16 Nov INSEAD Global Luxury Forum 2018


Dear Swiss Alumni,
The Swiss National Alumni Association is supporting the promotion of the INSEAD Global Luxury Forum on November 16th. Take advantage of the alumni discount to attend the 3rd edition of this high quality event.

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INSEAD Global Luxury Forum 2018

Shifting The Paradigm:
The new frontiers of technology, human creativity, emotional engagement and value-driven business models

November 16th 2018, 9am – 8pm
Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand
2 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris
Contact: rclg@insead.edu
With shifting demographics, socioeconomics and technological advance, the retail and luxury industries are rapidly changing, becoming more experiential, more sustainable and more digital than ever.
The 2018 INSEAD Global Luxury Forum invites industry leaders to discuss how the new frontiers of retail and luxury landscapes can create value through corporate innovation.
Attendees and top experts will engage on best practices leveraging technology to enhance human creativity, strengthen customer loyalty through emotional engagement and build sustainable, value-driven business
Tickets with the VIP Lunch + Networking Cocktail
External Guests and Alumni Non NAA Members HERE
Special 50% Discount for NAA Members HERE
Startup Corporate Innovation Seminar ONLY

SCHEDULE
8h30 – 9h00: Registration & Coffee
9h00 – 13h30: Morning sessions
13h30 – 15h00: VIP Seated Lunch
15h00 – 17h00: Afternoon Sessions
15h00-17h00: Breakout Sessions: The Future of Luxury & Retail
17h00 – 19h00: Corporate & Startup Co-Creation: INSEAD Innovation Seminar
19h00 – 20h00: Champagne Networking Cocktail

OPENING SESSION – INSEAD
Miguel LOBO – INSEAD Middle East Campus – Director
Katia KACHAN – INSEAD Global Luxury Forum – Founder, INSEAD MBA’16
Noemi ZITO & Nayantara DAYAL – INSEAD RCLG MBA – Co-Presidents, MBA’18

LEADERSHIP IN THE 21 CENTURY – DRIVING IMPACT IN LUXURY
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Martin ROLL – Martin Roll Company – Business & Brand Strategist, INSEAD MBA’99
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Gilbert GHOSTINE – Firmenich SA – CEO

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE – LUXURY INDUSTRY
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Christian BLANCKAERT – Hermès International – Former Executive VP, INSEAD MBA’70
Jonathan SIBONI – Luxurynsight – CEO
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – LUXURY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Patrick CHALHOUB – Chalhoub Group – CEO
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – LUXURY IN ASIA
Ashley MICKLEWRIGHT – Bluebell – CEO
Julien HAWARI – Mediaquest – Co-CEO

SPECIAL PROJECT – WOMEN IN LUXURY
Floriane DE SAINT PIERRE – Floriane De Saint Pierre et Associés – CEO
Claire ISNARD – Chanel – Global Chief People & Organization Officer
Megha MALAGATTI – ST Dupont – Executive Director, Marketing
Rania MASRI – Chalhoub Group – Chief Transformation Officer

PANEL DISCUSSION – SHIFTING THE LUXURY DNA TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY
How to best translate sustainability into both aspirational brand stories and profitable business models? The shift of the consumer’s need – from status symbols to luxury stories that connect with values and ideals
Anand VENGURLEKAR – Innovation realisation consultant, INSEAD GEMBA’13
Kunal KAPOOR – The Luxury Closet – CEO, INSEAD MBA’08
Michael BEUTLER – Kering Group – Director of Sustainability Operations
Melika DAHLOUK – NUMA – CEO
Gilbert GHOSTINE – Firmenich SA – CEO

TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION & DIGITAL INTEGRATION
EXECUTIVE FOCUS – E-COMMERCE
Stephen PICARD – Oliver Wyman – Principal, Retail Consumer & Luxury Goods
Celia FRIEDMAN – Oliver Wyman – Partner, Retail Consumer & Luxury Goods

EXECUTIVE FOCUS – INSEAD RESEARCH
Unpacking Modern Luxury and Fashion Consumption Through Big Data
David DUBOIS – INSEAD – Marketing Professor

PANEL DISCUSSION – TECHNOLOGY AS A TOOL TO CREATE CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT
How to balance between the high-tech retail and high-touch customer service? Luxury brands between innovation and century-old heritage: best practices of in-house digital transformation
David DUBOIS – INSEAD – Marketing Professor
Anne KAMINSKY – Facebook – Global Client Partner, Luxury
Stephen PICARD – Oliver Wyman – Principal, Retail Consumer & Luxury Goods
Micahel JAIS – Launchmetrics – CEO
Alain REVAH – Poshmark – VP of Business & Corporate Development

EXECUTIVE FOCUS – NO INNOVATION NO FUTURE
Jean-Claude BIVER – LVMH Watchmaking Division – Non-Executive Chairman
Felipe MONTEIRO – INSEAD – Affiliate Professor of Strategy & Academic Director, Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)

