Speeches

Waseem Hussain's past and upcoming keynote speeches

2016

  • Pontresina, Switzerland, January 2016, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, SVIT Swiss Real Estate Forum

2015

  • Lausanne, Switzerland, 20 November 2015, Doing business in India, Swiss India Renewable Energy Symposium
  • Stockholm, Sweden, 29 October 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, Eurosourcery
  • Stuttgart, Germany, 9 October 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, Querdenken 2015
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 8 October 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, Asiasourcery
  • Zurich, Switzerland, 29 September 2015, Doing business in India, Belvoir School of Hotel Management
  • Bern, Switzerland, 10 September 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Alumni Network Event
  • Zurich, Switzerland, 25 August 2015, Doing business in India, Belvoir School of Hotel Management
  • Frankfurt, Germany, 29 May 2015, Customer Journey, private business event with a global carmaker
  • Zurich, Switzerland, 5 May 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, YFEE goes India, Young Female Entrepreneurs & Executives Association
  • Stockholm, Sweden, 29 April 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, Nordic IT Sourcing & Innovation Summit 2015
  • Paris, France, 23 March 2015, Strategy & Negotiations in India, ESSEC Executive Education
  • Hannover, Germany, 19 March 2015, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, CeBIT
  • Bristol, United Kingdom, 5 March 2015, India Demystified, Practical Guidance on Market Entry, UKTI
  • Basel, Switzerland, 29 January 2015, Managing Your IT Project in India, PMI Project Management Institute, Switzerland Chapter
  • Zurich, Switzerland, 21 January 2015, Managing Your IT Project in India, PMI Project Management Institute, Switzerland Chapter

2014

  • Zurich, 12 December 2014, Successful IT Projects with India, Management Meeting at a Swiss bank
  • St. Gallen, 5 December 2014, Intercultural Leadership, C-Level Management Meeting at a Swiss industry group
  • Innsbruck, 18 November 2014, Do you need diversity in your business?, Tirol Chamber of Commerce
  • Zurich-Feusisberg, 4 November 2014, How To Successfully Deal With Differing Corporate Cultures
  • Zurich, 3 October 2014, How to Work with India? Use the Indian GPS!, Ignite Zurich
  • Zurich, 16 & 23 September 2014, How to understand and pamper guests from India, Belvoirpark Hotel and Restaurant Management School
  • Bern, 5 June 2014, India as an opportunity for Swiss businesses
  • Munich, 13 May 2014, Panelist at the International Credit & Risk Management Summit
  • Frankfurt, 12 May 2014, Intercultural Communication Is A Competitive Advantage, CEO Executive Circle
  • Zurich, 25 February 2014, India fundraising event, SOS Children’s Villages

2012 – 2013

  • Zurich, 31 October 2013, Opportunities and Risks in the Indian Market, Annual Customer Event, Coface Ltd
  • Bern, 5 June 2013, eGov Conference, E-Government-Institute of Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • Zurich, 19 March 2013, Successful Business in India, SNV Symposium
  • Zurich, November 2012, Doing Business In India: Reason. Purpose. Perseverance, Executive Board of a leading telecom company
  • Zurich, 7 November 2012, Annual Partner Meeting, Swiss Tourism Council
  • Interlaken, 28 September 2012, Old World versus New World, University of St. Gallen Alumni Conference
  • Zurich, 20 & 26 September 2012, How to understand and pamper guests from India, Belvoirpark Hotel and Restaurant Management School
  • Zell am See, Kaprun (Austria), 26 March 2012, Doing Business In India, Tourism Forum Alps Regions
  • Clermont Ferrand (France), 14 March 2012, Doing Business In India, Annual Executive Meeting, Limagrain

2008 – 2011

  • Zurich, June 2011, Moderator of a panel discussion with internationally acclaimed experts in finance, Swiss Finance Institute
  • Vienna, March 2011, Innovation & Technology For A Successful India-Austria Partnership, India Austria Business Round Table
  • Winterthur, March 2011, Doing Business in India – Legal, Economic And Cultural Aspects, Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW
  • Baden, January 2011, India: Markets & Mentalities Alstom
  • Emerge Conference, Doing Business In India, University of St. Gallen
  • Zurich, A Billion Dollar Market for India’s IT Industry?, NASSCOM Conference
  • Zurich, From Lakhs to Crores, Alumni Executive MBA, University of St. Gallen
  • Olten, International BRICs Conference, Focus India event, Zurich
  • Vienna, Doing Business in India, Austrian Chambers of Commerce
  • Zurich, Clean Energy in India – Perspectives for Swiss Businesses And Research Institutes, Switzerland Global Enterprise
  • Zurich, The Indian Way of Doing Business, Kalaidos

2001 – 2007

  • Bern, Is India On A Fast Lane?, Museum of Modern Arts Bern
  • Zurich, India In Focus, Forum of Swiss Foreign Trade, Switzerland Global Enterprise
  • St. Gallen, Intercultural Communication And Its Benefits On Doing Business In India, India Symposium, University of St. Gallen
  • Chur, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Scuol, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Ilanz, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Domat/Ems, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Landquart, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Flims, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Lenzerheide, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Davos, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • St. Moritz, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Arosa, Doing Business in India, Grisons Cantonal Bank
  • Valens, Switzerland, Dealing With Mistakes In The Indian Culture, Clinic Valens
  • Zurich, Intercultural Aspects in Change Management, Management Conclave, Credit Suisse
  • St. Gallen, Intercultural Competence for Successful Business Partnerships, University of St. Gallen
  • Lucerne, India – Dividends For Cultural And Financial Investments, Management Conclave, Zurich Insurance

About Waseem Hussain

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Waseem Hussain is a corporate trainer and keynote speaker. He specializes in Intercultural Communication, Diversity, Change Management, Presentation Skills, Customer Journey.

As a corporate trainer, he has engaged with more than 12,000 executives, managers, engineers, scientific researchers and administrative staff across Europe, in the USA and in India.

His keynote speeches are booked for international business conferences, senior management meetings and business events. Waseem delivers his keynotes around the world.

Waseem is the author of numerous publications in English and German.

He speaks English, German, Urdu and Hindi.

Among his further activities, he is a faculty at the International Executive MBA course at Zurich University of Applied Sciences and visiting faculty at the Supply Chain Management Executive MBA at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH.
He is member of the Global Learning Resource Network at Duke Corporate Education as well as of the Educator Network at Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Waseem is a Swiss citizen of Indian origin. He was born in 1966, raised in Switzerland and completed onward studies in international management, management consulting, project management, and intercultural communication.

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Waseem Hussain is recipient of the ZfU Teaching Award in gold, accredited Top 100 Speaker, and accredited Top 100 Entrepreneur.

Phone: +41 79 238 24 02
Address: Waseem Hussain, Buchholzstrasse 35, CH-8053 Zurich, Switzerland