Distinguished personalities

Among our distinguished speakers and workshop leaders are the following groundbreaking educators, NASA astronauts, corporate leaders, social entrepreneurs, motivational speakers, athletes and choreographers:

SCIENCE

Ellen Baker: NASA Astronaut
Jordi Cartanya: Campus of Excellence, Catalonia Sud
Carmen Ceinos: Independent Consultant, European Union
Aaron Ciechanover: Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Paul Crutzen: Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Johann Deisenhofer: Nobel Prize in Physics.
Ricardo Godinez: Research Fellow in Genetics, Harvard University
Avram Hershko: Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Robert Huber: Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Miguel López Alegría: NASA Astronaut
Bjorn Nilsson: President, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Michel Rees: Euroamerican Consultant expert in risk and real options
George Smoot III: Nobel Prize in Physics.
Robert Socolow: Professor, Princeton University
Leonard Strachan: Astrophysicist and Research Leader, Harvard University


HEALTH

Werner Arber: Nobel Prize in Medicine
Martin Evans: 
Nobel Prize in Medicine
Vincent P de Luise: Professor of Ophthalmology, Yale University
Julio Frenk: Dean, Harvard School of Public Health
Harold zur HausenNobel Prize in Medicine
José Regidor García: President, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Richard RobertsNobel Prize in Medicine
Horacio Rubio Monteverde: Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Hamilton SmithNobel Prize in Medicine

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

José Maria Baldasano: Professor, Politechnique University of Barcelona
José Manuel Páez: Vice-President, University Politechnique of Madrid
John Sviokla: Principal, Global Leadership, Strategy and Innovation, PWC

POLICY

Esko Aho: Former Prime Minister of Finland
Luis Alberto Lacalle
: Former President of  Uruguay.
Arturo Valenzuela: Former Assistant Secretary of State, Western Hemisphere, USA
Juan Verde: Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

EDUCATION

Esko Aho: Former Prime Minister of Finland
Rosalía Arteaga: Former President of  Ecuador.
Guillermo Cisneros: Vice-President, Bercklee School of Music
Francesc Xavier Grau: President, University Rovira i Virgili
Irene Porro: Social Entrepreneur and Former MIT Director Education and Outreach
Reyes Tamez: Former Minister of Education, Government of Mexico
Rosemary Taylor: Professor of Sociology, Tufts University

LEADERSHIP, NEGOTIATION & STRATEGY

Amado Acevedo Sánchez: General Director Innovation and strategy of the Federal Regulatory Committee on Energy. Mexico
Pierre Bergeron: Former Associate Dean of Graduated Studies University of Ottawa
Dante Disparte: President, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Washington, DC 
Julio Frenk: Dean, Harvard School of Public Health
Peter Hall: Professor of European Studies, Harvard University
Sophie L'Hélias: International Governance, The Conference Board (New York) and the Center for Strategic International Studies (Washington)
Alain Paul Martin: Chief Architect, Harvard University Global System
Michel Rees: Euroamerican Consultant expert in risk and real options
Robert Mnookin: Professor, Harvard Law School
John Sviokla: Principal, Global Leadership, Strategy and Innovation, PWC
Takaaki Wakasugi: Corporate Director and Professor, Governance and Finance, Tokyo

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Ricardo Bellino: Entrepreneur and CEO, School of Life
Pierre Bergeron: Former Associate Dean of Graduated Studies University of Ottawa
Dante Disparte: President, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Washington, DC
Sophie L'Hélias: International Governance, The Conference Board (New York) and the Center for Strategic International Studies (Washington)
Alain Paul Martin: Chief Architect, Harvard University Global System 
John Sviokla: Principal, Global Leadership, Strategy and Innovation, PWC

ECONOMICS

Salvador Barberá: Professor, University of Barcelona
Conrado Domínguez: Financial Manager, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Peter Hall: Professor of European Studies, Harvard University 
Daniel Kahneman: Nobel Prize in Economics
Finn KydlandNobel Prize in Economics

Erik Maskin: Nobel Prize in Economics
Hugo Sonnenscheim: Former President, University of Chicago

Joseph Stiglitz: Nobel Prize in Economics

INSPIRATIONAL

Sam Daley Harris: Founder, Summit Microcredit
Barbara Hendricks: Soprano and Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 
Walter Lichem: Ambassador of Austria, United Nations
Enrique Márquez: Professor, Monterrey Institute of Technology
Balbir Mathur: President and Founder, Trees for Life
Miguel Rodríguez Siso: Social Entrepreneur
Clara Rojas: Lawyer and Author


HUMANITIES

Paquito D´Rivera: Clarinetista y saxofonista.
Barbara Hendricks: Soprano and Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 
Teresa Lichem: Professor, University of Vienna
Juan Manuel Suárez del ToroPresident of Red Cross in Spain
Benjamin ZanderChief conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

Sponsors

Iberia Hotel Atlantis

Veritia BGrupo
Crambo Fundación La Caixa
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