Psychology of Change Strategist
Daniele dell'Erba is an international, change management consultant, coach, trainer, author and lecturer, who has been helping people and organizations deal with change since 1998. He is a specialist in behavioral and cultural change as well as customer experience and sales force effectiveness. He also teaches Change Management at the LisbonMBA as well as other related ‘soft’ (quickly becoming ‘core’) disciplines for Masters and Executive Education programs at the Portuguese Catholic University School of Business and Economics.
Thought Leadership Expert & Personal Branding Strategist
Daria is an international keynote speaker, best-selling author and trainer in Thought Leadership & Personal Branding. She is dedicated to empower business leaders and visionary entrepreneurs to work smarter with their online positioning.
She is frequently invited to be a guest speaker at conferences, in summits and on podcasts around her expertise. Daria is passionate about topics such as the future of work, entrepreneurship in education and building real, human connections online.
David Blum is an international life- and personal development coach from Hamburg. His clients? Bill Gates would call them the „impatient optimists“. High achievers with a growth mindset who are hungry for life. With his proved and renowned coaching program David accompanies his clients on the process of finding out what they really want in life and how they can achieve peak performance, personal fulfillment, and peace of mind. With his inspirational hands-on speeches and workshops David helps companies on sustaining their employees’ peak performance while avoiding burnout and fluctuation.
Joana Santos Silva
Joana is a professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics specializing in digital marketing, digital transformation and strategy. She is the Director of the Digital Business Initiative at Católica-Lisbon in the area of Marketing. Formerly, Joana worked in the pharmaceutical industry in the areas of business development and strategic marketing. For the past 8 years, Joana has dedicated her career as a lecturer and consultant in diverse sectors such as healthcare, retail, telco, energy, mobility, and hospitality (among others). Her work focuses mainly on the impact of new technology is having on businesses, consumers, and society at large.
Olympic Young Change-Maker
Martim Portugal Ramôa is in his early twenties and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management. Born and raised in Alentejo, Portugal he has been a fan of the Olympic Games since he was seven years old. And, after living in Greece to get in touch with the history and culture of the birthplace of this event, he was nominated Olympic Young Change-Maker for Portugal, in which function he currently represents his country at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. In this past year, he has been working closely with the International and Portuguese Olympic Committees, in order to prepare the Portuguese Mission to the event. Within this cooperation, he has kept a watchful eye on eSports and the Olympic debate surrounding them. He considers this industry to be extremely disruptive and wishes to raise awareness regarding this phenomenon.
Pedro Oliveira is Professor of Healthcare Innovation at Copenhagen Business School, Associate Professor at Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics (Leave of Absence) and Academic Fellow at the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures. He is the Founder and President of Patient Innovation (www.patient-innovation.com). At Católica-Lisbon he served as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, Academic Director of the Lisbon MBA, and Director of the doctoral program in Technology Change and Entrepreneurship. He was also an International Faculty Fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management. He received his Ph.D. in Operations, Technology and Innovation Management from the U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed additional advanced training at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
René Bohnsack is a business school professor and educational entrepreneur. His mission is to revolutionize the way business models are created – based on science, technology, and values – to empower anyone realizing their entrepreneurial dreams.
Entrepreneur & Investor
Tim has had a varied number of business interests. His first own business was a micro brewery which he started in 1993, where he brewed one of the very first independent beers in South
Africa. He then sold the business and started looking for opportunities overseas.
In 2001 he moved to Angola where is business focus was mainly in the Media. The holding he founded grew to become one of the largest and most profitable Media holdings in the country.
In Portugal, Tim’s investments range from agriculture to technology. Tim is a partner in companies focused on the production of raspberries and blueberries (Green Meridien), distribution of Sci-Mx nutritional products (Refreshjump), power distribution (Luzboa), chauffeur services (DrivU) and many others activities.
In 2015, Tim got known from the Portuguese audience by participating as an investor on the first season of the Portuguese Shark Tank. Tim is also currently involved in real estate with the construction of eco-resorts.