Charlotte Frey, dedicated teacher and social entrepreneur, is a co-founder of CLIMB, which developsnew approaches to teaching children and adults. Since 2012 CLIMB has won many social entrepreneurshipprizes and is growing steadily and opening new branches around Germany.
Dr. Christian Zenger is Co-founder & CEO of PHYSEC GmbH and lecturer at the Ruhr-University Bochum.
He develops security and privacy solutions
for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.
Dr. Clara Saraceno’s research focuses on pushing ultrafast laser technology to new limits to open new applications: from the biomedical field to advanced manufacturing techniques or fundamental studies in physics and chemistry, the new lasers are an enabling technology for science and industry. Dr. Saraceno is a professor for Photonics and Ultrafast Laser Science at Ruhr-University Bochum and
researcher at RESOLV Cluster of Excellence.
Ganesh Muren has a background in mechanical engineering and has won numerous product and entrepreneurship awards both locally and internationally. Ganesh is the founder and the current CEO of the social enterprise Saora Industries, which delivers a solution for sustainable, affordable and environment-friendly drinking water to those in need.
Jakob is the founding chairperson of “Jugend Rettet e.V.” (‘Youth Rescues’). With its own boat IUVENTA the organisation has already saved more than 2000 lives. When he was 19 years old, Jakob Schoen became active in building a better world. 3 years later, his effort against distress at sea serves as an inspiration to many.
Before Laura Klimecki became a communication consultant, she worked as a project manager, while
also doing research at university. Her main aim was to create a training that helps employees to present and represent their companies, their products and their services in a crisp, yet intelligible way.
Laura Klimecki has been working for medium-sized companies, universities, training centers, political organizations, medical centers, start-ups, and individuals.
Ruth-Anne Damm is one of the founders of “Heimatsucher e.V.”, a society that preserves the personal experiences of holocaust survivors and passes those on to the youth. “Heimatsucher e.V.” started as a student project in 2010. Today the society has won many prizes and has more than 100 members.
Florian Schild is an expert in artificial intelligence, international entrepreneur and valued business partner for innovation, creativity and change in the German-speaking part of Europe. Among other things he is conducting research on high-level artificial intelligence projects for Siemens and the German air force.
Junior-Prof. Dr. Simon Ebbinghaus teaches Physical Chemistry at the Ruhr-University Bochum. He is a researcher at RESOLV Cluster of Excellence.
Tobias Hübner is a trainer at Codingschule Düsseldorf, a school that teaches programming skills to kids and adolescents, and focuses on Raspberry Pi, Scratch and Python. He also blogs extensively about his experiences as a coding teacher and his passion for programming and education.