Garry Kasparov is widely regarded as the greatest chessplayer in history, becoming the youngest world champion ever at 22 in 1985 and spending twenty years as the world’s top-rated player. His legendary matches against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue in 1996 and 1997 made him a central figure in artificial intelligence and the evolution of the human-machine relationship.
Carlo Alberto Carnevale-Maffè teaches Strategic Management at Bocconi University School of Management (Milan), where it has been director of the Master in Strategy. He also taught at MBA and Executive Programs with Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Stern School of Business New York University, HEC Paris, Steinbeis University Berlin, International Management Institute New Delhi and was visiting lecturer at the Senior Executive Program of Columbia Business School (New York).
He has been member of the Steering Committee E-business Policies of European Commission, and serves in many editorial boards of management journals (such as Harvard Business Review Italy).
He is strategy adviser and independent non executive director in the management board of leading international companies in ICT and media, focusing on innovation, media and telecommunications. He is director of United Ventures, the largest venture capital fund in Italy and of ABI Lab, research consortium of Italian Banking Association. He serves as scientific adviser to CEFRIEL, Research Center of Politecnico of Milan, TEH Ambrosetti Consulting, ANIE Confindustria, Fondazione TIM-Telecom Italia. He collaborates as columnist and commentator for financial newspapers and televisions, such as Il Sole 24 Ore, Radio24, Class CNBC, Rai News, Sky TG24, TGCom24. He is regularly interviewed by leading international financial publications, such as The Economist, Time, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Les Echos, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Christoph graduated in international management and joined Deutsche Bahn in 2008. After several stations within corporate strategy he changed to the division of stations within Deutsche Bahn. There he was responsible as manager for different projects with focus on customer feedback survey and -processing, thereby developing and implementing a method for quantitative text analysis.
Today Christoph is head of principles operations, planning and control at the stations division of Deutsche Bahn: here he is responsible among other aspects for the planning process as well as the performance and quality management process within operations.
After his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from University Karlsruhe (TH), Germany and Industrial Engineering & Management from Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, Sören started working in IT Consultancy, focusing on BI & CPM from the beginning. In 2001 he joined SDG Group and became one of the managing partners for the German operations.
Matthew started working in IT Consultancy in 1999, he then moved from Chicago USA to London UK in 2001. He started working with Ricoh Europe as a Deployment Manager in 2011. Since 2014 he has been responsible for BI Delivery and he has been working with BOARD since late 2016.
Dan leads EPM in the UK and has spent his years prior in both consultancy and industry. A varied path covering time in Pricing, Product, Planning, Capital, Credit Risk, Analytics and Strategy too name but a few; he has brought all of his breadth to spend time now helping clients focus on improving their returns through better ways of working and internally disrupting before external disruption makes them irrelevant. Dan enjoys playing competitive sport, spending time with wife and two children and collecting ‘interesting’ facts.
After his graduation in Computer Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Stefano Mallè has worked initially in the Swiss financial sector, including positions at UBS and Credit Suisse, before joining Microsoft in 2003. At Microsoft, he has been mainly responsible for the adoption of new technologies, working closely with enterprises, ISVs, and startups and leading teams of technical evangelists and cloud solution architects.
In April 2014, he became member of the Executive Board of Microsoft Switzerland before assuming the role of Chief Technology Officer in October 2018, with focus on helping IT Leaders being successful with their adoption of cloud computing and on exploring with Business Leaders the potential of the latest technologies.