Keynote speakers

Prof. Dr. Mathias Binswanger

Mathias Binswanger is Professor of Economics at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland in Olten and associate professor at the University of St. Gallen. Binswanger's research focuses on the areas of macroeconomics, financial market theory, environmental economics and research into the connection between happiness and income. He is the author of the bestsellers The Treadmills of Happiness (2006) and Pointless Competitions (2010). His latest book is called "Money from Nothing" (2015). According to the Neue Zürcher Zeitung ’s economist influence ranking, Mathias Binswanger has been one of the most influential economists in Switzerland for years and was the most frequently cited source of inspiration by politicians in 2019. 

Dr. Agnis Stibe

4x TEDx speaker, MIT alumnus, and YouTube creator. World-renowned corporate leadership and scientific advisor at Offers an authentic science-driven STIBE method and practical tools for achieving hyper-performance with human artificial intelligence. Established research on Persuasive Cities at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently working with MIT Media Lab on the SoCity project. The first decentralized prosocial platform empowers urban citizens to make their communities more livable and cities hyper-performing. In this vision, business acceleration and societal wellbeing can be achieved through purpose-driven innovations that successfully blend technological advances with human nature. The STIBE method helps gain confidence and build resilience against everyday circumstances. It drives stressless hyper-performance at work and certainty in life.