Speakers 2018


Siemens AG

Keeping the world moving forward – We create technologies that take society further. How? Through electrification, digitalization and automation. We’re changing the cities you live in, the places you work, the energy that powers your home, and the way the products you love are manufactured.
We’re making a difference to the world we live in every day. We’ve reduced congestion in cities by 20% by using intelligent real-time traffic data; we’ve built offices using nothing but a 3D printer; we’ve created software that communicates with turbines in the middle of the ocean; and we helped NASA develop the Curiosity rover and land it safely on Mars.

studierendenWERK BERLIN

Through a mandate of the German Federal State of Berlin, the StudierendenWERK Berlin provides social, economic and cultural support services to Berlin’s students. They are here to assist students with their particular problems and to answer their questions.

Volkswagen Financial Services

Volkswagen Financial Services is a mobility and financial services company with the goal of being the key to mobility for the customer. To this end, we develop innovative products at our Digital Unit in Berlin that revolve around our customers and are based on state of the art technologies. Here, employees from IT and business departements from different national subsiduaries jointly design digital products for our markets by using agile management projects techniques. This is one of the steps towards a sustainable transformation process in our company. Wanna join us? Get in touch!


With more than 9.3 million members and branches located in 400 different cities all over the country, BARMER is one of the biggest health insurance funds in Germany. Their headquarter is located in Berlin. BARMER stands for innovative healthcare and digital services, such as the BARMER doctor GPS or the online office “My BARMER”. Technology and social developments are changing our lives more than ever and call for a new way of thinking.

Ernst & Young

The global EY organization is a leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. We leverage our experience, knowledge and services to help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We are ideally equipped for this task – with well trained employees, strong teams, excellent services and outstanding client relations. Our global purpose is to drive progress and make a difference by building a better working world – for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


HYDROPHIL is your brand for innovative sustainable W.A.S.H. goods (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene). Our products are produced with minimal water consumption and do not leave anything behind in the drinking or groundwater.

They do not contain any animal products nor are they tested on animals. They are made using fair principles, because fair work deserves a fair wage. Let’s make the world of tomorrow together a little bit greener and more beautiful.

Gesellschaft von Freunden der Technischen Universität Berlin

Many personalities both from and outside the Technische Universität Berlin, be it representatives from science, business or politics, are all involved in the committees of our Friends for the benefit of the TU Berlin.

They all pursue one common goal: to create the best possible framework conditions for research and teaching through financial and idealistic support, and to maintain and expand the university‘s innovation potential.

Sons of Mana

Sons of Mana serves the freshest poké bowls at Bikini Berlin’s open terrace food market. Food entrepreneurs, Ngoc Duc Nguyen, Duy Quang Ngo, Huy Tran and Hieu Nguyen, founded this groundbreaking restaurant, which epitomizes social responsibility on the Berlin gastronomy scene. Spotting the most Instagrammable interior with a Hockney-esque pastel palette and a fantastic view of Berlin Zoo’s aviaries makes for unforgettable food experience.

Sons of Mana truly believes in making a change in the environment by initiating encouraging campaigns in hospitality industry. Today it is the most recognisable and the fastest growing poke concept in Germany. Sons of Mana, Budapester Str. 38-50, 10787 Berlin.