AUS Speaker Series

The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland prepares students with skills needed for the future. Interlaced with AUS courses, classroom discussions, and projects, guest speakers regularly enhance the learning experience. Monthly seminars/lectures given by different leading experts sharing their experiences and insights with our students.
Future speakers will cover best practices, lessons learned, and tips in various fields and topics, including entrepreneurship, future business realities, and leadership. The speakers will span the industry spectrum and represent commodities, marketing, hospitality, recruiting, communications, pharmacology, tech, and other industries.
    Guest Speakers:
    • Dr. Joe Di Donna
      Topic: Sensory Marketing
    • Dr. Aileen Ionescu-Somers, Treasurer/Member Board of Directors, WaterLex
      Topic: Strategic Integration of Sustainability in Companies
    • Dr. Peter C. Böhni, Managing Director, Bühler AG
      Topic: HR and Organisational Behavior
    • Bertrand Rajon, Head of Management & Executive Leadership Education, Nestlé SA
      Topic: Leadership Development and strategies to win the 'War on Talent'
    • Giselle Delance, Entrepreneur
      Topic: Brand Creation - Inspirational Story of Watchmaker
    • Suzanne Godfrey, Brand and Marketing Consultant, Specialist in Luxury Management
      Topic: An Overview of the Luxury Industry and Job Opportunities
    • Cyrus Fazel, CEO and Founder of SwissBorg
      Topic: Discovering Blockchain Technologies
    • Nicolas Hanssens, Digital & Luxury Marketing Consultant
      Topic: Luxury industry and its digital challenges
    • Mia Galic, Head of HR, SwissDeCode
    • Olivier Mesly
      Former Marketing Manager of Mitsubishi and Maple Leaf Foods International
    • Ivan Palomino
      Reinventing Leadership in Times of Change: A Human Centric Model
    • Aditi Varma
      Ways to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals
      as an instrument of CSR in the business environment
    Commencement Speakers:
    Industrial Visits
    Industrial visits offer opportunities to glimpse the real insight working procedures of established organizations and fulfill the curriculum demand.