Speakers

World Academic Summit speakers


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Anant Agarwal
Chief executive officer, edX
Professor, MIT
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M'hamed el Aisati
Vice-president of product management, funding and content analytics
Elsevier
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Trevor Barratt
Chief executive officer
THE
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Phil Baty
Chief knowledge officer
THE
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Stephane Berghmans
Vice-president of EU strategic alliances
Elsevier
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Jean Chambaz
President
Sorbonne University
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YS Chi
Chairman
Elsevier
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Moustapha Cissé
Research scientist and lead
Google AI Centre, Accra
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Sara Custer
Digital editor
THE
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Kurt Deketelaere
Secretary-general
League of European Research Universities
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Alessio Figalli
Full professor and chair in mathematics
ETH Zurich
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Sophie-Charlotte Fischer
PhD candidate, Center for Security Studies
ETH Zurich
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Katherine Fleming
Provost
NYU
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Dawn Freshwater
Vice-chancellor, University of Western Australia
Chair, Group of Eight (Australia)
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Howard Gardner
Senior director
Project Zero, Harvard University
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Meric Gertler
President
University of Toronto
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John Gill
Editor
THE
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Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
Theoretical physicist
Harvard's Center for Fundamental Laws of Nature
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Markus Gross
Vice-president of research
Walt Disney Studios
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Feridun Hamdullahpur
President, University of Waterloo
Former chair, U15 (Canada)
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Manu Kapur
Chair of learning sciences and higher education
ETH Zurich
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Lily Kong
President and Lee Kong Chian chair professor of social sciences
Singapore Management University
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Gordana Landen
Group chief HR officer
Adecco
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Jay Lee
Director, Saudi Aramco-KAIST CO2 Management Centre
KAIST
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André Loesekrug-Pietri
Founder and managing partner
A Capital
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Jack Lu
President of the human resources management department
Huawei
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Chris Luebkeman
Head of global foresight
Arup
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Roya Mahboob
Founder and chief executive officer
Digital Citizen Fund
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Corine Mauch
Mayor
City of Zurich
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Joël Mesot
President, ETH Zurich
Member, IARU
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Anton Muscatelli
Principal and vice-chancellor, University of Glasgow
Chair, Russell Group
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Abel Olayinka
Vice-chancellor, University of Ibadan
Chair, ARUA
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Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman
Former minister for education
Ghana
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Gilles Patry
Executive director
U15
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Mamokgethi Phakeng
Vice-chancellor, University of Cape Town
Member, IARU
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Duncan Ross
Chief data officer
THE
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Brian Schmidt
Vice-chancellor
Australian National University
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Michel Servoz
Senior advisor to the president
European Commission
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Sarah Springman
Rector
ETH Zurich
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Eng Chye Tan
President, National University of Singapore
Member, Asian Universities Alliance
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Vicki Thomson
Chief executive officer
Group of Eight
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Shalini Trefzer
Contributing editor
Diplomatic Courier
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Karin Vey
Executive innovation consultant
IBM ThinkLab and IBM Research Zurich
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Max Voegler
Vice-president of global strategic networks (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
Elsevier
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Christer Windeløv-Lidzélius
Principal
KaosPilot
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Lan Xue
Dean of Schwarzman Scholars
Tsinghua University
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Saadia Zahidi
Managing director
World Economic Forum
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Wu Zhaohui
President, Zhejiang University
Member, C9 League

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