Invited Speakers

To be updated

Prof. Dr. Andreas Kaplan

Rector, ESCP Business School

Professor Kaplan is particularly interested in the future of education impacted by digital transformation, edtech start-ups, and increased competition. He regularly acts as keynote speaker and presenter at academic and non-academic conferences, seminars, and workshops. His work is featured in various national and international press and media outlets such as the California Management Review, Financial Times, and the Harvard Business Review.


Prof. Dr. Andrea Calabrò

Co-director, IPAG Business School

Andrea Calabrò is Professor of Family Business & Entrepreneurship at IPAG Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Management and Governance from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and has been Professor/Chairholder of Business Administration and Family Entrepreneurship at University of Witten/Herdecke (2011-2017).


Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Przegalinska

Pro-Rector, Kozminski University

Prof. Aleksandra Przegalinska habilitated from management at Kozminski University and received her doctorate in the field of philosophy of artificial intelligence at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw.


Prof. Dr. Jan J. Michalek

Dean, Economic Sciences Faculty, University of Warsaw

Prof. Jan J. Michalek graduated in econometrics at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and at the College of Europe (Belgium) . In early 1990 he worked as Deputy Representative of Poland to the GATT/WTO in Geneva. He currently holds the position of Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw.


Prof. Dr. Jawad Syed

Dean, Lahore University of Management Sciences

PhD, Academic FCIPD, is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Leadership at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (AACSB accredited), Lahore University of Management Sciences. His main research interests include human resource management, diversity management, organisational knowledge, leadership, and business ethics. Prior to LUMS, he worked at the University of Kent as a Reader during 2007-14 and University of Huddersfield as a Professor during 2014-16


Assoc. Prof. Helen Duh

University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
South Africa

Prof Helen Inseng Duh holds a PhD in Business Management with Marketing Specialization from Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Marketing in the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her research interests are consumer behaviour, brand management, social marketing, electronic and social media marketing.


Dr. Bert Wolfs

Dean, SBS Swiss Business School

Since 1999 Dr. Wolfs is the founder and Academic Dean of SBS Swiss Business School in Zurich-Kloten, Switzerland (EDUQUA, ACBSP, BAC, IACBE, CHEA, AACSB accredited). He is a Lecturer of BBA/MBA/DBA programs for the courses as European Business, Strategic Management, International Business Ethics, Global Environments and Trends, New Venture Creation and many others.