Speakers


Philip Phat Truong

How Millennials define Life Happiness and Success?

WHAT WILL HIS TEDx TALK BE ABOUT?

What is meant by giving 100% in life? And what does success mean at all? In one way or another, we all have goals we want to achieve but often we just go for it instead of asking ourselves if this is actually the right way to accomplish it. In Philip Phat Truong’s TEDx talk we are going to learn something about how we get to know our goals in a way that leads to getting closer to them and especially how saying yes to ourselves and being the change we want to see in the world affects our lives.

WHO IS PHILIP PHAT TRUONG?

Philip Phat Truong is 25 years old and was born and raised in Germany. His parents fled from Vietnam to Germany to start a new and better life. The motivational spirit followed Philip trough his life, also working as a team leader has built his go getter mindset. He is really successful in motivating people to start a new and satisfying life and representing the so called “Generation Y”.


Emran Islam

Have you ever thought that hackers could actually be the good guys?

WHAT WILL HIS TEDx TALK BE ABOUT?

Most people pay with credit cards or similar stuffs. We are are carrying less and less “real money” with us. That´s why it is more important than ever that our “digital money” is secured. Emran Islam will talk about his involvement in the project that prevents cyber-attacks and keeps the financial system safe.

WHO IS EMRAN ISLAM?

Emran Islam is an expert in the emerging field of cyber resilience. He currently works at the European Central Bank, where he spends his day protecting Europe’s financial system against malicious hackers. This year, he was part of the team that developed an innovative tool to test the financial system and spot weaknesses that need fixing, known as TIBER-EU. When he’s not worrying about cyber-attacks, he spends his time designing an educational program, which he hopes to implement in schools across the developing world.


Vladimir Danila

What can you learn from founding a start-up at age 17?

WHAT WILL HIS TEDx TALK BE ABOUT?

As a student aged 18 years old, Vladimir Danila will tell you what are the lessons learned when being a student at day and startup founder at night. By sharing the story of founding his start-up in 2001. Vladimir will lead us through his process of founding his first start up, the development of his App and the ups and downs of the process. Besides, the most telling experience is the ways he overcame his struggles of always being the youngest in all these events. At the end you might be inspired by this young man and has courage to turn your dream or a small idea into reality!

WHO IS VLADIMIR DANILA?

Vladimir Danila is one of two co-founders of Linearity GmbH. At the beginning of 2010, seven years ago, he started development of Vectornator Pro, a vector graphic software for IOS. Today, the 18-year-old student is already looking back on a series of remarkable experiences and successes. In 2015, among only a few students worldwide, Vladimir became eligible to enter the Microsoft Student Partner Program and received the Special Achievement Award in 2016. In 2017 he won the first award in computer science at the biggest student science competition in Europe “Jugend forscht” and the third award at Intel ISEF, the biggest precollege science competition in the world. Vladimir Danila speaks at conferences on iOS and Swift topics regularly. Topics like artificial intelligence keep him up at night and interest the young developer like nothing else.


Anaïs Dautais Warmel

How to build a Sustainable Fashion Business on Recycled Textiles?

WHAT WILL HER TEDx TALK BE ABOUT?

There are several fashion weeks in a year. Trends are always changing. We might have something that was in style last year, but might no longer be the next. You can go into a clothing store twice a week and there are several new items in it. Clothing materials are one of the most common waste that we are producing. Anaïs Dautais will tackle the problem of wasteful fashion in her talk, with herself as the best example of a positive change. Be ready to change the way you think about fashion!

WHO IS ANAïS DAUTAIS WARMEL?

Anaïs Dautais is the founder of Les Récupérables. and the artistic director. She studied in Brazil and has been imbued by its culture. Afterwards she came back to France her fashion tendency develops to Vintage style and starts working at second hand stores - “The Little Rocket” in Paris. Primarily the limits of the system made her realize the potential of the collective storage of massive amounts of clothes. Balancing her desire to create something and her demand to give something back to the world she has founded her own brand in 2015.


TheSimpleClub

Is digital education the future of learning?

WHAT WILL THEIR TEDx TALK BE ABOUT?

Alexander Giesecke and Nico Schork will show us how the educational system changed over time and what the biggest mistakes are today. Be ready to learn something new about “the right way to study”. As the students who organised this event we are excited to learn something new from “TheSimpleClub” founders and use the gained knowledge in our future studies. But we are even more excited for our Student attendees and also our “non student” audience who will listen to this amazing talk. Because learning something will never stop!

WHO IS THESIMPLECLUB?

Alexander Giesecke and Nico Schork are only 23 years old, but already successful young entrepreneurs, founders of “TheSimpleClub”, and they have a Youtube Channel with 2 Million subscribers. They are well known amongst german students because of their online private tutoring.


Susanne Kilian

How can we change the world by changing our words?

WHAT WILL HER TEDx TALK BE ABOUT?

Even though we share English as the common global language, we tend to think and speak in the familiar patterns of our own native tongue. The same word or sentence can be understood differently in the various cultures and countries where we work. This can quickly lead to disruptive and costly misunderstandings. In her TEDx Talk we are going to get insights and strategies on how to discover the magic of words that open hearts - and doors - all over the world, find common ground and establish productive relationships and create win-win situations

WHO IS SUSANNE KILIAN?

Raised in Germany, she studied in Japan, China and Singapore and has worked in India, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States for more than 15 years. As an interpreter for internationally renowned leaders from US presidents to major German politicians she experiences first-hand how international misunderstandings can occur – an all-too avoidable annoyance that ends up wasting time and money. Throughout her career she has developed communication strategies to facilitate effective deal-making, presentations and negotiations.