Diaporama

New Event Format : INSEAD Salon Conversations November 13

INSEAD Salon Conversations, November 13, 2014, Zürich Salon Conversations is a new event format bringing together Alumni from different backgrounds for an evening of casual discussions in a cultivated atmosphere. If you have never attended a Swiss INSEAD Alumni event, this is the one to try! Join us at the stylish Brasserie Lipp,

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Tetra Pak CEO: Competing Locally While Being Global

The Next Frontier: Competing Locally while Being Global. November 17, 2014, Genève Dennis Jönsson who has been with the family-owned company for 32 years will speak about how Tetra Pak has managed to ensure steady growth, despite fierce competition, margin pressures and soft economies abroad. Tetra Pak may be a Lausanne-based company with Swedish

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Looking Towards the Future at Campus Biotech in Geneva

Looking Towards the Future. October 28, 2014, Genève The Lunch Conference features Dr. Benoît Dubuis who heads up Campus Biotech, located at the former Merck Serono site in Geneva. He is also in charge of development at The Wyss Center, a unique research organization funded by a CHF 100 million endowment by the entrepreneur

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Understand the Rationale Behind Today’s Billion Dollar Hotel Industry Deals

[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]Get the story behind the headlines[/pullquote] This week the WSJ and several other papers reported Accor’s billion dollar buyback of hotels it sold in 2007. Earlier, Bloomberg reported that Katara Hospitality, owned by Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority, is seeking to acquire five hotels from the UK’s InterContinental Hotels

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What LinkedIn Says About the INSEAD Network in Switzerland

[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]INSEAD Alumni are also Entrepreneurial, and almost as likely to be involved in an Entrepreneurship role, as they are to be employed in more traditional roles[/pullquote].LinkedIn is popular with INSEAD Alumni no matter where they are working. What does LinkedIn tell us about the Alumni network in Switzerland? First off, there

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Geneva and the World’s Most Dangerous Places

A short walk from the tranquil banks of Lac Leman is the headquarters of a 150 year old organization that willingly goes to the world’s most dangerous places. Syria, Iraq, and Gaza are not mere headlines in the news.to the Red Cross and its workers. [pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]The Red Cross and its workforce of

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Tops in Raising VC: Entrepreneurial INSEAD Alumni

Having an INSEAD MBA is a boon when raising venture capital, according to the latest data from PitchBook, a private equity industry information provider. [pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg famously do not have college diplomas, but don’t be fooled, the data shows it’s an advantage, according to Pitchbook.

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INSEAD Alumns Win 9th Alumni Dragon Boat Trophy in Switzerland

[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]Second victory for INSEAD Alumni in three years[/pullquote] Overcast skies did not deter INSEAD teamwork, spirit, and determination at this year’s Dragon Boat Trophy in August in Zürich. The INSEAD Alumni team finished first with Rochester second, Stanford finishing third, followed by HSG Omnium. It is the second win in three years

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Global INSEAD Day – Evening Event with Georges Burki in Zürich

This year we will mark Global INSEAD Day, the annual celebration of INSEAD across continents, with our annual general meeting followed by a dynamic presentation by Georges Burki on September 11th. The demand for old master violins is phenomenal with price trends defying typical economic cycles. Is investment rational? Are the old masters’

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