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May 7, 2019
Luzern, Luzern (de)

We are happy to announce the fourth TEDx event at the Hochschule Luzern!

So, what is TEDxHochschuleLuzern all about? TEDxHochschuleLuzern is where people come together to hear inspiring talks on innovative topics and meet like-minded people, organized fully by an international group of students of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. At TEDxHochschuleLuzern you will be able to experience inspirational moments, engage in interesting discussions and enjoy tasty delicacies and drinks, all in one day.

Hochschule Luzern, Hans Lütolf-Auditorium
Zentralstrasse 9
Luzern, Luzern (de), 6003
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Axel Schultze

Founder World Innovations Forum
Living almost 20 years in Silicon Valley, Axel Schultze was one of the very early people shaping the SaaS Industry, later the Social Media Industry. Today his mission is to help less innovative nations to increase prosperity by accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship. Bringing all countries on eye-level and close the gap between rich and poor, eradicating all levels of poverty.

Dominique Gruhl-Bégin

Head of Innovation
Dominique Gruhl-Bégin has gained a comprehensive experience in the fields of innovation promotion, international trade and strategic procurement in several global positions. Today, as the Head of Start-ups and Next Generation Innovators at Innosuisse, she aspires to share her passion for innovation and entrepreneurship in Switzerland.

Felix Hirschburger

Founder of Louma Empowering People
Felix Hirschburger is an economist, certified coach, Wim Hof Method instructor, organisational development expert, hypnotherapist and founder of Louma Empowering People, helping thousands of executives and entrepreneurs to grow. His inspirational speech will revolve around the topic “Befriend the uncomfortable”.

Jack Vincent

Sales Advisor, Business Storytelling, Killer Presentations
Jack Vincent is a professional keynote speaker not only delivering edgy content, but high-energy speeches. He helps companies to sell more effectively and supports leaders in equipping their sales force with the right system and skills to win more business. Jack’s second book, „A Sale is a Love Affair,“ was the Number 1 New Release in Sales in February 2014, and he has made this link when training and coaching people in the art of connecting love and sales. Moreover, he teaches them how to stay memorable by using the hot concept of storytelling.

Kateryna Maltseva

Doctoral candidate at BI Norwegian Business School
Kateryna Maltseva is a doctoral candidate at BI Norwegian Business School, researching the effects of self-tracking devices and apps on people and organizations. She is interested in how people engage with these technologies, how they interpret and utilize information about themselves.

Nadia Damaso

Author and Influencer
Known for her unique approach to food and life, Nadia was a successful published author by the age of 19 and by now she has 2 bestselling books. On the stage of TEDx Hochschule Luzern she will share her insights on how unfollowing the crowd helped her to become so successful.

Ousman Umar

Ousman Umar is a social entrepreneur who is dedicated to give back to the society. He left Ghana, his home country, when he was 12 years old, walking to Europe and arrived in Spain to pursue better life opportunities. His passion for education led him to found the NASCO foundation, an NGO providing equitable access to educational resources for children in Ghana.

Patrik Berisha

Business Owner Keyforge
Patrick Berisha gained success as a MMA fighter between the years 2008-2016. Now retired from his fighting career, he has founded multiple businesses, including Keyforge – a company that rents out apartments in the heart of Lucerne.

Roy Bernheim

Found T-Bo Bodywear
Roy is a founding partner for E-commerce start-ups Com»On and bodywear brand T-Bô and has gained broad experience in building and running successful businesses in the digital space.

Shinichi Iova-Koga

Artistic Director of the physical theater and dance company inkBoat
Shinichi Iova-Koga is the Artistic Director of the physical theater and dance company inkBoat and the editor of the book “95 Rituals”. He has been teaching movement and composition for bodies in workshops and Universities since 1994.

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Lucerne, Switzerland