MasterClasses are evening events where ESMT Berlin students discuss business, strategy, and leadership questions with top executives and policy makers. These evenings are closed to the public and press, providing an intimate and open discussion environment.


Gordon Muehl, VP Industry 4.0 and Head of Germany, Infosys Ltd.

Dr. Reinhard Zinkann, Executive Director and Co-Proprietor, Miele

Dr Franz Roche

Dr. Christoph Franz, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Roche

Alexander Doll, CEO Barclays Germany

Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch, CEO of Nestlé Deutschland AG

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP SE

Enders MasterClass group

Dr. Tom Enders, CEO, Airbus Group

Dr. Christof Mascher, COO of Allianz SE

Carsten Kratz, Managing Director Germany and Austria, The Boston Consulting Group

Dr. Heinz Jörg Fuhrmann, CEO of Salzgitter AG

Dr. Karl Max Einhäupl, Chairman of the Executive Board, Charité Hospital Berlin

Dr. Dieter Wemmer, CFO of Allianz SE

Jan Rinnert, Chairman of the Board of Management of Heraeus Holding GmbH

Roland Berger, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

Johannes M. Dietsch, Member of the Board, Bayer AG

Raj Biyani, Managing Director, Microsoft IT (India)

Sir Simon McDonald KCMG, British Ambassador to Germany

Christian Tillmans, Vice President Management Executive, Lufthansa

MasterClass Senator Heilmann December 2014

Senator Heilmann, Senate Department for Justice and Consumer Protection

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Hubert Patricot, Executive VP and President of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc, European Group