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  • Microinteractions

    Online event

    In this Pantalk, Sabrina will talk about microinteractions in the UI / UX design, what they are, and how important these small and mostly inconspicuous animations are. Sabrina is obsessed with human perceptions and relationships. It consists of formulating a problem, finding a solution to that problem, and then implementing that idea or concept. She works as a UI UX Designer at Panter AG and constantly tries to value craftsmanship, and creates a balance between art and science.

  • Beyond the Wireframes: Customer Centric Design

    Online event

    During this talk, Rebekka will give you an insight into how Yova lives user-centric design in practice and what impact this has on the product design team, as well as other teams. Rebekka is passionate about nature and digital products and an enthusiastic sustainability professional. She works as a product designer at Yova AG, a digital wealth manager offering impact investing solutions to mainstream investors and consumers.

  • app.versusvirus - the #versusvirus hackathon platform

    Online event

    Panter was among the organizers for the Switzerland-wide virtual Hackathon #VersusVirus (www.versusvirus.ch) which took place beginning of April 2020. Together with other ICT specialists from their network, a highly motivated Panter tech team with Norbert as product owner built the #versusvirus platform in just nine days. Norbert will talk about the creation, the technical challenges, and the future of this application, which stemmed 4’500 registered hackers who were organized in 600 teams and joined by 500 mentors, collaborating during 48h to find solutions for the selected 190 hackathon challenges. About the speaker: Norbert Kremer is a graduate from the University of Applied Sciences FHNW and Graduated in Business Administration with a specialization in entrepreneurship and management. After several years of experience in product management and online marketing he now is a product owner at Panter AG. ​

  • The potential of Sustainable Finance to make the world a better place

    Tune in to the Pantalk live stream on Panter's YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/1A7f_lKIfEs >> About the talk: The global financial system is a powerful force for our planet – it has huge potential to steer money into sustainable activities and make economies more climate-friendly. Dr. Tillmann Lang, CEO and co-founder of Yova Impact Investing, talks about the potential of sustainable finance and shows how even small investors without any financial knowledge can be part of the world’s shift to sustainable finance. >> About the speaker: Dr. Tillmann Lang is the CEO and a co-founder of Yova AG (www.yova.ch), a digital wealth manager offering impact investing solutions to mainstream investors and consumers. Before founding Yova AG, Tillmann was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company where he consulted leading global organizations on innovation, product development and corporate strategy. Tillmann served as CFO to Benefiit Impact Investing in Zurich and Singapore. Moreover, Tillmann founded the Sustainability-in-Business Lab at ETH Zurich. Tillmann is an economist, mathematician and computer scientist. He holds a PhD from ETH Zurich and a Diploma (M.Sc. equivalent) from Universitaet Heidelberg.

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  • Open Source Business

    Impact Hub Zürich Colab

    Live Stream: https://youtu.be/II7tMJoW9Bc What seems like a contradiction, at first sight, is actually quite common nowadays: Making business with open-source software. In this talk, Simon will explain the current state, recent developments, different strategies and their approach towards open source business at Unchained Commerce GmbH. Simon is enthusiastic about digital products that are fascinating and comprehensible to use. To achieve this goal, he uses more than a decade of experience as a Software Engineer and his passion for design, user experience, and digital entrepreneurship.

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  • Machine Learning for Designers

    Impact Hub Zürich Colab

    Talk by Memi Beltrame Artificial intelligence is more and more becoming the core of digital products. Designing for products based on AI requires designers to know about Machine Learning. This talk is a vivid and entertaining introduction to the field of Machine Learning. It looks at its fundamental principles using practical examples. It showcases applications of the different types of Machine Learning. These range from text categorization to image recognition and speech analysis. The goal is to show what is important and why - not only for designers but for web-professionals and beyond. Memi is an experience designer with more backgrounds than a Wes Anderson movie. He's a college dropout (English Literature & Linguistics) and a trained film director. He's been writing code since he was 13, with absolutely no ambition other than to see what happens. This ambition got him to the field of UX where he enjoys finding out what people need, building it and having a good cry after testing. He is curious and if you give him a stick and a bear, he'll know what to do. He's not good at sports, so you might reconsider.

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  • Building an ARt Gallery in the Browser

    Impact Hub Zürich Colab

    The world of virtual reality allows us to build new 3D interactive spaces that we can fill with anything we want - like the art of the great Renaissance masters. More into Cubism? With a quick click - now the gallery is full of a completely different genre. With new AR features, we can actually build the gallery in our own space - and just as easily swap out the art - all in our browser! In this talk, we’ll walk through the steps to build a virtual ARt gallery, with web technology available today, but also take a peek at the new WebXR technology that is coming to our browsers soon! Doug is a freelance mobile performance expert, studying the intersection of media and web performance. A Google Developer Expert and the author of O’Reilly’s “High Performance Android Apps,” Doug regularly speaks at conferences, and blogs at dougsillars.com. He is currently working as a freelance digital nomad, traveling with his family in Europe.

