• Speakers

    Meet the speakers and panelists of OPEN Conference 2017!

    Diversity Keynote by

    Jonathan McBride


    Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity


    Marketing Keynote by

    Malgosia Rokita


    Marketing Director, Brands Operations Central Europe;

    P&G DS Polska Board Member

    Leadership Keynote by

    Benny Higgins

    Tesco Bank

    Chief Executive of Tesco Bank,

    Group Strategy Director for Tesco PLC, Member of the Tesco Executive Committee

    Melanie Seier Larsen

    The Boston Consulting Group


    Claire Harvey


    CEO of Diversity Role Models;

    former Senior Consultant on Inclusive Leadership at KPMG

    Kevin A. Murray


    CEO for Central-Europe and Country Head for Hungary; Member of the Board of Directors, WeAreOpen

    Alexandre Froment-Curtil


    CEO, Hungary

    Eva Marton


    Europe Travel Operations Manager;
    Leader of GE Working Parents Program

    Csaba Pleh

    Cognitive Psychologist, Linguist;

    Distinguished Visiting Professor at Central European University, fellow to

    Stanford, and Collegium de Lyon

    Klara Tatar-Kiss


    CE5 Cluster HR Head (CHRO, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria)

    Edina Heal


    Country Director

    Zdravka Demeter Bubalo

    MOL Group

    Human Resources Vice President

    Eleonóra Bacsó

    Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company

    Chuck Stephens​

    Head of Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA at Google

    Maria Bogdan

    Researcher & Journalist


    Katalin Miskolci​

    Senior Implementation Leader at McKinsey & Company


    Melanie Seymour

    Head of BlackRock Budapest


    Reinhard Nissl

    HR Director Central & Eastern Europe at Microsoft


    Gabriella Bábel

    Enterprise Lead at Microsoft


    Ori Chandler

    Managing Director at OUTstanding & EMpower


    Richard Jacobs


    Judit Hannak​

    HR Project Manager at BP

    Váradi Béla​

    Budapest Bank

    Sárközi Péter​

    Co-Chair BP Pride

    Keres Ágnes​

    Women's Network Leader, GE

  • Call for Papers

    Do you have a story to share at OPEN Conference?

    In 2017 we focus on showing through role models how top-down and bottom-up initiatives can make a company more diverse thus more successful.

    If you are eager to share your experience from our stage, please fill out the short questionnaire below by 20 August.

    We are looking forward hearing from you.