— LUNCH BREAK —

EXPERIENTIAL LUXURY: ART, EMOTIONS & CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
EXECUTIVE FOCUS – EXPERIENTIAL LUXURY – HOSPITALITY
Deepak OHRI – Lebua Hotels & Resorts, Thailand – CEO
Christophe LAURE – Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand – General Manager
PANEL DISCUSSION – VALUE CREATION THROUGH EXPERIENCES & EMOTIONAL ENGAGEMENT
Anand VENGURLEKAR – Innovation realisation consultant, INSEAD GEMBA’13
Steven MORALES DE MEDRANO – DMW Finance Group – Managing Director, INSEAD MBA’10
Michel CAMPAN – Wellness Wave – CEO
Deepak OHRI – Lebua Hotels & Resorts, Thailand – CEO
Christophe LAURE – Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand – General Manager

EXECUTIVE FOCUS – EMOTIONAL ENGAGEMENT
Matteo GABBA – Conde Nast – Executive Director

KEYNOTE – CULTURAL AGENCY AS A VEHICLE FOR BRAND LEADERSHIP: BRANDS AND ART, MEANING AND ENTERTAINMENT
Vadim GRIGORYAN – MA+Creative – Luxury & Culture Brand Strategist, INSEAD MBA’00

PANEL DISCUSSION – EMOTIONS, ART & CULTURE IN LUXURY
In the world of digital transformation, art will be the aspect of luxury consumption that will connect products to human nature. Artistic acumen and value-based story telling will be key to create meaningful customer experiences. Emotions and personal engagement will differentiate brands from each other
Vadim GRIGORYAN – MA+Creative – Luxury & Culture Brand Strategist, INSEAD MBA’00
David TOMASZEWSKI – COBALT – Film Producer
Matteo GABBA – Conde Nast – Executive Director
Nathalie COLIN – Swarovski – Creative Director, Executive Vice President CGB Management Board Member
Frederic FONTAN – Alfa Libra – Founder

BREAKOUT SESSIONS – FUTURE OF LUXURY AND RETAIL

BAIN LUXURY STUDY
Stefano FENILI – Bain & Company – Principal, Global Fashion & Luxury
Elisa Del FABBRO – Bain & Company – Case Team Leader, Global Fashion & Luxury
EXECUTIVE FOCUS – RETAIL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Rania MASRI – Chalhoub Group – Chief Transformation Officer

EXECUTIVE FOCUS – Capturing the Digital Luxury Consumer: From the Far East to Europe
Alison BRINGE – Launchmetrics – CMO

PANEL DISCUSSION – RETAIL IS NOT DEAD – THE FUTURE OF THE STORE
In the world of AI and VR, D2C, 3D scanning, RFID and Blockchain, what are the key success factors for creative companies to use the right tools for the ultimate goal – a seamless and meaningful high-end customer experience?
David DUBOIS – INSEAD, Marketing Professor
Gilles HAUMONT – Tsquared Consulting – CEO
Isabelle AGUERRE – Lux In Vivo – Founder
Joaquin VILLALBA – Nextail – CEO
Miron MIRONIUK – Cosmose – Founder & CEO

17h-19h
CORPORATE & STARTUP CO-CREATION: INSEAD INNOVATION SEMINAR

Corporate Venturing ensures innovation transfer and technological integration. What is the best way for corporate venturing to achieve its innovation goals? How companies can attract top startups and ensure high integration rates? How to leverage tech and digital trends to optimize products/solutions/customer experiences in an agile way without ‘burning money’?

IN-HOUSE VC: THE BMW VENTURE CLIENT MODEL AS AN ALTERNATIVE TOOL TO BOOST CORPORATE INNOVATION
Joerg NIESSING – INSEAD – Affiliate Professor of Marketing
Gregor GIMMY – 27Pilots & BMW Garage – Co-founder & Managing Director

A RECIPE TO SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE – STARTUP COLLABORATION
The external knowledge sourcing process in multinational corporations: overseas scouting to tap into new ideas and market opportunities
Felipe MONTEIRO – INSEAD – Affiliate Professor of Strategy & Academic Director, Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)

CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL AS AN INNOVATION VEHICLE – KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Using venturing activities to accelerate digital transformation: a successful digital transformation requires employees to develop new skills, understand digital technologies and new ways to work and make decisions. Tapping into startups’ know-how in these areas can help a company accelerate its transformation.
Nico DEHNERT – BCG Munich – Project Leader, INSEAD MBA’16

CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL AS AN INNOVATION VEHICLE – KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Tapping into a Global Startup Ecosystem: Attracting International Investors and Industry Accelerators
Vikas AGGARWAL – INSEAD, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Katia KACHAN – INSEAD RCLG – GLF, Founder
Celine LIPPI – The Luxury Tech Fund – Managing Partner
Kunal KAPOOR – The Luxury Closet – CEO
Rania MASRI – Chalhoub Group – Chief Transformation Officer

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