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  • Pantalk: lean and successful, reality check

    Impact Hub Zürich Colab

    // About this Pantalk: In this session, I will share my experience from the last 2 years of creation of a SaaS dental clinic software. When we decided to create Denteo, we said "let's do best-in-class product development and finally apply the lean startup principles from a to z". Customer development, validation, quick prototyping, agility and community, the whole package. From the start we wanted to have paying customers and a real SaaS case, no dreams and no powerpoint driven company. How to keep lean in such an environment? Did we do a good job? And how did it work out for us? I will try to give you a glimpse of our reality. // About the speaker: Loïc Schülé is an entrepreneur with an ETH Computer Science background combined with a past in consulting and web agency. From the beginning of his carrier, Loïc got passionated about agility, lean and meaningful approaches in general. 3 years ago, he decided it was time to start its own product business. Trying to avoid the typical mistakes of people who worked too long in agency, Loïc is running Denteo, a SaaS product with a growing customer base and great team in Switzerland.

  • AI mornings with Marcello Steiner, Machine Learning Engineer at Google

    Impact Hub Zürich - Colab

    // About the speaker and this talk: "Hi, I'm Marcello, an ML engineer working at Google. I spent my last 4 and a half years working on different products like AdWords, Google Cloud and since very recently YouTube. Before Google, I worked in the Aviation industry and I was working on route optimization for long-haul flights. Now, I use ML to fight bad content from being uploaded to YouTube and I'm very happy to share my story from the field :). See you soon!" // What are the Pantalks AI mornings about? Nowadays you have numerous options to get informed about Artificial Intelligence (AI) achievements and progresses. Actually, it can even be overwhelming, as everyone claims to have embraced AI and is “fully taking advantage” of this amazing new way of sorting through data. It may even make you feel a tech slacker or that you are missing the the-next-great-thing boat. // Beyond buzzwords! Pantalks AI mornings presents applied machine learning use cases that serve real business needs and leaves aside over-inflated claims. Attend these short (45 min) morning sessions prior to starting your work day and get a rapid understanding of applied AI business cases and their integration implications. // Are the Pantalks AI mornings for me? Traditionally Pantalks are visited by decision-makers, innovators, entrepreneurs, executives, thinkers, and doers to explore innovative technologies as well as their societal impacts. It’s also an Impact Hub Community event! Get your seat. We'd love to see you there! Time: 8.00 - 8.45: coffee & gipfeli, introduction, presentation, Q&A, open discussion.

  • Pantalk: Burnout in the World of Startups

    Impact Hub Zürich Colab

    // About this Pantalk: We will be discussing the topic of Burnout in the context of the startup world. The topic will be discussed from different perspectives by the founder of the Swiss ICT Investor Club (Dr. Thomas Dübendorfer), a psychologist (Michael Mangos) and an author/keynote speaker for intuition (Claudine Birbaum) // About the speakers: Dr. Thomas Dübendorfer: Thomas Dübendorfer holds a Ph.D. in computer science from ETH Zurich and is co-founder and president of the Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC), an angel investor club, which invested in 42 Swiss tech startups in the year 2018. He has worked at HP Research Labs in Silicon Valley and seven years at Google. He is an angel investor and board member in several Swiss tech startups and had several successful startup exits. UBS, Nasdaq, Lufthansa, Adobe, Swiss Re and many other highly ranked companies are customers of tech startups that he co-founded. He was among the "Top 100 Digital Shapers of Switzerland" in 2016 and 2018 and featured as "Top 200 most prominent persons of Zurich, Switzerland" in the publication Who Is Who in Zurich 2019. Michael Mangos: Michael was working for the reinsurance business for over 15 years holding degrees in Economics and Risk Management. A near burnout situation three years ago helped him to reinvent him self by quitting his former career and start fresh. Today Michael is holding a degree in psychology and is dedicated in helping individuals with burnout to find their life balance, reinvent themselves and feel happy and productive again. Claudine Birbaum: Claudine is doing seminars and coaching für CEOs, teams and employees who want a better (business)life. She's a keynote speaker for intuition. Her courses, coachings and seminars are about personal growth, consulting and support. More infos on her website: https://hear-your-soul.ch/

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