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19 June Geneva INSEAD Luxury Forum

Geneva / 16:00 - 22:00

Dear Alumni,

Please discover the full program of INSEAD’s flagship luxury event hosted for the first time in Switzerland.
Register now if you don’t want to miss the opportunity to connect with the most exclusive panel of speakers ever gathered around this theme by our association.

INSEAD Luxury Forum, Geneva
Wednesday 19 June, 2024

How to keep innovating to face current macrotrends and adapt to evolving consumer expectations? This will be the red thread of our INSEAD Luxury Forum, Switzerland edition. 

More than 10 expert speakers from leading luxury brands and consulting firms will share the stage to bring their vision and debate on how innovation takes place in terms of products, client treatment and business models in the industry. A special focus will be given to watchmaking which is at the core of Geneva culture.

The professional program will be followed by a unique networking opportunity over a dining cocktail.

Among our Speakers

Jean-Claude Biver
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with demonstrated history of working in the luxury goods and jewelry industry. 
Ex-President of LVMH Watch Division and Chairman of Hublot. 
Founder and President of BIVER WATCHES.

L. Felipe Monteiro
Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD

Nine times awarded with the Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching, and previously from The Wharton School as well.

Jean-Marc Pontroué
Chief Executive Officer at Panerai and previously at Manufacture Roger Dubuis.
28-year experience in luxury brands

Mathilde Haemmerlé 
Partner at Bain & Company
Member of the Retail and Luxury practices
Nearly 20 years of management consulting experience, specialized in growth strategy and digital & tech transformations

Simone Gibertoni 
CEO Clinique La Prairie
Co-founder CLP Holistic Health 
Board member.

Hélène Goetzelmann
VP Client Experience at L’Occitane
21-year experience, incl. 12 years in HK on regional and international roles 
Responsibility as member of L’Occitane Philanthropy Board

David Dubois
Associate Professor at INSEAD with focus on data-driven and customer-centric transformation.
Expert in luxury, fashion and premium brands management.
Regularly featured in outlets such as The Financial Times, The Economist, Le Monde.

Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel 
CEO and Co-founder of Arianee, web3 startup enabling circular business models and deeper relationships between brands, products and owners through digital product passports.  

Frédéric Godart
Associate Professor at INSEAD.
Specialist in social network analysis, economic sociology, strategy, organizational behavior.
Fashion industry advisor and author.

Rajesh Shanmugasundaram
Chief Technology Officer at BREITLING.
17 years of expertise in designing and delivering digital capabilities across diverse areas.

Matthias Fuchs
Assistant Professor at EHL (Lausanne Hospitality Business School). 
Director of the Institute of Customer Experience Management. 
Experienced Brand Manager at Coty and Procter & Gamble.

Katia Kachan

Business Case Writer for INSEAD.

Founder of Anteros Academy offering programs on leadership development.

Event programme

  • 16h00-16h30 Welcome and guests registration
  • 16h30-17h15 Market outlook & trends – by Bain & Company
  • 17h15-18h00 Swiss watchmaking – Past, present, future by Jean-Claude Biver
  • 18h00-18h30 Client experience 2.0 – New expectations
  • 18h30-19h30 New technologies – From blockchain to Gen.AI
  • 19h30-22h00 Networking cocktail with finger food

Key Facts
When: Wednesday 19 June 2024, 16h
Where: Mandarin Oriental, Quai Turrettini 1, Geneva city center
Tickets: including professional program and dining cocktail

CHF 175 NAA Members (paid-up) // CHF 250 Alumni non-members and guests

Ticketing will close one week before the event, on Tuesday June 11th at midnight.  
INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Odile Astréoud, MBA’15J, Event Organizer
Katia Kachan, MBA’16D
Dimitri Vaharis, MBA’17J, Geneva President Chapter


June 19
16:00 - 22:00
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