Ashoka Globalizer Strategy Thought Partners - Vienna-2010

Summit(s):
Munich-2012
Stockholm-2011
Vienna-2010

On September 18, 2006, Anousheh Ansari captured headlines around the world as the first female private space explorer travelling to and staying onboard the International Space Station for 10 days. Afterwards, back on Earth as a successful serial entrepreneur, Anousheh returned to her job as...

Summit(s):
Nairobi-2012
Geneva-2012
Vienna-2010

Bill Carter is Director of Ashoka Africa. He served on Ashoka's International Board for twenty-nine years, focusing on strategy development, and is a founding member of the Board. In that capacity he interviewed many hundreds of candidates to become Ashoka Fellows. In 2009 Bill stepped down from...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

As one of the world’s leading thinkers on social change, Bill Drayton has pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship. He is the CEO and founder of Ashoka, a global organization that elects over 2,000 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends,...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

Dermot Desmond was born in Cork in 1950. His family moved to Dublin in 1956. He was educated at Scoil Mhuire in Marino and at Good Counsel College in New Ross. Before setting up his own company in 1981, he worked for Citibank, the Investment Bank of Ireland and as a banking consultant for Price...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

Since 10/2009 Austrian Post (Vienna, Austria): Chief Executive Officer

01 - 09/2009 T-Mobile Deutschland, (Bonn, Germany): Spokesman of the Management Board

2007 - 2008 Deutsche Telekom AG (Bonn, Germany): Special Deputy of the Management Board, Member of the Expanded...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

Harry Roels (1948), a Dutch citizen, joined the Royal Dutch/Shell Group in 1971, after completing a masters degree in Physical Chemistry at Leiden university. He lived in Sarawak, Brunei, Scotland,the Netherlands,Turkey and England during various assignments, and travelled extensively worldwide...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

Lance received his BA from UC-Berkeley and his PhD from the California Institute of Technology, both in molecular biology. During his school years he also assembled a large real estate portfolio that he continues to own and manage. After receiving his PhD, Lance founded and built Third Wave...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

Lawrence (Larry) Lunt is a private investor from Belgium who manages Armonia (www.armoniallc.com), his family office in Greenwich, Ct, USA, focusing 100% on triple-bottom-line investments with a balanced emphasis on people,...

Summit(s):
Geneva-2012
Stockholm-2011
Vienna-2010

Marc Castagnet holds MBA degrees from both France and USA. After a career in banking in New York and starting his business in China in 1989, he started SgT Group in the 1990s and sold it in 2009. SgT has been a pioneer in offering quality control and outsourcing supply chain services in the...

Summit(s):
Vienna-2013
Vienna-2010

Martin Essl is CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of bauMax Group. In 2007, he founded the Essl Social Prize, an annual international award for social initiatives that offers sustainable support to those who help people in need. Mr. Essl first joined the Schömer bauMax group in 1984 as a...