Innovation / Digital / Sustainability Committee

In this committee, members discuss anything related to innovation, digital or sustainability that is happening in the Chinese market. This includes artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, IoT, facial recognition and so forth. We will also cover new regulations and laws that govern the use of these innovations in China. The committee organizes closed-door roundtables and open events throughout the year.



Upcoming Event:



Past Events:

Thursday, May 27, 2021

[Fully Booked] CIO/CTO Roundtable for C-level Innovation/Technology Professionals (Member ONLY)

Dr. Felix Moesner, Vice President of SwissCham Shanghai, co-chair of the IDS committee

Dr. Dong-Fang Chen, VP, R&D Asia Pacific, Firmenich

Dr. Yong Yang, Innovation Head, Buhler

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021

Visit to Hangzhou

Visits to DEGE Smart Factory

Tuya, Ruhr, Staubli

Thursday, September 17, 2020

[Event] Café des Sciences: Blockchain, unchain the future

Dr. Siyan Xu, Deputy Director of Smart Industry Research Center of Tencent Research Institute

Prof. Dr. Claudio J. Tessone, Assistant Professor for Network Science, Academic Director, UZH Blockchain Center

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

[Webinar] The Impact on the E-Commerce & B2B Marketing in Post Covid-19 Era

Jörg Wenzel, Founder and President of W4 Marketing AG &W4 China

Samantha Chalmers, Client Manager at 5 Star Plus Retail Design in Shanghai

Chai Yin,Leader of Social E-commerce and Live Stream Business at SHIXIAO network

Daniela Reinau, General Manager at SwissCham Beijing

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

[Webinar] Future of Money: Neobanking

Tyler Aveni, Head of International Fintech Partnerships, WeBank

Jonas Thürig,Head of F10, FinTech Incubator & Accelerator (Singapore)

Dr. Christian Hugo Hoffmann,Deputy Director, Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab, University of Zurich

Prof. Dr. Peter Schwendner,Professor, ZHAW School of Management and Law

Prof. Michael Sung,Co-Director, Fudan Fanhai Fintech Research Center, FISF, Fudan University

Thursday, November 28, 2019Future with 5G & AIoTQian Hao, Founder of Taro Software
Sergio Medyk,
Product Line Manager at Nokia
Lucas Rondez, Founder, CEO, and investment manager of niHUB Innovation Center & Startup Accelerator & Incubator
Tuesday, October 22, 2019The Story of Tik Tok (抖音) – the Potential of Entertainment MarketingBokhom Hwang, Manager of Marketing Center, ByteDance
Friday, June 21, 2019Chat Conference: How to leverage WeChat mini-programs to drive conversion & salesCyril Drouin, Chief eCommerce Officer Greater China, Publicis Communications
Sharon Wu, Product Manager, Splio
Clément Ledormeur, General Manager, 31TEN
Cindy Xu, Digital Marketing Director, Santus
Larry Feng, Owner, icfrom
Michael Renz, Director of Innovation, SAP
Chong Wu, Customer Marketing Director, Honeywell
James Wang, Project Director, Partner BadAxe
Baosheng Gao, Managing Director, 55 China
Friday, May 25th, 2018       Company Visit to Alibaba GroupQuintus Dienst, Senior Operations Specialist of Tmall Global, Alibaba Group
Tuesday, June 26th, 2018       Living with Robots(Member Only)Rolf Pfeifer, sc. techn. ETH, Scientific Advisor of “Living with Robots” Inc., Visiting Professor, Dept. of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Prof. em. University of Zurich
Friday, September 7th, 2018Homes of Drones: The Sino-Swiss Drone NightYanguang Liu, Head Business Development Center , JDX Lab Drone

Janick Mischler, Project Manager of Development and Innovation, Swiss Post

Thursday, October 25th, 2018Blockchain Bites – Be part of the “Future of Money” SeriesDr. Peter Georg Picht, LL.M. (Yale)

Dr. Wei (Chris) Cheng