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Joe Kaeser

President & CEO of Siemens AG

Gina McCarthy

13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

Edelgard Bulmahn

Vice President of the German Bundestag

Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann

CEO Opel / President Europe General Motors

Dr. Miriam Meckel

Chief Editor WirtschaftsWoche

Alexander Graf Lambsdorff

Vice President of the European Parliament

Philipp Rösler

Chairman, World Economic Forum

René Obermann

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Jürgen Klinsmann

Football Trainer (Video Keynote)

Dr. Jennifer Dungs

Manager, Porsche Digital

Andrew McAfee

Co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Associate Director of the Center for Digital Business at MIT Sloan School of Management

Stefan Winners

Member of the Board, Hubert Burda Media

Dr. Hubertus Meinecke

Senior Partner and Global Leader Industrial Goods, The Boston Consulting Group

Peter Gassmann

Managing Director Strategy& Germany, Switzerland & Austria

Dr. Peter Wittig

German Ambassador to the US

Martin Weiss

Managing Director, Burda Principal Investments

Jürgen Hardt

Transatlantic Coordinator at the Federal Foreign Office

Ludger Schuknecht

Chief Economist, German Ministry of Finance

Caio Koch-Weser

Chairman of Board, European Climate Foundation

Constanze Stelzenmüller

Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institute

Sascha Spoun

President, Leuphana University of Lueneburg

Margret Wintermantel

President DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Allan E. Goodman

President, Institute of International Education

Johannes Heinlein

Vice President Strategic Partnerships, edx.org

Fernando Reimers

Faculty Director of the International Education Policy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Marina Weisband

Civic Educator, Former Political Director of Germany's Pirate Party

Uwe Jean Heuser

Head of the Economics Department, Die Zeit

Sheila Jasanoff

Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School

Wendell Wallach

Consultant, Ethicist, and scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Dr. Dr. Alexander Görlach

Publisher & Chief Editor The European

Reinhard Bütikofer

Co-Chair of the European Green Party (EGP)

Erik Kirschbaum

Author & Germany Correspondent at Reuters

Moritz Baier

Senior Investment Banking Associate, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Christina Becker-Birck

Vice President, Meister Consultants Group

Peter Woodward


Sibylle Kalmbach

Deputry Secretary General of Studienstiftung