Jury

The members of the Jury will decide on which projects are invited to the workshop and finally, what projects get the funding. Nevertheless, they will pay attention to every single project and give their feedback.

Prof. Dr. Kuno Schedler, jury member of civicChallenge

Prof. Dr. Kuno Schedler

Smart Government Lab University of St. Gallen

Christine Demen-Meier, jury member of civicChallenge

Christine Demen-Meier

Member of the Innovation Council Innosuisse

Lukas Gresch , jury member of civicChallenge

Lukas Gresch

Director of State Chancellery Canton LU

Andrea Caroni , jury member of civicChallenge

Andrea Caroni

Member of the Council of States, AR

Anne Headon , jury member of civicChallenge

Anne Headon

Director of the new Entrepreneurship and Innovation HUB Lausanne University

Thomas Reitze , jury member of civicChallenge

Thomas Reitze

Leader of «Public Sector» IBM Switzerland

Rainer Kessler, jury member of civicChallenge

Rainer Kessler

Partner and Leader Emerging Technology Assurance PwC Switzerland

Christina Taylor, jury member of civicChallenge

Christina Taylor

Innovation Expert, creaholic

Daniel Wiener, jury member of civicChallenge

Daniel Wiener

Expert for Innovation and Sustainable Development Founder ecos

Nathalie Nyffeler , jury member of civicChallenge

Nathalie Nyffeler

Researcher at HEIG-VD

Linda Armbruster, jury member of civicChallenge

Linda Armbruster

Partner at Spark Works

Franziska Barmettler, jury member of civicChallenge

Franziska Barmettler

IKEA Switzerland

Maria Sokhn, jury member of civicChallenge

Maria Sokhn

HES-SO Neuchâtel

Lukas Bruhin, jury member of civicChallenge

Lukas Bruhin

Secretary General, Federal Dep.
of Home Affairs

Arjana Walcott , jury member of civicChallenge

Arjana Walcott

Founder and COO, Dart Labs

Philipp Metzger, jury member of civicChallenge

Philipp Metzger

Director Federal Office for Communications

Sara Gry Striegler , jury member of civicChallenge

Sara Gry Striegler

Head “Future Welfareˮ
Dansk Design Center

Daniel Gasteiger, jury member of civicChallenge

Daniel Gasteiger

Founder, procivis AG and Foundation

Hannes Gassert, jury member of civicChallenge

Hannes Gassert

Partner at liip.ch

Sébastien Kulling, jury member of civicChallenge

Sébastien Kulling

Digitalswitzerland

Julia Binder, jury member of civicChallenge

Julia Binder

Tech4Impact Initiative
EPFL Lausanne

Olivier Glassey, jury member of civicChallenge

Olivier Glassey

IDHEAP Lausanne

Thomas Gauthier, jury member of civicChallenge

Thomas Gauthier

Professor at HEG Geneva

Advisory Board

The advisory board members will have an important role in steering civicChallenge as much as communicating it to a wide audience.

Walter Thurnherr, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Walter Thurnherr

Swiss Chancellor

Corine Mauch, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Corine Mauch

Mayor of Zurich

Michel Huissoud, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Michel Huissoud

Director of the Federal Financial Control Department

Christophe Darbellay, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Christophe Darbellay

State Councilor in Valais

Benedikt Würth, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Benedikt Würth

Member of the Council of States, Canton SG

Elisabeth Ackermann , Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Elisabeth Ackermann

Mayor of Basel

Moritz Oberli, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Moritz Oberli

Public Industry Leader PWC Switzerland

Barbara Rigassi, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Barbara Rigassi

Partner at BHP Consulting

Alec von Graffenried, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Alec von Graffenried

City Chairman in Berne

Jamie Berryhill, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Jamie Berryhill

Public Sector Innovation Analyst OECD

Sami Kanaan , Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Sami Kanaan

Mayor of Geneva

Breton Caffin, Advisory Board member of civicChallenge

Breton Caffin

Director «Global Partnerships»
Nesta (UK) and Founder State of Change