What we're about

The NEO Network («NEO» for short) is a student think tank and network dedicated to explore and to address tomorrow‘s challenges with the leading industry experts, scientists and entrepreneurs at the largest Swiss universities.
To power these endeavors, we are a deliberately rich and diverse student community of both men and women from every scientific discipline – all connected by a shared optimism towards science and technology and a common dedication to advance the status quo in order to shape our future for the better.
Students may join our network, professional partners may collaborate with us.
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Upcoming events (4)

NEO Keynote - Uber: Future of Mobility

FHNW Campus Olten

𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧 In recent years, with the fast development of technological solutions, we are witnessing the rise of a whole new ecosystem of urban mobility solutions. Technological innovations in the form of electrification, connectivity, and autonomy are on the horizon. Uber will show us their approach of a future of mobility. Besides the well known UberX, they are also working on promising future projects like Uber Elevate or Uber Jump. Join the NEO keynote in order to get to know the future of mobility, upcoming challenges and what the world of transportation will look like in the year 2030. 🚀𝗖𝗛𝗙 𝟮𝟬 𝗼𝗳𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗨𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝟭𝟬𝟬 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝘁 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗸𝗲𝘆𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲!*🚀 📆 Keynote (60 min.) with Q&A (15 min.) and Apéro 📌 Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Olten - Riggenbachstrasse 16 - Room ORI Aula 💸 Free and open for everyone www.neonetwork.ch 𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗦𝗣𝗘𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥 Andreas Hinterberger, Manager Public Policy, Country Lead Switzerland & Austria Uber *Only for new customers, valid until 30 December 2019 and subject to Uber’s own rules.

NEO Keynote - Swisscom: Internet of Things Principles

FHNW Campus Olten

𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧 IoT has passed the boarder from hype to reality. Recent developments have enabled IoT to address various market segments and successfully breakthrough in increasing efficiency for process or customer experience. For this, it relies on different technologies from hardware, connectivity and cloud, up to machine learning and data analytics. Based on these recent developments we will give an overview of the technology aspects for Iot, what kind of current projects are enabled by them and which future applications we can expect from the ongoing development. 📆 Keynote (60 min.) with Q&A (15 min.) and Apéro 📌 Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Olten - Riggenbachstrasse 16 -Room ORI Aula 💸 Free and open for everyone www.neonetwork.ch 𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗦𝗣𝗘𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥 Julian Dömer has a degree in business administration and gained initial professional and project experience in the pharmaceuticals industry. After starting out as a plant engineer, Mr Dömer moved into consulting, where, as a Business Developer, he managed international clients with focus on regulation and certification. He subsequently gained marketing experience at a software development company before joining Swisscom in 2011. After a year in the SME marketing division, Mr Dömer moved over to product management, where he worked on the development of IP-based broadband products for SMEs. Then, in 2014, he headed up the development of SDN/NFV-based network products in conjunction with Swisscom’s Innovation department, gaining extensive experience in agile software development and the related transformation in the field of telecommunications. Since moving to Swisscom’s corporate customer team at the start of 2017, Mr Dömer has been responsible for IoT development in the Mobile Business.

Accenture: Blockchain - A story of Facts, Fiction & Real Life Applications

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧 TBA 📆 Keynote (60 min.) with Q&A (15 min.) and Apéro 📌 Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Olten - Von Rollstrasse 10 - Room OVR Aula 💸 Free and open for everyone www.neonetwork.ch 𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗦𝗣𝗘𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥 Burak Yetiskin, Principal Director, Accenture

NEO Keynote - Accenture: Blockchain

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧 We have heard the term “Blockchain” cited on tabloids to academic papers – but what is actually “blockchain” in the context of our businesses today? The keynote will focus on what the impact of Blockchain is for us everyday, what the applications of the technology are and how the future outlook is, from where we stand today. ➡ 𝗧𝗛𝗘𝗥𝗘 𝗪𝗜𝗟𝗟 𝗕𝗘 𝗔 𝗕𝗟𝗢𝗖𝗞𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗜𝗡 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗗𝗘𝗠𝗢 📆 Keynote (60 min.) with Q&A (15 min.) and Apéro 📌 Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Olten - Room: Aula Olten von Roll (main building) 💸 Free and open for everyone www.neonetwork.ch 𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗦𝗣𝗘𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗥 Burak Yetiskin, Principal Director Burak is a cross-industry senior consulting executive, helping firms drive innovative ideas to industry solutions. He has global experience in structured ideation process on emerging technology applications such as Blockchain, IoT and AI, linking use cases to business opportunities and the competitive landscape. Burak has an electrical engineering background and has spent his first years focusing on niche research such as brain-computer interfaces and MEMS. Retaining his keen interest on emerging technologies, he now assists the C-suite to assess the impact and market viability of disruptive enablers. He holds a CMC from Association of Management Consultants Switzerland (ASCO), sits on the advisory board of Blockchain Turkey Platform (BCTR) and provide expertise to United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business to (UN/CEFACT).

Past events (8)

NEO Keynote: Microsoft - AI's Role in Society

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

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