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Anil K. Gupta
Anil K. Gupta

Anil K. Gupta Anil is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and globalisation. He is the author of Getting China and India Right and The Quest for Global Dominance. The recipient of numerous awards for excellence in researchAnil K. Gupta

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Jonathan Gabay
Jonathan Gabay

Jonathan Gabay Jonathan is one of Europe’s leading independent brand marketers. He is on the faculty of the world’s largest marketing training body, The Chartered Institute of Marketing, which also endorses most of his books. Jonathan has written 13 books (threeJonathan Gabay

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Adrian Furnham
Adrian Furnham

Adrian Furnham Adrian is a business psychologist at University College London (UCL). He has completed extensive consultancy research with both private and public-sector organisations. He is also an academic who has written over 50 books, is a newspaper columnist and aAdrian Furnham

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Joe DiVanna
Joe DiVanna

Joe DiVanna Joe is an acknowledged global authority on the Islamic-banking industry. He is the author of: A New Financial Dawn: The Rise of Islamic Banking; Understanding Islamic Banking: The Value Proposition That Transcends Cultures and How to Run a Bank. He isJoe DiVanna

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David Clutterbuck
David Clutterbuck

David Clutterbuck David has written or co-written 50 books, of which 14 are on coaching or mentoring. He is Visiting Professor of Coaching and Mentoring at both Oxford Brookes and Sheffield Hallam Universities and Lifetime Ambassador for the European MentoringDavid Clutterbuck

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Dominic Alldis
Dominic Alldis

Dominic Alldis Dominic is a jazz musician, orchestral conductor and business speaker. For over 15 years he has been introducing the corporate world to The Music Metaphor. His unique approach has been experienced by an impressive list of worldwide clientsDominic Alldis

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Barkha Dutt
Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt Managing Editor and Presenter NDTV Country: India

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Anne de Baetzelier
Anne de Baetzelier

Anne de Baetzelier Presenter of several Belgian TV current-affairs programmes Country: Belgium

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Conny Czymoch
Conny Czymoch

Conny Czymoch Presenter Phoenix TV’s Der Tag, German news and current affairs programme. Country: Germany

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Jan

Emma Crosby
Emma Crosby

Emma Crosby Presenter, Channel Five News (GMTV) Country: UK

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Claire Byrne
Claire Byrne

Claire Byrne Presenter on independent radio network, Newstalk, The Breakfast Show Country: Ireland

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Jan

Clarissa Ahlers
Clarissa Ahlers

Clarissa Ahlers Presenter on NDR TV’s Hamburg Journal, a national business programme Country: Germany

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Jan

Alain Ducasse
Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse Alain Ducasse, considered to be one of the most renowned chefs of his generation, is at the helm of three restaurants each awarded by three Michelin stars in Monaco(Louis XV – Alain Ducasse), Paris (Alain Ducasse au PlazaAlain Ducasse

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Will Day
Will Day

Will Day Will Day spent 20 years working with a range of relief and development NGOs (Save the Children, OXFAM, Opportunity Trust and CARE International) in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia. Will was involved in the establishment of ComicWill Day

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Jung Chang
Jung Chang

Jung Chang Jung Chang was born in China in 1952. During the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) she worked as a peasant, a “barefoot” doctor, a steelworker and an electrician before becoming an English-language student and, later, an assistant lecturer at SichuanJung Chang

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John Bird
John Bird

John Bird John Bird is the Founder of The Big Issue, the magazine sold on the streets of London by homeless people. The Big Issue is a publishing phenomenon and it has been delivering both commercial profits and a social return on investmentJohn Bird

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Camila Batmangelidjh
Camila Batmangelidjh

Camila Batmangelidjh Camila Batmangelidjh is a psychotherapist and social entrepreneur whose work focuses on children marginalised by society. She is the Founder and Director of Kids Company, which supports children with severe behavioural, emotional and social difficulties resulting from significant levelsCamila Batmangelidjh

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Michael Bangert
Michael Bangert

