Entrepreneurship & Finance - European Asian Perspectives
A panel discussion
Don't miss this interesting panel discussion moderated by IESE Professor Heinrich Liechtenstein!
19:00 Registration and networking cocktails
20:00 Welcome and introduction
20:15 Opening statements
20:30 Panel discussion with audience participation
22:00 End of the event
Thomas Felix Baden
International Private Equity & Value Creation
20 years in Private Equity, Growth Capital, M&A and Portfolio Management, leading investment teams in deal origination, execution, portfolio management and value creation; sourced, executed and managed transactions globally - across Europe, North America, Middle East, China, India and South East Asia in advanced industrials (automation, industry 4.0, automotive technology), healthcare (medtech, orthopaedics, diagnostics), technology (IoT, agri-tech, energy-tech), consumer/retail and real estate/infrastructure. Thomas is an alumnus of the IESE Global MBA.
Technology investor, start-up community leader
Managing Partner of BraveSoldier Venture Capital, a technology venture capital fund, Derek is an early “returnee” to Asia with 25+ years of market entry experience. He is one of the most respected technology community leaders and involved with nearly every accelerator/incubator/co-working space in HK. Since 1999, he has reviewed over 15,000 business plans beginning with first generation internet companies. He has over 500 day trips to Shenzhen, Dongguan and Guangzhou to supervise manufacturing operations in mobile, robotics, wearables, PC peripherals and electronic cigarettes. Derek is a TEDx speaker and author of two books.
Professor Liechtenstein holds a Ph.D. in Managerial Science and Applied Economics from The Economics School of Vienna, Austria, a Master's degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School, and a BSc in Business Economics from the University of Graz.
Professor Liechtenstein specializes in entrepreneurial finance, management of wealth and governance of entrepreneurial families. He is co-author on several publications on private equity. His ongoing research in this field focuses on operational value creation in private equity, impact investing and governance of entrepreneurial families.
Professor Liechtenstein lectures in the MBA and Executive Programs.
As a consultant he collaborated with leading families and financial institutions and serves on the board of family controlled foundations.
Prior to his academic career, Professor Liechtenstein was engaged in the family owned Liechtenstein Global Trust (LGT) dealing with ultra high net worth individuals. He also advised families within the Boston Consulting Group and established and sold two successful businesses.