Past Event Report

21 May Swiss Healthcare Club Executive Lunch Series: Janneke van der Kamp, MBA’03J, Head Novartis Pharma, Region Europe

In late May, Janneke van der Kamp, MBA’03J, Head Novartis Pharma, Region Europe, talked about I.C.U. Three Letters that Drive Novartis Culture with Aleksandar Ruzicic, MBA’97J, President of the Swiss INSEAD Alumni Healthcare Club. The event was the first of the new Swiss Healthcare Club Executive Lunch Series, attracting over 60 registered guests.

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17 May INSEAD Alumni Swiss Tech Entrepreneur Night

This recording features the launch event for the new scholarship for Swiss tech entrepreneurs, welcoming members of the EPFL/ETHZ alumni community and MBA candidates. It featured Henning Piezunka, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, one of INSEAD’s most appreciated teachers, followed by a panel of Swiss tech entrepreneurs who shared their experience at INSEAD and beyond.

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5 May A 21st Century View on Napoleon Bonaparte’s Leadership

Studying the leadership track record of Napoleon Bonaparte as a military general and as an emperor, INSEAD Professor Ludo Van Der Heyden finds a rich resource to extract lessons for 21st century leaders. In his Bicentenary Memorial Lecture: A 21st Century View on Napoleon Bonaparte’s Leadership to Swiss alumni in early May 2021, there are

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Leading Biopharmaceutical Companies Into The Future After The COVID-19 Crisis

In April 2021, the INSEAD Alumni Healthcare Club Switzerland hosted Leading Biopharmaceutical Companies Into The Future After The COVID-19 Crisis. The topic inspired a discussion packed with practical insights on what it takes to manage businesses and keep employees motivated in the face of disruptive forces, systemic change, and ambiguous market environments. The event featured

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Jean Claude Biver & INSEAD’s Peter Zemsky: Disruption, Creativity, and Leadership in Luxury Goods

Available exclusively to INSEAD alumni, Jean-Claude Biver, Honorary Chairman of Hublot is interviewed by Peter Zemsky, INSEAD Deputy Dean, Dean of Innovation. It’s a fast-moving discussion of entrepreneurship, a big mistake, disruption, purpose, the most important (and often overlooked) metric, building a heritage brand, materials innovation and much more. View it here  (login with your

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Unit8: Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Real-life Business Cases

In October 2020, the Geneva Chapter hosted Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Real-life Business Cases, featuring INSEAD alumnus Dr. Marcin Pietrzyk, Founder and CEO of Unit8. INSEAD alumni and guests heard about the impact of Unit8’s work in several industrial case studies. Also addressed in the talk were some of the myths associated with the potential

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State of The Private Equity Industry in Europe and Impact of COVID-19

At the end of June, more than 150 guests participated in the first virtual event hosted by the INSEAD Private Equity Club of Switzerland (IPEC). The 75-minute session packed in all the latest global and European data on fundraising, exits, and dealflow, along with a lively discussion about the challenges and opportunities created by the

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The Search Fund: An Innovative Model for SME Buyouts in Switzerland

Members of the INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland gained fresh knowledge from an expert panel of 8 speakers at The Search Fund: An Innovative Model for SME Buyouts in Switzerland event on 14 May 2020. The webinar attracted 182 unique participants, clearly indicating a great deal of interest in search funds in Switzerland! Topics covered include:

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