Nov 19 Joint Business School Ball

Dear INSEAD Alumni,

You are invited to the 24th annual Joint Business School Ball at the InterContinental Hotel in Geneva.

JBSB Ball 24th Edition, November 19, 2016, Geneva

Join alumni from other world leading business school’s alumni clubs for a black tie evening combining glamorous celebration with support for a great cause. We will kick-off the soirée with a networking cocktail, then enjoy a fine cuisine dinner with caviar, other delicacies & wine, before taking our chances to win the raffle’s prestigious prizes. The raffle will support the UNICEF project “No lost generation”, promoting Syrian children education.
The ball is a joint event with alumni from Bocconi (event organizer),Chicago Booth, Columbia, Harvard, IESE, IMD, INSEAD, London Business School, NYU, Northwestern, St. Gallen, Stanford, Thunderbird, Yale, Vlerick and Solvay, Wharton, Oxford and Cambridge. Book an early-bird ticket now! No sales at the door.

For more information and registrations, visit:

Key Facts

When: Saturday November 19, 2016 18:30 to 02:00
Where: InterContinental Geneva (7-9 Chemin du Petit Saconnex, Geneva)
Tickets: Earlybird CHF 160 (until Nov 7); CHF 190 (after Nov 7)
Dress Code: Black Tie / Formal
For further information, please visit:
Registration direct EventBrite link:

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
[email protected]

Nov 18 INSEAD RCLG Luxury Forum – Paris


The INSEAD RCLG Luxury Forum is a place of constructive dialogue between business executives from leading luxury companies and professionals from academia, and the consulting and investment communities. 

This unique Paris based event assembles world class speakers for a discussion on the major disruptions and innovations expected to shape the future of the luxury industry. 

November 18th 2016, Paris: 12h30 – 19h30
Location: Maison de la Recherche, 54, rue de Varenne, Paris, 75007
Registration (click HERE), alumni code INSEAD_RCLG



Opening Ceremony

  • Martin Roll –  Business & Brand Strategist, Advisor, Martin Roll Company, INSEAD ’99
  • Louise Beveridge – Independent Consultant, Kering Alumna, Executive Committee Member
  • Floriane de Saint Pierre – Founder and President of FSP Group, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur of France

Talk 1: New Market Dynamics – 8 Trends That Will Shape Luxury By 2020 

  • Joëlle de Montgolfier – Bain & Company, Senior Director, Consumer Goods Practice

Return on Investment – New Growth Drivers in the Luxury Industry

  • Anita Balchandani – OC&C Strategy London, Partner

Executive Workshop: Building an Iconic Luxury Brand in the Digital Universe

  • Martin Roll –  Business & Brand Strategist, Advisor, Martin Roll Company, INSEAD ’99

Talk 2: Innovative Models in Luxury – Case Studies

  • Daniel Coutinho – NOWNESS, CEO – LVMH Group, INSEAD ’09

Talk 3: Digital Transformation and Luxury: Going Beyond the Limits

  • Ines Kouraichi – Microsoft, Business Manager

Digital Intelligence In Luxury – Digital Integration 

  • Jonathan Siboni – Luxurynsight, CEO
  • Michel Campan – McGarryBowen Luxury, CEO
  • Stephane Truchi – IFOP, Chairman

Omnichannel Customer – Leveraging Online Data

  • Massimo Fubini – Contactlab, CEO

From Digital Intelligence to Digital Execution

  • Gilles Haumont – Tsquared Consulting Partners, Senior Advisor

Networking Cocktail



Nov 9 INSEAD Refresh Lunch in Geneva


Dear Alumni,

Fine food and refreshing relationships are on the menu at all of our INSEAD Alumni Geneva Chapter lunchtime networking events.

INSEAD Refresh // Lunchtime Event, Geneva, November 9, 2016

The INSEAD Refresh regular lunches begin again on November 9. We all know that online networking is efficient and we all use it, but it doesn’t have the same spontaneity and energy as face to face networking has. So refresh your INSEAD spirit by joining us at Auberge La Mère Royaume at noon. Please note that we will be hosting INSEAD Refresh lunches at the same venue on the second Wednesday of January, March and May in 2017.

Key Facts

When: Wednesday November 9, 2016, 12:00
Where: Auberge La Mère Royaume
Price: CHF 50 Swiss NAA paid-up members / CHF 70 for Alumni who are not yet paid-up members. Payable in cash upon arrival.


Please sign up by sending an email with REFRESH Lunch in the subject line to[email protected], including your full name and coordinates. Please register by the Monday before the event. Kindly let us know in advance if you have to cancel your reservation.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Philippe Mauron, MBA’95J, Geneva Committee Member
Yves Haldeman, MBA’94D, Geneva Committee Member
Andrea Bastreghi, CIM’95Jul , Geneva Committee Member
[email protected]

Nov 3 Basel Gourmet Discovery Dinner

Dear Alumni, 

We are delighted to invite you to the Basel Chapter’s third gourmet dinner party. Join us for a truly exceptional dining experience in good company.

Gourmet Discovery Dinner at Teufelhof, Restaurant de l’Atelier in Basel, November 3, 2016

The Teufelhof chef, Michael Beader, is known for creating “devilishly” delightful dishes. The presentation pleases the eye, while his team’s ingredient procurement and preparation ensures the palate is pleased too. Join fellow alumni at a venue that is artsy and discrete, a place where politicians, artists and other high-profile people select when dining in Basel.  The Teufelhof Restaurant Atelier was recently granted 13 Gault Millau points. So this will be a 4-course gourmet treat for those of us living in Basel and for alumni new to the city. Book early as dinner party size is limited to 12 guests. More…

Key Facts

When:Thursday November 3, 2016 at 19:00
Where: Der Teufelhof, Basel Leonhardsgraben 49, 4051 Basel

Tickets: INSEAD Alumni CHF 95.00
The price includes a 4 course meal and one beverage plus an Apéro. It does not include wine.

XING Events
Last day to book is October 26, 2016. The event is limited to 12 participants. Indicate a preference for Vegetarian cuisine.
Please note: There is a no cancellation policy once booked.

19.00-19:30 Apéro
19:30-23:30 Dinner

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Marc Galin, MBA 99J, Basel Chapter President
Monika Naef IEP FS’02 Chapter Treasurer
[email protected]