Michael Bangert Michael Bangert studied philosophy, theology, biology and history at the Universities of Munster and Munich. He also studied business management before entering the priesthood. Michael subsequently became Dean of a seminary in Munster. Since 1995 he has run seminarsMichael Bangert

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Kinvara Balfour
Kinvara Balfour

Kinvara Balfour Kinvara Balfour is one of Europe’s leading style experts. Kinvara advises culture-conscious brands on what is happening in the world of fashion, beauty and style, both on the catwalk and on the web. At the age of 16Kinvara Balfour

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Somalia in 1969. The daughter of a political opponent of the Somali dictatorship, she grew up in exile, moving from Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia then Kenya. In 1992 Ayaan was married to a distant cousin who lived in Canada. InAyaan Hirsi Ali

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David Aaronovitch
David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch David Aaronovitch is a renowned journalist, society commentator and current-affairs broadcaster. David was the interviewer and executive producer on the BBC1 series, The Blair Years. This involved eight hours spent interviewing Tony Blair in front of the cameras, bothDavid Aaronovitch

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Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee Tim Berners-Lee is the inventor of the World Wide Web. In 1989 Tim proposed a global hypertext project to be known as the World Wide Web. Based on the earlier “Enquire” work, it was designed to allow people toTim Berners-Lee

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Peter Bazalgette
Peter Bazalgette

Peter Bazalgette Peter Bazalgette is a renowned media consultant specialising in television and digital entertainment.  Peter has personally devised several internationally successful TV formats, such as Ready Steady Cook and Changing Rooms. He also brought Big Brother to the UK.  Peter is Chairman of two ofPeter Bazalgette

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Christian Baudis
Christian Baudis

Christian Baudis Christian Baudis is a renowned digital media and GreenTech entrepreneur. He is the former Managing Director of Google Germany. Recently in 2010 he founded his own green-tech venture Vivablu.org. From 2011-13, he built three European country organisations for majorChristian Baudis

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Stephen Attenborough
Stephen Attenborough

Stephen Attenborough Stephen Attenborough escaped a career in investment management and joined Virgin Galactic when the business was launched in 2004. Stephen became the company’s first full-time employee, with his remit to put in place the commercial foundations of theStephen Attenborough

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Nikesh Arora
Nikesh Arora

Nikesh Arora Nikesh Arora is President, Global Sales Operations and Business Development for Google. Nikesh oversees all revenue and customer operations as well as marketing and partnerships. Since joining Google in 2004 he has held several positions with the company.Nikesh Arora

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Ola Ahlvarsson
Ola Ahlvarsson

Ola Ahlvarsson As a Co-Founder of Boxman, at the time the largest European e-commerce store selling CDs online, Ola pioneered the Internet in Europe. During his time with Boxman, Ola conceived the concept of a company that could help otherOla Ahlvarsson

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James Alexander
James Alexander

James Alexander James Alexander is Co-Founder of Zopa and CEO of Green Thing. Zopa is the Internet marketplace where people meet to lend and borrow money and was launched in 2005. James was CEO until 2007. Zopa was named by BusinessJames Alexander

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Ben Casnocha
Ben Casnocha

Ben Casnocha Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur and author from Silicon Valley. He is co-author with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman of the #1 New York Times best-selling book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself,Ben Casnocha

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James Caan
James Caan

James Caan James Caan is CEO of private-equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw and has been building and selling businesses since 1985. James also co-founded executive headhunting firm Humana International, growing the business to over 147 offices across 30 countries from 1993-99.James Caan

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Richard Branson
Richard Branson

Richard Branson Richard Branson is the face, spirit, and entrepreneurial mastermind behind Virgin, one of the world’s most dynamic brands. Richard is known for his unique vision, competitive style, and showy nature – not only in business, but in allRichard Branson

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Christopher Bland
Christopher Bland

Christopher Bland Christopher Bland was Chairman of both British Telecommunications (BT) and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Christopher transformed BT by increasing revenues from their new wave services – such as broadband and networked IT – at the same timeChristopher Bland