Dr. Candace S. Cheng

Dr. Candace Cheng studied economics and international marketing at the University of California at Berkeley and Boston University, earning her doctoral degree from the University of St. Gallen. She held various marketing and branding positions at Swiss Re, UBS and Mattel in Switzerland and Los Angeles. In her private time, she enjoys time with her family, travelling, art and singing.

Dr. Hermann J. Stern

Hermann Stern is CEO of the research company Obermatt, Zürich. He holds a doctorate degree in ethics from the University of St.Gallen. Dr. Stern worked at Compaq (HP), Swisscom and UPAQ and lectures at the Universities of St. Gallen and Basel. Privately, he devotes himself to his wife and two sons, skiing, sailing, yoga, martial arts, mediation and nature. He is honorary president of the HSG Alumni Club Dalenades.