THE FUTURE OF CONTENT IS CONTEXT

CONFERENCE 25.04. — 26.04.2013 University of St.Gallen

Panel Speakers

Opening Session

Howard Bloch

is Sterling Professor of French and Chair of the Humanities Program at Yale University.

Monika Bütler

is Professor of Economics and Political Science and Director of the Research Institute for Empirical Economics and Economic Policy

Katja Gentinetta

has a PhD in philosophy and successfully works as an author and TV host.

Vincent Kaufmann

Vincent Kaufmann

is Professor of French and director of the Institute of Media and Communications Management at the University of St. Gallen. He is also head of the Contextual Studies.

Theresa Niederle

Theresa Niederle

studies International Affairs and Economics at the University of St. Gallen. She is also a member of the Student Union. The Contextual Studies were the main reason for her to choose the University of St. Gallen.

Ulrich Schmid

Ulrich Schmid

is Professor for Russian Culture and Society and director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of St. Gallen

Sascha Spoun

is President of Leuphana University in Lüneburg/Germany and Guest Professor for Quality Management at the University of St. Gallen

Thomas Sattelberger

is a manager and vice president of the European Foundation for Management Development

Multidisciplinarity

Bruno S. Frey

is Professor of Behavioural Science at the Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick, UK, and Guest Professor at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Miriam Meckel

is Professor of Corporate Communication and director of the Institute of Media and Communications Management at the University of St. Gallen. She also works as consultant and author.

Pierre Guillet de Monthoux

Pierre Guillet de Monthoux

is Professor at and director of the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy  at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

Thomas Eberle

Thomas Eberle

is Professor and Co-Director of the Institute of Sociology at the University of St. Gallen 

Entrepreneurship & Society

Roman Geiser

is CEO of Farner Consulting Switzerland after his career in international business.

Manfred Hoefle

graduated at the University of St. Gallen. He is an entrepreneur and author of the book “Managerism. Leading a company in time of need”

Manfred Hückel

Manfred Hückel

is Head of Global Marketing and Sales of Red Bull GmbH

Jörg Metelmann

Jörg Metelmann

is director of the area Leadership skills within the Contextual Studies and has a PhD in film and media studies.

Timo Meynhardt

Timo Meynhardt

is Assistant Professor and  Managing Director  at the Center for Leadership and Values in Society (CLVS-HSG) , University of St. Gallen

Responsible Leadership and the St. Gallen Model

Thomas Beschorner

is Professor at and director of the Institute of Business Ethics at the University of St.Gallen.

Martin Kolmar

is Professor of Economics in particular Microeconomics and Public Economics at the University of St.Gallen.

Johannes Rüegg‐Stürm

Johannes Rüegg‐Stürm

is Professor for Organization Studies and director of the Institute of Systemic Management and Public Governance at the University of St.Gallen.

Florian Wettstein

Florian Wettstein

is Professor at and director of the Institute of Business Ethics at the University of St. Gallen.

Josef Wieland

Josef Wieland

is Professor at and director of the Institute of Business Ethics at the University of St. Gallen.

From Vanity Fair to Neuromarketing. Do We Live in an Attention Economy?

Emmanuel Alloa

is Assistant Professor of Cultural Theory and Philosophy of Culture at the University of St. Gallen

Christian Elger

is director of the University medical center Bonn and of the Center for Economics and Neuroscience (CENs) at the University of Bonn. He is also Academic director of Life & Brain GmbH.

Michael Hagner

was trained as medical scientist and is currently Professor for the History of Science at ETH Zurich. 

Andreas Herrmann

Andreas Herrmann

is Professor at and director of the Center of Customer Insight at the University of St.Gallen.

Bernard Stiegler

Bernard Stiegler

is a philosopher and media theorist. He is Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London and director of the Department of Cultural Development at the Centre Georges-Pompidou, Paris.

Creativity! An impossible imperative?

Christopher Dell

is a Jazz musician/vibraphonist and an Organizational theorist.

Martin Eppler

is Professor at and director of the Institute of Media and Communications Management at the University of St. Gallen. In his research he focusses on creativity techniques, amongst others.

Karin Kollo

is a choreographer in Zurich.

Alexa Lixfeld

is a designer, lecturer and social entrepreneur

Christoph Michels

Christoph Michels

is Assistant Professor at the Research Institute for Organizational Psychology at the University of St. Gallen.

Björn Müller

is an Organizational Psychologist and is doing research on creativity

Sophie Rudolph

is Administrative Director of the Contextual Studies at the University of St. Gallen and holds a PhD in Media Studies 

Transcultural Communication in a Globalizing China

Daria Berg

Daria Berg

is Professor of Chinese Culture and Society at the University of St.Gallen.

Basile Zimmermann

Basile Zimmermann

is Assistant Professor of China Studies at the University of Geneva

Kuno Schedler

Kuno Schedler

is Professor for Public Management and director of the Institute of Systemic Management and Public Governance at the University of St. Gallen. He is also director of the Sino-Swiss Management Training Program.

Mohammed Shafiullah

Mohammed Shafiullah

is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of St. Gallen

Giorgio Strafella

Giorgio Strafella

is a research Assistant at the Department of Chinese Culture and Society at the University of St. Gallen.

Text/Textil

Ulrike Landfester

Ulrike Landfester

is vice president and Professor for German Language and Literature at the University of St. Gallen

Monika Kritzmöller

Monika Kritzmöller

is Lecturer for Sociology at the University of St. Gallen

Max R. Hungerbühler

Max R. Hungerbühler

is president of the executive board of Bischoff Textile AG and honorary president of the textile association Switzerland

María Cecilia Barbetta

María Cecilia Barbetta

is an author an lives in Berlin

Yvette Sánchez

Yvette Sánchez

is Professor for Spanish Language and Literature at the University of St. Gallen