Claus Meyer – Co-founder and Co-owner Noma and GUSTU
Claus Meyer co-founder and co-owner of celebrated restaurant Noma, Copenhagen, rated the world’s Best Restaurant four times and GUSTU, La Paz has been a gastronomic entrepreneur for the last 30 years. Besides his countless companies, Meyer is an affiliated professor at Copenhagen Business School and Social Impact Fellow at University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Marius Robles – CEO & Co-founder Reimagine Food
Marius Robles is the CEO & Co-Founder of Reimagine Food, the world’s first disruptive center committed to the future of food that connects start-ups, entrepreneurs, investors, and the F&B industry with the technologies that are transforming and impacting our food system.
Philippe Starck – Designer and Architect
Philippe Starck is a French creator, designer and architect. His profound comprehension of contemporary mutations, his determination to change the world, his anticipatory concern for environmental implications, his love of ideas, his desire to defend the intelligence of usefulness – and the usefulness of intelligence – have accompanied one iconic creation after the other.
Tyler Brûlé – Innovator Wallpaper und Monocle
Tyler Brûlé is widely considered one of the most influential media innovators of his generation. In 1996 Brûlé launched Wallpaper, a title that won numerous awards for its design, international relevance and use of typography. In 2002 Brûlé sold his stake in Wallpaper to focus on developing Winkreative, the full- service branding and design agency he set up in 1998. Monocle has become the second ground-breaking publication of Brûlé’s career. It is an international briefing on current affairs, business, culture and design published 10 times a year.
Matteo Thun – Architect and Designer
Matteo Thun is an award winning Italian architect and designer. After becoming a co-founder of the Memphis Group in Milan, he founded his own studio in 1984 and worked as the Creative Director for Swatch for a few years. His company, Matteo Thun & Partners, founded in 2001, develops projects in the fields of architecture, interior design and production design.
Marije Vogelzang – Pioneer eating design
Marije Vogelzang is considered a pioneer and the ‘Grand dame’ in the field of eating design. After having developed and sold two experimental restaurants called ‘PROEF’ in the Netherlands, she broadened her experiments and developed her vision to design out of the verb of eating. She recently became head of a new bachelor department about food at the Design Academy Eindhoven called FOOD NON FOOD. In 2016 Marije initiated the Dutch institute of Food&Design. A global network to celebrate the power of design connected to food.
Mirjam Hauser – Trend and Consumer Researcher
Mirjam Hauser is Senior Research Manager at GIM Suisse (company for innovative market research), where she conducts trend and consumer research. She has published several food and consumer trend reports at the GDI (Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute) and belongs to the “Values & Visions 2030” team of the GIM values and future.