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Prof. Peter Cappelli

Peter Cappelli is a human resources and management academic and author. He is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA, served as Senior Advisor to the Kingdom of Bahrain for Employment Policy, and since 2007 is a Distinguished Scholar of the Ministry of Manpower for Singapore. His research focusses on hiring and training practices, automated recruiting, employee retention, employee performance and talent management. His works are known for contextualizing and chronicling the evolution of employment landscape in the US.

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Breakout Session I – Disruption

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Breakout Session II – Solution

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Breakout Session III – Implementation

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Breakout Session IV – Inclusion

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Prof. Valerio De Stefano


Prof. Valerio de Stefano is Research Professor at the Institute for Labour Law and the Faculty of Law of the University of Leuven. He examines the effects of AI on work and employment, focusing on the quality side of jobs rather than on the quantity of jobs that will be automated through AI. In his research, he investigates how to use the many potential benefits of AI at work and he is particularly interested in the role of the social partners in governing AI and ensuring a “human-in-command” approach. Valerio Stefano acted as a consultant for the International Labour Office, Eurofound, the Joint Research Center of the EU Commission and national governments and he is a member of the OECD Network of Experts on Artificial Intelligence (ONE AI).  

Anaig Maréchal


Anaig Marechal is a cloud architect at Microsoft Philanthropies, specialized in Data and Artificial Intelligence. She is supporting European nonprofits and UN organizations to drive impactful advanced analytics and machine learning projects in the cloud. Being passionate about AI for Good, she’s been working as a Data Scientist on multiple accessibility and social projects where she gained experience on topics like data protection, data privacy and responsible AI. She received the Microsoft world-wide Technology Excellence Awards for the development of an application supporting the independent living of neuro-diverse adults.

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Dr. Marianne Schöerling

Dr Marianne Schöerling is an expert on policy impact design for sustainable development with a current focus on new technologies such as Blockchain. She advised governments, international organizations, NGOs, academic institutions and the private sector for the last 15+ years in Europe and Canada. At the Geneva Macro Labs (GeMLabs) she is leading the engagement of stakeholders, and is co-founder of the Geneva impACTs initiative. Holding a PhD in sociology from the University of Hagen and University of Vienna, she started off in management consulting and works today at the intersection of new technologies, impact measurement and public and global health. She also serves at Bridging Development Gaps (BDG), Rebalance Earth and several purpose-driven communities. Marianne loves playing Bach violin sonatas or creating modern Goldsmith’s art at a co-shared atelier in Geneva.