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Glamorous Evening in Davos

As part of this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), around 600 guests followed the invitation to the Burda DLD Nightcap in Davos. On Tuesday evening,…

DLD Munich 18 in 90 Seconds

DLD Munich 18 was a great success. If you missed a panel or want to watch them again, soon you can find all videos on…
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Andrew McAfee (MIT), Alexander Birken (Otto Group), David Kirkpatrick (Techonomy)

Take Responsibility!

Lack of trust is a central issue of our time. Without trust, institutions don’t work and people lose faith in their leaders. What should we do…
Christiana Figueres, DLD Munich 2018

We Are Running Out of Time

No wonder Christiana Figueres is called the “climate saver”. From 2010 to 2016 she was Secretary General of the UN Climate Change Secretariat. Figueres has made a…
Elliot Schrage, Facebook, DLD Munich talk

“Facebook Is Not the Digital Wild West!”

Sunday at DLD Munich started with Elliot Schrage’s for Facebook surprisingly open and self-critical keynote. He is Vice President of Public Policy and Communication at Facebook, where…

Closing the Female Leadership Gap

Despite multiple and long-term efforts by business, legislation and politics to balance out the gender gap in corporate leadership, the figures of women in C-suite…
Marc Samwer (Global Founders Capital), Robert Gentz (Zalando), Christopher Muhr (Auto1)

Unicorns Made in Germany

There are a lot of very successful tech companies in Germany – one of them is Auto1 which recently raised $558 million from Softbank to…
Mary Lou Jepsen, DLD conference, 2018

“We Can Look Inside Heads!”

Ping-pong session at DLD Munich 18: Author and MIT scientist Andrew McAfee and Openwater founder Mary Lou Jepsen ask each other questions. Mary Lou Jepsen…
Herminia Ibarra, London Business School

Is Authenticity Overrated?

Is authenticity still an issue? Scanning through book shops and finding titles like “How to be yourself“ answer that question quite clearly. With these words Herminia…
Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, DLD conference

“Uber den Wolken”

Dara Khosrowshahi made a political fashion-statement on stage at DLD Munich 18: The new Uber CEO wore a protest-slogan T-Shirt “We are all dreamers” – an…
Florian Reuter (Volocopter), Mariana Avezum (WARR Hyperloop & WeMuv) and Dirk Hoke (Airbus Defence and Space), Greg Williams (WIRED UK)

Shaping the Future of Mobility

From autonomous flying to hyperloops – how will the future of mobility look like? Discussing innovative transport concepts, the sharing economy as well as new…
Ana Brnabic, Republic of Serbia

E-Baby, E-Government & Education

She not only wants to disrupt her own countrys’ society but the whole regions. Ana Brnabić, prime minister of the Republic of Serbia, has the great…
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oram Völklein (Kochbank), Manfred Krischke (CloudEO), Aurelie Shaprio (WWF), Zac Manchester (Stanford University)

Data Collected by Butterflies

Localising forest fires, estimating biomass or carbon storage – analyzing the quality of habitants for certain animal species. All that is possible thanks to remote…
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DLD 2009: David Kirkpatrick interviews the Facebook founder
Richard Browning, Gravity Industries, lifts off at DLD Munich 2018
Tanit Koch speaks with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at DLD Munich 2018
Sebastian Thrun launches Udacity at DLD Munich 2012
MIT Media Lab fellow Marco Tempest performs magic onstage at DLD Summer 2015
DLD Munich 2012: “Developing the Developed World”
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