EMBA Networking Events

Come and join us at these unique networking opportunities for all...
These Thursday events are organized jointly by the Association of EMBA Alumni of the University of Geneva, and the EMBA Program. Each event is an opportunity to explore a subject or field, and exchange and debate on the selected topic around high-level specialists.

EMBA Alumni events

March 18, 2021  -- Zoom webinar --

International Business Development: New Forms of Business Coaching

Presentations / Guest speakers:

Elodie ABBÉ, International Business Consultant & ACC Coach, Abbé Roads

Marc ROBERT, Partner, Halifax Consulting

November 12, 2020  -- Zoom webinar --

Female Leadership

Presentations / Guest speakers:

Carole DUBOIS, Director, Business Development, Quantis International

Sophie DUBUIS, President Geneva Tourism, Member of multiple Boards of management

Paige HOLT, Strategic Media and Operations Advisor

October 1, 2020  -- Zoom webinar --

How Managers in Switzerland are Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis to Reduce the Short and Long-Term Impacts

Presentations / Guest speakers:

Cyrille REYNARD, Managing Director at Banque Cramer & Cie SA

Nikola MAHMUTOVIC, DRH Salt Mobile SA

May 7, 2020  --- CANCELLED ---

Qu'est-ce qu'une entreprise libérée ? Le modèle Buurtzoog présenté par son célèbre fondateur, Jos de Blok

November 7, 2019

Business Succession

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Caroline LEOPOLD-METZGER, CEO Deppeler - Swiss dental instruments manufacture | Presentation

Magali BERLA GEAY, Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate Finance - www.triportail.ch | Presentation

Véronique BASCH, CEO Steriswiss

March 14, 2019

Swiss Business Success Stories, Mix of Tradition & Modern Concepts

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Stéphanie POUSAZ & Arlette BELAT, Founders & Directors of Mood Jewels | Presentation

Pierre BUSTAMANTE, Partner at Chappuis Halder & Co., Expert in Business Development & Risk Management, Innovation & Fintech | Presentation

November 27, 2018

BLOCKCHAIN - La confiance au coeur du business

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Vincent PIGNON, CEO WeCan.fund  | Presentation

Pierre GUIOL, Head of Data and API Portfolio - SITA

Aires MARQUES, Senior Principal Blockchain Consultant - ORACLE

Ray CHOW-TOUN, CEO com/ FileProof.org

Dr Jean-Marc SEIGNEUR, Directeur CAS Blockchain UniGE

November 22, 2018

High-Impact HR Development Practices Aligned with New Business Strategies 

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Jonathan NORMAND, Founder & Director of B Lab (unable to attend)

Jean-Baptiste KELLER, CEO & Founder of Pomelo Sàrl

Joëlle BEDAT, Consultant & PhD Applicant - Expert in HR Governance and Strategy

March 1, 2018

New Strategic Business Models: Evolution or Revolution

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Jean-Jacques SUTER, Business Accelerator & Interim Manager for SMB's, PMEpower Management Consulting; Partner of M&BD Consulting

Aurore BUI, CEO of Softweb, Social Innovation Expert

Lionel MORLET & Charles AUBERTCo-Founders of MEO River Concept

November 2, 2017

Hot New Tech Impact on Future Management

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Grégory Barbezat, Founder & CEO, Skioo SA

Cédric Nabé, Group Chief Information Security Officer, Edmond de Rothschild

Xavier Arreguit, Managing Director, Alexandre Coquoz, Associate Director, Innobridge

March 16, 2017

Release your potential in 2017 and embrace new career opportunities & development 

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Akiko Kasagi, Market Research Project ManagerSelf-Leadership Lab SA

Laurent Santini, Managing DirectorDosepharma SA

Anne-Liliane Jorand, Innovation Leader & Corporate Strategist, Founder & Director at Management Consult

November 17, 2016

How new ways of communication will shape the future in business & management

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Pierre Maudet, State Councilor in charge of the Department of Security and Economy, Republic and State of Geneva

David Delmi, Founder & CEOHARDAH

Jean-Luc Dumont, Head of SalesSwisscom Entreprise SA

October 6, 2016

Le Leadership bienveillant


Guest speakers:

Sébastien Henry, Entrepreneur, conférencier et auteur du livre "Ces entrepreneurs qui méditent et qui s'engagent"

Jonathan Normand, Co-fondateur de Codethic, et Représentant du mouvement B Corp (Benefit Corporation)

Sofia de Meyer, Directrice générale et fondatrice - Opaline Factory

Gregory Chollet, Marketing & Quality Director - Loyco SA

June 30, 2016

l'Economie collaborative

Guest speakers:

D. Paulino - COO, naxoo & U. Ali - Fondateur, tryngo

Y. Zieba - Président, Pangloss Labs

J. Rossiaud - Dr. en Sciences économiques et sociales & président de Monnaie Léman

V. Pignon - Fondateur, WeCan.Fund

JB. Guillet - Fondateur, Open Business Foundation

June 2, 2016

Shareholder involvement, stakeholder management & value-based strategic advantage

