Speakers @ IFM

At IFM, you will meet CEOs of international companies, entrepreneurs, industry experts and learn from them. They introduce you to a wide range of professional options. Business presentations and discussions are part of the IFM curriculum and complete the practical aspects of the courses taught by expert faculty. They link academic concepts to real-business situations. This real-business exposure programme helps you connect and network with speakers, international companies and business communities.

Pascal Meyer

Mr. Meyer founder and CEO presented a remarkable webinar. Qoqa offers daily discounted offers on a variety of products. From a Tesla at -50% to a Rolex at an unbeatable price, Qoqa has relied on a very large community and quirky marketing to become one of the biggest players in the Swiss e-commerce market.

Dr. Sabrina Cipullo

Dr. Sabrina Cipullo, Head of Operations gave IFM students an amazing presentation on the Solar Impulse Foundation. Founded by the visionary Bertrand Piccard, the Foundation's objective is to find and evaluate 1,000 solutions that combine sustainability and profitability to submit them to world leaders. 

David El-Eini

Mr. El-Eini, Co-founder & COO gave an excellent webinar and explained to the IFM students a new way of investing in real estate: crowdfunding. Foxstone, which specializes in real estate crowdfunding, digitizes the entire process by connecting investors, managers, mortgage providers and notaries.

Marcello Mastioni

Mr. Marcello Mastioni - Chief Operating Officer of Altisource (Nasdaq listed Company) gave a unique webinar during a career session. Altisource provides real estate and mortgage services. He explained to IFM students how to run a company as a digital nomad.

Paulo Monteiro
Executive Director,  J. SAFRA SARASIN

IFM was honored to welcome Mr. Paulo Monteiro, Executive Director of J. Safra Sarasin Bank for an amazing presentation. J. Safra Sarasin is an international financial group committed to sustainability, established in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. 

Jean-Marc Thévenaz

Swiss CEO of Easyjet, Mr. M. Jean-Marc gave an exclusive conference followed by a wonderful discussion with IFM students. The airline transports 63 million passengers to and from 124 different destinations. Easyjet has a sales revenue of 4.6 billion CHF.

Paolo Perego
President, BACARDI

Mr. Paolo Perego, Regional President Europe gave an exclusive conference followed by a discussion with IFM students. Bacardí is a spirits company established since 1862 The group retails the following brands: Bacardi, Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Eristoff, Martini in 160 countries.

Manuel Alvarez & 
Directors, m3 REAL ESTATE

 Mr. Alvarez, Director of Advisory and Mrs. Charlotte Henry, Marketing Director, gave an excellent presentation followed by a discussion. IFM students discovered the inner-workings of the real estate market, its professions and the services of this prestigious and modern agency.

Jean Charzat
Agribusiness Director, BUNGE

Mr. Jean Charzat, Director Agribusiness Africa gave a unique presentation at IFM. Bunge is a multinational trading firm in agribusiness and reports a sales revenue of 42 billion USD,  employing 32’000 people around the world.

Harry Allegrezza
Specialised Markets Director, MIGROS

M. Harry Allegrezza, Specialised Markets Director gave an excellent presentation explaining the future of distribution and sales. Leading company in the distribution of consumer goods, Migros is the biggest employer in Switzerland with 97’000 employees and 27 billion CHF in sales revenue.

Eymeric Segard

Based in Geneva, LunaJets is a pioneering company in low-cost private aviation. Mr. Eymeric Segard, CEO, shared with IFM students the key to his success. LunaJets is the leading private aviation booking platform, combining innovative technology and the highest standards.

Constantino Cancela
CIO, Chief Investment Officer, BCGE 

The IFM students enjoyed an excellent presentation by Mr. Constatino Cancela, Assets Manager at the Geneva Cantonal Bank, with a focus on assets management and financial products offered by BCGE.

Laurent Favre
Institutional Account Manager, UBS

Mr. Laurent Favre, in charge of institutional clientele, gave an amazing conference followed by a discussion with IFM students. UBS is the largest wealth management bank in the world totalling over 60 billion CHF in assets.

Andrea Pedrazzini

IFM students enjoyed a top presentation followed by a discussion with Mr. Andrea Pedrazzini, CEO Switzerland. A prestigious advertising company, that created campains for: Toyota, Haagen Dazs, Piaget, Haagen Dazs, Apéricubes, Universal Music Mobi...

Patrick Matthey
Political Officer, CONFEDERATION

At IFM, we are forming a new generation of sustainable managers. We were happy to host Mr. Patrick Matthey, Political Officer, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Dekkiche, Director of Consulting with Twentyfifty for an inspiring conference on human right in Business.

Cyril Déléaval

IFM students learned the fundamentals of entrepreneurship during an amazing webinar with Mr. Cyril Déléaval, coach in entrepreneurship. Genilem is a business incubator that helps and coaches young entrepreneurs with their innovative projects. Genilem has helped 260 start-ups since its inception.