switzerland

  • Provost of the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology;
  • Professor of Software Engineering at ETH Zurich;
  • Inventor of the Eiffel Software Language


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Harald Neidhardt

Germany

  • Founder of Futur/io, the European Institute of Exponential Technologies & Desirable Futures


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Stephan Morais

Portugal

  • Venture Capitalist; Harvard MBA;
  • WEF Young Global Leader;
  • Young President’s Organization (YPO) Member


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Monique Morrow

Switzerland

  • Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech;
  • TEDx Speaker;
  • President of the Humanized Internet


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Ivan Shumkov

United States

  • Founder of Build Academy;
  • Architecture Professor NYU;
  • Columbia PhD; Fulbright Scholar


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Hrish Lotlikar

United States

  • Founder of Superworld;
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality ventures


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Ajay Ramachandran

United States

  • Founding Partner of Happiness Ventures ($500m VC tech fund);
  • Creator of multiple startups


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Vít Jedlička

Liberland

  • President of Liberland.org, the third smallest state by surface area after the Vatican and Monaco

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