Innovation Committee Speaker Series - Inaugural Session: Corporate Unicorns

October 20, 2023, 16:00-18:00
21/F, Tower 2, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay

Member Price: HKD 180
Non-Member Price: HKD 250



Breakthrough innovation and digital transformation represent opportunities and unique challenges for large organisations.  How can companies avoid the pitfalls and potentially build their own "Corporate Unicorns”?  Jan Sedlacek shares concrete cases across different industries and key factors that companies should consider as they embark on their own journeys. Join us at Google office for this engaging session and networking!


Jan Sedlacek

Jan Sedlacek
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jan Sedlacek is the founder and managing partner of Stryber, one of the largest corporate venture builders in the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific. Jan Sedlacek combines approaches from the venture capital, start-up and strategy consulting worlds in his work and helps large organisations become future-proof by systematically driving the development of strategic new business areas. Sedlacek has successfully founded and/or scaled dozens of ventures with his organisation and built new business units for his clients.

Before founding Stryber in 2016, Jan Sedlacek gained experience as a start-up founder, C-Level manager, marketer, web designer and in strategy consulting. Among other things, he was part of a travel start-up and transformed a Swiss private bank into the first hybrid bank. Before that, he was a managing director at the tour operator Kuoni, where he was responsible for marketing and innovation, and a management consultant at Roland Berger.

In addition to his expertise in venture building and the digitalisation of companies, the native Swiss brings expertise and education in international management and organisational psychology to his work at Stryber.


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