Speakers

THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF FINANCE SUMMIT WILL HOST TOP-NOTCH KEYNOTES FROM WORLD-CLASS FINANCIAL LEADERS, FORWARD THINKERS, AND LEADING ACADEMIC EXPERTS.

02.11 2021
HOST: JIM STOLZE

Is a tech entrepreneur and a prominent figure in the European startup scene. In 2009 he was approached by TED.com to become one of their twelve ambassadors worldwide. Between then and 2016 he was the driving force behind TEDxAmsterdam and many other TEDx events in Europe, the Middle East, and even the Caribbean. He is an alumnus from the prestigious Singularity University (California).

Jim Stolze is a thought leader and change maker in the field of exponential technologies. Since 2017 Jim focuses on Artificial Intelligence (AI). With his platform Aigency he connects algorithms from PhDs and startups to data sets and challenges from big corporates. This initiatieve was labeled by the media as “the world’s first employment agency for artificial intelligence”. 

MICHAEL WADE

Renowned IMD Business School professor of innovation and strategy, Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, and Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. His areas of expertise relate to strategy, innovation, and digital transformation. His latest book breaks down five keys to creating disruptive ideas called ALIEN Thinking: Attention, Levitation, Imagination, Experimentation, and Navigation.

IGOR BEUKER

Is a top international speaker in the field of digital transformation and a futurist known for his foresight on trends and technologies that disrupt business, economy, and society. Igor is an advisory board member at revolutionary tech/media companies, Rolling Stone Culture Council member, Hollywood sci-fi think pioneer, award-winning marketing strategist for brands like Amazon, L’Oréal, Nike, and Unilever, and a seer for Fortune 500s, organizations, and governments.

He is driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through human-inspired social innovation.

CONFIRMED DEEP DIVE AND ROUNDTABLE SPEAKERS

Chris Out is a serial entrepreneur focused on the intersection of finance and marketing. He co-founded, built, and exited the largest growth marketing agency in The Netherlands, RockBoost, and has consulted hundreds of entrepreneurs and agency owners on strategy, growth levers, and the right next steps profitably company to the next level. He is the author of the book: Structuring for Extreme Revenue Growth.

ERIC LENARD

Eric Lenard is Vice President of Finance for Robotics and Digital Solutions at Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest and most comprehensive health care company.  He is responsible for providing worldwide 
financial and strategic leadership to the digital and robotic surgery businesses across J&J’s Medical Devices sector including the integration and management of the recent Auris Health and Verb Surgical acquisitions.   

CRAIG BALDINO

As Vice President, Finance Solutions and Technology, and a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Global Finance Leadership Team, Craig leads J&J’s Finance Technology and Analytics transformation program along with the company’s Global Planning Centers of Excellence. Craig is responsible for driving leading practice applications of process and technology in support of Johnson & Johnson’s growth objectives.

ALAIN MULDER

Alain Mulder is Senior Director Europe Operations at IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the global non-profit organization behind the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program. He has extensive experience in finance, business development, operations, marketing and communications. Alain was a finalist in the 2020 Executive Director of the Year awards by the Association of Association Executives (AAE). Alain is frequently asked to speak at international events, on topics such as the future of finance, the finance transformation, professional development, accounting, and global economic conditions.

UTE JAEGER-WOLFE

Ute Jaeger-Wolfe is Facebook Marketing Science Director for the Benelux and DACH region.

Attendees of the Bright Future of Finance Summit have access to the in-depth, deep dive sessions or the inspiring roundtables that take place parallel to each other.

FORWARD THINKERS
AND LEADING ACADEMICS
WILL BE AT YOUR
FINGERTIPS