Thomas is founder of the MBA World Summit and head & soul of the most exclusive German talent network, Quarterly Crossing. His own career began after participating in a bank trainee program and business studies in the development program of the “Commerzbank” in Frankfurt. Since then, Thomas has designed numerous international recruitment formats and talent promotion programs for global players from diverse industries. Moreover, he has supported numerous talents in the initial and later stages of their career. Many of them began their careers by working with him in the network. Today he is one of few experts in “Talent Management” and a sought-after coach and consultant for companies and talented professionals. Thomas gladly refuels his batteries with family and friends, likes traveling to his favorite cities, L.A. and Hong Kong, and also enjoys a good glass of wine. He gets his best ideas when working outdoors- surrounded by nature- mostly in the Adirondacks, New Zealand, or in his home in the Palatine woods.
Yannick is the founder of the MBA World Summit, which was held in March 2014 in Hong Kong for the very first time in MBA history. His drive is to bring together talented and inspiring people from all over the world for learning from one another. He graduated in business administration as part of a double bachelor's program at the Dublin City University in Ireland and the European School of Business in Reutlingen. He specialized in international management, which he complemented through working experience in various consulting firms. Besides playing sports, Yannick also enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is very passionate about meeting new and interesting people.
Head of Organizing Committee
Jessica was part of the MBA World Summit Team from the very start, fully involved in the organization of the MBA World Summits in Hong Kong, Barcelona and Miami. As of May 2016 Jessica is in the responsibility of heading the MBA World Summit Organizing Committee. Within her role she will take care of the MBA World Summit operations and ensure a memorial experience for all participants, partners and guests. She is a trained advertising assistant and majored in marketing and international management at the Saarland University, Germany. During her spare time Jessica loves to explore new countries, cities and culinary creations with family and friends. And whenever possible Jessica connects likeminded people around the globe following their passion.
Kester is part of the MBA World Summit Organizing Committee since 2016 and within his role responsible for the application marketing and handling for the next year’s MBA World Summit in Berlin as well as the relationship management with the worldwide best business schools. Kester studied “Management” at the University of Hamburg as well as the Copenhagen Business School and has previously worked as a business consultant and in an education-start-up. During his spare time, he enjoys running and ball sports as well as inspiring conversations with family, friends and like-minded peers while enjoying fine foods and good wine.