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Annual Forum program 2021





4:00 p.m.



4:05-4:15 p.m. 


Jörg Rocholl, President, ESMT Berlin

4:15-4:45 p.m. 


Ola Källenius, Chair of the Board of Management, Daimler,

and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the ESMT Foundation

4:45-5:45 p.m. 

Two panel discussions around digital transformation, future work, and life-long learning 

Confirmed speakers include

Molly Nagler, Chief Learning Officer, PepsiCo,

Hiltrud D. Werner, Member of the Board of Management

- Integrity and Legal Affairs, Volkswagen, and

Judith Wiese, CHRO and Member of the

Managing Board, Siemens

5:45-6:15 p.m.



6:15 p.m.

Closing remarks/Reception


The ESMT Annual Forum will provide insights on developments around New Work, e-mobility, artificial intelligence, digital education, and the interdependence of technological, economic, and social challenges globally. Keynotes and deep-dive moderated talks will examine the desirable and undesirable effects of digital transformation, analyze how we will work after the pandemic, and explore the role education will play. Confirmed speakers include Ola Källenius, chair of the board of management, Daimler, and chair of the board of trustees of the ESMT Foundation; Hiltrud D. Werner, member of the board of management - integrity and legal affairs, Volkswagen; and Judith Wiese, CHRO and member of the managing board, Siemens. 

More details for the 2021 program will soon follow.