Yves SCHOEN MBA’96D has been appointed Managing Director of the Industrial Division of TÜV NORD GROUP, as « Geschäftsführer » TÜV NORD Systems GmbH & Co. KG, within a new leadership team, re-organised in line with a customer-focused organization based on four global business lines.

INSEADAlumn Ventures

INSEAD Alumni Deepak Shahdadpuri MBA’98D and Will Klippgen MBA’03D present InseadAlumn Ventures:

InseadAlum Ventures is a Singapore-based, independent early-stage investment firm investing up to SGD 200,000 at a time in global startups led by at least one INSEAD alumnus. The firm made its first investment into Switchee Ltd, a UK-based internet-of-things startup that revolutionises the management of social housing and helps residents save on energy costs. 

 InseadAlum Ventures is endorsed by Dean Ilian Mihov and is funded by INSEAD alumni as well as faculty. Deepak and Will have create a microsite at to show you which funders are related to which country. They started the investment firm after a series of conversations across several years around how INSEAD should do more to help alumni get their startups off the ground. The early involvement from key supporters like Prof. Claudia Zeisberger and the GPEI was key to making it all happen.

IAAG Annual Conference 2017 – Media & Entertainment

Meet us in Cologne!

From 8 – 10 September 2017 we will visit thrilling companies, meet outstanding entrepreneurs, enjoy extraordinary locations, meet INSEAD Faculty and explore what makes this city so unique.

Nowhere else in Germany is the media & entertainment industry so creative and so broadly diversified. Whether film or television, ICT or games, whether big companies or vibrant start-ups, the Cologne media companies are open to challenges and working on new developments across all sectors and are market-leading in many areas – sometimes worldwide.
During this year’s Annual Conference, we will get a taste of future media technologies and we will join a debate on perception vs reality and on the balance between independent critical reporting and mass entertainment.

Join us where world-famous cathedral spires tower over Germany’s oldest city and its many cultural and historical treasures. Take a trip through 2000 years of history from the Roman Empire to modern times…