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Meet Thomas Sieber, Chairman of Axpo Holding
Meet Thomas Sieber, Chairman of Axpo Holding AG
From 2009 to 2012, Thomas Sieber was the CEO of Orange Switzerland, of today Salt Mobile SA. In March 2016 he was appointed as the new Chairman of Axpo Holding AG. Axpo Holding AG is an energy utility and one of the largest Swiss Companies by revenue. In addition to his mandate at Axpo Holding AG he is currently on the board of directors at Sierra Wireless, RTX and Garaio AG as well as Chairman of the Board of Limmex AG.
Thomas Sieber started his successful ICT career more than 20 years ago at Hewlett Packard. In his last position at HP, he was the European Director of the SME area with 600 employees. From 2001 to 2009, he shaped the development of Fujitsu’s channel business. As a member of the Executive Management he was responsible for the operative management of the international IT business with over 3000 employees.
Thomas Sieber holds a business degree from the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG) and is a HSG Alumni Member.
Meet Jasmine Choi, “One of the best flutists in history”
Meet Jasmine Choi, “One of the best flutists in history” (Sifini Maganzin, 2015)
Praised by the Korea Times as "The goddess of flute", Jasmine Choi is one of the most celebrated flutists of our generation. She has been critically acclaimed on international stages for her rich tone, technical brilliance, superb musicianship, and charismatic stage presence since an early age.
Born in Seoul, South Korea in 1983, Miss Choi began her musical studies on the violin and piano at an early age. She began playing the flute at the age of nine and moved to the United States at the age of 16 when she was accepted to study with renowned flutists Julius Baker and Jeffrey Khaner at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She holds a “Bachelor of Music” from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and a “Master of Music” from Juilliard School in New York.
After having served as principal flute of the Vienna Symphony and associate principal flute of the Cincinnati Symphony, Miss Choi has now taken off with a career of a full-time soloist. Recent performances include solo recitals at Wigmore Hall in London, Konzerthaus Schubert Saal in Vienna, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, and Kumho Art Hall in Seoul.
Nominated by the Symphony magazine as one of “America’s Emerging Artists”, Miss Choi was the winner of major music competitions and even played at the official inauguration ceremony of the current Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon in New York.
In 2015, she was voted to one of the best flutists in history by the Sinfini Magazin.
Meet the “Investment Punk”, Gerald Hörhan
Meet the “Investment Punk”, Gerald Hörhan
Gerald Hörhan, also known as the “Investment Punk”, is an Austrian entrepreneur, investment banker and author. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business and a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, where he graduated with Magna Cum Laude.
Mr. Hörhan started his career as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan and as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. In 2003, he founded the Pallas Capital Holding AG, an advisory firm for capital procurement and financing, mergers & acquisitions and consulting of entrepreneurs.
With his critical view on the financial system, he advances the opinion that the government does not provide sufficient education on economics and finance for the general public. Mr. Hörhan is the author of the bestselling books “Investment Punk: Warum ihr schuftet und wir reich werden”, “Gegengift – Europa stiehlt euch die Zukunft. Wie ihr euch wehrt”, and “Null Bock Komplott – Warum immer die Weicheier Karriere machen und wie ihr es trotzdem schafft”.
Together with Harald Psaridis, CEO of Leadership Company, he also runs the training center “die Finanzschule”, where he holds seminars and workshops to educate participants on how to manage money and build up wealth. He frequently gives guest lectures at Universities and Business Schools.
Meet Dan Brière, “a born entrepreneur” – CEO Magazine
Name: Dan Brière
Guiding life principle: “The main goal of any pursuit, personal or not, should be to improve the life of someone else.”
Achievements: Founding member at numerous organizations across three universities, including Columbia Venture Partners, Columbia's premier training program for students beginning careers in Venture Capital. Named "A born entrepreneur" by CEO Magazine (FW Business).
Professional experience: 6+ years running and collaborating with startups in Silicon Valley, New York, Switzerland, and other innovative locations.
Meet Maria Myers, Founder of PrettyPurposeful.org and TheYouthCorp.org
Name: Maria Myers
Guiding life principle: “Everyone has a story”
Achievements: Global Teen Leader (We are Family Foundation)
Professional Experience: Founder of PrettyPurposeful.org and TheYouthCorp.org, Youth Delegate at the UN CSW, Speaker at the UN Youth Assembly, Program Manager at the Capital Markets Global Summit at the UN.
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