Guest speakers:

Jean-François Baril, CEO at Ginko Ventures | www.ginkopartners.com| www.connecting-partners.com

Marc Wagner, CEO at Swiss Aero Prod Sàrl, CEO at Broadcastdrone.tv. S.A. | www.swissaeroprod.com

Claude Nicollier, Professor in Aerospace Engineering, Lead Flight Test at Solar Impulse, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology | http://space.epfl.ch

Hakan Ekinci, CRO (Member of the Management Board), IG Bank SA, Geneva, eMBA postgraduate | www.ig.com

Eric Achkar, Président, Société Astronomique de Genève | http://www.astro-ge.net/

March 10, 2016

Leading & implementing innovative business stragegies

www.linkedin.com “Executive MBA Alumni and Students, University of Geneva” group

Guest speakers:

Prof. Gilbert Probst, Member of Management Committee, Dean Leadership Office & Academic Affairs, World Economic Forum

Marco Enriquez, Managing Director at Bios Fair

Michiel Boehmer, Group Chief Operating Officer at Unilabs

Patrick Scherrer, Chairman of the Board, Co-founder at G-ray Switzerland SA | Board Member at ValAct Foundation & Gour Medical SA | Co-founder at La Muse | Co-founder, CEO at SwissInno+

November 12, 2015

Space Entrepreneurship - How is space conquered today?

FLYER | VIDEO | Guest speakers:

Volker Gass, Director, Swiss Space Center (EPFL)

Daria Lopez-Alegria, Founder of SpaceBridges

Julian Harris, Chier Technical Officer, ELSE SA

Patricia Cooper, Vice President of Satellite Government Affairs, SpaceX

Whitney Lohmeyer, Communiations Systems/Regulatory Engineer, OneWeb

Ntorina Antoni, Lawyer, Swiss Space Systems Holding SA

October 7, 2015

Art, Creativity & Communication driving Advantage and Excellence in Business

FLYER / Guest speakers:

Anat Rosenwasser, Créatrice et Fondatrice, L'ART au TRAvail - Ateliers interactifs en entreprise

Loa Haagen Pictet, Curator of the Banque Pictet & Cie's Art Collection, President of the International Association of Corporate Collections of Contemporary Art (IACCCA)

Eric Fumeaux, Owner and CEO - Fumeaux Consulting, Partner & Member of the Board of Directors - Anactis Consulting SA, Chairmain - Swiss Business Network

May 28, 2015

Managing Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Markets

Guest speakers:

Joëlle Morlet, Risk Manager at Dior Credit & MBA Graduate - Foreign Trade Advisor for France

Wen Gao, Team Lead, IRIS Project Direct Debit, TRANSF & MBA Graduate - International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Stéphane Müller, America Sales Director & MBA Graduate - LAURASTAR SA 

Frédéric NtezimanaDirecteur Général & MBA GraduateCECOS Burundi

March 5, 2015

Anticipating and Overcoming Barriers to Organizational & Career Change

Guest speakers:

Fabrice Butruille, Consultant & MBA Graduate - Alexander Hughes

Dominique Allemann, Head of IT Governance Services - Vision 2 Action

Cédric Borboën, Sous-directeur chez Lombard Odier & Cie SA, Président & Fondateur du Forum Economique du Nord Vaudois, Fondateur de Networking On The Green, Créateur d'opportunités d'affaires

October 2, 2014

Careers in International Organizations and Geneva-based NPOs

Guest speakers:

Jessica Silberman Dunant, Head of Global Planning - ICRC Geneva/CICR Genève

Fabrizio Balda, Responsable de la gestion globale des risques de l'État - République et Canton de Genève

Barbara Wetsig-Lynam, Director of Quality Assurance, Identity and Learning - ACT Alliance

May 22, 2014

Sustainability, Ethics & Social Innovation in Corporate Strategy


Alain Sigrist, Executive MBA Graduate & Vice President - Cleen Services-Entreprise de l’économie sociale et solidaire

Guest speakers:

Stanislas Zuin, Magistrate, Geneva Court of Audit / Cour des Comptes de Genève

Ernst von Kimakowitz, Director & Co-Founder, Humanistic Management Center

Michel Sintes, Consultant & Specialized Trainer

Matthieu Aubry, Manager, Financial Services , HAYS

With the participation of Dorota Mrozek, Senior Financial Analyst / CSR Specialist

February 20, 2014

Leadership and Communication, Different Perspectives: Business - Law - Corporate - Media

Guest speakers:

Yves Laplume, Responsable Editorial, Fondation Hirondelle, hirondelle.org - canal YouTube

Christophe Berdat, Regulatory Affairs and Media Relations Manager, British American Tobacco, Swizterland

Jean-Christophe Barth, Legal Counsel & Wirtschaftsmediator, Swiss Federal Railways (CFF SA)

Jean-Claude Schmalz, General Director, TPG Publicité SA, tpgpub.ch


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