At TEDxFS 2018, seven live speakers and two pre-recorded TED talks will be presented to the audience in order to spark vivid discussions. TEDxFS, which is for the Frankfurt School family and friends, is an independently organized TED event and will display talks from various fields including medicine, neuroscience, entrepreneurship and personal development. In TED’s spirit of ideas worth spreading, we hope that the event will inspire you to further improve and to take on leadership within your chosen field.
Anne Koark is a management consultant, translator and keynote speaker and a pioneer on successful failure. She is a regular interview partner in the media. Born in Britain Anne has been living in Germany since 1985. Initially Anne worked for patent attorneys and then for major international software companies in Munich. In 1999 Anne founded a company that assisted international companies setting up subsidiaries and maintaining business in Germany that in 2001 was awarded the Breakeven entrepreneurial prize. But in the aftermath of Sept 11,2001, Anne's company had difficulties. This culminated in insolvency and Anne lost everything. Anne's book about this, in which she argued for a culture of failure and fought for the destigmatization of insolvency was 7 months on the bestseller list in Germany. In 2004 Anne, was awarded the Lady Business Award and in 2005 the Special Prize at the Great Prize of Medium-sized Enterprises (Grosser Preis des Mittelstands) for the destigmatization of failure. Today Anne supports others in business. In addition to speaking at business events, Anne was invited to speak at the EU-Commission and the Germany Ministry of Justice and at the Global Summit of Women. Her speeches are renowned for their British humour.
Math is hard for many, both in school and at university? But with the help of Daniel Jung not only the math exam wil be "rocked"! With over 130,000,000 views on YouTube plus his own learning portal and over 1 million users, Daniel one of the world's most successful online tutors. He bridges the gap to offline learning as a founding partner of StudyHelp, with which he helps pupils, trainees and students through math scripts, crash courses in over 200 cities and learning academies on site through examinations. But that's not all: The rock star of the education scene also advises start-ups and companies in the field of lifelong learning as a basis for staying innovative in the age of digitalization.
Archish Mittal is the Executive Director of R Ventures Foundation , a Non Profit aimed at supporting initiatives aimed at integration of refugees in Europe. Our aim to recognise the inherently entrepreneurial qualities of refugees, help create sustainable hi-tech global businesses by providing seed capital and mentorship to refugee owned start-ups and refugee impact organisations. He is a strong supporter of "Dialogue" and has conducted several Cross- civilisational dialogue in business, academia, public institution , and youth organisations. These include Archbishop Excellency Emery Kabongo Kanundowi at Vatican City and Dr. Ahmad Ilyasi, Chief Imam of India among others. He holds a degree in Investment & Financial Risk Management , Cass Business School London and an Intensive summer Creative writing program from Cambridge University and was chosen as a Next-Gen scholar to study Philanthropy at Wharton (Upenn).
Dr. Philipp Ramin is the CEO and founder of the international training, consultancy and research company German Innovation Centre for Industry 4.0 and an expert on building up digital competence throughout company structures. Philipp developed the leading international training program on industry 4.0 and digitalization, which has been implemented in corporations in 12 countries worldwide. His focus is on systematic and continuous knowledge build-up within company cultures. Philipp is also the initiator of the first international online platform for industry 4.0 (www.i40.de) and the Vice Managing Director of the renowned NGO Münchner Kreis that serves as an independent, interdisciplinary, and international platform for key players from business, academia, and public policy regarding the economic, political, and social challenges of digital transformation. He was one of the youngest city council members in Germany and has since become faction chairmen of the CSU in Neutraubling in Bavaria. Philipp studied at the University of Regensburg and the American University, Washington D.C with a focus on innovation and technology management and received his PhD for his work on discontinuous innovation and business models. Prior to his current activities Philipp was advisor for the German parliament and worked in the automotive and consulting industries.
Joanne Thomas Yaccato is the president and founder of the international gender advisory consulting firm, The Thomas Yaccato Group. The creator of the business philosophy Gender Intelligence, Joanne has spent over 25 years traveling the world educating and working with governments and businesses implementing inclusive and equitable business models. The premise of Gender Intelligence is simple: if the needs of women consumers are at the epicenter of a companys strategic planning process, you'll raise the bar for all customers. Currently, Joanne is the Senior Gender Finance Expert at the Frankfurt School and has worked in the international banking community in Africa, The Western Balkans, The Middle East and all over South-East Asia. Furthermore, she spans the globe speaking on the economic and social impact of gender bias to conference audiences as diverse as the Turkish government and bankers in Kazakhstan. She is the author of four best-selling business books and was the personal finance columnist for Canadian Living and Chatelaine and CBC TVs National Morning News.
Sorah Kim is a brand and marketing strategy consultant specializing in beauty, health, and wellness, as well as a writer and speaker. She earned her BBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011 and moved to New York City to pursue her dream of being a marketer in the fast-paced beauty industry. By 2016, she had already worked her way up the corporate ladder while simultaneously earning her Masters of Professional Studies in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Sorahs experiences include working for top global companies, like L'Oréal and Unilever. After eight years of dedication to her corporate career and embarking on a profound journey of self-discovery, she bravely traded in her 9-to-5 job to find her purpose and pursue an entrepreneurial track. In her spare time, Sorah enjoys reading, working out, volunteering, and trying new restaurants.
Walter Kohl studied history and economics at Harvard University and graduated from the University of Vienna with a master´s degree in economics. He also obtained an MBA at INSEAD. After working in Investment Banking in New York City, he had been working as a manager in different large companies in Germany for over 10 years. Furthermore, he ran togehter with his wife a German-Korean supplier for the automotive sector from 2004 until 2018 (www.kohlandhwang.com). Since 2011 Walter has also been active as a speaker and a coach. His topics range from authenticity, relationship and communication to leadership. His heartfelt desire is to help people to achieve more independence and enjoyment of life. Furthermore, Walter Kohl published "Leben oder gelebt werden" in 2011 which became a bestseller in Germany. His second book "Leben was du fühlst" was published in 2013. He also wrote a book with Padre Anselm Grün "Was uns wirklich trägt" in 2014.
|Date & Time||Saturday, 17th November 2018|
|Location||Audimax at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Adickesallee 32-34, 60322 Frankfurt|
|Language||The whole event will be held in English|
|Food & Drinks||Snacks and drinks are included in the ticket price and will be offered during the breaks and after the event|