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
Commencement Speakers:
Industrial Visits
Industrial visits offer opportunities to glimpse the real insight working procedures of established organizations and fulfill the curriculum demand.