The Organizers

Bertelsmann Stiftung

The Bertelsmann Stiftung, founded by Reinhard Mohn (1921–2009) in 1977, is a nonprofit organization based in Germany that functions exclusively as a private operating foundation. Our goal is to promote social change. This was the vision of our founder, and it remains the basic principle underlying our work.

vbw – Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V.

The Bavarian Industry Association is the voluntary, cross-industrial, and central interest group of Bavarian industry. The vbw represents the collective economic, social, and sociopolitical interests of more than 100 Bavarian employers‘ and business associations, as well as more than 30 individual companies. This is how the vbw simultaneously preserves the freedom of economic activity and ensures social accord.

IIIJ

IIIJ is an internationally active non-profit organization with headquarters in Silicon Valley. For the benefit of improved economy and quality of life, IIIJ has launched the i4j International Summit on Innovation for Jobs in cooperation with partners in the US, Europe and elsewhere, providing a forum for a top level international network of leadership and expertise.

Team


David Nordfors
David Nordfors
President and co-founder, IIIJ
Eric Thode
Eric Thode
Senior Expert, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Joscha Schwarzwälder
Joscha Schwarzwälder
Project Manager, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Hubert Ulber
Hubert Ulber
Senior Expert, Bavarian Industriy Association

Partners