Keynote Speakers & Fireside Chat


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.

Breakout Session I – Disruption


Breakout Session II – Solution


Breakout Session III – Implementation


Breakout Session IV – Inclusion


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.

Your Host

Dr. Marianne Schörling

Dr Marianne Schörling 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.