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Dr. David Bosshart

Dr. David Bosshart

CEO of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute for economic and social studies (GDI)
Languages : English, German, French

  • Categories

  • Management
    • Change Management
  • Lifestyle
    • Cooking / Culinary Art
  • Economy & Finance
    • Globalisation
  • Science
    • Technology
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  • Employability

  • Lecture
  • Subjects

  • Trend and countertrends in business, the economy and society
  • Globalization: myths and realities, winners and losers
  • The future of consumption: how will we be living tomorrow?
  • The future of shopping: channels, customers, brands
  • Totally mobile: where do we go?
  • Workstyle: the future of work
  • The future of technology and how it affects business and society

Dr. David Bosshart is the CEO of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Rüschlikon/Zurich. As the author of articles in countless international publications and a multilingual speaker, he is much in demand for keynote speeches in Europe, the USA and Asia.

GDI is an independent European think tank, founded by the European Retail Pioneer Gottlieb Duttweiler (1888-1962). The institute is specialised in trend research, retail, economic and social issues, strategic workshops, lectures, and

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Dr. David Bosshart is the CEO of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Rüschlikon/Zurich. As the author of articles in countless international publications and a multilingual speaker, he is much in demand for keynote speeches in Europe, the USA and Asia.

GDI is an independent European think tank, founded by the European Retail Pioneer Gottlieb Duttweiler (1888-1962). The institute is specialised in trend research, retail, economic and social issues, strategic workshops, lectures, and conferences like the International Retail Summit (62nd edition in 2012), the European Foodservice Summit (13th edition in 2012) and the European Trend Day (8th edition in 2012). The main topics are: changes in consumption patterns and behavior, innovation in retailing and the service industry.

Following high school and a business education, Bosshart capped his studies with a Ph.d. from the University of Zurich in philosophy and political theory. He has been involved in communications and marketing consulting, in retailing and in scientific research. 1991–1996 head of department at the GDI for consumer research and social change. 1997–1999 head of strategic development and director of the cultural and social section of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives (the famous culture percentage). Bosshart has held his current position since 1999.

David Bosshart is the author of numerous publications and a speaker at international events in Europe, the U.S., South America and Asia. His expertise is focused on consumption and retailing, management, social change, and political philosophy.

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