Programme

 #TTGF17 

Day 1 – 30 March

  • CEO only workshops moderated by McKinsey and hosted at Pictet offices, Geneva
  • Investor only Roundtable presented by the International Venture Club, hosted at Pictet offices, Geneva
  • Gala Dinner, Tech Tour Growth Awards ceremony and launch of the 2017 Tech Tour Growth 50 at the Beau Rivage, Lausanne

Day 2 – 31 March

  • Deep dive into the latest trends, the coolest companies and the hottest sectors in European Technology by attending interactive workshops
  • Listen to inspiring keynote speeches

Thursday 30 March 2017

10:30 Welcome Coffee & Registration at Pictet
'by invitation only - CEOs'
11:00 Welcome by George Coelho, Co-President & Opening Remarks by Rémy Best, Managing Partner, Pictet & Cie SA
11:15 Introduction by Peter Weed, Global Co-Head " Growth Tech" Practice, McKinsey & Company (USA)
11:30 Introduction by Greg Revenu, Managing Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co
11:45 4 Concurrent CEO only workshops moderated by McKinsey & Company and Bryan, Garnier & Co
'B2B Digital, B2C Digital, IoT, Capital Raising'
MODERATOR: Greg Revenu, Co-Founder & Managing Partner , Bryan, Garnier & Co
MODERATOR: Holger Klärner, Vice President Fast Growth Tech EMEA, McKinsey & Company
MODERATOR: Michael Burstein, Knowledge Lead, McKinsey & Company
MODERATOR: Peter Weed, Global Co-head ''Growth Tech'' Practice, McKinsey & Company (USA)
13:00 Networking Lunch
'Hosted by Pictet'
14:00 4 Concurrent CEO only workshops moderated by McKinsey & Company and Bryan, Garnier & Co (continued)
'B2B Digital, B2C Digital, IoT, Capital Raising'
MODERATOR: Greg Revenu, Co-Founder & Managing Partner , Bryan, Garnier & Co
MODERATOR: Holger Klärner, Vice President Fast Growth Tech EMEA, McKinsey & Company
MODERATOR: Michael Burstein, Knowledge Lead, McKinsey & Company
MODERATOR: Peter Weed, Global Co-head ''Growth Tech'' Practice, McKinsey & Company (USA)
15:15 Wrap up Sessions in each Workshop
15:30 Bus transfer to CERN for CEOs
16:00 Special Event CERN Private Visit
'Hosted by Pictet'
18:15 Bus Transfer from CERN to Lausanne for CEOs
19:00 Opening Forum - Networking Cocktail at Beau Rivage
'All Forum participants registration'
20:00 Welcome by George Coelho and Eric Archambeau, Co-Presidents
20:05 Welcome by Patrick Barbey, Innovaud
20:10 Forum Networking Dinner
21:30 Keynote Speech - Making the Impossible, Possible by André Borschberg, Solar Impulse
21:50 Award Ceremony & Honouring of Successful Entrepreneurs
22:35 Networking Dinner continued

Friday 31 March 2017

07:30 Breakfast at Hotels
08:20 Registration & Welcome Coffee at IMD, Lausanne
[ Room: Foyer M100]
08:50 Welcome by Jean-Francois Manzoni, President, IMD
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
09:00 Welcome & Intro of Canton Vaud by Raphael Conz with Guest Speaker Benoit Curdy, Secretary General of Global UTM Association
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
09:15 Keynote Speech - Investing in a Reflationary Environment by Alexandre Tavazzi, Global Strategist, Pictet
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
09:35 In conversation: What I have learnt from building billion dollar success stories
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
MODERATOR: George Coelho, Partner, Good Energies AG
PANELISTS:
Fergal Mullen, General Partner, Highland Capital Partners Europe
09:55 In conversation: How to build a Unicorn
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
MODERATOR: Eric Archambeau, General Partner, Wellington Partners
PANELISTS:
Olivier Duha, CEO & Founder, Webhelp SA
10:20 Keynote Speech - Creativity Driving Social Change by Sanjit Sethi, Director of Corcoran School of Arts & Design
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
10:45 Networking Coffee Break
[ Room: Foyer M100]
11:15 Lessons learnt from taking companies public
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
MODERATOR: Olivier Garnier, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co
PANELISTS:
Eric Forest, Chairman & CEO, Enternext
Isabella Schidrich, Managing Director, NASDAQ International Ltd
Ernest Loumaye, Co-Founder & CEO, ObsEva
Thierry Gadou, CEO, SES Imagotag
11:50 Keynote Speech - The Impact of Artificial Intelligence by Charlie Muirhead, Founder & CEO of Cognition X
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
12:10 Remarks by William Stevens, CEO, Tech Tour
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
12:20 Room Change Break
12:30 Breakout Workshop 1 - The Impact of Artificial Intelligence
[ Room: M200 Room, 2nd floor]
MODERATOR: Charlie Muirhead, Founder & CEO, CognitionX
PANELISTS:
Milie Taing, Founder, Lili.ai
Breakout Workshop 2 - The Impact of Fintech
[ Room: M230 Room, 2nd Floor]
MODERATOR: Mohit Agnihotri, Executive Director, JP Morgan Partners
PANELISTS:
Michael Schmidt, Chairman, Algomi
Michael Laven, CEO, Currencycloud
Breakout Workshop 3 - Exit Horizons - IPOs, Trade Sales & Crossover Investors
[ Room: M110 Room]
MODERATOR: Olivier Beaudouin, Partner, Technology , Bryan, Garnier & Co
Breakout Workshop 4 - The Role of Large Corporations
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
MODERATOR: Fabian von Samson-Himmelstjerna, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
PANELISTS:
Rainer Koppitz, CEO, B2x
Chris Mcbean, CEO, E-Leather
Nuno Sebastiao, Chairman & CEO, FeedZai
13:30 Networking Lunch & 121 Meetings
[ Room: Foyer M100]
14:45 Breakout Workshop 1 - The Impact of the Connected World
[ Room: M100 Auditorium]
MODERATOR: Jean-François Baril, Managing Partner & CEO, Ginko Ventures
PANELISTS:
Boris Lacroix, Senior Vice President Products, Actility
Will Franks, CEO, Telensa
Breakout Workshop 2 - The Impact of Technology Convergence
[ Room: M200 Room, 2nd floor]
MODERATOR: Chris Wade, Partner, Isomer Capital
PANELISTS:
Julien Coulon, Founder, Cedexis
Vincent Bieri, Co-Founder, NEXThink
Breakout Workshop 3 - The Role of Boards & Executive Leadership
[ Room: M110 Room]
MODERATOR: Patrick Dunne, Chairman, EY foundation
15:45 End of Forum
16:00 Bus Transfer to airport

*Agenda subject to changes